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Exciting Elims For Sun Stakes Saturday

June 24, 2017:

The elimination round for next weekend's Sun Stakes Saturday was contested on Saturday, June 24 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono featuring impressive performances by many of sport's brightest stars....read on

Preferred Stars Shine; Milestone For Il Sogno Dream

June 24, 2017:

The top pacers and trotters on the WEG Circuit were on display in a pair of $34,000 Preferred events on Saturday night (June 24) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Alberta Sophomores Battle In Elims

June 24, 2017:

Alberta's three-year-old colts and fillies faced off eliminations for the upcoming Canada Day weekend's Brad Gunn Stakes and Meridian Farms Breeders Stakes on Saturday afternoon (June 24) at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250th Anniversary From Coast To Coast

June 23, 2017:

As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation on July 1st, Canada’s horse racing industry is recognizing an even greater milestone, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada with 23 racetracks in eight provinces taking part in a national celebration over the July 1st weekend....read on

Cape Breton Duo Steals Ladner Spotlight

June 24, 2017:

The party was sure to be lively in Summerville, P.E.I., Saturday night after local horse Junebugs Baby upset the East Coast's finest in the Cecil Ladner Memorial Invitational at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Talented Two-Year-Olds On Parade

June 24, 2017:

The future stars of harness racing hit the track on Saturday morning at The Meadowlands at Mohawk Racetrack with a total of 32 baby races between the two tracks....read on

China Dream Gives A Great Gift At Buffalo

June 24, 2017:

It was trainer Maria Rice's birthday on Saturday evening (June 24) and her trainee, China Dream, gave her a great present by winning the featured $9,000 Preferred Pace at Buffalo Raceway in a seasonal best 1:54.1 over the fast track....read on

Im A Sumbunnie Breaks Through

June 24, 2017:

After a campaign with just two wins in 25 starts last year, pacing mare Im A Sumbunnie is starting to show she's a horse to reckon with this season....read on

Fall Bliss Rises To The Top

June 24, 2017:

After falling short against the top class at Exhibition Park Raceway last week, Fall Bliss avenged that loss with a rock-solid effort on Saturday afternoon (June 24)....read on

Memorial Service For Filion Set For 3R

June 24, 2017:

The staff and management and the horsemen at Hippodrome 3R will have a special memorial service honouring harness racing legend Herve Filion on Sunday....read on

Future Stars Event Postponed

June 24, 2017:

The Future Stars of Racing event scheduled for Saturday morning at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park has been postponed....read on

SC Rewind: The '87 Dresden Reunion

June 24, 2017:

​In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls an event from nearly 30 years ago when a number of veteran horsemen were honoured at a special evening hosted by Dresden Raceway....read on

Ariana G Vs. The Boys

June 24, 2017:

Fillies competing against the colts is not uncharted territory, especially for trainer Jimmy Takter....read on

Media Race Headlines Fun & Frivolity Night At Grand River

June 23, 2017:

Local media celebrity Erin Montgomery hauled down reigning champion Dave Landry in deep stretch to win Grand River Raceway's fourth annual Media Race on Friday night (June 23)....read on

Trump That Wins Career Debut

June 23, 2017:

Trump That won his career debut for trainer David Menary as two-year-olds were in the spotlight early Friday evening (June 23) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Herve Filion Passes; Arrangements Set

June 22, 2017:

Legendary Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame driver Herve Filion passed away Thursday morning (June 22) at the age of 77....read on

Rodney Mitchell, Jr. Passes

June 24, 2017:

Rodney Mitchell, Jr., 65, passed away Wednesday (June 21), at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., after a short illness....read on

Regally-Bred Rainbow Room Wins Debut

June 23, 2017:

Nearly five years after her world-champion full sister Somwherovrarainbow won her first career start, Rainbow Room debuted with an eye-catching victory on Friday night (June 23) in the first two-year-old race of the season at The Meadowlands....read on

Franklin Hopefuls Racing For A Cause

June 23, 2017:

Three of the fastest, most talented and durable pacers to grace the North American racing scene in this decade will head postward on Saturday night (June 24) in eliminations for the Ben Franklin Free-for-All Pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to help bolster the winnings of The Stable That God Loves....read on

Holland Celebrates 5,000th Career Win

June 23, 2017:

Driver Brent Holland won the 5,000th race of his career on Friday night (June 23), doing so at his place of residence, Yonkers Raceway....read on

Sulky Reported Missing At Georgian

June 23, 2017:

A black UFO race bike has been reported missing from Georgian Downs following last Sunday's (June 18) harness racing card....read on

Little Green Jug Up For Grabs At Dresden

June 23, 2017:

This Sunday (June 25) will be a busy day at Dresden Raceway as the Little Green Jug will share top billing with Hockey Day at half-mile track....read on

Northside Downs Rescheduling Notice

June 23, 2017:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced an upcoming race date change at Northside Downs....read on

New Face Making Impact At Century

June 23, 2017:

"So far he’s been a surprise for how fast he’s been. I thought he’d go around 56-57, but he went in [1:]54, and it looks like he can go a little more, so we’ll see."...read on

