- 2017 SALE DATES -
Sept. 10th
Oct. 3rd-7th

Oct. 14th-15th
Nov. 6th-8th

Nov. 9th-10th
- OUR PERFORMANCE -
2017 Wins
812

2017 Earnings
$6,958,542
(as of 6/12/17)
- STANDING IN -
Click area to view benefits & stallions

News and Insight On Winbak Farm

Read below for the latest on Winbak achievements and graduates. Stories are from the leading industry news sources.

2010 NEWS

Lucky Chucky to Winbak-New York

Monday, December 27, 2010  By: Bill Finley, Harness Racing Update

Fair Haven, NJ --- Lucky Chucky, among the outstanding trotters to compete this year, will stand at stud at Winbak Farms’ New York division rather than at Perretti Farms in New Jersey.

Click Here to Read More

Conartist Hanover, All Clear win Delaware-bred finals at Dover

Sunday, December 05, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

Dover, DE --- The pacer Conartist Hanover and the trotter All Clear were victorious in the two $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2-year-old colt and gelding finals on a cold and windy Sunday, Dec. 5, at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

211-1 Shot Wins $100,000 DSBF Final

Sunday, December 05, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

In a shocker, an Ontario-owned 211-1 shot upset the apple cart by polishing off 1-9 favourite Powerful Mist in one of two $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Finals on a cold and windy Sunday at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Pair of $100,000 DSBF frosh filly finals Saturday at Dover

Friday, December 03, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

Dover, DE --- Badlands Jenna and Tokyo Oklahoma, winners of both their DSBA preliminaries, lead eight starters in the two Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 2-year-old filly pace and trot finals which headline the Saturday (Dec. 4) card at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

No Quit in Him

Wednesday, November 24, 2010  By: Nicole Kraft, Hoof Beats

Five years removed from his Hambletonian triumph, after suffering three coffin bone injuries and a dropped hind suspensory, it would be understandable—even expected--to find Vivid Photo fat and happy in some Pennsylvania pasture, munching grass and working on his tan.

Click Here to Read More

Rock N Roll Heaven scores in the Matron Stakes Eliminations

Sunday, November 21, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

Dover, DE --- Rock N Roll Heaven and Delmarvalous recorded Matron Elimination wins while the pacers Powerful Mist and Dyslexic, along with the trotters Obey The Command and First Captain, won Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2-year-old first leg, $20,000 preliminaries on Sunday, Nov. 21 at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Nine Is Fine For Rock N Roll Heaven

Sunday, November 21, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The winning streak is now nine-in-a-row and counting for Bruce Saunders’ star student Rock N Roll Heaven, who took five sophomore foes behind the woodshed for an old fashioned whooping on Sunday night in one of two $30,319 Matron Stakes eliminations for colts and geldings.

Click Here to Read More

Delaware-breds shine at Dover Downs

Saturday, November 20, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

Dover, DE --- Four Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2-year-old first leg $20,000 preliminaries won by pacers Badlands Jenna and the trotters Tokyo Oklahoma and SBs Commando were featured on the Saturday card at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Pair of Matron eliminations lead weekend stakes at Dover

Friday, November 19, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

Dover, DE --- Rock N Roll Heaven, the heir apparent to 2010 Horse of the Year honors, closes out his spectacular season at Dover Downs by racing in the last Matron Stakes beginning this Sunday (Nov. 21). 

Click Here to Read More

Frosh Matrons Held At Dover

Sunday, November 14, 2010  By: Stsndardbred Canada

Pacers Feel Like A Fool and Krispy Apple along with trotters Chapter Seven, Fitness Girl won the lucrative Matron Two-Year-Old finals on Saturday at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Dover Hosts Smorgasbord Of Stakes

Sunday, November 14, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada
Dover Downs presented its fans with a special Sunday program which showcased many of the sport’s brightest pacing and trotting stars in a trio of Matron Stakes finals and the final of the Progress Pace.
Click Here to Read More

Progress, Matron Elims This Weekend

Wednesday, November 03, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Matrons, the sport’s oldest continual stakes, return during the first weekend of the 2010-11 Dover Downs season begins with many of the sport's top two-year-olds racing on Saturday, Nov. 6 followed by three Matron Three-Year-Old divisions and the start of the track’s signature event, the $350,000 (estimated) Progress Pace on Sunday.

Click Here to Read More

Powerful Mist Equals World Record

Monday, October 25, 2010  By: Matt Sparacino

Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) final events for two-year-olds were contested on a rich Monday program at Harrington Raceway and one produced a world record-equaling performance.

Click Here to Read More

It’s Close -- Very Close -- In MD

Monday, October 25, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

With big bucks on the line and a week to go, the battle between Penn National and the Maryland Jockey Club on one side and Baltimore’s Cordish Corporation on the other for gaming rights at the Anne Arundel County Mall is too close to call.

Click Here to Read More

Big Names Prep For Yonkers’ Stakes

Wednesday, October 20, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

It's hard to consider these auditions, what with the resumes of the parties involved, but a pair of Yonkers Raceway stakes winners return to town Friday night with eyes toward another stakes engagement.

Click Here to Read More

Peach Martini Romps In Gold Final

Monday, October 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

When you’re as good as Peach Martini is, not even the dreaded ten hole can stand in your way. 

Click Here to Read More

Rookies Battle In DSBF Elims

Monday, October 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Six $20,000 divisions of the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for pacers were contested Monday at Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Harrington Hosts More DSBF Splits

Sunday, October 17, 2010  By: Harrington Raceway

Four divisions of two-year-old trotters competed in $20,000 divisions Sunday in the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes at Harrington Raceway. 

Click Here to Read More

Rookies Tussle In DSBF Stakes

Tuesday, October 12, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Six $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stake events for two-year-old pacers were held Monday at Harrington Raceway, with three divisions each for colts and fillies.

