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Grand Slam For 'Gweneeee'

November 14, 2017:

Gweneeee J, winner of three straight coming into Tuesday night’s $17,000 conditioned distaff pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, promptly continued on her form spree by going wire-to-wire in 1:51.2 to make it four in a row....read on

Happy Holidays Holds On

November 14, 2017:

Considering what time of year it is, it seems quite fitting that a horse named Happy Holidays was triumphant in Tuesday’s trotting feature at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Fillies Spar At Dover; Five For Callahan

November 14, 2017:

Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go won $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund for two-year-old filly paces while Corey Callahan manufactured a five-win performance during Tuesday’s card at Dover Downs....read on

Bessie Back In The Groove

November 14, 2017:

Bessie regained her status among the distaff trotting elite at The Meadows when she rallied to capture Tuesday’s $17,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap....read on

Trotters To Tussle In Dover Stakes

November 14, 2017:

Three divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund preliminaries - two featuring fillies and one for colts - plus a $25,000 Filly and Mares Open pace top the Wednesday, Nov. 15 program at Dover Downs....read on

Meadows Beefs Up Pick-4 Guarantee

November 14, 2017:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has increased — to $12,500 — the total-pool guarantee for its Wednesday, Nov. 15 Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

A 'Real' Game-Changer For Fillion

November 14, 2017:

"I have a special thought for this horse every single night, thanking him for what he's given us. Thanks to him, I've been able to buy other horses, stay in the game I love."...read on

Kelley To Be Honoured By NY Breeders

November 14, 2017:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State has announced that Saratoga-based trainer Paul Kelley will be the recipient of its 2017 Bruce Hamilton Memorial Medal....read on

Female Trotters Sit Atop Poll 25

November 14, 2017:

A trio of female trotters sits atop the 25th edition of the 2017 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll....read on

Mandatory ‘Big M’ Drivers Meeting

November 14, 2017:

It has been announced that Meadowlands Racing Chairman Jeff Gural, the track’s GM/COO Jason Settlemoir, and presiding judge John Tomasello will be requiring all drivers that compete at the track to attend a meeting with them this coming weekend....read on

Yonkers’ Sunday Post Times

November 14, 2017:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced post times for its upcoming Sunday matinee....read on

Exclusive In-Race Live Stream

November 14, 2017:

Virtually every segment of the horse racing industry is trying its best to figure out how to engage and captivate potential customers – how to show them the thrill and exhilaration of live racing. Racing and wagering officials were recently allowed to view a live stream of a racer’s perspective during a pari-mutuel race, and the experience was almost second to none....read on

Northlands Friday Card Cancelled

November 14, 2017:

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association have announced that the card of live racing that was scheduled for this coming Friday (November 17) at Northlands Park has been cancelled....read on

First Look Inside Tioga’s New Hotel

November 14, 2017:

Although a grand opening is scheduled for some time in December, a local news outlet has been granted access for an early look inside the new Tioga Downs hotel....read on

Edward Gilman Passes

November 14, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred horseman Edward Gilman, 78, of Exeter, NH, passed away on Sunday, November 12 at the Exeter Hospital....read on

Brown: ‘Seaside’ Has Gotten Better

November 14, 2017:

“He had some tough spots where things weren’t going his way and we could have easily lost him, but he recovered. I think it speaks to his guts and his durability. I just wish he would have been this good a couple months ago.”...read on

Gateway Casino Workers Ratify Contract

November 14, 2017:

Unifor Local 444 members at the Dresden and Point Edward Casinos have ratified new three-year contracts with Gateway Casinos & Entertainment....read on

Northfield Announces Guaranteed Pick-5

November 14, 2017:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $12,500 Pick-5 total-pool guarantee to its live card on Tuesday (November 14)....read on

The New And Improved Pauly Wally

November 14, 2017:

To say that pacer Pauly Wally has had a bounce back season would be a gross understatement....read on

Dover Stakes To 'Tony' And 'Tour'

November 13, 2017:

The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund got off to a fast start when Slick Tom and Evolution Tour scored impressive victories in their $20,000 divisions during Monday’s card at Dover Downs....read on

London Preferred To Beach Terror

November 13, 2017:

Beach Terror could have taken a two-hole trip in Monday’s $9,000 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, but driver Nick Steward opted to pop the pocket early and put the hammer down – a wise move as it turned out....read on

Hat Trick For Cherokee Hiflyzane

November 13, 2017:

A driving rain and cold temperatures provided a miserable day to race at Plainridge Park, but Cherokee Hiflyzane went from worst to first and captured the $14,000 Plainridge Special pacing feature in impressive style on Monday afternoon....read on

Freshman Fillies To Duel At Dover

November 13, 2017:

The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund spotlights two-year-old filly pacers on Tuesday, Nov. 14 with two $20,000 first leg preliminaries at Dover Downs....read on

Ohio Meeting Rescheduled

November 13, 2017:

The Ohio Standardbred Development Fund will now meet at the Riffe Center, 77 South High Street, Room 1948, on December 12 at 1 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and horsemen are encouraged to attend....read on

Medusa Romps In Meadows Feature

November 13, 2017:

Medusa zipped right to the lead from post 6 and never had an anxious moment as she cruised to victory in Monday’s $17,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

COSA To Hold Membership Meeting

November 13, 2017:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association will be holding its eighth annual general meeting later this month....read on

Lots Of Action In Alberta

November 13, 2017:

