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Vernon Implements New Classification

July 7, 2018:

Vernon Downs will implement a new concept of classifying the overnight horses beginning with next week's draw....read on

Qualifying Target Set For Lazarus

July 7, 2018:

Fans of harness racing around the world waiting for the North American debut of downunder pacing sensation Lazarus will not have to wait much longer....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1990s

July 7, 2018:

The monthly edition of Years Ago is the feature of 'Rewind' this week, as Robert Smith takes a look at the decade of the 1990s. He has chosen several names, events, records and stories that were in the news back then....read on

Weiner Dogs Invade Grand River

July 7, 2018:

In his bio, 15 pound Dashpig was described as “brave as a wolf dog.” The mighty Dachshund churned that courage into victory, holding on to win the fourth annual Ren’s Pets Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway on July 6....read on

Ont. Connections Find Success In Ohio

July 7, 2018:

Queen Of The Pride turned in the fastest (1:54) of a quartet of $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies, on a cool July 6 evening at Scioto Downs....read on

Alagna Wins Four; Milestone For McCarthy

July 7, 2018:

Trainer Tony Alagna is undoubtedly hoping he can carry his momentum from one night to the next....read on

J Eagle Feather Hangs On By A Nose

July 7, 2018:

J Eagle Feather kept his challengers at bay to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at Grand River Raceway in his season's debut on Friday, July 6....read on

Wisdom Tree Sets Record In Nadia Lobell

July 7, 2018:

Wisdom Tree returned to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and continued her winning ways in the featured event of the evening, the $142,000 Nadia Lobell Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, on Friday, July 6....read on

Witch Dali Steals The Show At Mohawk

July 6, 2018:

Witch Dali closed from off the pace to steal the spotlight following a front-end speed duel during the third quarter in Friday night's featured $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Culinary Delight N Defeats Lady Shadow

July 6, 2018:

Culinary Delight N flirted with a win a couple of times in her three local starts heading into Friday night (July 6) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Frosh Fillies Star In NY Sire Stakes

July 6, 2018:

New York Sire Stakes continued downstate Friday night (July 6), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $162,000 Clyde Hirt Pace for two-year-old fillies....read on

Vernon Feature To Purpose Blue Chip

July 6, 2018:

Purpose Blue Chip and driver Dan Daley easily won the $5,100 featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday night (July 6)....read on

Good Friday Three Tops Truro Pacers

July 6, 2018:

Good Friday Three earned his first local victory at Truro Raceway, defeating the top class pacers in front-end fashion on Friday night (July 6)....read on

Hambletonian Maturity Supplements Due

July 6, 2018:

Supplemental entries for the $400,000 (estimated) Hambletonian Maturity trotting race, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 14 at The Meadowlands, are due and payable by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10....read on

Brunhilda Digs In, Garcia Triples

July 6, 2018:

Brunhilda, hard used to get the lead through a fast quarter, withstood a game late charge by Dolphin Island to take the $16,000 distaff pacing feature on Friday (July 6) at Harrah’s Philadelphia in a lifetime best of 1:51.4....read on

Juvenile Colts Head To Monticello

July 6, 2018:

Monday afternoon’s (July 9) 11-race program at Monticello Raceway consists entirely of New York-sired two-year-old trotting colts and geldings, with a quartet of New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) events sharing the spotlight....read on

Red Shores Weekend Preview

July 6, 2018:

A tight-knit field of seven pacers will contest the Saturday evening (July 7) top class at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park, while Governor’s Plate elimination action headlines Sunday afternoon’s (July 8) card at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Drazin, Zanzuccki Feted At Big M

July 6, 2018:

The Meadowlands is pleased to announce that two of its historic Hambletonian Day stakes are being retitled to honour a pair of men who have contributed mightily to the health and well being of horse racing in New Jersey....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

July 6, 2018:

The schedule for “the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show,” North American Harness Update, is set for Friday (July 6)....read on

One Last Hurrah At Jackson

July 6, 2018:

Ten years removed from its last program of harness racing, Michigan’s Jackson Harness Raceway will host one final card of racing on Sunday afternoon (July 8) before being razed for good....read on

New York Glamour Boys To Square Off

July 6, 2018:

The New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings is nearing the halfway point, and on Sunday afternoon (July 8) at Buffalo Raceway, precious points that are needed to reach the finals are starting to come at a premium....read on

Shesa Sweetheart Sharp On Friday

July 6, 2018:

Dave Menary trainee Shesa Sweetheart broke the two-minute barrier on Friday morning’s (July 6) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park, leading all juvenile trotters with a 1:59.4 effort in rein to Jody Jamieson....read on

Satin Dancer To Make Yonkers Debut

July 6, 2018:

Satin Dancer will be part of a racing rarity when she competes in the $44,000 Open Handicap Trot Saturday night (July 7) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Jack Niebergall Passes

July 6, 2018:

Longtime owner and breeder Jackie 'Jack' Niebergall, of Saskatoon, Sask., passed on June 29. He was 77....read on

Butenschoen Hopes For 'Excellence'

July 6, 2018:

John Butenschoen expects a good effort from Bills Man in Saturday’s $250,000 Graduate Series championship for four-year-old trotters at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The only question is how good....read on

Foiled Again To Philly Sunday

July 6, 2018:

The sport's richest pacer Foiled Again will once again try to notch his 100th career win, this time at Harrah's Philadelphia in race 13 on Sunday afternoon (July 8). The 14-year-old gelding draws post 1 in an $11,000 conditioned pacing event....read on

Ohio Pacing Fillies To Scioto Friday

July 6, 2018:

Thirty-eight Ohio-bred pacing fillies are set to line up behind the Eldorado Scioto Downs starting gate Friday (July 6) in four $40,000 divisions of Ohio Sires Stakes, with a first race post time of 6:30 p.m....read on

