The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society's 2013 stallion auction has now concluded. OSAS extends sincere appreciation to the harness racing farms and stallion owners who generously donated the breedings and to everyone who bid on this year's auction.
The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society will once again be conducting a stallion auction as a fundraiser this year, thanks to the incredible generosity of the stallion owners, but with a different twist.
If the Canadian harness racing scene isn't in tatters now it soon will be if reports from Ontario breeding giant Seelster Farms are anything to go by.
Not Afraid showed his courage, holding off Frost Bites K at the wire for a head victory in the $138,300 Dexter Cup for harness racing three-year-old trotters on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Freehold Raceway.
Sugar Valley Farm, in conjunction with harness racing owner R. Peter Heffering, has announced that 2009 Breeders Crown champion Pilgrims Taj will become the first trotter added to Sugar Valley Farm's stallion roster for the 2012 breeding season.
Don't be surprised to see champion New Zealand pacer Auckland Reactor back racing in the United States next year. That's the opinion of one of North America's most prominent harness racing owners and 'Reactor' shareholder, Jerry Silva.
Seelster Farms announced today that the 2011 book for Holiday Road 2, 1:54; 3, 1:52.4 -'10 ($462,200) is now full and closed. Standing his first season, the response to him has been overwhelming.
Mark Hall of Hoof Beats magazine and Bea Witten of Horseman and Fair World magazine were named winners in the annual George Smallsreed Awards for excellence in harness racing photography, the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced today. Claus Andersen and Dave Landry, both from Canadian Sportsman magazine, received honorable mentions.