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Another Open Win For Twisted Pretzel

November 5, 2017:

Twisted Pretzel (by Crazed) continued to cement his case to be Horse of the Year at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (November 5)....read on

Harrah’s Pacing For The Cure Details

November 5, 2017:

Pacing For The Cure is pleased to announce the next stop in the 2017 Tour Date schedule....read on

Highest Win Payoff Of H3R Meet

November 5, 2017:

The highest win payoff of the 2017 harness racing season at the Hippodrome 3R was recorded on Sunday (November 5)....read on

Broken Equipment? No Problem

November 5, 2017:

After having been sent off as the even-money post time choice, Giant Slayer ($4.60) had to fight off four other foes and overcome some broken equipment in order to capture the most lucrative purse race during Truro Raceway’s Sunday (November 5) live card....read on

Amazon, Harness Racing In The Mix?

November 5, 2017:

Online retail giant Amazon recently issued a request for proposal for its second North American headquarters. The RFP deadline was October 19, and, oddly enough, harness racing is in the mix....read on

Handicapping Contest Update

November 5, 2017:

The Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge has entered the deep stretch....read on

Sire Stakes Finals Monday At Plainridge

November 5, 2017:

The most lucrative day in the history of Massachusetts-produced Standardbreds will be held on Monday (November 6) at Plainridge Park, as eight $90,000 divisions of first and second-year trotters and pacers will compete for a total of $720,000 in purses in the finals of the Massachusetts Sire Stakes....read on

Monday Book Signing At Harrisburg Sale

November 5, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation will be hosting a book-signing event for the release of ‘Momentous: Racing to Glory.’...read on

Sidelined Lamy Goes Out A Winner

November 5, 2017:

It wasn’t how Gaetan Lamy expected to close out his 50th and final season as a driver, but it’s what the doctor ordered....read on

Call For Cam Fella Award Submissions

November 5, 2017:

Nominations for the Cam Fella Award are now being accepted and must be received by December 1 to be considered for the 2017 award....read on

Hldontghttoyurdrms Romps In Preferred

November 5, 2017:

Sitting a pocket trip, Richard Moreau-trainee Hldontghttoyurdrms popped pocket around the final turn, progressing to a seven-length victory in the $8,500 Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, November 4....read on

McCarthy Scores Kindergarten Triple

November 5, 2017:

Driver Andrew McCarthy won three of the four Kindergarten Classic Finals on the opening night, Saturday, November 4, of the fall/winter meet at the Meadowlands....read on

Favourites Fierce In Woodbine Preferreds

November 5, 2017:

Sent the public choices, Il Sogno Dream, at 6-5, and Easy Lover Hanover, at 3-5, won their respective divisions of the $34,000 Preferred on the Saturday, November 4 program at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

MacDonald Wins Six At Vernon

November 4, 2017:

John MacDonald capped his season at Vernon Downs on closing night, Saturday, November 4, with six driving wins and three training wins on the program....read on

Rocknroll Wildcats Rips At Saratoga

November 4, 2017:

Rocknroll Wildcats sat a pocket trip to take the $19,500 featured pace at Saratoga Raceway on Saturday, November 4....read on

Maxdaddy Blue Chip In Pocono Feature

November 4, 2017:

Maxdaddy Blue Chip benefited from a covered trip and pounced to win the $20,500 featured pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, November 4, scoring in 1:49.2....read on

Scott Rocks Rallies At Yonkers

November 4, 2017:

Favoured Scott Rocks two-moved to happiness Saturday, November 4, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Monument Circle To Downbytheseaside

November 4, 2017:

Following a second-place performance in the Breeders Crown, Downbytheseaside delivered as the 8-5 favourite in the $245,000 Monument Circle Pace at Hoosier Park on its Saturday, November 4 program, one of four stakes events for sophomores on the card....read on

Offenberg Best In Billings

November 4, 2017:

On Saturday, November 4, in an east region Billings trot at Yonkers Raceway, David Offenberg gave his own trotter, Fiji, a picture-perfect drive, rallying to a 1:59.2 victory....read on

Focus Power Pops To Batavia Win

November 4, 2017:

Overtaking In Runaway Bay in the shadow of the wire, Focus Power edged to win the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday, November 4....read on

Huge Effort From Burn Em Up Burr

November 4, 2017:

If letter marks were given for performance, Burn Em Up Burr would most certainly get an A+ for effort after his win in Saturday's feature race at Northside Downs....read on

Racing Raises $13,400 For Charities

November 4, 2017:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and Red Shores Summerside wrapped up the 2017 Drive for Charity promotion on Saturday with $13,400 raised for local charities....read on

Dapper Dude Dazzles At The Meadows

November 4, 2017:

Dapper Dude zipped to the lead, thwarted the challenge of the hard-used Stride Of Pride and captured Saturday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Crawfords' Patience Pays Off

November 4, 2017:

“There’s the old adage that they, or any athlete, is like a bar of soap. The more you use them the less there is.”...read on

Roy To Make Rare 3R Appearance

November 4, 2017:

Driver Louis-Philippe Roy, the second leading dash-winning driver (319 wins) and third leading money-winning driver ($5 million) in all of Canada this year, returns from the WEG circuit in Toronto to his home track at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (Nov. 5) to compete in seven of the 10 races on the program....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1970s

