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Il Sogno Dream Sets Track Record

November 11, 2017:

Powering to the front moving into the final turn, odds-on favourite Il Sogno Dream held control over a late challenge from Odds On Amethyst to win the $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, November 11, trotting a track-record mile of 1:51.2....read on

Foiled Again Wins #97, 4,000 For Marohn

November 11, 2017:

At the age of 13, Dragon Again gelding Foiled Again collected his 97th career win, as he paced to a wire-to-wire, 1:51.4 win during a $14,000 conditioned race at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, November 11. The following race, driver Jim Marohn Jr. won his 4,000th career race, as he piloted Big N Bad to victory in the second division of the $14,000 pace....read on

The Real One Rallies At Yonkers

November 11, 2017:

Favoured The Real One went by a stubborn leader before holding off the back markers Saturday, November 11, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Lets Leavem Leads To Win Preferred

November 11, 2017:

Leaving for the front, Lets Leavem left his competition behind to win the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, November 11 at odds of 5-2....read on

Lee, Hodkinson Win Billings

November 11, 2017:

On Saturday, November 11, a Billings Trot was slated at two different racetracks; one for the Midwest region members at Dayton Raceway in Ohio, and another at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for members of the series’ eastern region....read on

Simon Said Slides To Preferred Win

November 11, 2017:

Simon Said rode a pocket trip to claim victory in the $2,400 Preferred Pace on Saturday, November 11 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Surick Wins Six, Miller Wins Seven

November 11, 2017:

Trainer Nick Surick tied the record for most training wins on a program at Freehold Raceway on Saturday, November 11, winning six of the twelve races at the card. Andy Miller piloted all six of those winners and one more to win seven on the card....read on

Preferred Win Off 3-1/2 Month Layoff

November 11, 2017:

Shrugging off the effects of a three and a half-month layoff, Enoch found his best stride late to capture Saturday’s $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

BC Breeders Classic Day In The Books

November 11, 2017:

Fraser Downs at Elements Casino hosted the richest day of harness racing in British Columbia with Breeders Classic Day on Saturday (November 11) and it was a big day for owner Rick Mowles and sire Sportswriter....read on

Brosseau, Richard Seek First 3R Titles

November 11, 2017:

This Sunday marks the 40th and final live harness racing program of the 2017 season at Hippodrome 3R and it looks very positive for driver Stephane Brosseau and trainer Francis Richard to win their first leading driver and trainer honours, respectively....read on

Bongiorno On Transition To Training

November 11, 2017:

"I felt like I was constantly at work just worrying about the horses I owned and talking to different trainers that I’m friendly with and wanting to learn more about that end of the game. So really, I just took a leap of faith."...read on

SC Rewind: Remembrance Day

November 11, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith writes about Remembrance Day and what a special day it is for all Canadians. His story includes some personal recollections connected with November 11th....read on

SC Launches Helpful Horse Tips

November 11, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has launched an Equine Health Tip feature on its website and in TROT Magazine to help owners, trainers and all participants in the industry in encouraging and promoting the safety and health of their most prized possession, the Standardbred horse....read on

Hoerdt Trainees Finish 1-2 In Fraser Open

November 11, 2017:

Stablemates Iwontdothatagain and Wrangler Cash shipped in and swept the top two spots in Friday night's featured $12,000 Open Pace at Fraser Downs for Alberta-based trainer Kelly Hoerdt....read on

Huge Jackpot Hi-5 Hit At Woodbine

November 11, 2017:

The Woodbine Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 had just a single winning ticket on Friday evening (November 10) for a six-figure payout....read on

Truth And Liberty Back In Winner's Circle

November 10, 2017:

Truth And Liberty continued her hot streak on a cold night at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Empire Earl N Is Best In Batavia Open

November 10, 2017:

In a career-best outing, Empire Earl N made two moves to victory in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (November 10)....read on

Newborn Sassy Prevails In Mares Open

November 10, 2017:

Pocketed fave Newborn Sassy (Tim Tetrick, $4.40) was up late Friday night (November 10), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Final Harrisburg Session Wraps Up

November 10, 2017:

The 2017 Standardbred Horse Sales Company Annual Sale wrapped up on Friday (November 10) at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg with the second of two mixed sessions....read on

Amateur Spotlight Thursday At Monticello

November 10, 2017:

Amateur racing took centre stage once again at Monticello Raceway on Thursday afternoon (Nov.9) showcasing two divisions of the NAADA Trots and one split for pacers in the Catskill Amateur Club Series....read on

All Eyes On Yoga Pants Saturday

November 10, 2017:

Horseman Jim Marino is in the midst of a career year as a trainer and he's poised to add substantially to his seasonal stash with a number of contenders heading postward on Breeders Classic Day this Saturday (November 11) at Fraser Downs....read on

Curtain To Close At Summerside Sunday

November 10, 2017:

The action winds down on racing in Western P.E.I. on Sunday afternoon with one final action-packed card for the 2017 season at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Adkins Hanover Favoured In Preferred

November 10, 2017:

The front end is where Adkins Hanover does his best work and will look to replicate those tactics for a return to the winner's circle on Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The MacDonald-MacIntosh Connection

November 10, 2017:

“He’s very loyal. It doesn’t matter what happens, he’s a very, very loyal person. Win, lose, or draw, you might hear about it a little bit, but he’s very loyal.”...read on

Quebec Gala Awards Banquet Details

November 10, 2017:

This Sunday (November 12) will mark the end of the 'live' harness races at Hippodrome 3R for the 2017 season. The season started on April 23, but does not really end this Sunday as there is still the wonderful year-end gala Championship Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 18....read on

Lucrative Claiming Finals At Batavia

November 10, 2017:

The action will be fast and furious among the local horsemen and women this weekend as there will be total purses of $176,600 distributed among the 13 races at Batavia Downs on Saturday night....read on

Welcome To Winter Contest Open!

