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Marvelous Mares At Mohawk

July 29, 2016:

Friday morning's qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack featured a number of top female pacers and trotters gearing up for major stakes action next weekend....read on

Industry Day Handicapping Contest

July 29, 2016:

On Monday, August 1, Grand River Raceway will welcome race fans to the 2016 edition of Industry Day featuring the Battle of Waterloo and the Battle of the Belles. To celebrate the event, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has organized an online handicapping contest featuring an assortment of questions based on the Industry Day card of racing....read on

Kawartha Celebrates Its 44th Anniversary

July 29, 2016:

Kawartha Downs will celebrate its 44th anniversary this Saturday with lots of fun activities scheduled to mark the occasion....read on

Batavia Claiming Series Underway

July 29, 2016:

If you have a horse in a claiming race at Batavia Downs, as of Monday (July 25) you are eligible to compete for up to $20,000 if it accumulates enough points to make the final for its respective gait and class. That's because of the Batavia Downs Claiming Championship Series that is currently underway....read on

Four Guaranteed Pools On Adios Day

July 29, 2016:

Saturday’s card at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, which features the $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids, will offer four total-pool guarantees totaling $45,000, giving fans a chance to celebrate the 50th edition of the Adios in style....read on

Breeders Crown UK & Ireland Fields Set

July 29, 2016:

The fields are set for the Breeders Crown UK and Ireland harness races at Tir Prince Raceway on Tuesday evening, August 2....read on

Stars Out Saturday At Meadowlands

July 29, 2016:

Saturday night at The Meadowlands promises great racing and great food with Grand Circuit stakes for the top three-year-old trotters in their final preparation before next week's Hambletonian, the fastest sophomore pacers in the Garden State and Brews, Blues & BBQ to satisfy your culinary desires....read on

Grassroots Double For Muscle Mass

July 28, 2016:

It was a rookie heavy program Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as OSS Grassrooters battled in three divisions and pacing fillies sparred in round two of the Whenuwishuponastar Series....read on

Governor's Cup To Sparky Mark

July 29, 2016:

Despite an early thunderstorm, racing fans were treated to a terrific night of racing Thursday at Harrington Raceway’s annual Governor’s Day program during the Delaware State Fair....read on

Hat Trick For Casimir Luciano

July 28, 2016:

Casimir Luciano blasted up the passing lane to claim the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Walltyme Golf Registration Still Open

July 29, 2016:

A limited number of spots remain for the 24th annual Walltyme Stables Golf Tournament....read on

Betting Line Unharmed In Accident

July 28, 2016:

It was not the happy drive home that Betting Line's connections expected after the star three-year-old pacing colt won his Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division last Saturday (July 23) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Greenwood Re-Zoning App. Approved

July 28, 2016:

The City of Toronto has approved a re-zoning application that is related to a proposal that calls for the alteration of Champions Greenwood and the introduction of a live-event venue at the location of the former Greenwood Raceway....read on

But Is He Still Money On The Bounce?

July 28, 2016:

Do you think that driver James MacDonald is unstoppable on the bounce? If you have an opinion, have a say in the measure....read on

“She’s A Player”

July 28, 2016:

“She was under the radar last year, but if anybody doesn’t know that she exists this year I feel sorry for them. She’s a player. I don’t know if she’s the best, but she’s certainly a competitor.”...read on

World Record In Jeopardy Sunday

July 28, 2016:

“I really don’t care about where I am in the race. I mostly care about how the horse is. I want him to be relaxed. It might be in the pocket as well as up front.”...read on

George Berkner Passes

July 28, 2016:

Horseman George Berkner, 74, perhaps best known for campaigning BGs Bunny, but more recently training 2010 New Jersey Classic winner BGs Folly and Feeling You, and co-owning Rockeyed Optimist, passed away on Thursday, July 28. Berkner had battled cancer for more than a year....read on

Woodstock Monday Card Set In NB

July 28, 2016:

On the holiday Monday, August 1 in Woodstock, New Brunswick, a tradition in the provincial harness racing industry will take place....read on

Haughton, Doherty Elims Set

July 28, 2016:

Racing at The Meadowlands is down to the final two weeks of the Championship Meet and the stars of both young and old trotting classes are out on Friday....read on

Joe Marsh Jr. Passes

July 28, 2016:

Joe Marsh Jr., one of harness racing’s top drivers from the 'glory days' of harness racing, passed away peacefully on July 27 after a long illness. He was 82 years old....read on

The Heart Of A Champion

July 27, 2016:

