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Look Sharp Passes
July 31, 2014

Hagemeyer Farms has announced with sadness and a heavy heart that stallion Look Sharp has passed away at the age of 31.

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Clarence Levan Passes
July 31, 2014

Standardbred breeder/owner Clarence A. Levan, 78, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on July 29 in Franklin, Ohio.

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Blooded Horse Sale Yearlings Online
July 31, 2014

Officials with the annual Blooded Horse Summer Sale in Delaware, Ohio have announced that the yearlings that are in the sale can now be viewed online.

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Simulcast Marketplace At Symposium
July 31, 2014

The Race Track Industry Program has announced that the Global Simulcast Marketplace will be returning to this year’s edition of the conference.

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New York Fair Number Changed
July 31, 2014

Officials with the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State have announced that the phone number for the Franklin County Fair (Malone) has been changed due to ongoing issues.

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Alpine Claiming Series Nominations Due
July 31, 2014

Officials with Red Shores have sent out a second reminder stating that nominations for a pair of its racing series are coming due.

Nominations for the Alpine Claiming Series are due Friday, August 1.

Nominations can be called into the race office at 902-629-6634.

For complete information on the series, click on the links which appear below.

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State Fair Racing To Return To Scioto
July 31, 2014

Ohio State Fair races for two and three-year-olds in their respective divisions will be contested on Friday (August 1) and Saturday (August 2).

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Flamboro Training Information
July 31, 2014

Officials from Flamboro Downs have announced that the track will be open for training starting Tuesday, August 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

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Newfoundland Post Time Changes
July 31, 2014

Officials with the St. John's Racing & Entertainment Centre in Newfoundland would like to remind all horsepeople and fans of post time changes for three upcoming race cards – the first of which is this weekend.

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Kelti Burnett Memorial Drawn
July 30, 2014

Horse Racing New Brunswick will present the $5,000 Kelti Burnett Memorial Pace as part of its 10-race card this Friday (August 1) at Connell Park in Woodstock.

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McJestic Headlines Red Shores Feature
July 30, 2014

A hard-hitting field of pacers will contest the featured dash (Race 11) during this Thursday’s program of live racing at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Dream Of Glory Night Details
July 30, 2014

Hanover Raceway’s 2014 Dream of Glory Day, which will take place Sunday, August 3, will not only include the $78,800 final, but will also feature five divisions of three-year-old colt pacers in the Ontario Sires Stakes.

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Alberta Downs Entry Box Still Open
July 30, 2014

It has been announced that due to technical difficulties, the entry box for Alberta Downs’ card of racing on Saturday, August 2 will remain open today (Wednesday) until 3 p.m.

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Hoosier Unveils Horsemen’s Lounge
July 29, 2014

In the midst of their 21st season of live harness racing, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino proudly unveiled a new, state-of-the art horsemen’s lounge on Tuesday, July 29.

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Cal Expo Announces Incentive Plan
July 29, 2014

Watch and Wager LLC, the operator of Cal Expo, has announced the Incentive Plan for their upcoming meet, which is set to begin October 4 and will run through May 2 of 2015.

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Hippodrome 3R Post Time Change
July 29, 2014

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that first-race post time for the Sunday, August 3 program at Hippodrome 3R has been changed.

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Kindergarten Classic Starts Friday
July 29, 2014

The 2014 Kindergarten Classic Series will begin on Friday, August 1 at the Meadowlands Racetrack with eight healthy divisions of freshman trotting fillies and colts, each racing for a purse of $10,000.

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Stakes Galore At Summerside
July 29, 2014

If you like stakes races, Red Shores' Summerside Raceway is the place to be on Wednesday night (July 30).

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ZOOM Poll Now Open!
July 29, 2014

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to thank everyone who submitted photos for July’s It’s Post Time Photography Challenge which asked our Fan Club members to submit photos that featured racing action - a horse warming up, racing, or in the winner’s circle that captured the anticipation and the excitement of a horse race.

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James Rice Passes
July 29, 2014

Horseman James V. Rice, 81, of Trenton, Ohio, passed away on July 25.

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Bill Brown Passes
July 29, 2014

Longtime Ohio horseman Bill Brown, 69, who trained and drove Standardbreds for many years in the Midwest and predominately Ohio, passed away on July 27 in a Huntington, W.Va. hospital.

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Margarita Bi Headlines Top Trot
July 29, 2014

Hippodrome 3R track record holder Margarita Bi will headline the track’s featured trotting event (Race 9) on Tuesday, July 29. The five-year-old mare will be looking to record her sixth win of the year.

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First OSS Start For Svanstedt
July 28, 2014

Ake Svanstedt, the leading trainer in Sweden for many years, will make his first 2014 appearance in the Ontario Sires Stakes program Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Old Home Week Details
July 28, 2014

The biggest week in Maritime harness racing, Old Home Week, is less than two weeks away. Ten days of power-packed action at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park will get underway on Saturday, August 7.

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Red Shores Post Time Changes
July 28, 2014

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced that it has approved various post time changes for scheduled race dates at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway.