Sweet Lou Fillies To Converge

July 6, 2018:

It often takes time to evaluate the impact of new sires, but on Saturday (July 7) at The Meadows, fans will get a good early read on the first crop of Sweet Lou. Of the 24 freshman pacing fillies entered in the $182,962 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes known as the Sand Tart, 10 are daughters of Sweet Lou....read on

$25K Fri. Hoosier High-5 Guarantee

July 6, 2018:

With a carry-over of $7,223.86, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $25,000 guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool in the last race on Friday evening (July 6)....read on

Parkinson: 'The Common Goal'

July 6, 2018:

According to Walter Parkinson, the president of the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) and member of the newly-minted Ontario Racing Board of Directors, "I think it's important to step up and make it the best industry possible for the long term."...read on

Baby Mania Continues At Mohawk

July 6, 2018:

Three sets of rookies faced the starting gate during Thursday’s 10-race card at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with Angies Luckeylady, Jumpshot and Bettors Wish winning their respective affairs....read on

Hoosier To Offer $25K Guarantee

July 6, 2018:

With a carryover of $7,223.86, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $25,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Friday evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Eight Is Great For Gagnon

July 6, 2018:

Don’t be surprised if driver Guy Gagnon gets a call from Wheaties asking him if he would strike a pose and send it to them so they can use it on the box for next month’s batch of breakfast cereal....read on

Outrageous Spirit Soars To Feature Win

July 5, 2018:

Gordie Hennessey delivered another textbook two-hole ride as he steered Outrageous Spirit to victory for her fourth straight win in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Watson Celebrates 2,000th Win

July 5, 2018:

Long-time New England horseman and Plainridge Park regular Wally Watson hit a career milestone in the eighth race on Thursday when Cyclone Artist pulled three-deep around the last turn and paced away to win in 1:53.3, giving Watson his 2,000th career driving victory at the Ridge....read on

Kawartha Hosts ‘Own A Horse Night’

July 5, 2018:

Fans turning out this Saturday, July 7 at Kawartha Downs will have a chance to literally take home a piece of the action....read on

Johnston To Dresden Hall Of Fame

July 5, 2018:

Local vet Dr. Joe Johnston will be honoured Sunday at Dresden Raceway and enshrined to the Dresden Raceway Hall of Fame....read on

Howard Returns To Her Roots

July 5, 2018:

Victoria M Howard, co author of Roosevelt Raceway Where it All Began and Meadow Skipper The Untold Story and author of the acclaimed Kentucky Horse Park Paradise Found and the New York Equus Film Festival Award winner Junior And Elena a horse love story and has decided to concentrate strictly on Harness Racing with an exciting series of articles that will document Girl Power The Superstar Women Of Harness Racing....read on

Heavyweights To Pocono On Saturday

July 5, 2018:

The top three open pacing horses in the standings of the Great Northeast Open Series will be joined by the 2017 Breeders Crown divisional winner and recent Franklin Consolation winner in a matchup of seasoned battlers in a $30,000 contest this Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Callahan Takes Five In Philly

July 5, 2018:

Driver Corey Callahan recorded five victories on the Thursday afternoon card at Harrah’s Philadelphia, including a $30.80 upset with Wisenheimer in one of two $14,500 divisions of the day’s featured trotting event....read on

Michelons Filly Impresses In Debut

July 5, 2018:

First-time starter Michelons Filly stalked the leader from the pocket, then poured through the Lightning Lane to score in 1:54.4, fastest win in Thursday’s $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake at The Meadows....read on

Equistro To Support 'Roadster Classic'

July 5, 2018:

A sponsorship agreement has been reached between Equistro and the Canadian Road Horse Association for 2018 with an intention to extend to 2019....read on

Fillies To Flaunt It At Clinton

July 5, 2018:

Windsong Ophelia may not be a typical three-year-old trotting filly, but trainer Bud Sinclair is hoping the quirky youngster can earn a share of the $144,350 in purse money up for grabs at Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon....read on

Krivelin Cruises In Amateur Trot

July 5, 2018:

The results of the NAADA Trot at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday afternoon proved that good things come to those who wait. And Bob Krivelin bided his time shadowing the leader and then rallied his veteran trotter, Permanent Joy, to a 1-1/2 length victory over seven others in a sharp clocking of 2:00....read on

Regional Driving Championship Contest Winners

July 5, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is pleased to announce the winners of the Western, Atlantic, and Eastern Ontario / Quebec Regional Driving Championship Online Handicapping Contests....read on

Sports Betting Rules To Be Discussed

July 5, 2018:

In the aftermath of the US Supreme Court ruling which clears the way for states to authorize and regulate wagering on sports other than horse racing, the ARCI has announced that it will consider expanding its portfolio beyond wagering on pari-mutuel horse and greyhound contests to those involving human athletes and teams....read on

Pace Elims Headline 'Big M' Weekend

July 5, 2018:

This Friday and Saturday will signal the start of a five-weekend stretch at the Meadowlands Racetrack during which many of the stars of the sport will be competing at the mile oval....read on

OSAS Golf Tourney Sponsorship Info

July 5, 2018:

Organizers with the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 21st annual charity golf tournament have released some of the details for the highly-anticipated event, including a myriad of different sponsorship opportunities which are currently available....read on

Fodera Discusses American History

July 5, 2018:

“We were very high on him last year. Tony took his time with him, that’s why he only had five starts. We started real late at the end of the Lexington meet and he showed he had a lot of talent. And it’s come to the fore.”...read on

ID Technician In New Brunswick

July 5, 2018:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be making his only trip of 2018 to New Brunswick on Tuesday, July 10 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on


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