"(She) shined a light on harness racing itself. That’s why Odie had such a backing. It wasn’t big-time owners or trainers. It was that kind of hope and inspirational piece."....read on

Bring A Friend Photo Poll Open

July 27, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received several photos for July’s Zoom Challenge ‘Friends at the Races’. Contest officials chose the three finalists, now it’s up to you to select the winner!...read on

Valstad Returning To Norway

July 27, 2016:

On July 16, 2016, Georgian Downs celebrated families and the midpoint of the Racing Under Saddle Ontario season with a $5,000 RUS handicap race, however, Norwegian native Marit Valstad marked the end of a special chapter of her life on that night....read on

Top 10 Adios Performances

July 27, 2016:

The Delvin Miller Adios ‘Pace for the Orchids’ has provided harness racing fans with five decades of excitement, as it has showcased champions that have paced into history bearing the blanket of orchids which is bestowed to the winner....read on

Familiar Faces In Dream Of Glory

July 26, 2016:

Saturday evening marks the highlight of the Hanover Raceway season as the half-mile oval plays host to the 15th annual Dream Of Glory Trot....read on

Brown On Slots At Racetracks Program

July 26, 2016:

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown has made comments in regard to the former Slots at Racetracks Program. A provincial election is less than two years away, but Brown still took the opportunity to engage the subject this week....read on

The AGCO Wants To Hear From You

July 26, 2016:

The Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario has announced that it wants to hear from members of the province’s horse racing industry....read on

Burke Provides Update On ‘Frank’

July 26, 2016:

Conditioner Ron Burke has said that he trained Southwind Frank on Tuesday morning (July 26) in advance of Saturday’s Reynolds Memorial Stakes at the Meadowlands Racetrack. He has provided an update on his trotting star as the Hambletonian inches closer and closer....read on

Support The Industry-Day Garage Sale

July 26, 2016:

Grand River Raceway is still inviting donations of items for the Industry Day Garage Sale on August 1. All sales benefit the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

The Magic Behind Every Champion

July 26, 2016:

What separates the victorious athlete from thousands of other well-bred, impeccably trained and appropriately managed athletes, who fail to live up to expectations?...read on / continuer à lire

Stage Set For Industry Day Battles

July 25, 2016:

A five-pack of eliminations - a pair for the Battle Of Waterloo and a trio of tilts for the Battle Of The Belles - was contested Monday evening at Grand River Raceway, and as a result the stage is now set for those Industry Day finals....read on

Mainstream Feature On ‘The Beach’

July 25, 2016:

It has been years since the great Somebeachsomewhere last set foot on the racetrack, but his throng of supporters continue to be fascinated by the now-stallion. The National Post has stoked that interest to kick off the week, as the publication has run an almost eight-minute feature that has caught up with the pacing star....read on

Foiled Again To PEI?

July 25, 2016:

One of Canada's biggest races. Harness racing's all-time richest horse. A dream for many that could become reality in a matter of weeks....read on

Hambletonian Oaks Elims Set

July 25, 2016:

A total of 20 fillies entered today for the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, the filly division of the Hambletonian....read on

A Man Of Character And Joy

July 24, 2016:

Bruce Johnston was a communicator respected all across the sport of Standardbred racing. But to those who knew him, he was so much more -- always striving to make the industry better for generations to come....read on

Marino Enjoying Life And Success

July 23, 2016:

"After the accident, I wasn't even sure if I was going to get back to driving again or if I could even do it again physically."...read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Roger White

July 23, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the glory days of harness racing in Montreal and remembers one of the great horsemen of that era and also one of his principal owners. Together they formed a top notch stable that was very successful for a long period of time despite the high level of competition....read on

Betting Line Is The Boss

July 22, 2016:

As a racehorse, Betting Line plays second fiddle to nobody. The Casie Coleman trainee has a mind of his own. But with team work and lots of patience from groom Paige Austin, the three-year-old could be unstoppable....read on / continuer à lire

Bathe, Scrape, Repeat

July 22, 2016:

Bathing horses is second nature to most in the harness racing business but there are a few things to keep in mind during times of hot and humid weather conditions....read on

Mister Herbie's Road To Recovery

July 21, 2016:

Four years after making Canadian harness racing history, Mister Herbie is another step closer to an on-track return....read on

National Driving Championship Field

July 19, 2016:

The field for the 2016 National Driving Championship is now confirmed as the Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship held this past Tuesday (July 12) at Hippodrome 3R determined the final two drivers....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

Statistics and results for the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now online and will be updated daily!....read on

2016 Stallion Reports

June 28, 2016:

Once again this year, the Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....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

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2016....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2016, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....read on


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