November 10, 2017:

There’s nothing like a handicapping contest to welcome you to the winter racing season! The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s November Online Handicapping Contest is for racing action on Saturday, November 11...read on

Tuxedo Bay, Fondue Win At Woodbine

November 9, 2017:

The $18,000 featured events on the ten-race program at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday, November 9 were claimed by Tuxedo Bay and Fondue, winning in 1:54.4 and 1:57.4 respectively....read on

Gagnon Wins Seven At Rideau

November 9, 2017:

On a snowy night in Ottawa, Guy Gagnon blazed around the Rideau Carlton oval, piloting seven winners on the ten-race program Thursday, November 9....read on

Youaremycandygirl Coasts In Matron

November 9, 2017:

Following her win in the Breeders Crown, 1-9 favourite Youaremycandygirl brushed to the lead moving into the second turn and kicked away to an open-length lead moving into the stretch, winning the $174,700 Matron Two-Year-Old Filly Pace by five-and-a-half lengths in 1:52.1 at Dover Downs on Thursday, November 9....read on

Namesmuscle Upsets At Plainridge

November 9, 2017:

Sent at odds of 20-1, Namesmuscle left from post one and tripped out to win the $14,000 Open Handicap Trot at Plainridge Park on Thursday, November 9....read on

Harrisburg Mixed Sale Begins

November 9, 2017:

Dynamite Dame, a five-year-old trotting mare in foal to Muscle Hill, was the sales topper during the first mixed sale session of the Standardbred Horse Sale on Thursday (November 9)....read on

Illinois Horsepeople Decry ‘Recapture’

November 9, 2017:

Illinois horsepeople have banded together and issued a joint release to the state which pleads for Illinois officials to top up purse accounts that are diminished due to ‘recapture.’...read on

Former Racetrack CEO Fined $60K

November 9, 2017:

A former chief executive officer of a major North American Standardbred racino has been fined $60,000 by a presiding gaming commission....read on

Pridecrest Sets Sights On Open Encore

November 9, 2017:

This Saturday’s program at Cal Expo is highlighted by a $6,600 Open Trot which will feature Pridecrest and the Annette Funicello Prep for pacing fillies and mares....read on

Remillard On His US Relocation

November 9, 2017:

After having bore the winter months with his horses for the last 40 years, Richard Remillard is enjoying his new setup south of the border....read on

Pocono Announces Horses Of The Year

November 9, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced its annual awards for horses of the year....read on

Hawthorne Late Closer Noms Due Dec. 1

November 9, 2017:

Hawthorne Race Course Racing Secretary Robin Schadt would like to remind all horsepeople that are wishing to enter the upcoming ‘late closers’ that will be offered as part of the 2018 winter meet that nominations must be postmarked by no later than December 1....read on

Trainer Pepper-Sprayed After Shipping

November 9, 2017:

Imagine you’ve just won a race with your horse and are returning it to its stable. You’re on a high – feeling good. Now imagine the next thing that happens is that a police officer pepper-sprays you in the eyes. This situation played out this week, and the trainer in question wants answers....read on

Meadowlands Adjusts Wagering Format

November 9, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track will be making a slight adjustment to its wagering format this weekend....read on

Plainridge Looking For 100 Race Dates

November 9, 2017:

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has announced that officials with Plainridge Park are looking for the track to host 100 race dates for the 2018 season of live racing....read on

‘Post Time’ Awards Noms Now Open

November 9, 2017:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have announced that nominations for the show’s 2017 awards are now open....read on

Photos: MacDonald At The Royal

November 9, 2017:

The 2017 World Driving Champion, James MacDonald made a guest appearance at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on Wednesday, November 8 in the Trot 4 Kids Stable section of Equine Guelph’s Equimania! exhibit....read on

Notable Youngsters To Strut On Saturday

November 9, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will host a dozen live races this Saturday evening (November 11) and the card is composed of a compelling blend of emerging stars and battle-tested veterans....read on

Emmalulu Rebounds At Flamboro

November 8, 2017:

After an early push from post 8 left her struggling late last week, Brenda and Corrie German’s Emmalulu ($7.10) bounced back to her winning ways in Wednesday evening’s (November 8) $9,000 featured trotting event at Flamboro Downs with a pillar-to-post score....read on

Will Astaire Reach Sport's Big Dances?

November 8, 2017:

When he was a young child, John Como, Jr. would sit on his father’s shoulders to see over the crowd and share in the excitement of watching horses battle down the stretch. As an adult, Como has enjoyed the exhilaration of seeing his own horses, such as stakes winner Bolt The Duer, charge to victory....read on

Voltina Leads Quintet For Cummings

November 8, 2017:

With much talk about the top three dash drivers at Batavia Downs this year, the man sitting in fourth has been quietly creeping into the picture. Kevin Cummings is a four-time Batavia Downs driving title holder (2009, 2010, 2014 and 2015) and he has been red-hot of late....read on

Hostess Lisa Upsets Dover Distaffers

November 8, 2017:

Hostess Lisa received only one call—at the finish line—to score a 34-1 upset in the $25,000 Fillies and Mares Open pace on another longshot-filled card at Dover Downs on Wednesday (November 8)....read on

Tetrick, Czernyson On 'Post Time'

November 8, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is proud to announce the lineup for their upcoming show on Thursday morning (November 9) at 10:30 a.m....read on

Holloway Seeks 'Statement' Win

November 8, 2017:

"The horse has got high, high speed, but he’s a little difficult. He’s a good colt this year, but you also have to have manners. That’s what we’re working on."...read on


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