Click Here to Read More

Lucky Man cops Winbak Pace in world record time of 1:49.2

Thursday, September 23, 2010  By: USTA

Delaware, OH --- Few horses could win on a half-mile track on the front-end off a three-quarter time of 1:21.3, but Thomas Hill’s Lucky Man is a member of that small fraternity.

Click Here to Read More

Sale Results Are In!

Monday, September 20, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

The 2010 Winbak Select is now complete and the results are in!

Click Here to Read More

Ashlake To Put Best Foot Forward?

Wednesday, September 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

When two-year-old trotting filly Ashlake lines up behind the starting gate at Georgian Downs for Friday night’s $24,000 Grassroots test, her connections will be holding their collective breath.

Click Here to Read More

Anndrovette's track record leads NYSS Rye Pace

Tuesday, August 31, 2010  By: Frank Drucker/USTA

Yonkers, NY --- New York Sire Stakes action continued Monday night (August 30), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $276,912 Rye Pace for 3-year-old fillies.

Click Here to Read More

Yacht King leads NYSS Late Closer winners at Saratoga

Tuesday, August 31, 2010  By: Mike Sardella/USTA

Saratoga Springs, NY --- The 2-year-old pacing colts were featured at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway on Tuesday (August 31) as part of the New York Sire Stakes Late Closers. 

Click Here to Read More

City Delight Sets Track Record In N.Y.S.S.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

August may be done, but the state-breds' stay continues. 

Click Here to Read More

Hasty Pulse is fastest in the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes

Tuesday, August 24, 2010  By: Evan Pattak/USTA

Washington, PA --- Hasty Pulse cruised to the lead, set comfortable fractions and held on late to capture the fastest division of Tuesday’s $293,520 Pennsylvania Sire Stake for freshman filly pacers at The Meadows.

Click Here to Read More

Peach Martini Goes For Gold

Monday, August 23, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Although he has been involved with Standardbreds for a number of years, Stephen Waldman is a novice when it comes to purchasing and racing young horses, so the Toronto, ON resident is thoroughly enjoying the early season success of two-year-old trotting filly Peach Martini who competes in her third $130,000 Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening.

Click Here to Read More

Callahan dominates in the Maryland Sire Stakes at the Ocean

Sunday, August 22, 2010  By: Cheri Stambaugh

Union Bridge, MD --- Corey Callahan visited the winner's circle four times in Maryland Sire Stakes preliminary action at Ocean Downs on Saturday. He also had three second place finishes.

Click Here to Read More

NJSS Champions Back At Freehold

Thursday, August 12, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Gota Go Bullville and Dancin Barefoot, who were the New Jersey Sire Stakes' Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt and Filly of the Year, respectively, in 2009 highlight this year’s NJSS Premier Division three-year-old competition Saturday at Freehold Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Bunkhouse Babe the apple of her parents’ eyes

Thursday, August 12, 2010  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

When Bunkhouse Babe rolls in behind the starting gate at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening, there will be more riding on the two-year-old filly’s shoulders than the opportunity to win a $130,000 Gold Final title.

Click Here to Read More

Peach Martini Looks To Redeem Herself

Sunday, August 08, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The lone defeat in her three career starts came in the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final at Flamboro Downs on July 23, but Peach Martini is looking to redeem herself Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack in the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final for two-year-old trotting fillies.

Click Here to Read More

McIntosh & Condren Sweep Gold Elims

Sunday, August 08, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Lauren and Bunkhouse Babe gave the duo of trainer Bob McIntosh and driver Steve Condren the sweep of Sunday’s $40,000 O.S.S. Gold Series eliminations for two-year-old pacing fillies at a rainsoaked Rideau Carleton Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Hambletonian Day Undercard 2010

Saturday, August 07, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Trot Insider is your eyes and ears for all things Hambletonian. Full coverage of Hambletonian Day's supporting stakes at Meadowlands Racetrack can be found right here.

Click Here to Read More

Delmarvalous, Rockin Image win Holmes splits

Saturday, August 07, 2010  By: harnessracing.com

After winning the Hambletonian with Muscle Massive, trainer Jimmy Takter capped his banner day by sending Rockin Image to a 1:48.2 victory in the $115,500 first division of the Oliver Wendell Holmes for sophomore colt and gelding pacers.

Click Here to Read More

Fillies Flock To Mohawk For Gold Elims

Monday, August 02, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Ontario Sires Stakes rolled into Campbellville, Ontario on Monday evening, and with it came the province’s most talented two-year-old trotting fillies for a quartet of Gold Series eliminations.

Click Here to Read More

Dancin Barefoot gets career mark in Adioo Volo

Sunday, August 01, 2010  By: USTA

Washington, PA --- Dancin Barefoot twirled up a storm in Saturday’s (July 31) $227,913 Adioo Volo stake for 3-year-old pacing fillies at The Meadows, taking the fastest division in a career-best 1:51.4

Click Here to Read More

Delmarvalous upsets at 17-1 in Delvin Miller Adios

Sunday, August 01, 2010  By: USTA

Washington, PA --- Passed and apparently exhausted from leading the field through a grueling three-quarters in 1:20.3, 17-1 Delmarvalous reached deep, found more and won Saturday’s (July 31) $500,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios at The Meadows in improbable, dramatic fashion in 1:49.2.

Click Here to Read More

Serious Mile For Dr Dew

Sunday, August 01, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Dr Dew stamped himself as North America’s fastest two-year-old of the season on a half mile track thanks to an eye-catching clocking of 1:54.2 on Sunday evening at Flamboro Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Royal Artist Rolls To O.S.S. Tally

Friday, July 30, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Royal Artist held on for a neck victory in the second last $24,000 Grassroots division at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday evening, posting the quickest mile of the seven hard fought three-year-old pacing colt contests.

