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If you’ve been tuning in to Red Shores racing action over the past few weeks then you’ve been witnessing a star in the making. Rookie driver, Damian MacLellan, made his pari-mutual debut on May 26, 2022 aboard the Jennifer Doyle trainee, Elm Grove Mistress. MacLellan drove the mare perfectly…

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After a long, cold winter, harness racing fans are finally enjoying harness racing in warm, sunny weather and interest is peaking especially as the two year olds are getting ready to answer the bugle’s call. The CDP “baby races” will go behind the starting gate on Thursday, June 30th (tentat…

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The following recaps a recent Announcer Legends Day held at Century Downs near Calgary where the very popular harness callers Roger Huston and Vance Cameron were welcomed to Alberta with the traditional 'White Hat Ceremony'; they would share the announcer's booth for an afternoon filled with…

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The pace has quickened at Inverness Raceway the past few weeks. Nippy John who was making his first start at Inverness this season and leading the charge was the four year old pacing stallion Rotten Ronnie. The son of Malicious won his first start in 1:57 and change and then followed it up l…

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It's a shame there's no live harness racing at Flamboro Downs and The Raceway, in London, during the summer months... The month of May honestly felt like the serious racing action was just getting started, for both tracks, but within weeks - their race meets would come to an end as summer tr…

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August 7 was a highly anticipated day for Harness Racing enthusiasts in 2004, as the customary large crowd gathered at the Meadowlands on a lovely summer afternoon. The famous mile track in East Rutherford, New Jersey was staging ten big money events on a 15 dash card, the richest was HAMBLE…

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Far up the Atlantic coast, 2,236.6 miles north of Pompano Beach, a small Nova Scotia racetrack has recently averted the same fate as Pompano Park (RIP 1964-2022). Florida standardbred decoupling aside, urban sprawl and skyrocketing real estate values have been transforming grandstands across…

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What an incredible start to the racing season at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. There have been exciting stretch drives and lots of talent on display over the past two weeks. That being said, I was frustrated with handicapping races based on qualifying cha…

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The $3300 CDP top class produced the fastest mile of the night in 1:56:1 as the iron-sided veteran Rose Run Quest got the benefit of a perfect Adam Merner drive emerging from cover to score for owners Blair and Carl Hansen and Isaac Schurman. In this one Burn Out Hanover parked heavy 1-2 fav…

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Southwind Ricardo repeated as Horse of the Year, Kiss Me I'm Irish and Ryan Campbell won the Joe and Wilson Collins top driver of the year to highlight the 2021 Cape Breton Island Horseowners Association Awards presented virtually two weeks ago through the Northside Downs facebook page.