Canadian Owned Brother To SomeBeach Wins
May 24  "He's a nice colt, no doubt about that but he's got about 40 lengths to make up to catch his brother, $3 million too. He's got some talent. I hope he goes half as far as his brother...

Loiselle Reflects On Retirement
May 24  "If I could've done anything in my life, this is it. I got to wake up every day for the last 29 years doing something I love. I have lived my dream ... but all good things do end...


NYSS Action At Vernon
May 23  Sent off the prohibitive 2-5 favourite, Barn Doll sustained a push to the fore on the far turn, drawing clear for a 1:54 triumph in her $40,600 New York Sire Stakes event ...

SBOA Elims Determine Filly Finals
May 23  Ontario sired three-year-old fillies were out in full force for the eliminations of the WEG-SBOA Stakes tonight at Mohawk Racetrack. A pair of $25,000 ...


Three Straight For Krispy Apple
May 22  With the Stanley Cup playoffs down to the nitty and the gritty, it was apropos that Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett) would record a Friday night hat trick. She had to work a bit harder ...

NJSS Action At The Meadowlands
May 22  Tonight at the Meadowlands featured the second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotters with the fillies and colts each competing in a single $25,000...

NJSS Pacers In Action At The Meadowlands
May 22  The second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacers fields one $25,000 division each of fillies and colts at the Meadowlands on Saturday night. The top 10 ...


China Pearl Returns
May 22  Top trotting mare China Pearls made her first start in more than eight months a winning one this morning at qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack. A winner of more than $673,00...

McNairs Step Up For Kids At Grand River
May 22  Doug and Gregg McNair are sponsoring up to 20 children to run in the upcoming Giddy Up and Gallop Kids Fun Run held at Grand River Raceway on June 12, 2015...

Kawartha Qualifiers Now Available
May 22  There are a total of 11 qualifying races set for tomorrow morning to kick off the 2015 racing season at Kawartha Downs. Qualifiers get underway at 11 a.m....


Former Philly Flyers To Pocono
May 21  The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes 1976 Philadelphia Flyers Bernie Parent, Dave Schultz and Bob Kelly for autographs and pictures on Saturday. The event is part of the season-long...

Drennan On Guess Whos Back
May 21  Most trainers would be happy if their prized pupil started their three-year-old season with an impressive win, but Nik Drennan continues to describe Guess Whos Back as a work ...

Maximuscle & Viva Bayama Impressive
May 20  Both Maximuscle and track record hold Viva Bayama were impressive winners at the Hippodrome 3R in the opening round of the $125,000 Quebec-Bred Series for four- and ...


Father Patrick Ready For Debut
May 20  Jimmy Takter looks at Sunday’s $150,000 Maxie Lee Memorial Invitational for older trotters at Harrah’s Philadelphia and can’t help but be impressed. “It’s like a mini Elitloppet...

Lucky 13 For Rooney
May 20  Thirteen three-year-old pacers of the male gender, 11 colts and two geldings, have been entered for the 25th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace. The number has necessitated...

Nothing Free For In The Arsenal
May 20  "$15,000 isn't a lot of return for a 1:50 mile in a horse's first start of the year." That was the way trainer Kelvin Harrison summed up In...

Modern Legend To Jerry Taylor Invitational
May 19  Dave Drew enjoyed his biggest thrill in harness racing last year when Modern Legend won the Canadian Pacing Derby. He hopes the horse can add to his legend with another...

State Treasurer To Defend Molson Pace Title
May 19  Defending champion State Treasurer will be back in the Forest City next Friday night, May 29, in search of an unprecedented third straight Molson Pace title as the field for this...

Maximuscle Heads Quebec Series
May 19  The $125,000 Quebec-Bred Series for four- and five-year-old Quebec-owned trotters gets underway at the Hippodrome 3R Wednesday. The series is headed by former track ...