Click Here to Read More

Stage Set For Merrie Annabelle Final

Friday, July 30, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

A pair of $20,000 eliminations for the Merrie Annabelle for two-year-old trotting fillies were contested Thursday night at Meadowlands Racetrack, with Thatsnotmyname and Hey Mister winning their respective assignments.

Click Here to Read More

Badlands Hanover, CR Commando Sweep $100,000 Del. Finals

Thursday, July 29, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. --- It again was the same story on Governor's Day, July 29 at the Delaware State Fair, Harrington Raceway's biggest day of its Summer season with sophomore trotters by CR Commando and pacers sired by Badlands Hanover swept the lucrative $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2010 Three-Year-Old Finals.

Click Here to Read More

Hambletonian & Oaks Elims Drawn

Tuesday, July 27, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

A total of 24 three-year-old colt and gelding trotters are now in pursuit of harness racing's greatest prize, the $1.5 million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Click Here to Read More

Delaware's Richest Day Of Racing Thursday

Tuesday, July 27, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Delaware’s top owned and bred horses will be showcased Thursday as $620,000 in total purses will be up for grabs as part of the annual Governor’s Day of racing during the Delaware State Fair at Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Prominent Delaware owner-breeder Robert Messick dies

Monday, July 26, 2010  By: USTA

Dover, DE --- Robert Messick, 72, who bred and owned stakes winner Roddy's Bags Again, a 1:48.4 and $705,175 winning pacer, among a number of hard-hitting horses of the past decade, died July 23, 2010, surrounded by his family at Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital in Milford, Del.

Click Here to Read More

Battle Lines Drawn At Grand River

Monday, July 26, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

An army of freshmen pacers marched into battle at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening, as the half-mile oval hosted eliminations for the Battle of Waterloo and the Battle of the Belles.

Click Here to Read More

Winbak Dimensions wins Tioga feature

Sunday, July 25, 2010  By: USTA

Sunday's (July 25) Racing Roundup features results stories from Tioga Downs, Running Aces and Harrah's Chester.

Click Here to Read More

Gostreet Lowers Her Own GRR Record

Wednesday, July 21, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

2009 O’Brien Award finalist Gostreet was sensational in the $10,500 Preferred 2 Trot Wednesday evening at Grand River Raceway as she made her first Elora start this year winning in a track record time of 1:57.

Click Here to Read More

Cloverleaf Suing Maryland T-Bred Industry

Monday, July 19, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Cloverleaf Enterprises, the operator of Rosecroft Raceway, is suing Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry, citing conspiracy and monopolization.

Click Here to Read More

Peach Martini, Luvumeanit Capture OSS Elims

Saturday, July 17, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Peach Martini delivered a commanding performance at Flamboro Downs on Friday night to kick off the two-year-old trotting fillies’ Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series season.

Click Here to Read More

More Two-Year-Olds Invade Mohawk

Friday, July 16, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The back half of Mohawk Racetrack's Friday qualifying session was devoted to two-year-olds this morning, as Race 6 through 10 saw the juveniles strut their stuff over the Campbellville, Ont. course.

Click Here to Read More

Deja Vu For Pavia In PASS?

Thursday, July 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

If Joe Pavia, Jr. experiences déjà vu during Friday’s $262,757 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for three-year-old filly pacers at The Meadows, it will be quite understandable.

Click Here to Read More

Grassroots Winners Dominate Rivals At GRR

Thursday, July 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Grand River Raceway fans witnessed a trio of commanding performances by two-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday evening, as the winners of all three $24,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events controlled the race from start to finish.

Click Here to Read More

Hasty Pulse equals stakes mark in PASS at The Meadows

Thursday, July 15, 2010  By: USTA

Washington, PA --- Hasty Pulse, a stakes winner at first asking, continued her progression on Wednesday (July 14) at The Meadows as she captured a division of a $298,316 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 2-year-old filly pacers in 1:53.2, equaling the stakes record.

Click Here to Read More

NJSS Night of Champions for 2-year-olds set for Saturday

Thursday, July 15, 2010  By: USTA

Trenton, NJ --- The leading New Jersey-sired 2-year-old pacers and trotters will compete Saturday night (July 17) at the Meadowlands in four New Jersey Sire Stakes Night of Champions races worth $800,000 in total purses.

Click Here to Read More

Zeron’s Peach Martini O.S.S. Bound

Wednesday, July 14, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Although two-year-old trotting filly Peach Martini’s early days in Rick Zeron’s stable were anything but “peachy”, the Oakville, ON resident says everything fell into place for the youngster two months ago and he is expecting a quality performance from her in Friday’s Gold Elimination at Flamboro Downs.

Click Here to Read More

OK Commander scratched out of Pace; Delmarvalous draws in

Wednesday, July 14, 2010  By: USTA

East Rutherford, NJ --- OK Commander has been scratched out of the $1 million Meadowlands Pace Final on Saturday night, July 17, due to lameness.

Click Here to Read More

'The Ocean' Looking To Cancel 2010 Dates

Tuesday, July 13, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

It has been reported that Ocean Downs will next week ask for permission from the state of Maryland to cancel its 2010 live race dates.

Click Here to Read More

Teague collects four Reynolds Memorial training wins

Monday, July 12, 2010  By: USTA

Wilkes-Barre, PA ---  The final day of Grand Circuit Week at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs saw four 2-year-olds out of the George Teague, Jr. Stable finding the winner’s circle.

Click Here to Read More

Ruffle’s Kiss and Triomphe De Vie fastest in Reynolds Memorial

Wednesday, July 07, 2010  By: USTA

Wilkes-Barre, PA --- Ruffle’s Kiss and Triomphe De Vie turned in the fastest times of their respective W.N. Reynolds Memorial divisions on Tuesday night (July 6) at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as Grand Circuit Week opened.

