Luck O The Irish Edges Hemi Seelster At Yonkers
Feb 18  Former rivals on the Ontario Sires Stakes circuit, the now five-year-old sons of Holiday Road, Luck O The Irish and Hemi Seelster, faced off again tonight in the $39,000 Preferred...

Our Sky Major N & McNair Star At Woodbine
Feb 18  Our Sky Major N gave Duane Marfisi his first win since his return to the WEG circuit and Doug McNair one of three wins on tonight’s program at Woodbine...


Rock Of Cashel & Caviart Luca Star At Yonkers
Feb 18  It was the old double-nickle Saturday night as a pair of fives took down Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 co-featured Open Handicaps. Ontario-sired Rock Of Cashel...

Buffalo Open To Itsonlyrocknroll A
Feb 18  A break at the start looked like it might have doomed the chances of Itsonlyrocknroll A in Buffalo Raceway's $10,000 Open Pace tonight but in the end, he had the remaining ...


Miami Open To Latest Desire Again
Feb 18  Latest Desire made it three-in-a-row in O-hi-o tonight at Miami Valley Raceway, capturing the $22,000 Open I Pace again despite being assigned the outermost post...

Dapper Dude & Mykindachip In Fastest Deadheat
Feb 18  Mykindachip was wearing down the leader on the inside. Dapper Dude was rallying furiously on the outside to erase a four length deficit. When they hit the wire in today's ...

Campbell Wraps Up Northlands Meet With Hat Trick
Feb 18  Brandon Campbell secured the drivers’ title at Northlands Park with a three win showing on the final card of the winter meet this afternoon. Campbell’s first win came in ...


Pride Of PEI Wins At Woodbine
Feb 18  There was a lot of cheering in PEI this past Thursday night when Dusty Lane Zendaya made her first start in the big leagues, at Woodbine, a winning one. The three-year-old...

Flamboro's Card Cancelled
Feb 18  Flamboro Downs has cancelled tonight's race card due to poor track conditions...

The Wellwood Tradition Continues
Feb 18  William Wellwood accomplished much with his thoughtful attention to detail as a trainer and harness horseman, quite enough to be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing...


The Raceway's Awards Photos
Feb 18  Photos from last weekend's awards banquet at The Raceway at Western Fair District which recognized the top performers over the 2016 racing season are now available...

Masse Stable Sweeps Fraser Stakes
Feb 17  Fraser Downs was able to conduct racing Friday night after several cancellations and four-year-olds from the Serge Masse stable owned by Lucy Raymond of Edmonton captured both...

Win 30 For Waasmula
Feb 17  The classy pacing mare Waasmula found the winner’s circle for the first time in 2017 and the 30th time of her career tonight at Woodbine Racetrack. The nine-year-old daughter...


Travis Henry On A Roll
Feb 17  Up and coming driver Travis Henry was on a roll tonight at The Raceway at Western Fair District. He got the ball started with an impressive four length win with Island Blue...

Rose Run Parker Wins At Big M
Feb 17  Rose Run Parker, the two-time Indiana Sire Stakes champion, was a dominant winner at the Meadowlands in his 2017 debut. Rose Run Parker was bet down to...

Team McEneny's Two Year Olds
Feb 17  Scott McEneny is a man reborn. Last year was a rebound season for the Waterdown, Ontario, horseman fashioning a stable...

Noone To Depend On Returns With A Win
Feb 17  After a four week absence, Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Noone To Depend On returned to the winner’s circle following tonight's $22,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at...

Update On Sam McKee
Feb 17  Sam is moving forward with his race to recovery. He settled in to a wonderful rehab facility this week and it's going to keep him very busy. The staff is incredible and he...

Bedroomconfessions Wins Open With Ease
Feb 17  Bedroomconfessions (Scott Zeron) gave noone else a shot tonight, easily winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Bedroomconfessions ...

