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Atlanta Sets Record; Milestone For MacDonald

September 23, 2017:

A track record-setting performance by Atlanta in her division of the New York Sires Stakes during Friday’s card at Vernon Downs also proved to be a very special victory for driver Mark MacDonald....read on

The Raceway Gearing Up For Return

September 22, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District will usher in another exciting season of live racing beginning on Monday, October 2nd. The weekly Fall schedule features racing every Monday and Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. and Friday nights at 7:05 p.m....read on

Stakes Mania On Tap At Hoosier

September 22, 2017:

Many of the sport's hardest hitters were in action Friday at Hoosier Park, as the oval hosted a smorgasbord of stakes events for trotters and pacers....read on

'Rhythm' Rallies For Preferred Win

September 22, 2017:

Racing room was a concern for most of the mile for even-money favourite Musical Rhythm in Friday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Mohawk Racetrack, but a patient steer by Mario Baillargeon helped the trotter earn a trip to victory lane....read on

Learn About Racehorse Ownership

September 20, 2017:

This Saturday (September 23) Mohawk Racetrack hosts a free New Owners Seminar with the focus on fractional horse ownership....read on

Stay Hungry Looks To Stay Perfect

September 22, 2017:

Trainer Tony Alagna has high hopes for the undefeated Stay Hungry in Saturday night’s (September 23) $816,000 Metro Pace for two-year-olds at Mohawk Racetrack. And despite the colt only having raced—and won—three times to date, Alagna has nothing but high praise for his progress to date and optimism for his future....read on

Saratoga Spotlight On Our Els Dream N

September 23, 2017:

Our Els Dream N became the third Al Annunziata trainee to record a win in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel this year....read on

Batavia Open To Noble Legend

September 23, 2017:

Noble Legend looked very sharp on the front end while defeating six top-end trotters as well as an inquiry at the wire to win the $10,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night....read on

All About Madi Goes All The Way

September 22, 2017:

All About Madi made the lead for driver Brian Sears and that was that Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Billings Wins For Davis, Lee

September 22, 2017:

Harness racing’s greatest traveling road show, the CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series, moved on to Batavia Downs on Friday, September 22 for a pair of races - one on the trot, the other on the pace - both for members in the series eastern region....read on

Red Shores Preps For Big Weekend

September 22, 2017:

When the dust settled last Sunday in Truro, N.S., Adkins Hanover was the only one left standing against Invitational company and now the top Island pacers get a crack at him Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Grand Circuit Rolls Into Lexington

September 22, 2017:

With 2017 The Little Brown Jug now history, the focus of the Grand Circuit shifts to the Bluegrass State for a fortnight of top quality harness racing at The Red Mile and the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Top Flight Angel Returns To Yonkers

September 22, 2017:

It’s a homecoming weekend of sorts, with Yonkers Trot winner Top Flight Angel returning Saturday night (September 23) as the conquering hero....read on

Barn Buggy Bash At Red Mile Round Barn

September 22, 2017:

The iconic Round Barn, adjacent to the Red Mile off South Broadway in Lexington, Ky., is the location for the Barn Buggy Bash on Monday, October 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is hosted by the Round Barn Stable of Memories and Bayou Bluegrass Catering....read on

Notice On NB Simulcast Venues

September 22, 2017:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick would like to announce an update on its simulcast venues in the province of New Brunswick....read on

Win A Share In A Racehorse!

September 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Sales are pleased to announce the Ontario Sires Stakes will sponsor the “Win A Share in A Racehorse” contest in conjunction with the London Selected Yearling Sale on October 14 and 15....read on

Hitman Hill Still Perfect

September 21, 2017:

Last-minute driver change for undefeated two-year-old. New driver uses adjectives "rank and wild" to describe him. Thankfully for his connections, the new driver also called the colt "very talented", and his still-unblemished record spoke to that assessment....read on

Filibuster Hanover Wins The Little Brown Jug

September 21, 2017:

A total of 22 races faced the gate on Thursday, September 21 at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio, and not one was more dramatic than the last dash of the day, the $401,472 second-heat final of the Little Brown Jug for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings....read on

Owner's Top Expectations Fulfilled

September 21, 2017:

In the winner's circle at The Red Mile, Daniel Plouffe had the happy look of someone who'd shelled out $120,000 (U.S.) for a horse and just been repaid in full....read on

Caviart Ally Wins The 2017 Jugette

September 20, 2017:

Caviart Ally was sharp at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio on Wednesday (September 20), as the sophomore daughter of Bettors Delight emerged on top in the 2017 Jugette for three-year-old fillies, the sister event to the prestigious Little Brown Jug....read on

McKelvie To Miss Red Mile Meet

September 21, 2017:

As a result of a snafu with paperwork, Mark McKelvie will not be in the announcer's booth for the two-week Grand Circuit meet at The Red Mile that gets underway on Thursday, Sept. 28....read on

Commissioner Has Feel For The Sport

September 21, 2017:

"Racing enjoys an important audience of folks in seersucker suits and fancy hats, drinking champagne. But most racing fans are wearing flip-flops; they have the Form in one hand and a beer in the other."...read on

Large Animal Rescue Course Offered

September 21, 2017:

Don't let an emergency situation catch you off guard. Having basic training and the right tools at hand can allow you to handle an emergency with the clarity and logic required....read on

Diane Twasnick Passes

September 20, 2017:

Longtime racing official Diane Twasnick passed away this morning (September 20) at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ont. after a brief battle with cancer. She was 59....read on

2018 Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

September 20, 2017:

The 2018 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors....read on

Don Mattingly To Pocono

September 20, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to announce an appearance with former New York Yankee great Don Mattingly on Saturday, October 21....read on

Racing Reunion In The Works

September 19, 2017:

Horsepeople from all segments of Ontario harness racing will converge on the Campbellville, Ontario area on Thursday, October 12 for a reunion to renew acquaintances and celebrate the 250th year of horse racing in Canada....read on

Coleman Still Has The Itch

September 18, 2017:

At the age of 90, Merle Coleman has spent a lifetime in the Standardbred racing industry. To this day, one thing has yet to change for the resident of Virden, Manitoba. “When they pull out of [the farm to go to the races], I want to go.”...read on

SC Rewind: The One & Only Fan Hanover

September 16, 2017:

In this week's Rewind story Robert Smith remembers the great pacing filly Fan Hanover and reviews parts of her phenomenal three-year racing career....read on

London Yearling Sale Announces Sponsors

September 15, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and the Forest City Yearling Sale are pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming and Ontario Racing are major sponsors for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Read This Before You Blanket Your Horse

September 14, 2017:

Fall is a popular time for horse owners to go blanket shopping but before you dash out to purchase the latest in equine haute couture or the warmest rug with the most fill, consider what your horse really needs....read on

Standardbred Canada Introduces The Rules Of Racing Committee

September 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has organized an industry-wide initiative to review the rules of racing in hopes to create a rule book for every harness racing jurisdiction to adopt and enforce....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

September 8, 2017:

The autumn of 2017 signifies the first time that Standardbred Canada has joined another sales company, Forest City Sales, to host a yearling sale....read on / continuer à lire

WDC Handles Smash Previous Records

September 7, 2017:

Bettors made history, as wagering totals on the 2017 World Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, far exceeded expectations and broke a number of longstanding betting records…read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

September 6, 2017:

The 2017 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

World Trotting Conference Closes With Commitment To The Future

August 19, 2017:

The 2017 World Trotting Conference concluded with its official closing ceremony on Saturday, August 19, at the Delta Prince Edward, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The torch was passed from Canada to Sweden, where the conference will be hosted in 2019....read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on


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