Click Here to Read More

Freshman fillies debut in Sire Stakes at Scarborough

Friday, July 02, 2010  By: USTA

Scarborough, ME --- The Maine Sire Stakes returned to Scarborough Downs on Friday (July 2), showcasing the 2-year-old filly pacing division, with three splits racing for purses in excess of $28,000. 

Click Here to Read More

Ruffle’s Kiss, Odds On Moinet and Aspectofmusic PASS Winners at Pocono Downs

Tuesday, June 29, 2010  By: John Zimich

Wilkes Barre, PA --- Ruffle’s Kiss, Odds On Moinet and Aspectofmusic captured the three $87,000-plus Pennsylvania Sire Stakes races Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Baby Races Cram Mohawk Qualifiers

Friday, June 25, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Due to Saturday's running of the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack, the track's 13-dash docket of baby races was conducted this morning at the Campbellville, Ont. oval.

Click Here to Read More

Defending NYSS Champ Hula's Z Tam Wins

Wednesday, June 23, 2010  By: Horseman & Fair World

New York Sire Stakes action continued downstate Tuesday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $282,812 Art Watson Pace for 3-year-old fillies. Four divisions--at $70,703 a pop--went postward through the sporadic spritzing.

Click Here to Read More

Bax Sends Five Into Grassroots Fray Saturday

Wednesday, June 23, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Peterborough Sports Hall of Famer John Bax will harness five sophomore trotting colts in Kawartha Downs’ Ontario Sires Stakes season opener this Saturday, June 26.

Click Here to Read More

He Looks (Del)Marvalous

Wednesday, June 23, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Trainer George Teague, Jr. says overlooking Delmarvalous in Saturday’s $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack could be a mistake.

Click Here to Read More

Two-Year-Old Filly In 1:56.3 At Scioto

Wednesday, June 23, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Nutmegs Yankee, a two-year-old daughter of Real Desire, scorched the Scioto Downs oval in 1:56.3 in a Wednesday qualifier. Chris Page drove the filly to victory by a length over Cruise On Ashley.

Click Here to Read More

Harrington Hosts More DSBF Divisions

Tuesday, June 22, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Three $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for 3-year-olds took center stage Tuesday on Miss Delaware night at Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

North America Cup Draw Complete

Tuesday, June 22, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The post position draw for the 2010 edition of the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack took place this afternoon at the Campbellville, Ont. oval under a strong Summer downpour.

Click Here to Read More

DSBF trotters contest second leg at Harrington

Sunday, June 20, 2010  By: Matt Sparacino

Harrington, DE --- Four divisions of Delaware Standardbred (DSBF) trotting stakes were contested Sunday (June 20) at Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Ruffle's Kiss leads Chester PASS winners

Saturday, June 19, 2010  By: USTA

Chester, PA --- Eighteen 3-year-old pacing fillies contested over a quarter-million dollars in purses in a trio of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes events on Friday (June 18) afternoon at Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack. 

Click Here to Read More

Fillies Strut Their Stuff In DSBF Elims

Tuesday, June 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $20,000 eliminations for three-year-old pacing fillies were held Tuesday at Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Ocean Downs to race just four days in 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010  By: USTA

Columbus, OH --- Ocean Downs will reportedly offer only four days of racing this year -- Saturdays in August -- but not offer the balance of its 2010 live meet.

Click Here to Read More

Art Colony to Winbak Farm In 2011

Wednesday, June 09, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Winbak Farm of Canada has announced that Art Colony p,2,1:51s ($863,750) will be standing at its Ontario-based farm for the 2011 breeding season.

Click Here to Read More

Update On Artiscape

Monday, June 07, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Artiscape Syndicate Manager Art Zubrod has released a very positive update in regard to the status of Artiscape, the 15-year-old Artsplace horse which underwent surgery for colic on May 24.

Click Here to Read More

Levi's Lady beats boys in Currier & Ives

Saturday, June 05, 2010  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA--Forced to race against the boys when her connections missed the entry deadline for the Currier & Ives filly division, Levi's Lady turned gaffe to gold Friday (June 4) at The Meadows when she captured the fastest split in the stake's open division.

Click Here to Read More

Southwind Samurai, Strong Hope win EBC finals at Vernon

Monday, May 31, 2010  By: Jim Moran

Vernon, NY --- Southwind Samurai recorded the fastest trotting mile of this 57th season at Vernon Downs while capturing the $234,900 filly flight of the Empire Breeders Classic for 3-year-olds in 1:54.4 on Memorial Day afternoon.

Click Here to Read More

Tioga Feature To Handsome Harry

Monday, May 31, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Handsome Harry and Bruce Ranger captured the $14,000 Class-A Handicap Pace on Monday at Tioga Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Winbak Farms very own Einstein

Thursday, May 27, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol for Winbak Farm

It seems in the last couple of weeks Einstein the miniature horse has taken over the world.

Click Here to Read More

Training With George Teague

Wednesday, May 26, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol for Winbak Farm

Chesapeake City, MD— Winbak Farm recently went and spent a day with trainer George Teague who has 14 Winbak graduate two-year-olds in training. It’s beginning to become crunch time as the two-year-olds are shaving off time, training to race bikes and eyeing up qualifying dates.

Click Here to Read More

Artiscape Undergoes Surgery

Monday, May 24, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Breeders Crown champion and sire of seven millionaires Artiscape underwent surgery for colic early this morning at New England Equine Practice in Patterson, New York.

Click Here to Read More

Harness racing workers fight eviction from Rosecroft Raceway

Thursday, May 20, 2010  By: Washington Post

Just as he has done most days since 1957 at Rosecroft Raceway, Florzell "Georgie Boy" Daniels, 80, got up at 4 on a recent morning to sweep up, feed horses, hose down equipment and joke with trainers and owners as buzzing flies landed intermittently on his denim overalls.

