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Host Tracks Confirmed For 2018 Driving Championships

February 15, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2018 Regional Driving Championships and National Driving Championship which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2019 World Driving on

Leal Discussing Kawartha’s Future

February 8, 2018:

Horsepeople that race at Kawartha Downs have been awaiting an update in regard to the future of the Peterborough-area harness raceway, and Jeff Leal, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, has intimated that an announcement could be coming on

Ontario's 2018 Race Dates

December 20, 2017:

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has issued the 2018 race-date schedule for the on

Council Supporting Kawartha’s Position

December 7, 2017:

On Wednesday (December 6), Peterborough County Council agreed to show Ontario politicians its support for an expanded schedule of live racing at Kawartha Downs in on

Brethour Barn Busy At Woodbine Thurs.

November 29, 2017:

Kawartha Downs’ followers will recognize many of the horses and horsepeople that will be competing at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday (November 30), including a quartet from the Murray Brethour on

Optimist Gibson Knows Action Is Needed

November 27, 2017:

Ontario Harness Horse Association Director Dave Gibson is an optimist. The Peterborough-area horseman is well aware that Kawartha Downs has performed well as of late, despite limited purses and race dates. Although, Gibson would be the first to tell you that something has got to change – and soon – if the track is to survive for much on

Leal To Apologize To Legislature

October 29, 2017:

Jeff Leal, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, was involved in a passionate exchange in the provincial legislature this past Thursday (October 26) in regard to the horse racing industry. He was ultimately ejected from the rest of the day’s proceedings. Minister Leal has said that he plans to offer an apology to the legislature on Monday (October 30) on

Extra Dates Denied At Kawartha

October 24, 2017:

An application submitted by officials from Kawartha Downs to host 40 race dates in 2018 has been on

Optimism For Additional Kawartha Dates

October 16, 2017:

Officials with Kawartha Downs have applied for the track to host 40 race dates in 2018 – more than double the amount of dates that the track conducted this year. The deadline for feedback on the application was this past Friday, but some local horsepeople have let their feelings about the application be on

Kawartha Looking To Double Dates

October 2, 2017:

Officials with Kawartha Downs, the five-eighths-mile harness raceway located near Peterborough, Ont., have submitted an application for 2018 race dates at the track. If Kawartha officials get their wish, the track will host more than double the amount of dates that it did this on

Shorelines Championship To MacDonald

October 1, 2017:

Brett MacDonald was the winner in the Shorelines Drivers’ Championship Saturday, September 30, which was the featured event on the closing program of the 2017 meet at Kawartha on

Well-Bred Filly Seeks Form Reversal

September 29, 2017:

Lima Oh So Sweet, a new member of the Murray Brethour stable, will look for a change of fortune in her local debut at Kawartha Downs tomorrow night (September 30), the final race card of the Fraserville, Ontario’s 2017 racing on

Kawartha Season Ending In Style

September 27, 2017:

The 2017 racing season at Kawartha Downs, one of the most successful ever in terms of handle and attendance, will come to a close this Saturday (September 30) and will go out in on

Lets Leavem Takes RUS At Kawartha

September 23, 2017:

Lets Leavem was best in the first Racing Under Saddle event of the season at Kawartha Downs on Saturday, September 23, winning by more than 12 on

Kamikaze Lindy: Mr. Versatility

September 21, 2017:

Kawartha Downs will host its only Racing Under Saddle race of the season this Saturday night where Kamikaze Lindy will attempt to record his third consecutive on

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