Miss Versatility First Leg To Rockin With Dewey
May 18  Rockin With Dewey trotted to a new career mark of 1:52 to win the first leg of the Miss Versatility on Monday night at Mohawk. A field of seven older trotting mares squared off...

$25,000 Guaranteed Pool At London Tonight
May 18  The Raceway at Western Fair District is giving fans 25,000 extra reasons to watch and wager on tonight’s program in London. The late Super Hi-5 on Friday ...

All Bets Off Takes Confederation Cup
May 17  Matt Kakaley gave All Bets Off a confident steer in tonight’s $226,575 Confederation Cup Final at Flamboro Downs and the horse responded with an impressive victory...

In The Arsenal, National Seelster Among NYSS Winners
May 17  After his two-year-old season culminated in a second-place finish in the Breeders Crown, In the Arsenal made good on his odds-on promise in one of four New York Sire...

More Magic For Queen Bee In Cutler Final
May 16  The Ontario-sired Bee A Magician once again took on her male rivals tonight, in the $183,650 Arthur Cutler Memorial TVG Final at the Meadowlands, and once again could not be caught...

Three Horse Finish In TVG Prep
May 16  It was an exciting finish in tonight’s $50,000 prep for the TVG final featuring a three horse win photo between Modern Legend, Doo Wop Hanover and JK Endofanera with the...

Artspeak Sharp In Debut
May 16  Artspeak’s road to the Meadowlands Pace began in impressive fashion with a sharp 1:49 score in the first round of the New Jersey Sire Stakes at the Meadowlands...

Stakes Record For Livininthefastlane
May 16  Ontario-owned Livininthefastlane beat the field, and a raging thunderstorm, today at The Meadows when she scored in a stake-record 1:53 in a $193,364 Pennsylvania Sires...

Another Winning Q For JK Shesalady & Father Patrick
May 16  Last year’s Horse of the Year on both sides of the border, JK Shesalady captured her second straight qualifier this morning at the Meadowlands. With Tim Tetrick up for ...

Five For Henry At Mohawk
May 15  It was the Trevor Henry show Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack, as the driver made five visits to the winners' circle. Henry got things rolling midway through the card...

Krispy Apple Sweet Again
May 15  Stop us if you’ve read this one before, because we’ve certainly written this one before. They left Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett) alone, again, on Friday nigh...

Triumphant Return For Mission Brief
May 15  Mission Brief returned to the races where we expect to see her, in the winner’s circle. The fastest two-year-old trotter of all time made short work of her Sire Stakes competition on...

Manhattan Miss Sets Record In PaSS
May 15  Showing she’s all the way back from a freakish injury, Manhattan Miss blazed home in a stake-record 1:54.4 in today's $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event for three-year-old...

Text Service Set At Clinton
May 15  The Clinton Race Office has set up a new number for horse people to text in driver changes, and for the race office to send out texts advising if horses are needed to fill a ...

Bee’s Little Sister To Qualify Saturday At Big M
May 15  Tomorrow night at the Meadowlands Bee A Magician will once again take on the boys in the $183,650 Cutler Final but earlier that day her younger sister will start in the first qualifier...

Miss Versatility Starts Monday
May 15  The $40,000 first leg of the Miss Versatility Series for trotting mares is slated for Monday night at Mohawk and four of the eight starters are former Ontario Sires Stakes...

Grand River Season Kicks Off June 1
May 15  The first of 49 nights of live harness racing kicks off at Grand River Raceway on June 1. During its 12th season, the Elora, Ontario, oval will race Monday and Wednesday ...

Fireworks & Family Fun Night Tomorrow At Mohawk
May 15  The highly anticipated Fireworks and Family Fun Night returns to Mohawk Racetrack this Saturday and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment for all ages...

Mohawk Qualifying Notes
May 15  A number of last year’s top performers were on hand at Mohawk Racetrack for qualifiers this morning which included a rare appearance by John Campbell to steer a tri...