Click Here to Read More

More mature Golden Receiver has turned into top pacer

Thursday, May 20, 2010  By: USTA

Louisville, KY --- It took him some time to figure out what he was supposed to be doing out there, but once 5-year-old Golden Receiver began to realize what was required everything fell into place.

Click Here to Read More

Dover Table Games In June

Tuesday, May 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Dover Downs, which is flourishing with its racino operation, expects to open its table games operations late next month.

Click Here to Read More

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Announces 2010 Inductees

Tuesday, May 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame today announced its 2010 inductees, which includes six horses and four people.

Click Here to Read More

Table Games Authorized For Chester

Thursday, May 13, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved the petition of Chester Downs and Marina, LLC, operator of Harrah’s Chester Casino & Racetrack, to conduct table games.

Click Here to Read More

Sears, Coleman and Dr. Moore Comment On Qualifier

Thursday, May 13, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Keen eyes were on both Mohawk Racetrack and the Meadowlands Racetrack this morning, as harness racing newsmakers Sportswriter and Auckland Reactor both qualified victoriously.

Click Here to Read More

Royal Artist at Woodbine

Tuesday, May 11, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol for Winbak Farm

Royal Artist, son of Royal Mattjesty, won last night in NW 1 Race or NW of $7,500 Lifetime at Woodbine last night in 1:52.2.  Taking charge just before the half, Royal Artist sprinted home in 27.2 in the last quarter. 

Click Here to Read More

Bartlett Gets Bobblehead Treatment

Thursday, May 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Tioga Downs will continue the tradition of honouring its defending Drivers’ Champion with a bobblehead during the Drivers’ Championship the following year.

Click Here to Read More

Sportswriter's Back; Thursday Qualifier Recap

Thursday, May 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

In what has been anticipated by many for weeks now, 2009 O'Brien Award winner Sportswriter made his 2010 charted debut this morning at Mohawk Racetrack.

Click Here to Read More

Rainbow Blue to Quik Pulse Mindale

Thursday, May 06, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol for Winbak Farm

Chesapeake City, MD—Trainer George Teague Jr. yesterday confirmed that he is breeding World Champion 2004 Horse of the Year Rainbow Blue to Winbak Stallion Quik Pulse Mindale.

Click Here to Read More

Delaware Wagering Appeal Shot Down

Tuesday, May 04, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The appeal by the State of Delaware to be able to offer expanded sports wagering within its borders was rejected yesterday in U.S. Supreme Court.

Click Here to Read More

Record Mile For Rays Big Bubba

Monday, May 03, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Richards Stable, Donna Sullivan and Judy Leonard’s Rays Big Bubba set a new track record at Harrington Raceway thanks to his 1:51.4 triumph in a $13,000 conditioned pace on Monday.

Click Here to Read More

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Announces 2010 Nominees

Monday, May 03, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2010 nominees.

Click Here to Read More

Terror Time Repeats In Ontario Spring Series

Saturday, May 01, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Terror Time positioned himself for a sweep of this year’s Ontario Spring Series for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers with an authoritative victory in Friday night’s second leg at Woodbine Racetrack.

Click Here to Read More

Ehrlich open to conversation on Vegas table games

Friday, April 30, 2010  By: Washington Post

Former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) would be "open to conversation" about legalizing Las Vegas-style table games in Maryland if voters return him to Annapolis, he said Thursday.

Click Here to Read More

Meadows Authorized For Table Gaming

Thursday, April 29, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved the petitions of two casinos to conduct table games, bringing to seven the total of casinos that has gained this approval.

Click Here to Read More

Personal Ad A Longshot Winner In Open

Wednesday, April 28, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Personal Ad, driven by Jim Morrill Jr., was a 30-1 longshot winner in the $28,000 Open Handicap Pace for fillies and mares Wednesday, April 28 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Delmarva Gang fares well in the final Levy preliminaries

Sunday, April 25, 2010  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY --- Yonkers Raceway's Saturday fare offered four, $50,000 divisions in the fifth and final preliminary round of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series … and the gang from Delmarva went home happy.

Click Here to Read More

Tips n' Tales

Tuesday, April 20, 2010  By: Ralph Sucee

Time flies, especially as time passes. 

Click Here to Read More

Levy Series Continues; Six For Bartlett

Sunday, April 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

It's getting down to the nitty and the gritty in the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the fourth of five preliminary rounds Saturday night.

Click Here to Read More

New York OTB Still Alive

Sunday, April 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

New York City’s OTB still has a pulse, but the question is for how long? An interim plan is in place to keep the OTB – and 1,300 jobs – alive for a year.

Click Here to Read More

Golden Receiver Dominates Pocono Open

Saturday, April 17, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Golden Receiver led every step of the way in winning the $28,000 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night at Pocono Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Trio of Teague trainees tantalize in trials

Friday, April 16, 2010  By: USTA

Chester, PA --- The second day of pre-meet qualifiers at Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack on Friday, April 16, saw a number of notable performances, including four winning efforts from the George Teague, Jr. stable.

Click Here to Read More

Golden Gladiator, No Bad Luck, Par Done My Putt and Miss Snazz win $100K DSBF Finals

Thursday, April 15, 2010  By: USTA

Dover, DE ---Golden Gladiator, No Bad Luck, Par Done My Putt and Miss Snazz were winners of $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals for three year olds to close out the Dover Downs meet on Thursday, April 15.

Click Here to Read More

Ocean Downs dates may be moved to Rosecroft

Thursday, April 15, 2010  By: USTA

Columbus, OH --- The 2010 Ocean Downs live Standardbred meeting may be moved to Rosecroft Raceway while work continues on the grandstand at the Berlin, Maryland track in preparation for video lottery terminals.