November 4, 2017:

In his weekly edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back to the decade of the 1970s as he recalls a number of happenings from that period in time. His short stories touch on several spots across the Country and as usual include some old photographs....read on

Knowing Our Audience

November 4, 2017:

During the 2017 WDC, betting from Australia and New Zealand resulted in tracks breaking long-standing records: the highest handle in Atlantic Canada, the most ever bet on Century Downs, and wagering unmatched in years on cards at Hippodrome 3R and Georgian Downs. Why did it happen?...read on / continuer a lire

Tahiti Seelster Takes On Top Fraser Mares

November 4, 2017:

Tahiti Seelster converted off a pocket trip to defeat Open mares Phone Terror and G Ts Jamie in Friday night's $12,000 opener at Fraser Downs....read on

One Over Par In A 41-1 Saratoga Shocker

November 4, 2017:

One Over Par made her local debut a memorable one on Friday night (November 3) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Approaching Six Figures

November 3, 2017:

The Jackpot Hi-5 swelled to nearly $100,000 and went unclaimed with no winning tickets after a string of longshots led the way across the wire in the Friday night finale at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Batavia Open Trot To Kahoku

November 3, 2017:

Kahoku abandoned his usual front-running style to find the winner's circle in the $10,500 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (November 3)....read on

Addys Way Defeats Dayton Distaffers

November 3, 2017:

A hotly-contested $18,500 Mares Open at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night (November 3) resulted in a mild upset by Addys Way (Dan Noble) over Juslikeaqueen (Josh Sutton) and Colorful Sky (Aaron Merriman)....read on

Mackenzie A Wins Yonkers Mares Open

November 3, 2017:

A sluggish-early Mackenzie A (Jordan Stratton $5.70) was in hand late Friday night (November 3), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Harry Farrow Jr. Passes

November 3, 2017:

Harry G. Farrow Jr., 84, of Harrington, Del., died November 2, 2017, at the Hospice Center of Milford....read on

Pacing Stallions Needed In New Jersey

November 3, 2017:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (SBOANJ) is looking for pacing stallions to stand stud in the state of New Jersey....read on

A Breeders' Cup Champ For Fielding

November 3, 2017:

Bred by John Fielding and Fred Hertrich III, Rushing Fall ($8) swept to the lead in upper stretch to win the 10th running of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (Grade 1) for two-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length over Best Performance on Friday afternoon at Del Mar racetrack to kick off the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships....read on

Tetrick Earns 10,000th Career Win

November 3, 2017:

Driver Tim Tetrick has long had a knack for rewriting the record books. In Friday afternoon’s (November 3) final race at Harrah’s Philadelphia, he did it again, becoming the youngest driver to win 10,000 races....read on

Call For Hervey/Smallsreed Award Entries

November 3, 2017:

The deadline for entries for the U.S. Trotting Association's 2017 John Hervey Awards is Friday, December 8....read on

Schneider Voted 2017 Zoom Champion

November 3, 2017:

The votes are in and the overall winner of this year’s Zoom Contest which featured five monthly themes and winners has been determined!...read on

Five Elected To PA Hall Of Fame

November 3, 2017:

A group of men instrumental in the growth and sustaining of harness racing’s pre-eminent position in the state of Pennsylvania have been selected by the Keystone Chapter of the U. S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA) as the second group of inductees into the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Hall of Fame....read on

Creatine On The Move

November 3, 2017:

After standing his first season at stud in Pennsylvania this past season, double millionaire Creatine will have a new residence in 2018....read on

Top Pacers To Clash At Summerside

November 3, 2017:

Heart And Soul is now a permanent Island resident and will look to make his mark in the Sunday afternoon top event at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Post Relief For Ramblinglily Saturday

November 3, 2017:

When the competition is as fierce as the Open pacing mares class has been all season, post position can make the world of difference....read on

Beach Showoff Will Be Sold

November 3, 2017:

For those wondering if regally-bred Beach Showoff has been entered in the Harrisburg Mixed Sale to be sold or simply to dissolve a partnership, that question has been answered....read on

Lappe Wins Catskill Amateur Race

November 3, 2017:

As is the norm, Thursday’s card of harness racing card at Monticello Raceway featured amateur racing....read on

Storm Forces Scarborough To Cancel

November 3, 2017:

Five days following last weekend’s devastating storm, electrical power has yet to be restored at Scarborough Downs....read on

Allard's Liaison With Hall Of Famer

November 3, 2017:

“It’s fascinating to learn about horses. [I] walked around on the last day of the sale and looked at the horses there. I didn’t even buy a sales book. I just looked at the horses, saw one that I thought looked good, and bid on it.”...read on

MacIntosh Seeks Monumental Win

November 3, 2017:

"I honestly think he can be right there. He's raced against them before. If he's on his game I honestly think he's top four in the country."...read on

2017 Media Award Submissions Wanted

November 3, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its 2017 Media Excellence Awards, to be presented at the O'Brien Awards ceremony on February 3, 2018....read on

Gagnon & Copley Dominate At Rideau

November 3, 2017:

It was a profitable Thursday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway for the tandem of driver Guy Gagnon and trainer Jamie Copley, who celebrated five- and three-win performances, respectively....read on


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