McIntosh On Camluck: More Lucky Than Smart
May 15  Luck has had little to do with Bob McIntosh’s career, but the much decorated trainer from LaSalle, Ontario, has been around the track long enough to know when fortune ha...

Takter Colts Sweep PaSS
May 14  There were four divisions of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Harrah's Philadelphia on Thursday, each going for a purse of approximately...

McIntosh Calls In Campbell
May 14  Long time friends John Campbell and Bob McIntosh are both Hall of Famers on both sides of the border and have teamed up to win numerous stakes events. They plan to continue...

Ontario-Sired Free For Allers In TVG
May 14  Warrawee Needy and Modern Legend, two of the most successful Ontario Sires Stakes pacing graduates, will square off in Saturday’s $50,000 TVG prep at the Meadowlands...

Mission Brief's Sophomore Season Starts Friday
May 14  “She is her own woman, that is for sure,” said trainer Ron Burke as he described his brilliantly fast, yet quirky world champion Mission Brief. Last year’s champion ...

Lets Drink On It Ready To Party In Cup
May 14  Lets Drink On It can toast to an impressive 2015 so far, finishing no worse than second in four starts and neatly putting away his competition in the second Confederation Cup...

Woodbine Part Of 'Doors Open'
May 14  The highly popular Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf, which offers free and rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings ...

Looking For The Magic To Continue
May 13  Every little thing she does is magic. Or at least it has been so far this season for Bee A Magician. The five-year-old Ontario-sired trotter, who was harness racing’s...

Win 17,000 For Dave Palone
May 13  Already harness racing’s “winningest” driver, Dave Palone reached higher into rare air today at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino when he recorded career win 17,000. The...

Team Burke Poised For Confederation Cup Win
May 13  In virtually every stake race of any significance, an entrant from the Ron Burke stable is present and likely one of the key horses to beat. Sunday's $226,575 Confederation Cup ...

Confederation Cup Drawn
May 13  The draw was conducted this afternoon for the revived Confederation Cup which will go postward on Sunday with a $200,000 purse for the final. Previously contested...

Celebrating Camluck
May 12  Camluck left an indelible mark on the Standardbred breed, but the impact the super sire had on Seelster Farms is immeasurable. “Camluck made Seelster Farms. Without a hesitation...

The Bob McIntosh Two Year Old Squad
May 12  In 1985 Bob McIntosh acquired his Windsor, Ontario, farm so 2015 marks the 30th anniversary for the operation. This winter it was home to 32 two-year-olds as...

World Record For Wiggle It Jiggle It
May 11  George Teague Jr.'s Wiggle It Jiggleit (Montrell Teague) put forth a dazzling world record performance today with a 1:49 win at Harrington Raceway as he remained unbeaten in eight...

In The Arsenal Ready To Rumble
May 11  With a pair of qualifiers under his belt, three-year-old pacing colt In The Arsenal is about to launch is sophomore season. "He's ready to...

Confed Cup Elims To All Bets Off & Lets Drink On It
May 10  All Bets Off and Lets Drink On It scored impressive victories Sunday night at Flamboro Downs in the eliminations for the Confederation Cup. A group of 16 four-year-old ...

PaSS Action At Pocono
May 9  Jim Morrill Jr. took the first two divisions of the $96,000 Pennsylvania All-Stars event for three-year-old colt pacers Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono...

Track Record For Allie Labrook
May 9  Allie Labrook, with trainer, driver Dan Shetler at the lines, re-established the track record for older trotting mares at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday when she powered ...

Bee A Magician Romps In Cutler Prep
May 9  If the first two starts of her 2015 campaign are any indication, the Kadabra daughter Bee A Magician will be a force to be reckoned with once again. On Saturday night at ...

Diplomat Final To J Js Delivery
May 9  J Js Delivery brought his ‘A’ game Saturday night to Mohawk Racetrack to win an action-packed final of The Diplomat. A field of nine three-year-old pacing colts ...