Click Here to Read More

Four $100,000 DSBF finals highlight Dover finale

Wednesday, April 14, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE--Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old finals for pacing and trotting colts and geldings, plus three $20,000 consolation divisions highlight the final card of Dover Downs' 41st season on Thursday, April 15.

Click Here to Read More

Maryland Commission approves Rosecroft license

Wednesday, April 14, 2010  By: Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association

Temple Hills, MD --- Prince Georges County businessman Mark Vogel came to the rescue of Rosecroft Raceway, providing an operational loan of $350,000 to assist the struggling racetrack with the track's cash flow needs.

Click Here to Read More

Dover Hosts Six Pack Of DSBF Splits

Thursday, April 08, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries came to a close on Thursday at Dover Downs, with six colt and gelding events – four for pacers and two for trotters.

Click Here to Read More

Phase One Of Del Pointe Approved

Tuesday, April 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The preliminary plan for Phase One of the Del Pointe Resort and Casino in Delaware has been approved, according to a report.

Click Here to Read More

Rosecroft announces its intention to close

Monday, April 05, 2010  By: USTA

Fort Washington, Maryland --- Kelley Rogers, president of Cloverleaf Enterprises, Inc., has notified Employees and Standardbred Horsemen that Rosecroft Raceway will cease operations on April 19, 2010 -- without the help of the Maryland legislature.

Click Here to Read More

Judge Rejects Rosecroft Sale; Money Owed

Monday, April 05, 2010  By: Tom LaMarra

A United States Bankuputcy Court judge in Maryland has tossed out a plan by Cloverleaf Enterprises Inc. to sell Rosecroft Raceway without having to make good on several claims, including those for millions of dollars owed Thoroughbred horsemen under a 2006 simulcast agreement.

Click Here to Read More

Six-Pack Of DSBF Divisions At Dover

Thursday, April 01, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Three-year-olds did battle in six divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) at Dover Downs on Thursday, with colts and geldings of both gaits in the spotlight.

Click Here to Read More

Chalk City In Jersey Girls Opener

Thursday, April 01, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Favourites ruled the roost in round one of the Jersey Girls Series at the Meadowlands, with LR Dancing Dream and Laughandbehappy grabbing top prize in their respective $20,000 divisions on Thursday.

Click Here to Read More

Briteolive lights up Dover toteboard

Wednesday, March 31, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE--Briteolive, a 95-1 shot, lit up the toteboard in one of six $20,000 first leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 3-year-old filly events, four paces and two trots, on Wednesday (March 31) at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

A Delmarvalous Cup For Teague?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

With eight wins as a freshman and a trainer-owner who has previously captured this event, Delmarvalous solidified himself as a top 10 selection for Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book.

Click Here to Read More

DSBF prelims in Thursday spotlight at Dover

Wednesday, March 31, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Six divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 3-year-old preliminaries for male pacers and trotters are set for Thursday, April 1, at Dover Downs.

Click Here to Read More

Badlands Hanover Book Full And Closed

Monday, March 29, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Winbak Farm of Canada and the Badlands Hanover Syndicate has announced that Badlands Hanover's 2010 book is now full and closed.

Click Here to Read More

Mutineer's Stud Fee Lowered

Friday, March 26, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Caledon, Ontario— Winbak Farm of Canada is announcing the stud fee of Mutineer, the only son of Muscles Yankee with a book still open in Ontario, is lowered to $4,000 Cdn. 

Click Here to Read More

Teague team hopes to show strength in Levy Series

Monday, March 22, 2010  By: Ellen Harvey

Freehold, NJ --- The George Teague Jr. Stable is packing a big punch in the older pacing division. With five possible entrants in the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series, starting Saturday (March 27) at Yonkers Raceway, there’s strength in numbers.

Click Here to Read More

Kims Quest Aims For Second Series Title

Saturday, March 20, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

After a surprising 20-1 upset victory in last week’s second leg of the Silver Reign Pacing Series for three-year-old fillies at Woodbine, Kims Quest will try and follow up with a similar performance in this Monday night’s $60,000 final.

Click Here to Read More

Vivid Photo continues to rack up the dough

Tuesday, March 16, 2010  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Vivid Photo might not be a major player on the stakes circuit any longer, but the battle-tested trotter is still winning races and adding money to his already sizeable purse account.

Click Here to Read More

Kims Quest Upsets In Silver Reign Sequel

Monday, March 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Kims Quest played the role of spoiler in Monday’s lone division of the Silver Reign Pacing Series thanks to a gritty score in first-over fashion for driver Simon Allard.

Click Here to Read More

Redneck Outlaw rides into Four Leaf Clover

Friday, March 12, 2010  By: USTA

East Rutherford, NJ --- Redneck Outlaw has already proven to be a lucky find for trainer Dan Altman.

Click Here to Read More

Golden Receiver, Alex Mattosie fire opening shots in Four Leaf Clover Series

Saturday, March 06, 2010  By: USTA

East Rutherford, NJ --- Golden Receiver prevailed by a neck over Lisagain after a lengthy battle in the $25,000 opening leg of the Four Leaf Clover Series Saturday night at Meadowlands Racetrack.

Click Here to Read More

Shadow Play Book Full & Closed

Friday, March 05, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Chesapeake City, Maryland—Winbak Farm of Canada and Blue Chip Farm would like to announce that Millionaire, World Champion Shadow Play’s book is full and closed. 

Click Here to Read More

Winbak Farm receives Breeder of the Year Award

Tuesday, March 02, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Chesapeake City, MD --- This past Sunday at the 2009 Night of Champions Awards dinner, held at Yonkers Raceway, Winbak Farm was announced as the 2009 Breeder of the Year.

Click Here to Read More

Nandi to continue operations

Tuesday, March 02, 2010  By: Linda Hurtgen

New Freedom, PA --- We at Nandi Veterinary Associates and Nandi Farm feel that the best way to honor Dr. John P. Hurtgen's legacy is to continue the business that he worked so hard to establish.