Four Straight For Perfect Rendition
Feb 17  Life is just 'perfect' right now for Perfect Rendition at Buffalo Raceway as he kept his record unblemished there with an easy win in the featured $10,000 Open trot in 2:01.1 over the sloppy ...

Peter Lyons Passes
Feb 17  Peter Lyons, a regular trainer and owner at Kawartha Downs during the 1970s and ‘80s, passed away on February 11. He was 80. Pete was best known for his two pacers...

Northlands Meet Ends Saturday
Feb 17  A reminder that the current winter meet at Northlands Park will end tomorrow. Harness racing will begin at Century Downs on March 18. The final race on the nine race card features ...

Hemi Seelster & Luck O The Irish In Yonkers Preferred
Feb 17  Hemi Seelster and Luck O The Irish, two five-year-old sons of Hoiday Road, faced each other during their two- and three-year-old seasons in the Ontario Sires Stakes and now the pair will square off again...

Taylor Responds To Glaucine Tests
Feb 17  Howard Taylor, a racehorse owner and lawyer, issued the following statement today in response to yesterday's ...

McIntosh Guest Speaker In PEI
Feb 17  Bob McIntosh, the most decorated of all Canadian harness trainers and a Hall of Famer on both sides of the border, will be the guest speaker at the PEI Standardbred Horse Owners' ...

2017 Standardbred Horse Show Dates
Feb 17  The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2017 show dates have been announced as July 16 and September 3. Both shows, which showcase the versatility...

OPP Vs Trivia Team At Grand River
Feb 17  Grand River Raceway's harness racing season doesn't start for a few months but there's lots of action at the Elora facility. On February 25 they are hosting Grand Trivia Night in partnership...

$20,000 Guarantee At The Meadows Tomorrow
Feb 17  Tomorrow The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will offer a $20,000 total-pool guarantee for its Pick 5 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering...

Packed Saturday Card At Big M
Feb 17  The Meadowlands will host a dozen races on Saturday night, featuring a cracker-jack field of 10 in the seventh race, a condition/optional claiming pace for a purse of $15,000...

Brett Miller Sweeps Finals
Feb 16  Brett Miller stole the show on a cold, windy night at the Meadowlands tonight, winning four of the night’s nine races including both Dash For the G-Notes series finals...

Always At My Place Scores Dover Feature
Feb 16  Always At My Place made his first visit to Dover Downs a winning one having just enough to nip Cajon Lightning by a short nose in the $30,000 Preferred Handicap in 1:51.1...

Milestone For McClure
Feb 16  Driver Bob McClure, who won more races in Canada last year than any other pilot, was celebrated tonight at Flamboro Downs for reaching 1,500 wins ...

Stakes Finals Friday At Fraser
Feb 16  Fraser Downs and The Raceway in London have been the tracks hardest hit by cancellations due to track conditions this winter. It especially played havoc with the $30,000 Stake finals ...

AGCO Report To Date
Feb 16  The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario this afternoon released the ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ Findings Report. The report presents a summary of the...

Major Athens Romps In Debut
Feb 16  Major Athens made his first start for new trainer Jeff Gillis an impressive one this afternoon in a qualifier at Woodbine which he won by an easy 11 lengths in 1:57.2. Finishing second...

How VLTs Saved NY Horse Racing
Feb 16  "If you and four friends had $20,000. The best thing to do is to get together, each kick in $4,000 and buy a $20,000 claimer and race it at Yonkers Racetrack. The purses are so good...

New York Cracks Down On Glaucine
Feb 16  Former Ontario Sires Stakes winner Rubber Duck is one of several horses disqualified due to positives for glaucine according to a release issued today by the New York State...

Youngsters To Qualify At Pompano For Henry
Feb 16  Like many of his fellow Ontario trainers, Wayne Henry has spent the winter in Florida prepping his stock, four of which are scheduled to qualify on Saturday morning at Pompano...