Princess Record For Cast No Shadow In Princess Final
May 9  Cast No Shadow turned in a stakes record performance to win the $59,600 Princess Series final Saturday night at Mohawk. A field of six three-year-old pacing fillies ...

Big M Qualifier Wrap Up
May 9  "Saturday mornings with Myron," known to most as Meadowlands qualifiers, took place this morning under overcast skies with temperatures in the 60s. Mission Brief got back on...

Darling Injured In Training Accident
May 9  Celebrated Ontario trainer Jack Darling is recovering from injuries sustained in a training accident yesterday. "I am home from the hospital now. I have two broken bones in my arm...

Stakes At Big M
May 8  The Grand Circuit took centre stage on Friday night at the Meadowlands. The three-year-old filly pacers contested the $43,106 W.N. Reynolds Memorial. On paper it was...

Darling Upbeat On Two Year Olds
May 8  Jack Darling is less than enamored with his collection of returning three-year-olds but is more than a little enthusiastic about his group of two-year-olds this spring...

Hot Shot Blue Chip Is Back
May 8  Hot Shot Blue Chip has returned. Where he goes from here remains to be seen, but trainer Jonas Czernyson is happy to have the mercurial trotter back in his barn. It is a much better place...

Mohawk Qualifier Report
May 8  Thinking Out Loud made a triumphant return to racing this morning at Mohawk, winning his qualifier in 1:52.1 over Winds Of Change and Daddy Warbucks. It was the first start for the...

Lawson Takes Over CEO Role At WEG
May 8  The Board of Directors of Woodbine Entertainment Group today announced the appointment of Jim Lawson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Lawson held the position of...

Doyle To Fort Erie
May 8  Shannon 'Sugar' Doyle gets around. The race announcer started his career in his native PEI and then spent several years calling Thoroughbred and Standardbred races in Alberta, then...

Select Yearling Sale Date Changes
May 8  The schedule for the 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale has been changed slightly from what was originally planned. The auction will now begin on Monday, October 5 and ...

Lets Drink On A Confederation Cup
May 7  Tyler Smith says pacer Lets Drink On It has grown up and matured a good deal since last season. It’s not unlike the way the 22-year-old driver describes himself, too...

Clinton Raceway Kicks Off Season May 17
May 7  Clinton Raceway will kick off its 2015 live racing season with a bang on Sunday, May 17 and look to carry that momentum right through its closing Legends' Day card on Labour Day ...

Fully Loaded Wakizashi Hanover Giving Maritimers A Blast
May 7  After more than 40 years of “dabbling” in harness racing, Nova Scotia’s Bruce Kennedy figured time was of the essence if he was ever going to find a big time stakes horse...

More Champs On The Return
May 7  A pair of top free for all performers, a trotter and a pacer, along with last year’s Battle Of Waterloo champion, will make their 2015 debuts in qualifying races tomorrow morning ...

Confederation Cup Elims Drawn
May 6  A group of 16 four-year-old pacers will go postward Sunday at Flamboro Downs in a pair of eliminations for the $200,000 (added) Confederation Cup on Sunday, May 17...

Loucks Chopping Locks For Charity
May 6  Kawartha Downs’ race announcer Evan Loucks is participating in a Guinness world record attempt for the number of heads shaved simultaneously on May 16 at the Peterborough...

Artspeak & Mission Brief To Try Again
May 6  Two of last year’s stars, Mission Brief and Artspeak, miscued in their first qualifying efforts of 2015 and will attempt to redeem themselves on Saturday morning at the ...

Luc Blais And His Bluebood Two Year Olds
May 5  Every trainers wants to have at least one signature horse in their lifetime and for Luc Blais that has been Intimidate . . . at least to this point of his career. Intimidate, a $1.2 million earning...

