Qualifying conditions were less than ideal Friday morning (October 31) at Mohawk Racetrack, but that didn’t stop a pair of the continent’s top three-year-olds from putting in solid qualifying efforts over the Campbellville, Ont. racecourse.
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Hundreds of people converged at Mohawk Racetrack on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to two harness racing icons, first cousins Keith and Ron Waples. The event also served as a fundraiser for Paige and Paula Austin, the young daughters of talented and well-liked trainer Mark Austin who passed away suddenly last month at 54.
Longshot players were ecstatic as the horses crossed the wire in the ninth race at Northfield Park on Thursday (October 30), when Upland Hanover successfully kicked from the back to win at odds of 176-1.
“There are three or four horses (that could win divisional honours); whoever wins the Breeders Crown is probably the three-year-old of the year. It’s going to be exciting. It’s not like last year, where it already was all decided (with Captaintreacherous). Coming into the Breeders Crown this year, there’s still a lot up for grabs.”
Securing Breeders Crown sites in the long-term has been a top priority of Charlie Keller, chairman of the executive committee of the Hambletonian Society, which owns and services the Breeders Crown races.
The 2014 Standardbred Horse Sales Company Annual Sale will offer 1,896 harness racing horses for public auction at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg from Monday, November 3 through Saturday, November 8.
Blue Chip Farms, LLC and Seelster Farms, as co-managers of the Stallion are pleased to announce today that Battle of Brandywine winner and World Champion, Sunshine Beach will be standing at Seelster's Lucan, Ont. farm starting with the 2015 breeding season.
The board of the Ontario Racing Commission has announced that it has approved revisions and new rules directing all Standardbred racetracks to upgrade their emergency warning light systems to now include a siren.
Arterial calcification sounds like something heard in a visit to the doctor, but new research finds that horses -- especially racehorses -- also need to keep an eye on this problem that affects the heart.
The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions.