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Roy Featured On TrotCast

May 25, 2017:

The latest episode of TrotCast, a harness racing podcast hosted by Ryan Macedonio, features an in-depth interview with The French Phenom, Magnifique Louis-Philippe Roy....read on

Marion Marauder Set To Return

May 25, 2017:

There’s going to be plenty of star power on display during Friday morning’s qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Molson Pace Online Contest

May 25, 2017:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District is gearing up for an action-packed evening on Friday, May 26, as eight horses and drivers go head-to-head in the 2017 edition of the Molson Pace, featuring a purse of $150,000...read on

Standardbred Foal Goes Viral

May 25, 2017:

An attention-seeking Standardbred foal is getting a lot more attention than expected after a video of her amorous antics has gone viral....read on

Muscle Matters Rebounds In Preferred

May 25, 2017:

After being a victim of a bad post, a trailing trip and a pedestrian tempo in last week’s Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, Muscle Matters bounced back in a big way to take home top honours in Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap at Canada’s fastest half-mile oval....read on

Campbell Sweeps Opens; McGuigan Triples Up

May 25, 2017:

‘The King’ was back in action Thursday night capturing both Open events at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Plainridge Open Trot To Mambo Lindy

May 25, 2017:

It was a dark and stormy day. But despite the wind, rain and sloppy going, Mambo Lindy delivered like the postman and won the $13,000 Open trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Another Billings Score For Miller

May 25, 2017:

Quietly ‘Hurricane Hannah’ Miller keeps on winning. Her latest victory came at the expense of five others in an eastern region Billings Trot at Yonkers Raceway on Thursday evening....read on

Three-Horse Spill At Harrington

May 25, 2017:

Three horses and drivers were involved in a racing accident Thursday night in the fourth race at Harrington Raceway....read on

Tuonoblu Rex To Make His Mark?

May 25, 2017:

“The whole purpose of sending him to the USA was to see what he is, so we put him in everything. He’s going to decide his fate. The worst scenario is that he’s an Open [level] trotter. That’s not a bad gig. But if he can step up and go with the top horses in the U.S., that would be fantastic.”...read on

Molson Pace Fun At Victoria Park

May 25, 2017:

Earlier this week, The Raceway at Western Fair District's Director of Racing Greg Blanchard and track announcer Sugar Doyle brought some mini Molson Pace fun to downtown London, Ont. in advance of the big night....read on

Georgian Downs Qualifiers Saturday

May 25, 2017:

Georgian Downs would like to remind horse people that qualifiers will take place on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m....read on

Twenty-Eight Now Eligible To Prix D’Ete

May 25, 2017:

A record number of 28 nominees for the $200,000 Prix D’Ete at the Hippodrome 3R are now final for the revival of the showcase race on Sunday, August 20....read on

OSS Presentations Made To Steacy, Filion

May 25, 2017:

As part of the Ontario Sires Stakes season opener on Sunday, May 21, trainer Mark Steacy and driver Sylvain Filion were honoured for their 2016 Johnston and Lampman Cup victories....read on

Handicappers Weigh In On Molson

May 25, 2017:

This Friday evening (May 26) at The Raceway at Western Fair District, harness racing fans will be treated to another terrific Molson Pace card featuring 12 races and some of the sports brightest starts....read on

Meeting Set For Prince County Horsemen

May 25, 2017:

The Prince County Horsemen's Club will hold its 2017 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May 31....read on

Horseracing Integrity Act Introduced

May 25, 2017:

The Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA) has issued a media release commending Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) for their leadership and commitment in the development and introduction of H.R. 2651, The Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 today (May 25) in Washington, DC....read on

Talkin' Horses Returns As Web Series

May 25, 2017:

The Ontario Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has announced the launch of an exciting new initiative developed to promote the growth of horse racing in the province....read on

Hoehn Joins Batavia Downs Staff

May 25, 2017:

Batavia Downs has announced that Shane Hoehn will be joining its staff as Assistant Race Secretary and Program Director for the upcoming live harness racing meet that begins on July 26....read on

NJ Sired Sophomores Back At Big M

May 25, 2017:

The second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes (NJSS) for three-year-old trotters and pacers will headline the Friday night (May 26) card at The Meadowlands leading into the $100,000 final for each of the four sophomore divisions next Friday....read on

Tetrick Ties Hoosier Win Record

May 25, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to a 14-race card highlighted by Indiana Sires Stakes action on Wednesday, May 24 but it was leading driver Trace Tetrick who stole the show. Winning eight of the evening’s 14-races, Tetrick once again tied the record for most wins in one night, a feat that he also reached in 2012....read on

Selling The Dream Scores In Preferred

May 24, 2017:

Selling The Dream notched her first win of the year after making a three-wide move on the backstretch in Wednesday evening's (May 24) featured event, the $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace, at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Community Development At Flamboro?