Murderers Row Ready To Kill In Simpson Memorial
May 5  Murderers Row is ready to step to the plate. Or, perhaps more accurately for a harness racing horse, step to the gate. Murderers Row is one of nine three-year-old filly ...

New Career For Perfect Man
May 5  "Perfect Man is such an amazing horse. There could be all sorts of commotion around him and he'd be like, 'Where's my next carrot coming from?'" said Howard Ouriel, owner o...

OSS Yearling Nominations Due May 15
May 5  Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed in mid-April according to the information in the...

Queen Bee Takes On The Boys
May 5  Bee A Magician, arguably the best Ontario-sired trotting mare of all time, has a major challenge for her second 2015 on Saturday night at the Meadowlands in the $50,000...

Covert Operative Wins Tie Silk In Photo Finish
May 4  Covert Operative tracked down a drifting out Hemi Seelster to win the Tie Silk final tonight at Mohawk Racetrack. A field of 10 three-year-old trotting colts...

Meadows' Preferred To Tall Cotton
May 4  Former Ontario regular Tall Cotton lulled the field with a sleepy second quarter, then scorched the back half in :56 to capture today's $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred...

Rekila's Feeling Pays Off
May 4  Riina Rekila cannot explain it, but something compelled her to make her first trip to New Jersey to drive in a race with E L Love in the Lady Suffolk Stakes. Whatever forces were at work...

Juanitas Fury Returns
May 4  Juanitas Fury, one of the top rookie trotting fillies in Ontario last season, made her 2015 debut in the final qualifier of the day this morning at Mohawk which she won in ...

Donnie Graham Passes
May 4  Ontario harness racing has lost a long time friend with the passing of Donnie Graham who passed away suddenly but peacefully at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday...

Looking Hanover Retired
May 4  Millionaire Looking Hanover, who hails from one of Ontario's top trotting families of all time, has been retired at the age of 10. The son of...

Mitchell On Racing's Future
May 4  Western Fair District's Chief Executive Officer Hugh Mitchell, one of the architects of the Standardbred Alliance in Ontario, recently wrote an article sharing his vision of what racing will look like in 20 years...

Tracks Records Set On Miami Closer
May 3  Grand Circuit action produced two new track records on closing day of the 2015 meet at Miami Valley Raceway. Reigning older Mare Trotter of the Year Classic Martine ...

Bee A Magician Sets Track Record In 2015 Debut
May 2  Ontario-sired stars captured both of Yonker's co-featured $42,000 Opens on Saturday night as season-debuting Bee A Magician (Brian Sears) and Michaels Power (Dan Dube) both ...

The Diplomat Second Round Contested
May 2  The Wayfaring Man and Star Cover scored round two victories in The Diplomat series Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. A total of 12 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings...

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns In Style
May 2  When last seen on the racetrack, Wiggle It Jiggleit was dominating the final of the William “Buddy” Gilmour at the Meadowlands in mid-March. The three-year-old gelded...

Meadows Maturity To Meladys Monet
May 2  Meladys Monet bounced back from a 55 length loss to capture the inaugural $62,100 The Meadows Maturity for stallions and geldings today at The Meadows and reclaim his spot ...

Habitat Makes Triumphant Return In Dexter Cup
May 2  Habitat made life easy for driver Yannick Gingras in today’s $133,170 Dexter Cup, taking the lead after the first turn and cruising to an open length win over Divisionist in 1:56.4...

EL Love & Northern Obsession Win Lady Suffolk Splits
May 2  EL Love, with Ontario trainer Riini Rekila in the bike, was a wire-to-wire winner and Northern Obsession tipped out three-wide in the stretch to win their respective $35,750...

Skippin By Returns
May 2  Skippin By, the leading money winner in the Ontario Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing filly division, made her 2015 debut at Miami Valley on Friday night in the Mares ...

