Jody Jamieson will represent Canada in the World Driving Championship after a thrilling four-win performance in tonight's National Driving Championship at Charlottetown Driving Park. Jamieson defeated Marc Campbell for the victory.
The roar of a neighing horse is probably the last thing you’d expect to hear in the parking lot of a retirement community, but it didn’t apply to The Village of Riverside Glen this past Monday morning.
The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has approved August 31, 2014 as a Fair Race Date for the Port Perry Fair. The Port Perry Agricultural Society applied for and was granted a licence to operate racing as a one day, non-extended meet.
There’s little doubt there could be a sub-1:50 speed sighting Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack considering the star power that will be on display, but who would have guessed a pair of sub-1:50 performances would have popped up over the oval on a Tuesday night?
Bettors Delight is certainly a proud poppa. And why shouldn’t he be, after all, two of his sons each won a division of the $117,000 New York Sires Stakes in 1:52.2 or faster Tuesday afternoon at Monticello Raceway.
Some of the finest trotters in the land will converge on Vernon Downs on Friday, August 29 for Grand Circuit racing. The Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial drew full fields for both colt and filly divisions and the Crawford Farms Free For All looks to be the race of the season thus far for the veteran trotting set.
As the owner of a breeding farm, Mike Gulotta would seem an unlikely candidate to buy a horse that was gelded. But when longtime horse agent Gerry Bloch called Gulotta about gelded three-year-old pacer Somewhere In L A, Gulotta knew he had to listen.
In the sixth of eight New York Sire Stakes visits for 2014, three divisions of first-year female pacers go postward Wednesday night (August 27) at Batavia Downs in pursuit of $106,901 in purses. Race 1, 4 and 8 will feature the best distaff side-wheelers bred in the state.
Ryan Holliday of Mount Forest, Ont. has said that he has extra motivation to win Clinton Raceway’s 34th annual Drivers Challenge, stating that the incentive extends beyond trying to prove himself against a group of elite Ontario drivers.
Harness racing trainers and drivers discuss the sports media personalities and celebrities they would like to hear call a race as a guest announcer at their local racetracks in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature.
In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back at the ‘Old Days’ when harness racing at the annual fall fairs in many communities was a popular pastime. A number of old and interesting photographs accompany today's offering.!—-break-->
In just over one month, the famed Prix D'Ete will be revived after an absence of more than two decades. But it was 25 years ago today (Aug. 20) that a Canadian-based horse won that prestigious event and in turn equaled a long-standing world record.
Have you ever wanted to have lunch with your favourite driver? The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club wants to make that happen! Grab your pens and pencils, because it’s quick and easy to enter for a chance to win!