Click Here to Read More

Blackler off to solid start in 2010 with Winbak Fox

Tuesday, March 02, 2010  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Several years ago, trainer Scott Blackler followed his good friend Jason Bartlett from Maine to New York.

Click Here to Read More

Pennsylvania Stallion Series expansion announced

Thursday, February 25, 2010  By: USTA

Harrisburg, PA --- All of Pennsylvania’s major horsemen’s associations, along with the state Racing Commissions, are proud to announce the continuation -- and expansion -- of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series, designed for horses just below the top level of Sire Stakes horses.

Click Here to Read More

Vivid Photo to make his 2010 debut today

Wednesday, February 24, 2010  By: USTA

Vivid Photo, the 2005 Hambletonian winner and that year’s 3-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year, will make his 2010 debut this afternoon at The Meadows.

Click Here to Read More

McErlean: Pennsylvania is “the best of the worst”

Wednesday, February 24, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The sixth annual two-day Pennsylvania Gaming Congress and Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum was held in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania earlier this week igniting discussions between racing officials about future plans for industry improvement.

Click Here to Read More

Delmar rezones to allow casino

Tuesday, February 23, 2010  By: Delawareonline.com

DELMAR -- Town leaders cleared the way Monday for a casino complex to set up shop in this quiet community, despite uncertainty over the future of expanded slots in Delaware. 

Click Here to Read More

DSBF Nominations Due March 1

Wednesday, February 17, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Three late-closing events for Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund-registered four and five-year-old horses are scheduled; one is for trotters, one for male pacers and the other for female pacers. Nominations close on Monday, March 1, 2010.

Click Here to Read More

Dover to host Late Closing Series for Delaware registered horses

Wednesday, February 17, 2010  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Three late closing events for Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund registered 4- and 5-year-old horses are scheduled at Dover Downs; one is for trotters, one for male pacers and the other for female pacers. Nominations close on Monday, March 1.

Click Here to Read More

Rosecroft Gets Extension

Wednesday, February 17, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Rosecroft Raceway, working on finalization of Mark Vogel’s acquisition of the track, got three quarters of what it asked for yesterday.

Click Here to Read More

Dr. John Hurtgen Passes

Wednesday, February 17, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Dr. John Hurtgen, a renowned specialist in embryo transfer work, died late last night at his farm in New Freedom, Pennsylvania while delivering a foal.

Click Here to Read More

OSAS Stallion Auction Underway

Tuesday, February 16, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The 2010 Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society Stallion Auction is now underway with 23 breedings up for grabs to some of the top stallions in harness racing today.

Click Here to Read More

The Economic Impact Of Horse Racing

Sunday, February 14, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Karyn Malinowski, director of the Equine Science Center of Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station, was recently awarded New Jersey's Horseperson of the Year and she reinforced the economic benefits harness racing brings to the state at a time when its future is in question.

Click Here to Read More

Matches Made In Heaven

Sunday, February 14, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Cupid must have used an extra special arrow when setting up these bloodline Valentines.

Click Here to Read More

Winbak Farm Trudges Through the Snow

Friday, February 12, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol for Winbak Farm

Chesapeake City, MD—All week the Mid-Atlantic has been blasted by two snow storms wreaking havoc across the region.  Winbak’s main farm, located right in the heart of Mid-Atlantic, took on close to three feet of snow over the week and snowdrifts up to five feet in certain areas. 

Click Here to Read More

Terlingua steps to Junior Trendsetter win at Meadowlands

Thursday, February 11, 2010  By: USTA

East Rutherford, NJ --- The second round of the Junior Trendsetter Series was in the spotlight as harness racing resumed amid the snowdrifts on Thursday night (Feb. 11) at Meadowlands Racetrack.

Click Here to Read More

Cancellations continue on Thursday

Wednesday, February 10, 2010  By: USTA

Mother Nature is continuing to wreak havoc with the harness racing schedule.

Click Here to Read More

New Semen Pick-Up, Drop-Off Location

Tuesday, February 09, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Winbak Farms has announced that there is a new semen pick-up and drop-off location in Ontario for the 2010 breeding season.

Click Here to Read More

Several tracks cancel Wednesday racing

Tuesday, February 09, 2010  By: United States Trotting Association

Columbus, OH --- Freehold Raceway, The Meadows, Monticello Raceway, Meadowlands Racetrack and Dover Downs have canceled live racing scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Click Here to Read More

Handsome Harry Looks Debonair In Aquarius

Monday, February 08, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

With a name like Handsome Harry, he figured to be photogenic. Winner’s circle pictures seem to be his specialty.

Click Here to Read More

Blissfull & Badlands Return to Ontario, Royal Soon to Follow

Thursday, February 04, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Caledon, Ontario—Badlands Hanover and Blissfull Hall returned to Winbak of Canada this morning after spending the latter part of 2009 Down Under for the Southern Hemisphere’s breeding season.

Click Here to Read More

6th Annual Winbak Select Yearling Sale

Thursday, February 04, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Chesapeake City, MD—Winbak Farm will be holding their 6th Annual Winbak Select Yearling Sale on Friday, September 17th, 2010 at the main farm in Chesapeake City, Maryland. 

Click Here to Read More

Gov. Nixes Maryland Table Games

Wednesday, February 03, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland has indicated that he will not support table games or more slots facilities in the state.

Click Here to Read More

Schell Getting Creative For Del Pointe

Wednesday, February 03, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

It has been reported that the developer of the proposed Del Pointe Resort and Racino in Delaware, Preston Schell, has said that he is considering erecting a 60,000-square-foot, well-insulated temporary tent to house slot machines and other amenities while the permanent facility is under construction.