Horse Supply A Concern As Bangor Opens
May 2  Bangor Raceway will start its season later today and their situation is much like in Ontario in terms of horse supply. “We’ve got a good supply of drivers. Right now it’s a little shaky on the horse supply...

Totally Rusty Shines At Big M
May 1  Delaware champion Totally Rusty brought her act to New Jersey on Friday and the Queen of the First State made quite an impression on the locals with a career-best 1:50.3...

Maplelea Returns To Winning Ways
May 1  Maplelea got back to her winning ways with an impressive 1:51.4 victory in round two of the Princess Series tonight at Mohawk Racetrack. A competitive field of six contested...

56 Remain NA Cup Eligible
May 1  The Pepsi North America Cup is less than two months away and the connections of 56 sophomore pacing colts and geldings have made the latest sustaining payment...

Jk Shesalady Wins First Qualifier Of The Year
May 1  This morning's qualifiers at the Meadowlands saw the return of the 2014 Horse of the Year on both sides of the border, JK Shesalady, her full brother JK Endofanera, as well as...

Parade Of Champions In Mohawk Qualifiers
May 1  A myriad of top performers from 2014, including many of the leading Ontario Sires Stakes horses from last season, were on display in qualifiers this morning at...

Brown's BFFs Start Side By Side In Noble Memorial
May 1  Whatever successes Colors A Virgin, Candys A Virgin, and Fits Well enjoy individually this season, they could have each other to thank for it. The three four-year-old female...

Daylon Miracle Leads Ontario-Sired Mares In MV Distaff
May 1  There are five Ontario-sired mares entered into Sunday’s $86,500 Miami Valley Distaff trot led by Daylon Miracle fresh off her victory in the inaugural Meadows Maturity...

Celias Counsel To Magic Shelley
May 1  Magic Shelley overcame traffic trouble around the final turn to win the Celias Counsel series final Thursday night at Mohawk Racetrack. A field of ten three-year-old...

Changes To Kawartha Training Schedule, Schoolers Added
Apr 30  Kawartha Downs’ horse people are advised that training at the track this Saturday, May 2, has had to be cancelled due to a conflict. Training resumes next week on a Monday...

Government Needs To Act Now On Racing
Apr 30  “I would like to see the government re-engage the industry on what they need to not only start to rebuild the industry, to allow it to become competitive with other states in North America that have implemented the exact same program that we’ve killed here in Ontario...

Undefeated E L Love Among Lady Suffolk Starters
Apr 30  The royally bred E L Love will be trucking from her Ontario base to Freehold Raceway this weekend for the first of two divisions of the Lady Suffolk. Her trainer, Riina Rekila...

This Revenge Still Going
Apr 30  It was announced earlier this week that the television show Revenge has been cancelled but the trotter named for the program, OSS graduate Windsun Revenge, is still going strong and will...

Former Standardbred Groom's Derby Hopeful
Apr 30  “He was kind of the Clint Eastwood of Standardbred trainers. He didn’t say anything, he didn’t like anybody, didn’t talk to anybody, but for some reason he liked me, and I got...

Molson Pace Plans Progressing
Apr 29  Canada’s first major event of the season for older pacers, the $150,000 Molson Pace, is just over a month away and the folks at The Raceway in London are finalizing plans...

Burke Discusses Habitat
Apr 29  Habitat enters this season playing second fiddle to stablemate Mission Brief, but he will be the first three-year-old trotter from trainer Ron Burke’s stable to venture onto the road...

OSS Stars On The Return Road
Apr 29  Many of the top performers in last year's Ontario Sires Stakes program, several of its successful graduates, along with Hes Watching and Vegas Vacations, will be...

Bee A Magician's 2015 Debut Saturday
Apr 29  Bee A Magician, perhaps the best Ontario-sired trotting mare of all time, will make her first 2015 start on Saturday at Yonkers in the $42,000...

