The ‘Lady’ is the champ. JK Shesalady, who was undefeated in 12 races for breeder/owner 3 Brothers Stables and trainer Nancy Johansson, became the first two-year-old female pacer in harness racing history to be named Horse of the Year, the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced Thursday (December 18) during a Dan Patch Awards presentation at Meadowlands Racetrack.
Mustang Art took the lead in Thursday’s $25,000 Delaware Special at Dover Downs and played a game of ‘catch me if you can’ on the way to his seventh win of the year nosing out Simons Artist in the featured affair.
The Program Administrator for the Ontario Resident Mare Program would like to inform the owners of mares that were enrolled in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for the 2014 foaling season of a new requirement of the Program.
Late Standardbred owner Harold Shipp, hall of fame Thoroughbred jockey Sandy Hawley, and hockey icons Don Cherry and Johnny Bower, among others, will be enshrined onto Mississauga’s ‘Legends Row’ in January.
It has been reported that on Thursday, December 18, the New York State Court of Appeals voted 6-0 in favour of continuing to allow off-track testing for ‘illicit, speed-enhancing substances’ in racehorses.
Tioga and Vernon Downs owner Jeff Gural expressed his disgust with the New York Gaming Facility Location Board's recommended sites for new commercial casino licenses in the state following today's meeting while suggesting that "they probably put Vernon Down out of business."
Dave Palone, the world’s 'winningest' harness racing driver, padded his total considerably Wednesday at The Meadows when he collected seven victories on the 15-race card, including a sweep of races 10 through 14.
It has been reported that on Tuesday, December 16, councillors in Kingston approved a motion that conveys to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that the city is not interested in becoming a willing host community for a casino.
JK Shesalady and Sweet Lou were landslide winners in Dan Patch Award voting announced Wednesday by the U.S. Harness Writers Association, but one of the six pacing divisions resulted in a rare dead heat.
On Wednesday, December 17, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board announced the three destination gaming resorts which will be considered for commercial casino licenses by the New York State Gaming Commission.
A provision that retroactively extends three-year tax depreciation for all racehorses was passed by the United States Senate on Tuesday, December 16 as part of bill H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014.
It has been announced that, effective immediately, the Meadowlands Racetrack, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs will be enforcing a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to drivers violating rules associated with the ‘kicking or nudging’ of a horse.
The fastest trotter of all time and the richest Standardbred of the year were among the six trotters to receive divisional honours in Dan Patch Award voting announced Tuesday (December 16) by the United States Harness Writers Association.
"I knew how good she was that day. You know, if Billy Haughton thought so, that was okay with me! If he thought that was the right thing to do, who am I, a skinny little kid with long hair and sideburns, from North Sydney, to tell him that it shouldn’t be?"....read on / continuer à lire
With phenomenal trotting filly Mission Brief entering the discussion as a possible entrant in the 2015 Hambletonian against the boys, Trot Insider looks back at the last filly to win the prestigious race.
Do you consider yourself a food aficionado? Do you love to try out new restaurants, watch the Food Channel obsessively, dream about making new dishes for the family and consider the kitchen your most favourite room in the house?
Standardbred Canada is seeking ‘Non-Director’ (at-large) members to serve on its Audit and Special Committees. Committees report to and are appointed by the Board of Directors at its first meeting each calendar year.
They race their hearts out for us and provide us with great experiences and wonderful moments both on and off the track. When their racing careers end, what happens? Many horses are fortunate enough to have a home for life with their owners. Not all are so lucky.