Click Here to Read More

Harrah's Offers Iowa $70 Million To Scrap Greyhound Racing

Tuesday, February 02, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Citing a study that shows waning public interest and the expensive cost for casinos to "subsidize greyhound racing", reports indicate that casino giant Harrah's is willing to pay the state of Iowa $70 million to free them from an agreement that requires a set number of annual race dates.

Click Here to Read More

Indiana Casinos Split

Monday, February 01, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

In a surprising development, the Casino Association of Indiana has said 'no, thanks' to legislative support to allow them to move inland.

Click Here to Read More

Angus Hall Semen Downunder

Monday, February 01, 2010  By: Harness Edge

While the southern hemisphere breeding season is over, downunder breeders will have a new option for next season.

Click Here to Read More

Muscle Hill Is Canada's Horse Of The Year

Saturday, January 30, 2010  By: Harness Edge

Muscle Hill's undefeated three-year-old season was enough to get him not only the O'Brien Award in his division, but also the Horse of the Year crown on Saturday night.

Click Here to Read More

Table games legal in Delaware; new revenue for racing

Saturday, January 30, 2010  By: USTA

Blackjack, roulette, craps and other such table games are now legal in Delaware after Gov. Jack Markell signed enabling legislation this past Thursday.

Click Here to Read More

Push For Del Pointe At Demonstration

Wednesday, January 27, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

According to a report on sussexcountian.com, Delaware house majority leader Pete Schwartzkopf threw his support behind the proposed Del Point racino expansion at a demonstration yesterday in which frustrated, out-of-work labourers threw their shoes.

Click Here to Read More

Imagine: Full-Blown 'Big M' Casino

Wednesday, January 27, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

How attractive would a full-blown casino at New Jersey's Meadowlands be? 

Click Here to Read More

Three Of Spades & Tetrick Star At Dover

Monday, January 25, 2010  By: Harness Edge

Three Of Spades rolled three wide around the final turn to overtake the leaders on the way to a 1:51.2 triumph in the $26,000 Open pace on Monday at Dover Downs while Tim Tetrick grabbed five wins on the card.

Click Here to Read More

House Approves Delaware Games

Friday, January 22, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Table games for Delaware's two standardbred racetracks, Dover Downs and Harrington Raceway, are halfway home to state approval.

Click Here to Read More

Del. Table Gaming Bills Move Forward

Thursday, January 21, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Legislation which could lead to the legalization of table gaming at Delaware Park, Dover Downs and the Harrington Raceway and Casino in the state of Delaware passed through two legislative committees on Wednesday, January 20.

Click Here to Read More

Laughandbehappy Wins White Ruffles

Thursday, January 21, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Laughandbehappy was untouchable in the first and second legs of the White Ruffles Series at the Meadowlands, and it was more of the same for the improving pacer in Thursday night’s $53,000 final at the Meadowlands.

Click Here to Read More

Foaling Season Begins At Winbak Farm

Wednesday, January 20, 2010  By: Leigh Nichol

Winbak Farm has announced that its foaling season has starting in full swing, and that it has welcomed its first four babies in the past several days.

Click Here to Read More

Table Gaming Coming To Delaware?

Monday, January 18, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

On Friday, January 15, legislation was introduced in Delaware which would allow tabling gaming at Delaware's three racinos, Dover Downs, Delaware Park and Harrington Raceway.

Click Here to Read More

Assistant Trainer Keith Haynes Passes Away at 50

Saturday, January 16, 2010  By: Winbak Farm

Winbak Farm is mourning the loss of Assistant Trainer Keith Haynes, 50, a longtime Ohio horseman who died January 14, 2009 in Chesapeake City, Md.

Click Here to Read More

Kims Quests Steals Blizzard Final

Friday, January 15, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Kims Quest pulled off a minor upset on Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack in the final of the Blizzard Pacing Series, and the connections of the mare have to give props to driver Luc Ouellette for a masterful drive.

Click Here to Read More

Concerns For Gambling Expansion In Delaware

Tuesday, January 12, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

According to an article in today’s edition of the Delaware News, the State of Delaware's Sports and Video Lottery commission voted 5-4 to accept the gambling expansion study produced by TMG Consultants and release it to the General Assembly and the public, but did not endorse its findings.

Click Here to Read More

Myer: Bill Could Kill Maryland Racing

Tuesday, January 12, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

According to a report, a bill introduced to the Maryland House of Delegates outlines a plan which would see funding for horse racing purses in the state reduced by half.

Click Here to Read More

Pennsylvania Slots Hurting Atlantic City

Monday, January 11, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

The recent success of Pennsylvania’s slots played an obvious role in sharp drops in New Jersey gaming.

Click Here to Read More

Rendell Signs Table Gaming Legislation

Monday, January 11, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell has reluctantly signed legislation for the legalization of table games in the state, according to a report by Harness Tracks of America.

Click Here to Read More

Racing, Wagering Push In Georgia

Monday, January 11, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

According to a report by The Augusta Chronicle, the 2010 Georgia legislative session is readying to get underway, and so are groups looking to get legalized wagering on horse racing in the state up and running.

Click Here to Read More

Table Games Approved In Pennsylvania

Wednesday, January 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Pennsylvania lawmakers approved legislation allowing table games at the state’s 14 licensed casinos on Wednesday.

Click Here to Read More

Kentucky State Law Permits Instant Racing

Wednesday, January 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

According to a report in the Courier-Journal, Attorney General Jack Conway’s office released a decision on Wednesday stating that Instant Racing is allowed by Kentucky state laws.

Click Here to Read More

Study Suggestions On Del. Casinos

Wednesday, January 06, 2010  By: Standardbred Canada

Recommendations from a report sponsored by Delaware’s Sports and Video Lottery Commission suggest two new casinos would be profitable for the state, but would cut revenues of the three established casinos - Dover Downs, Delaware Park in Stanton and Harrington Raceway & Casino.

Click Here to Read More

News archives:

2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009