Mosquito Blue Chip Ready To Sting
Apr 29  Rivals might consider her a pest, but Mosquito Blue Chip has brought nothing but joy to co-owner John Swider. Swider, who lives in Atlanta and travels regularly to watch...

The Stars Will Shine Friday At Big M
Apr 29  JK Shesalady, Market Share, Mission Brief, In The Arsenal, Pinkman, JK Endofanera, Muscle Diamond, Weeper, Father Patrick, Lyons Levi Lewis, French Laundry, Smexi, Speak To Me...

Steacy Has Hopes For This Team
Apr 28  With a team of 23 two-year-olds Mark Steacy had plenty to keep him busy over the winter months unlike his chosen hockey team, the Toronto Maple Leafs. Based at Lansdowne...

Windsor Raceway Owners Apply To Demolish Site
Apr 28  The owners of Windsor Raceway, which hasn't hosted harness racing since 2012, have applied to for demolition permits to take down all of the buildings on the site...

A Closer Look At Century Opener
Apr 28  Horse Racing Alberta has compiled a wonderful video feature on the opening of Century Downs in Calgary last weekend. Many of the horse people who will be racing at the new ...

Pena Plans Appeal
Apr 27  Earlier today trainer Lou Pena was fined $343,400 and suspended for three years for a total of 1,717 equine drug regulations. “We are pleased that this case...

Tioga Downs Readies For Opening
Apr 27  Final preparations are in place for the 2015 live harness racing season at Tioga Downs, as the Southern Tier racetrack is due to commence its tenth Standardbred meet this ...

Dragon Again's Book Closed
Apr 27  Sugar Valley Farm and the Dragon Again Syndicate have announced that Dragon Again’s book is full and closed for 2015. Sire of the richest pacer ever, Foiled Again...

More On Century Downs' Opening
Apr 27  “This is going to bring a lot of horsemen here, a lot of new faces from Ontario and the States. It’s going to be good for Calgary and Western Canada," said Travis Cullen on the opening...

Sundon Put Down
Apr 26  Sundon, one of the most influential stallions of all time down under, was humanely put down yesterday after suffering from arthritis and laminitis. He was 29...

Diplomat Series Kicks Off
Apr 25  J Js Delivery shot up the rail late to pull off a 23/1 upset in the first leg of The Diplomat Saturday night at Mohawk. A field of nine three-year-old pacing colts and geldings...

Etruscan Hanover Sets Stakes Record
Apr 25  The conditions might have been a bit chilly, but Etruscan Hanover was sizzling Saturday night to a Don Mills stakes record at Mohawk. A field of eight four- and five...

Pocono Feature To Sparky Mark
Apr 25  Sparky Mark, the next-to-longest shot in the field, made every pole a winning one in the $25,000 winners over pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night...

Grand Circuit Kicks Off At Big M
Apr 25  The Grand Circuit season at Meadowlands Racetrack got underway Saturday with a bit of a surprise. Dismissed at 24-1, Fast Movin Train scored the upset in the $47,306 W.N. Reynolds ...

Domethatagain Takes Levy Final
Apr 25  Domethatagain and driver Daniel Dube waited patiently for the last few yards of racing room to get ahead of the field to win the $529,000 George Morton Levy Series final for older pacers...

The Stars Shine In Big M Qualifiers
Apr 25  Some of harness racing’s biggest stars, including five Dan Patch Award winners, were in qualifier action this morning at the Meadowlands Racetrack, where they were greeted by an ...

Ontario-Bred Takes Meadows' Maturity
Apr 25  Ontario-bred Daylon Miracle stalked 2014 Trotter of the Year Shake It Cerry from the pocket, then blew by the champ in the Lightning Lane to pull off a 5-1 upset in Friday’s inaugural...

Century Downs Opens Today
Apr 25  “I think the horsemen have to go out and market themselves more than they ever have and have to make themselves available to the public. Maybe we have to do some handicapping...

