Filion To Join Palone For 15,000th Win
Mar 25  When Dave Palone achieves career win 15,000 at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, one of his biggest fans will be there to congratulate him. Herve Filion, who holds the North American...

Real Nice Begins Defense Of Levy Series Title In Style
Mar 24  The grown-ups came out to play Saturday night with Yonkers Raceway beginning its George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series. A half-dozen $50,000 divisions comprised the first leg...


Public Choices Prevail In Spring Pacing Championship
Mar 24  The 2012 edition of the Spring Pacing Championship for open pacers kicked off on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with a pair of $50,000 tests, and favourites Golden Receiver and Sparky Mark won...

Picking Up Right Where He Left Off
Mar 24  San Pail was all business in his 2012 debut, which came in Saturday night's lone $50,000 division of the first leg of the Glorys Comet Trotting Series at Woodbine Racetrack...


R Raised Emotions Rolls In Born To Trot Final
Mar 24  R Raised Emotions, who won his division of the first round of the Born To Trot Trotting Series at Kawartha Downs, skipped last week's second leg. He was back for the $23,800 final, though...

Sub-1:50 Performance Turned In By Bet On Him
Mar 24  Bet On Him picked up a new speed badge of 1:49.4 after emerging with the victory in the $17,000 invitational handicap pace on Saturday night at Balmoral Park...

Mark It On Ice Splashes To Tally At Buffalo Raceway
Mar 24  Mark It On Ice, a five-year old Shark St Partners gelding out of the Western Hanover mare Imhappy N Heslucky, won the $10,000 Open Pace in 1:58.1, over a sloppy track...


A Night To Remember For John Campagnuolo
Mar 24  Avid horse owner and amateur driving enthusiast John Campagnuolo of Loxahatchee, Florida, had a dream night he won't soon forget on Saturday evening, March 24...

Daylon Magician To Qualify
Mar 24  Millionaire trotter Daylon Magician is about to return racing according to Komoka, Ontario breeder/owner/trainer Dave Lemon. The four-year-old Kadabra son will qualify on Thursday...

Kandor Hanover Passes Half Million
Mar 24  One of the more intriguing stories this year, other than Ontario's Liberal government, has been that of trotting mare Kandor Hanover. A journeyman-like performer for co-owner John Burns...


Open House At Sugar Valley Farm
Mar 24  Sugar Valley Farm will host an open house and stallion parade on Saturday (March 31) from 2-4 p.m. There will be two parades - one at 2:30 p.m. and the other at 3:30 p.m...

No Strings Attached For 'Air Guitar'
Mar 24  Air Guitar Hanover will make her Canadian debut in the opening round of the inaugural edition of the Blossom Pacing Series Monday evening at Woodbine...

See You At Peelers Scores Off The Shelf
Mar 23  She was both the star attraction and the biggest question entering Yonkers Raceway's Blue Chip Matchmaker for open pacing mares. Friday night featured the four-year-old debut...


Lone Three-Year-Old Nets Night Styles Title
Mar 23  Gottaseeaboutagirl defeated a field of older rivals in Friday night's $46,000 Night Styles Series final at Meadowlands Racetrack, picking up a new lifetime mark of 1:51.3...

Winning It Repeats In Series Action At The Meadows
Mar 23  Undeterred by post seven, Winning It powered to the front and drew off to capture her second straight series win in Friday’s Donna Dunn Memorial Pace at The Meadows...

$415,000 Yearling Buy Victorious At Rideau Carleton
Mar 23  Capo Dolce, who topped the 2008 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale when he sold for $415,000, was a winner in his division of the second round of the Raindrop Series on Friday night...

Amazon Art Leads All The Way
Mar 23  Amazon Art went right down the road to post a 1:55.2 victory in the $15,000 preferred-2 pace, the featured race on Friday night's 12-dash program at Flamboro Downs...

Fifty Two Finn Is Number One At Buffalo Raceway
Mar 23  Fifty Two Finn, a 12-year-old Movie Mogul bay horse, won the $10,000 open trot in 1:59.1 for owner Ronald Stebbins of Rochester, New York, at Buffalo Raceway Friday night...

Hoosier Park Meet Opens This Week
Mar 23  The stage is set for the 19th Standardbred season opener at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. The 80-day meet will kick off on Tuesday, March 27 with 13 races on the card...

Spring Survivor Series To Start Next Week
Mar 23  Meadowlands Racetrack will hold the first round of its Spring Survivor Series for trotters and pacers next week. The trotting series begins Friday, March 30, with the entry box closing...

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Two-Year-Olds In Training
 
Mark Ford
Two-Year-Olds In Training

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  • February 2012
    Let The Games Begin
    While The Game Plan and Prestidigitator have very different personalities, they emerged from last year as the dominant colts in the two-year-old trotting ranks in Ontario and their trainers hope that rivalry continues during their sophomore campaigns.
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  • February 2012
    Trotting To New Heights
    Tom Durand is a licensed pilot, a computer programmer and an astute horseman whose success with trotters stems from paying attention to what they tell him.

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  • February 2012
    The Simply Perfect Horse
    Trainer Sam DePinto has a number of different adjectives he uses to describe his star pacer We Will See including: perfect, simple, gorgeous and the Rodney Dangerfield of racing. His admiration is certainly understandable given how the horse has performed.
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  • February 2012
    A Conversation With Bruce Saunders
    Trainer Bruce Saunders reflects on the career of his champion pacer Rock N Roll Heaven and buying his half-brother for $450,000 last fall.

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  • February 2012
    The View Downunder
    Southern Hemisphere racing has been dominated by the pacing horse but that is slowly changing. Interest in trotters is advancing and with more money hitting the table it appears to be destined for some big days ahead.
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