May 24, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, is looking to allocate surplus land at the Flamboro site for the development of an outdoor amenity that will benefit the community. The surplus land includes two parcels which total approximately 50 acres....read on

First Anniversary Mile Complete

May 24, 2017:

On Sunday, May 14, Il Sogno Dream and Alex Lilley had the honour of taking the first of 250 commemorative miles in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada....read on

Sophomores Streak In Maryland Stakes

May 25, 2017:

Driver Roger Plante won three races on the live harness racing card on Wednesday night (May 24) at Rosecroft Raceway in addition to steering Holy Trout to victory in a non-wagering Maryland Sire Stakes event....read on

Purse Increase For New Brunswick

May 24, 2017:

Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) announced on Wednesday, May 24 that it will be implementing a 10 per cent purse increase....read on

Celebrity Pegasus Lowers Track Record

May 24, 2017:

Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Celebrity Pegasus ($5.00, Art Stafford Jr.) set a new track record for trotting stallions on Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:54.1 score in the $15,000 Open Trot....read on

Seeking A Sweet 'Seaside' Trip

May 24, 2017:

“I thought he was pretty good; he got just a little bit weak late. He hadn’t raced in two weeks, but I trained him really hard on (the previous) Tuesday. Was he short? Did I over-train him? We’re trying to figure out all of the reasons it could be.”...read on

Open Wins For 'Rockette,' Groovey Kid

May 25, 2017:

Despite a prolonged deluge of rain, countless lightning flashes, accompanying claps of thunder and a one hour and 10 minute delay due to the weather, Pompano Park was able to get its racing program in on Wednesday night (May 24) with Goldstar Rockette taking the $9,500 Open Pace for mares and Groovey Kid annexing the $9,500 companion event for trotters....read on

'Name That Foal' Contest Winner Selected

May 24, 2017:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association (ASHA) and Meridian Farms have announced the 2017 Name That Foal contest winner....read on

New Drug Found In NY Horses

May 24, 2017:

The New York State Gaming Commission today indefinitely suspended harness owner, trainer and driver Michael S. Weiner for racing four horses at Monticello Raceway doped with mitragynine, a dangerous drug with performance enhancing and analgesic effects similar to cocaine and morphine....read on

Always B Miki Heading Downunder

May 24, 2017:

The Always B Miki Syndicate has announced their partnership with prominent studs Alabar and Nevele R Stud to stand Always B Miki downunder this fall....read on

Legends Day Online Auction Returning

May 24, 2017:

Initiated in 2001, Legends Day has to date risen upwards of $200,000 for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation. With the addition of the online auction, running the week prior to Legends Day in 2015, Clinton Raceway and its supporters were able to raise an additional $10,000 for the cause....read on

Race Date Changes At Truro

May 24, 2017:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a number of changes to race dates at Truro Raceway....read on

Lady Shadow To Face Pure Country

May 24, 2017:

The 2017 edition of the Betsy Ross Mares Pacing Invitational features a classy group of aged distaffers, as they vie for a $150,000 purse on Sunday, May 28 at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Dresden Gears Up For Opener

May 24, 2017:

Dresden Raceway kicks off another year of family fun and harness racing action this Sunday afternoon with a 1:30 p.m post time and new features for 2017....read on

Tritton Trainee Can't Be Taken Lightly

May 23, 2017:

The 2017 edition of the Molson Pace, slated for this Friday May 26 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, will feature some of the sport’s top free-for-all pacers....read on

Libfeld Earns BILD Award

May 23, 2017:

Winning awards is something Al Libfeld has done over and over again in the sport of harness racing thanks to the countless champions he’s been involved with, but more recently the principal and co-founder of Tribute Communities was honoured with the BILD Lifetime Achievement Award....read on

ID Technician In Prince Edward Island

May 23, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on May 29 and 30 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

A 'Fine Tuned' Model Of Consistency

May 23, 2017:

"She did everything you would have hoped for. If she would have earned half the money we would have been tickled to death. As it was, she got lucky in a few races where some favorites or co-favourites made breaks and she was able to take advantage and she put up a good chunk of change on her card."...read on

First Two-Year-Olds Of 2017

May 23, 2017:

The next wave of harness racing superstars have started to make appearances at racetracks across North America with the first successfully qualifying two-year-olds of 2017....read on

Forty-Four Remain N.A. Cup Eligible

May 23, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that 44 three-year-old pacers will be eligible to enter this year’s Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Poll: 2017 Molson Pace

May 23, 2017:

Who do you think will win Friday's $150,000 Molson Pace?...read on

Last Call For Mares & Foals Photos

May 10, 2017:

What better way to celebrate the month of May than fawning over photos of mares with their new baby foals! This month we have picked Mares & Foals as the Zoom Challenge theme....read on

Posts Drawn For Rooney, Lismore

May 22, 2017:

World champion Downbytheseaside drew post position No. 3 for Saturday night’s 27th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace for three-year-olds....read on

Michaels Power Retired

May 22, 2017:

Michaels Power, who was Canada’s Horse of the Year in 2012, has been retired, co-owner Michael Snyder said Monday. The eight-year-old gelding last competed in September 2016....read on

Molson Pace Field, Draw Set

May 22, 2017:

The field for this year’s Molson Pace has now been finalized, but not before some last second changes to the line-up had to be made....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

Elitlopp Eliminations Drawn

May 21, 2017:

A star-studded cast of 16 trotters--including two-time Prix D'Amerique winner Bold Eagle, Resolve, winner of the Arthur Cutler Memorial, and Nuncio, who captured two jewels of the Trotting Triple Crown in 2014--will converge on Sweden’s Solvalla Racecourse next Sunday (May 28) for the Elitlopp, to be split in two elimination heats of eight each....read on

SC Rewind: The Strike Is Over

May 20, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather memorable evening at Greenwood Raceway in January of 1985 when racing resumed after a lengthy strike by the horsemen. This piece contains quite a few names of people and horses from that era....read on

SC Notice To The Industry

May 18, 2017:

At the April 30, 2017 SC Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved the following recommendations from the By-Laws/Regulations/Licensing Committee to the SC Membership, Licensing and Racing Policies....read on

2017 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 25, 2017:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....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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