Open Mares Deliver A Thriller
Apr 24  For the past two weeks, Inittowinafortune has chased Radar Contact from the pocket and each time she came up short. That changed Friday night at the Meadowlands as the...

Another Win For Jugette Champ
Apr 24  Colors A Virgin notched her second consecutive victory at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino after she effortlessly captured the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace ...

Yonkers' Friday Feature To Dune In Red
Apr 24  Pole-assigned Dune In Red (Tyler Buter) held off the cavalry Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s featured $31,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Handicap Pace. After seeing ...

Moonlit Dance Impressive In Princess
Apr 24  Moonlit Dance and James MacDonald made a bold statement with a 1:52 victory in the opening leg of the Princess Series Friday nigh at Mohawk Racetrack. Just a single $20,000 ...

Foiled Again, Luck Be Withyou & Bolt The Duer Meet
Apr 24  For the first time since 2009 Foiled Again will not be starting in the George Morton Levy Final at Yonkers. Instead harness racing's richest performer will race at Pocono on...

Standardbred Alliance Report
Apr 24  The Standardbred Alliance today declared that significant wagering growth, stable purses and integrated marketing efforts from the first year of operation are showing signs...

Top OSS Performers Returning
Apr 24  Several of last year’s leading Ontario Sires Stakes performers, including two O’Brien Award winners, earned their first 2015 charted line in qualifying races at Mohawk Racetrack ...

Divisionist Ready For Dexter Cup
Apr 23  With his first career win now under his belt, Divisionist heads to Saturday’s Dexter Cup elimination at Freehold Raceway looking to build on his success. And trainer/driver Charlie Norris...

Second Round Of Celias Counsel
Apr 23  The second leg of the Celias Counsel series Thursday night at Mohawk saw a repeat winner and a filly break her maiden. A pair $15,000 divisions were contested...

Wellwood To Waterloo Hall Of Fame
Apr 23  The late William (Bill) Wellwood, largely regarded as one of Canada's most respected harness horsemen of all time, will be inducted posthumously into the Waterloo Region Hall ...

Dexter Cup Elims Drawn
Apr 22  A field of eight horses will race for a purse of $44,400 in the 10th race, the three-year-old Dexter Cup elimination, on Saturday at Freehold Raceway. A total of 12 horses...

Camille To Retire After Matchmaker
Apr 22  Camille has made more than a million dollars on the racetrack thanks to her tenaciousness, which trainer Ron Burke deems priceless. He hopes the mare passes that quality ...

P H Supercam Looks For Levy Sweep
Apr 22  Ontario is well represented in 2015’s first two major stakes, the $529,000 Levy final for open pacers and its distaff counterpart the $261,000 Blue Chip Matchmaker final at...

Talent Laden Qualifiers Saturday At Big M
Apr 22  Last year’s North America Cup and Metro final winners, the Ontario-sired 2013 Horse of the Year in North America, the 2012 Hambletonian winner and multiple Breeders Crown winners...

Gratien Deschenes Passes
Apr 21  Long time Standardbred owner and breeder Gratien Deschenes, best known for selecting and developing the outstanding trotting mare Grades Singing, passed away in a Quebec...

Shake It Cerry Ready For 2015 Season
Apr 21  Shake It Cerry, the 2014 Dan Patch Award Trotter of the Year, is ready to shake off the rust and begin a new campaign. The four-year-old...

P H Supercam Draws Post Eight In Levy Final
Apr 21  The post position gods gazed at P H Supercam and mocked him. Defending George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series champ? Don’t care. Won all four of his series starts...

Where Is Rosie?
Apr 21  When the entries came out for The Meadows Maturity this week one name noticeably absent was Canada's Three Year Old Filly Trotter of the Year. Riveting Rosie instead...

Scott McEneny A Bettors Man
Apr 20  Finding a pair of two-year-olds by Bettors Delight in the barn of Scott McEneny hardly comes as a surprise given that it was he who raced the $2.5 million earner...

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