Ontario Standardbred Improvement Program Confirmed For 2016

On Tuesday, December 22, the Ontario Racing Commission sent out a Notice to the Industry stating that Ontario’s Standardbred Improvement Program is confirmed for 2016, following the Ontario Racing Commission’s Board of Directors approval of both the 2016 budget and Program elements as developed by the Standardbred Advisory Group. The successful Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Neils Golden Girl, Sets New Track Record At Flamboro

Neils Golden Girl established a new Flamboro Downs track record for aged trotting mares with her eye-catching 1:55.3 triumph in the $11,000 Preferred 2 on Sunday night (Dec. 20) for trainer/driver Travis Henry. The five-year-old daughter of Majestic Son out of Vision Of Gold shaved three-fifths of a second off the divisional track record that […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Arthur Blue Chip, Takes Pompano’s Open Pace

Pompano Park hosted a trio of features on Sunday night with Arthur Blue Chip taking top honours in the $11,500 Open Handicap Pace. Arthur Blue Chip went a very game first-over journey to post a new lifetime mark of 1:50.1 with Wally Hennessey handling the lines for trainer Dr. Ian Moore, who co-owns with Serge […] Read more »

Seelster Farms Offers New Stallion, Wheeling N Dealin, To Ontario Breeders

Seelster Farms has announced that the Dan Patch and O’Brien Award winning Two-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year, Wheeling N Dealin, is the latest addition to its stallion roster for 2016. Wheeling N Dealin enjoyed a spectacular freshman season during which time he never tasted defeat in nine starts. He swept the Bridger Series, won […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, The Real One, Repeats At Yonkers

Favoured The Real One (Pat Lachance, $6.20) was again just that Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $32,000 Open Handicap Pace. Unhurried early from penultimate post position No. 5, The Real One watched as Melmerby Beach (Tyler Buter) two-moved and worked around Lucan Hanover (Brian Sears) after a :26.3 opening quarter-mile. Pole-sitting Cyclone Kiwi N (Jason […] Read more »