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Megan Byrd Passes
July 28, 2014

Megan Gay (nee Preston) Byrd, 52, passed away on July 22, 2014, after a valiant battle with leukemia.

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Corwin Keith Nixon Sr. Passes
July 28, 2014

Corwin Keith Nixon, Sr., 67, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on July 26, 2014.

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Draw Reminder For Holiday Cards
July 28, 2014

Horse Racing New Brunswick will have not one, but two cards this upcoming holiday long weekend. The programs will be taking place at Connell Park and Fredericton Raceway.

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Jet Airway Back In Ontario
July 28, 2014

After competing successfully against the very best three-year-old pacing colts in North America in two of the most prestigious events for the glamour boy division, Jet Airway will return to Ontario Sires Stakes Gold competition Monday night at Mohawk.

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Tattersalls Summer Sale Underway
July 27, 2014

The Tattersalls 2014 Summer Mixed Sale kicks off today at 12:00 noon at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

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Canadian Yearling Sale Catalogue Online
July 27, 2014

Pedigrees for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online.

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Alberta Reschedules Saturday Card
July 26, 2014

Alberta Downs has rescheduled Saturday afternoon's harness racing card due to heavy rain fall on Friday causing unsafe/heavy track conditions.

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Meadowlands Draw Notice
July 25, 2014

The draw for the last weekend of racing for the 2014 Championship Meet at The Meadowlands meet will be the standard procedure of entering by 9 a.m. on Monday for the Friday card and by 9 a.m. on Tuesday for Saturday's Hambletonian card.

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Weekend Stakes Drawn
July 25, 2014

Three Canadian racetracks will be playing host to stakes events that are co-sponsored by Standardbred Canada this weekend. The fields for the Emerald Filly and the Lady Crocus Stakes, and the Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares Series have been drawn and the races are all set to go.

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Blais Discusses Intimidate
July 25, 2014

Intimidate followed his most lackluster performance of the year with a stunning victory in the Maple Leaf Trot last weekend, and trainer Luc Blais is hopeful the five-year-old trotter can keep the momentum going in Saturday’s first of two eliminations for the John Cashman Jr. Memorial at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

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EquiLottery Gains Support
July 25, 2014

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has announced that it supports the initiative by EquiLottery LLC to implement a structure that could see the horse racing and lottery industries merge both wagering products via a horse racing lottery game.

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Changes To Yonkers’ Morning Lines
July 25, 2014

Handicappers that closely follow the racing at Yonkers Raceway may have noticed a subtle change in the program information the last month. The morning line odds are now being prepared by a computerized program.

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Four Pool Guarantees On Adios Day
July 25, 2014

Just as the winner of Saturday’s $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids presented by Coors Light will cash big time, bettors playing the Adios Day card at The Meadows will enjoy opportunities for a lucrative payday.

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Governor's Plate Finalists To Clash
July 25, 2014

A pair of Governor's Plate finalists will go head-to-head in the Saturday night feature at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Its Complicated To Extend Streak?
July 25, 2014

Its Complicated will be looking for his third win in a row when he faces the gate this evening in Scioto Downs’ $25,000 Open Trot.

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Norwegian Riders Ready To Race
July 25, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, the first installment of the Norway versus Canada Racing Under Saddle series will take place at Hanover Raceway. Hanover’s program will also feature eliminations for the Dream of Glory Stakes.

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Betting On Bet Ya
July 25, 2014

Joanne Colville of Moffat, Ontario, wears several hats in the Ontario harness racing industry. She’s the Program Co-ordinator for the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society, the agency charged with finding new homes for retired Standardbreds.

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Alagna's $170,000 Hunch Pays Off
July 25, 2014

“Cantab Hall has just been red hot the last couple years, so we thought we would take a shot. We’re glad we did. I think he was the right horse.”

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Hanover To Host Monte Race Saturday
July 24, 2014

Hanover Raceway’s program of live racing for this Saturday (July 26) includes Ontario’s second-ever Monte / Racing Under Saddle race with pari-mutuel wagering.

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Lichty Wins Handicapping Challenge
July 24, 2014

Congratulations to Brad Lichty of Elmira, Ontario, who scored 15 out of 20 possible points in the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s CBC-MLT Online Handicapping Contest.

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Notice To SC Members
July 24, 2014

Standardbred Canada wishes to advise its members that the office will not have anyone able to take phone calls in French on Friday, July 25.

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Grand River Training Notice
July 23, 2014

Grand River Raceway’s track is open for training every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, with all horses vacated by 1 p.m.

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Wrenn And Noble To Be Feted
July 23, 2014

Ronnie Wrenn Jr. and Dan Noble will be recognized for their National Dash Driving Championships as part of the Wall of Fame ceremonies at Northfield Park on Sunday, August 10, 2014. The banquet will begin at 5:00 p.m.

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James Steps Up For B.C. Racing
July 23, 2014

Owner Ed James made headlines over the past few years with his efforts to fight for the survival of Ontario horse racing. Now people in British Columbia are finding out first-hand about James' philanthropic nature.

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Ontario Invader At Red Shores Thursday
July 23, 2014

Red Magician will look to work his magic off the rail in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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