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Marion Marauder Returns To Action

May 26, 2017:

Trotting Triple Crown champion Marion Marauder made his return to the racetrack Friday morning in qualifying action at Mohawk 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! 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, on

Calgary Golf Tournament Notice

May 26, 2017:

Alberta horsepeople are reminded that early-bird entries for the Calgary Racing Festival Charity Golf Tournament are being accepted until Wednesday, May on

Lexis D J: A Source Of Spirit

May 26, 2017:

While Lexis D J’s fiftieth career win came on a muddy, foggy, chilly, miserable night at Flamboro Downs on Thursday (May 25), the ten-year-old Amigo Hall gelding has shared nothing but good spirits with the many people whose lives he has on

Clear Vision As Classy As They Get

May 26, 2017:

John Kokinos is the first to admit that coming up with that ‘special’ horse isn’t easy and that’s why he feels blessed to have a horse like Molson Pace starter Clear Vision in his on

Sophomore Fillies At Big M Saturday

May 26, 2017:

The Meadowlands has eleven races carded for Saturday with a variety of overnight races making up the program.

The second race is an interesting blend of sophomore pacing fillies hailing from a variety of regional programs getting starts in before their respective state-bred stakes on

Mohawk Preferred To Major Athens

May 26, 2017:

Major Athens pulled off a minor upset in capturing Thursday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Mohawk Racetrack in a race that looked more like a training 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 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 on

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 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 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 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.” on

Georgian Downs Qualifiers Saturday

May 25, 2017:

Georgian Downs would like to remind horsepeople that qualifiers will take place on Saturday, May 27 at 10 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.” 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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." 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 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 on

Poll: 2017 Molson Pace

May 23, 2017:

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

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