Horse Racing Alberta has brought the industry up to speed in terms of what horsepeople are currently on the move, and what new stock has recently been purchased by Alberta-based owners....read on

Diamond Creek Announces 2018 Fees

November 13, 2017:

Officials with Diamond Creek Farm have announced the 2018 stud fees for A Rocknroll Dance, Always B Miki, Creatine, Downbytheseaside, Father Patrick, Southwind Frank and Sweet Lou....read on

250th Anniversary Celebrated At The Royal

November 13, 2017:

This past Friday evening, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing was showcased as part of the 95th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto....read on

Panocchio Dazzles Again

November 13, 2017:

Panocchio, the seven-year-old gelded son of No Pan Intended, conquered a trio of obstacles on Sunday night (November 12) while scoring his 35th lifetime win, which came in the $11,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Western Fair Discussions Continue

November 13, 2017:

The London Free Press has published an article about the ongoing discussions in regard to future gaming and potential expansion at the Western Fair District....read on

Borth: ‘I Just Enjoy It All’

November 13, 2017:

“I like doing all three – driving, training and owning horses. I enjoy driving, but when you have a stable of your own, making sure you get the harnesses ready, preparing all the things outside of the times when you’re in the bike, it’s a lot of work. But when it pays off after all the time you put in, it’s definitely a good feeling."...read on

Delaware Stakes Set For Monday

November 12, 2017:

The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) begins its Dover Downs freshman stakes with two $20,000 preliminary divisions on Monday, Nov. 13 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m....read on

Pocono Feature To ABC Muscles Boy

November 12, 2017:

The ABC Garland gelding ABC Muscles Boy went from the bottom conditioned level at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to the apex in four victorious steps, trotting through the 33 degree chill and overcoming first-over to win by a length in 1:53.3 in the $20,500 handicap trot....read on

Raising Richard Takes New Mark

November 12, 2017:

Raising Richard turned in a career-best performance for trainer Ed McHale with a ten and three-quarter-length romp in Sunday night's $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Rockin Finish Wires Flamboro Foes

November 12, 2017:

Rockin Finish, the heavy 1-2 favourite, delivered on his pari-mutuel promise in the featured $11,500 Preferred 2 for male pacers on Sunday night (November 12) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Racing Under Saddle Ontario Meeting Set

November 12, 2017:

The Board of Directors of Racing Under Saddle Ontario has announced that its Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3....read on

Sisters Sweep Lady Elements Elims

November 12, 2017:

Sisters Watch My Luck and Tajmeallover invaded Fraser Downs on Sunday afternoon (November 12) and swept the $10,000 eliminations of the Lady Elements for Alberta-based horseman J.F. Gagne....read on

Campbell Cops Summerside Crowns

November 12, 2017:

The 2017 season has been historic for Red Shores’ Summerside leading driver Marc Campbell, and he closed out the year Sunday afternoon in Prince County with another feature pace victory....read on

Hippodrome 3R Meet Comes To A Close

November 12, 2017:

Harness racing fans were greeted with late morning snow showers and temperature just above freezing for the 40th and final day of the 2017 race season at the Hippodrome 3R, but the conditions did not deter fans from coming to the track for closing day....read on

Longest Shot Gets The Last Laugh

November 12, 2017:

He may have gone postward with the longest odds of all his foes on Sunday afternoon (November 12) at Truro Raceway, but N S Acadian had the last laugh when he hit the wire first a mile later....read on

ON-Sired Mare Tops In Yonkers Open

November 12, 2017:

The favoured Charmed Life was first-up and faultless on Sunday afternoon (November 12), as the Ontario-sired mare captured Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Favoured ‘Ricardo’ Proves Tough

November 12, 2017:

After having been sent postward as the even-money choice, Southwind Ricardo ($4.40) showed that he was the class of the $1,200 Winners Over Pace (Race 7) at Northside Downs on Sunday (November 12), as he parlayed an overland trip into pay dirt for his connections....read on

Smartphones And Horses Don’t Mix

November 12, 2017:

After having seen the rate of complaints spike, a police chief from across the pond has been forced to issue a warning to horsepeople in regard to the use of smartphones while steering equine....read on

Handicapping Contest Update

November 12, 2017:

In an abbreviated contest week, Gordon Waterstone won Leg 76 of the Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge, which allowed him to close the gap on contest leader Rusty Nash by 40 points with three legs remaining....read on

Strangles Study Could Help Humans

November 12, 2017:

It has been reported that scientists investigating Streptococcus equi – which causes ‘strangles’ in horses – have made strides in understanding how bacteria causes sore throats in humans....read on

Combustible Clean-Up Time!

November 12, 2017:

With cooler, darker days ahead – and more pressure on heating and lighting systems – the risk of barn fires increases. So, now is the time for your annual combustible clean-up!...read on

Meadowlands Pick 10 Pays $13,751.26

November 12, 2017:

Week Two of the new Pick 10 Survivor wager at the Meadowlands picked up steam as the pool size increased to $16,188, up nearly 40 per cent from its debut, on the Saturday, November 11 program....read on

Batavia Hosts Claiming Championships

November 12, 2017:

The $125,000 finals of the Claiming Championship Series (CCS) highlighted the program at Batavia Downs on Saturday, November 11....read on

Artful Way Wins Open At Saratoga

November 12, 2017:

Artful Way rode a pocket trip to win the $19,500 Open Pace on Saturday, November 11 at Saratoga Raceway in 1:51.4....read on


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