Mach It A Par Returns Friday
Feb 16  When harness racing trainer Rich Banca purchased the Mach Three daughter Mach It A Par sight unseen last winter, he thought he was getting a mare who knew how to win and who c...

Goshen Sale On September 10
Feb 16  The third annual Goshen Yearling Sale has been scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, NY. Goshen Yearling Sale...

Wild Wanda Edges Godiva Seelster
Feb 15  Wild Wanda, overlooked in the wagering at 7 to 1, sprung a mild upset at Pompano Park tonight, edging by a game Godiva Seelster, the 6 to 5 second choice, with a...

Strong Blooded Horse Sale
Feb 15  The 54th Annual Blooded Horse Winter Sale held February 13 and 14 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio, was the strongest in recent history. The mild...

Tetrick Makes First 2017 Starts Winners
Feb 15  In his first 2017appearance at a racetrack, Tim Tetrick had a full day. He drove four winners in qualifiers and added three more on the evening card at Dover Downs...

Rookie Training Videos Start With Blake Macintosh
Feb 15  A new year of two-year-olds in training reports commences today with a session with trainer Blake Macintosh of Cambridge, Ontario. Based at Meadowbranch Training ...

Who Says That A Winner At Buffalo
Feb 15  Who Says That skimmed the pylons and that ground saving journey proved to be the difference in the $10,000 Open Pace for the mares on a snowy evening at Buffalo Raceway...

Newcomers Join Dover's Preferred
Feb 15  Three hard-hitting new faces drew outside posts in this week’s top event, the $30,000 Preferred Handicap pace tomorrow at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Weaver Bruscemi...

More On Sale Unification
Feb 15  "The Forest City, some would consider the leading yearling sale in Canada. But now in partnership with Standardbred Canada it surely will be no question. It probably makes ...

Barn Girl Slays The Boys
Feb 15  The only mare in the field, Barn Girl stalked TSM Photo Bugger from the pocket, then blew by in the lane to capture today's $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows...

Missile J On A Roll For New Connections
Feb 15  John McGill hopes a missile can help take him to new heights. McGill and Brian Carsey share ownership of Missile J, who they purchased for $115,000 at the Tattersalls January...

Major Athens Debuts For New Barn
Feb 15  Major Athens, a winner of $653,525 to date in his career, will make his debut for new trainer Jeff Gillis in tomorrow’s qualifiers at Woodbine. It will be the first start for the seven-year-old...

Millionaires Qualify, King Stable Dominates
Feb 15  The 2015 North America Cup Winner Wakizashi Hanover and 2012 Hambletonian winner Market Share both qualified this morning at Dover Downs where performers from the Jim King...

Alagna Joins Harness Live This Week
Feb 15  Meadowlands Harness Live, the one hour live broadcast that airs Thursdays on SNY at 9:30 p.m. returns this week after last week’s snowstorm forced a cancellation...

Grundy Remembered At Cal-Expo
Feb 15  Grundy is a well known named in harness racing in Alberta and California and on Friday night the feature at Cal Expo is named for Jim Grundy, a fixture in California racing...

Sturgeon Seelster & Cabo Real Star In Florida
Feb 14  Two pacers with ties to Ontario and Alberta helped Sabrina Clevenger and Laurie Poulin win their respective Sweetheart races featuring female drivers on Valentine's night at Pompano ...

Valentine's Day Feature To Enhance Your Mind
Feb 14  Enhance Your Mind, guided by Vic Kirby, returned to the winner’s circle today, taking the $20,000 Valentine’s Day Mares Open pace at Dover Downs. Kirby left fast with the improving...

Thursday's Big M Card, A Week Later
Feb 14  Thursday night's Meadowlands card was carried over intact from last week when Winter Storm Niko forced cancellation of the live racing program. Featured are a pair of finals...

No Breaking Bad For This Walter White
Feb 14  The $22,000 Open Trot at Miami Valley this afternoon produced the third different winner over the last three weeks when Walter White (Trace Tetrick) found room along the pylons to zoom...

