It was another super Sunday for trainer/driver Marc Campbell at Truro Raceway as he swept the Maritime Breeders Stakes finals amidst a five-win performance. Meanwhile, visiting driver Jody Jamieson racked up five wins of his own during the October 23 program while giving Campbell a run for his money in stakes action.
Gerard Demers and Louis-Philippe Roy, Rideau Carleton Raceway's leading trainer and driver of 2016, teamed up for a multiple-win night at the Ottawa oval that included a victory in the co-featured $6,800 Winners Over Handicap Trot.
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) announced this weekend an agreement in which Canadian customers can now wager directly into the HKJC betting pools, effective Sunday, Oct. 23 from Sha Tin Race Course in Hong Kong.
The highest payoff of the 2016 harness racing season at the Hippodrome 3R took place in the very first race on Sunday (October 23) when Classic Mondiale and driver Pierre-Luc Roy upset the field at odds of 101-1, paying $204.50 for a two-dollar win wager.
The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to thank all of the Fan Club members who took the time to capture and submit photos for the past six monthly Zoom Photography Challenges. Now that the final challenge is complete it is time to determine our overall Zoom Photography Challenge winner for 2016!...read on
After missing the board in last week’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, Old Jack Magic gave it another go in the top class and came away with an impressive victory for trainer Jerry Duford.
Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park played host to the Maritime Breeders finals over a sloppy track hit by heavy rain on the program. The track crew did a great job on the city oval.
In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recounts the long, interesting and story filled history of a small racetrack located in Eastern Ontario. From its quaint nickname to the long list of horse people who have been residents there, it makes for an interesting story.
The second and final round of Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s 2016 All-Star Driver Series highlighted the 14-race card on Saturday evening and it was Trace Tetrick who raced away with top honours, winning his choice of a dream prize—$10,000 cash, an exotic vacation, or an “always wanted to have” toy.
Today’s story is sponsored by the letter T. Favoured Take It Back Terry and Tornado Tim won their respective Yonkers Raceway $45,000 co-features Saturday night, while harness racing's richest horse added another 'tally' to his impressive 'totals'.
Tony Hall notched career win 5,000 Saturday at The Meadows when he piloted Political Cash to victory in the 13th race. It was Hall’s fifth victory on the card, making the day productive as well as historic.
A number of the sport's brightest stars were in action Friday evening at The Meadowlands, as the New Jersey oval hosted four Breeders Crown eliminations and a 'prep' race for the sports's fastest performer of all-time.
On April 1, 2016, legislation came into effect establishing the Horse Racing Appeal Panel (HRAP or Panel) as the new adjudicative body responsible for hearing appeals of decisions made under the Rules of Racing. New Rules of Procedure were established by the HRAP to govern proceedings of matters before the Panel and to ensure a fair, open and accessible process for all parties.
Paul Hogan of London, Ontario grabbed the first place prize of $1,200 in the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest on the Super Finals, presented in cooperation with the Ontario Sires Stakes and featuring $2,500 in total prize money.
Brandon Campbell Wins 2016 National Driving Championship
Brandon Campbell won the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) on Friday, Oct. 14 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District in London, Ont. and will represent Canada in the 2017 World Driving Championship, which will be hosted by Standardbred Canada at racetracks across the country next August.
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