Notice Regarding Grand River Qualifiers

June 23, 2017:

Grand River Raceway has issued the following notice regarding its qualifying schedule....read on

Brett Pelling Returns To Training

June 23, 2017:

While the Saturday night feature at The Meadowlands is the seventh race, a conditioned pace for a purse of $15,000, the card notably marks the return of trainer Brett Pelling....read on

Accident At Saratoga Thursday

June 23, 2017:

An accident that took place on Thursday (June 22) at Saratoga Casino Hotel has sent two drivers to hospital and claimed the life of one horse....read on

Stage Set For Pacing For Charity

June 22, 2017:

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino will host the second annual Pacing For Charity event this Sunday afternoon, and three of the nation’s leading reinsmen will make the trip to take on some of Alberta's finest to raise awareness for charity....read on

Freddie Torches Track Record

June 22, 2017:

It is time to face reality: the Marc Campbell stable is the next thing to unbeatable and he proved it again in track record fashion Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Meridian Support For Fredericton

June 22, 2017:

On the heels of an announcement late last month that harness racing would in fact return to Canada's oldest racetrack in Fredericton, N.B., the committee behind the initiative has received a substantial boost from outside the province, which has come from Meridian Farms....read on

Standing Ovation At Odysseo Premiere

June 22, 2017:

Odysseo by Cavalia has officially returned to the Greater Toronto Area with its debut run in Mississauga, Ont., which premiered on Wednesday evening (June 21)....read on

Campbell Celebration Night At The ‘Big M’

June 22, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will honour Hall of Famer John Campbell and celebrate his five-decade career with a series of events and tributes on Friday, June 30, the final night of his driving career. Campbell’s last drive will take place on Sunday, July 30 at Ontario’s Clinton Raceway in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot....read on

Clarke Announces Retirement

June 21, 2017:

After more than 30 years of tireless work in the Ontario harness racing industry, Dr. Ted Clarke is retiring from his post as the General Manager of Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ont....read on

O’Donnell, Campbell To Bow Out Together

June 21, 2017:

They once dominated harness racing like Larry Bird and Magic Johnson did basketball and Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux ruled hockey. Now Hall of Famers Bill O’Donnell and John Campbell will both hang up their colours for good after a final drive against each other on July 30 in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot at Clinton Raceway....read on

Hall Of Fame Induction Gala Details

June 21, 2017:

The 41st Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 9 promises to be an extra special evening of celebration as 10 new members will join the best of Canadian horse racing....read on

Atlantic Bursary Deadline June 26

April 17, 2017:

2017 marks the eleventh consecutive year that Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic provinces have partnered to offer the Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program. This project could award up to five students in the Atlantic provinces bursaries towards their post secondary education this year....read on

Hubbard Perfect In NA Cup Contest

June 21, 2017:

While Fear The Dragon was impressive in his 2017 North America Cup victory on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, the winner of the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club's North America Cup online handicapping contest was just as dominant....read on

OSAS Adds PayPal Option

June 21, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society has added PayPal to its website in order to provide a more streamlined and quicker method to make donations to the organization....read on

More Year-Round Mohawk Comments

June 19, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group announced last week that its live Standardbred racing product will be moving to Mohawk Racetrack in 2018. Jim Lawson, WEG’s chief executive, has commented further on the move, as have a pair of well-known Standardbred horsemen....read on

Fear The Dragon Wins 2017 Pepsi North America Cup

June 17, 2017:

Following a stretch battle of the elimination winners, Fear The Dragon prevailed in 1:48.4 over slight favourite Huntsville with his stablemate Downbytheseaside finishing third in the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday, June 17 at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Retention-Area Towel Pilot Approved

June 15, 2017:

On Thursday, June 15, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to horsepeople competing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit stating that a proposed pilot project in regard to the stocking of clean towels in the retention areas of Woodbine and Mohawk Racetrack has been approved....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

June 13, 2017:

"I always like to share good news stories with those who are kind enough to take the time to read this article."...read on / continuer à lire

Positive Strides In British Columbia

June 9, 2017:

After a rough winter with questions about the track and race dates, signs point to optimism for Western Canada's horsemen after recent developments concerning Fraser Downs and racing in British Columbia....read on

Your Fave John Campbell Memory

June 8, 2017:

On Sunday, July 30, harness racing’s richest driver, John Campbell, who recently announced his retirement from driving, will have his final career drive during Clinton Raceway’s Legends Day....read on

Bring A Friend Back For 2017!

May 26, 2017:

What better way to celebrate the 250th anniversary of horse racing in Canada than by sharing your passion and introducing someone new to our great sport? It’s time to gather the troops and head to the racetrack because we’ve brought back the Bring A Friend challenge for the fifth consecutive year!...read on

Commercial Shows 'The Thrill of Winning'

May 19, 2017:

A new commercial showcasing harness racing is now airing in Ontario and available for viewing online....read on

Ontario Racing Releases Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report

March 17, 2017:

After extensive industry consultations, Ontario Racing is pleased to release the Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

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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