Gritty Win For Unefoisdansmavie
Feb 14  Unefoisdansmavie made it two straight at The Meadows when she converted a gritty uncovered move to victory in today’s $13,800 featured trot for fillies and mares...

Tirade Hanover Goes For Fourth Straight
Feb 14  Tirade Hanover, a son of one of Ontario's newest trotting stallions, Crazed, puts a three race winning streak on the line in tomorrow's $20,000 Open Trot at Dover which also sees Tim Tetrick ...

The Raceway Cancels Tonight's Card
Feb 14  Track officials at The Raceway have been forced to cancel tonight’s program of racing due to rapidly deteriorating track conditions caused by sun and unseasonably warm temperatures...

Morrisville Sale On September 17
Feb 14  Morrisville College announced today that their annual yearling sale will be held on Sunday, September 17 beginning at 12:00 noon. The New York breeding and racing...

One Yearling Sale For Ontario
Feb 14  The formal announcement was made today regarding combining the last two yearling sales in Ontario into one entity which will be known as The London Selected Yearling Sale...

Longshots Rule In LC At Miami
Feb 13  A pair of longshots prevailed in second round Survivor Series action for $5,000 claiming mares at Miami Valley this afternoon. The top five finishers from each $7,500 split will return...

Seven Of 13 For Hall At The Meadows
Feb 13  Medusa zipped to the front for Tony Hall and made a shambles of the race, opening a six length lead in the stretch before gearing down and capturing today's $18,000...

Go Fund Me For Tanya Mitchell
Feb 13  As many horse people in Ontario are aware, long time caretaker Tanya Mitchell has been sidelined by a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Trainer Ryan Maxwell has started a Go Fund Me Page...

WEG's February 15 Stakes Deadline
Feb 13  A reminder from WEG that their stakes deadlines have changed this year. No longer are the deadlines spread out - all of the stakes have nomination deadlines of this Wednesday, February 15...

Ontario-Sired Performers Help Hennessey
Feb 13  Hall of Famer Wally Hennessey dominated last night’s racing at Pompano Park. The PEI native drove in eight races, winning six with half of those Ontario-sired performers...

Nuncio Honoured In Sweden
Feb 13  Nuncio, who was bred by Russell Williams of Hanover Shoe Farms, and raced in North America for his two- and three-year-old seasons, was named Sweden’s Horse of the Year for 2016 at...

Audio Of Webinar Released
Feb 13  This afternoon Ontario Racing released the audio version of the webinar they hosted on Friday regarding the long term funding for the industry and the letter of intent...

Miller On Representing USA In WDC
Feb 13  “This is a great honour and I’m very excited. That’s so cool, to get to wear the red, white and blue colours. Obviously I would love to win. I think it’s also a great opportunity to face...

McKee Update
Feb 13  The family of Sam McKee have provided another update on his condition as he recovers from a stroke on February 2 as follows: Sam has reached another recovery milestone ...

Pauly Suksiri Passes
Feb 12  Anyone who has raced horses in Ontario is familiar with long time caretaker Pauly Suksiri who passed away last week after a battle with stomach cancer. "Pauly worked in the Ontario ...

Prix De France To Bold Eagle
Feb 12  Bold Eagle continued his dominance of the European trotting scene winning today's $425,000 Prix de France at Vincennes in Paris. Franck Nivard was up behind Bold Eagle as usual ...

Battin & Nadia Can Go Headline The Raceway Awards
Feb 11  Longtime local horseman Ross Battin and pacing mare Nadia Can Go were the headliners at tonight’s awards banquet at The Raceway at Western Fair District which celebrated...

Bit Of A Legend Back At Yonkers
Feb 11  Bit Of A Legend N, last season’s winner of Yonkers Raceway’s George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series, returned to the scene of his greatest triumph for a first 2017 sighting...

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