Due to a contract stalemate between Colonial Downs & the thoroughbred horsemen, there are no confirmed summer race dates at this time. Please check back often for updates. There are other events scheduled in 2014 including a six week fall harness racing season, a Pro Rodeo on August 1st & 2nd, a AMA Pro flat track motorcycle race on August 23rd, several 5K runs & more events to be announced.
October 19, 2014
October 14, 2014
8 of 10 Winners Set New Life Marks
October 8, 2014
October 2, 2014
The Parkers Memorial Trotting Series Finale Thursday at Colonial Downs
October 1, 2014
September 30, 2014
Sunday October 5 at Colonial Downs
September 30, 2014
Sunday at Colonial Downs
September 27, 2014
September 25, 2014
Thursday at Colonial Downs
September 21, 2014
Starter Mike Wojchick Supervises Camel & Ostrich Races
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:31:31 GMT
WinStar Farm announced 2015 stud fees for most of its 22-stallion roster, which is headed again by leading sire Distorted Humor at $100,000 stands and nurses, and includes a new fee for leading freshman sire Super Saver.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:53:24 GMT
A full field of 12 is set to go in the $180,000 Rocky Gulch New Mexico Classic Cup Championship, which headlines a rich 12-race card for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses Oct. 26 at Zia Park.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:43:11 GMT
Bel's Starlet, a multiple stakes winner who finished third in the 1993 Gamely Handicap (gr. IT), died Oct. 23 at the age of 27 at Our Mims Retirement Haven near Paris, Ky., where she had lived since 2007.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:15:39 GMT
Todd Pletcher appears to hold a strong hand in the $200,000 Turn Back the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 26 with the duo of Teen Pauline and Dame Dorothy, who are both riding three-racing winning streaks.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:03:28 GMT
Cooler temperatures and the leaves changing colors signify the return of live horse racing to the Louisville area as Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, opens for its 125th fall meet Sunday, Oct. 26.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:49:55 GMT
Graded stakes winner and graded stakes sire Scrimshaw has been relocated to Dallas and Donna Keen's Keen Farms near Burleson, Texas, for the 2015 breeding season.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:37:50 GMT
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, in partnership with Gary Barber, will stand new stallion Boisterous for the 2015 breeding season at Tom and Debi Stull's farm near Santa Ynez, Calif.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:27:30 GMT
Three Chimneys Farm announced champion Will Take Charge will stand for a $30,000 fee during his inaugural season at the Versailles, Ky., farm in 2015.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:18:59 GMT
Executives of Coolmore Stud and its U.S. entity Ashford Stud were on the witness stand Oct. 23 during the fourth day of a trial over the disputed sale of the broodmare Love Me Only in 2011.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:49:31 GMT
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, a 10-time Breeders Cup winner, will be riding in this year's event at Santa Anita Park, exactly 14 weeks to the day after undergoing total knee replacement surgery July 25.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:22:32 GMT
George Russell has been re-elected president of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, which announced its new executive committee and board members for 2015 on Oct. 23.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:15:24 GMT
Famous Swiss watchmaker Longines has become an official partner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships, which take place Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park, it was announced Oct. 23.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:51 GMT
Horse racing network TVG begins its week-long Breeders' Cup programming Saturday, Oct. 25, with the return of "The Works--Breeders' Cup 2014."
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:38:40 GMT
Although the Hall of Fame trainer is closely associated with the legendary Cigar, he has always had that 'je ne sais quoi' with the fillies, including Breeders' Cup contenders Emollient and Close Hatches.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:29:00 GMT
Delaware Park officials reported a decline in pari-mutuel handle for the 2014 racing season that ended Oct. 22 but said they will continue to explore ways to strengthen the product in a gambling-congested Mid-Atlantic region.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:47:45 GMT
Canterbury Park Oct. submitted a request to the Minnesota Racing Commission for a 70-day live racing season in 2015 Oct. 23, up two days from this year. If approved, the meet would be the longest since 1992.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:58:29 GMT
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Hagyard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland. The duo discuss early speed versus tactical speed and examine Departing, Code West, Pick of the Litter, and Long River.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:24:07 GMT
Now in its eighth year, the Breeders' Cup Challenge provides automatic bids to horses that win top stakes in the U.S. and throughout the world that correspond with one of the 13 Breeders' Cup World Championships races.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:13:53 GMT
Calculator lacks the high profile of several of his foes in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile, but he is an improving colt who is far better than his maiden status would have one believe.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:34:28 GMT
Ian Tapp recaps the Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale, including details on the day's top sellers, impressions from participants, and a rare white sales yearling.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:46:11 GMT
J. Keeler Johnson shares his early thoughts on the Breeders' Cup pre-entries.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:35:45 GMT
The Breeders' Cup unveiled its pre-entrants for the 31st World Championships the morning of Oct. 22 at Santa Anita Park, with 201 horses named for the 13-race festival Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:32:59 GMT
Led by a $410,000 Tapit half sister to graded winner and sire Desert Party, the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale set records for gross, average, and median as pinhookers and end-users battled for choice prospects.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:57:51 GMT
Golden Eagle Farm in Ramona, Calif., founded and owned by the late John and Betty Mabee, is scheduled to close Oct. 31 after 40 years of operation, according to Golden Eagle racing manager Janine McCullough.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:30:15 GMT
Southern California race fans will get a rare look at a Queen's Plate winner when Lexie Lou takes on a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 25 on the Santa Anita turf.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:44:07 GMT
The $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 25 drew a classy, competitive field of seven, headed by proven graded stakes horses Romansh, River Rocks, and Salutos Amigos.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:16:45 GMT
Declaration of War, third on his only start on dirt in last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will relocate to Coolmore's Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., for the 2015 breeding season, it was announced Oct. 22.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:40:05 GMT
Laurie's Rocket has been retired and will stand the 2015 season at Bill and Mary McDowell's McDowell Farm near Sparkman, Ark., owner Willis Horton announced Oct. 22.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:52 GMT
The transcript for the live chat is now available.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:32:55 GMT
A colt from the first crop of Epsom Derby (Eng-I) winner Pour Moi topped the sales action on the third day of the Arqana October yearling sale in Deauville, France, selling to Sylvain Vidal for US$177,044 Oct 22.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:08:00 GMT
HARRINGTON, Del. - Harrington Raceway's 68th season of live harness racing came to an end Thursday evening....
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:02:00 GMT
Despite finding herself in constant battle, Southwind Trini ($8.00) proved unwavering in Thursday (October 23) night's $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open-Preferred Pace at Vernon Downs, capping a driving hat trick for Jim Marohn, Jr. ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:21:00 GMT
Talented Victorian pacer Abettorpunt is expected to be a major improver in tomorrow night’s harness racing Grand Circuit opener....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:36:00 GMT
The All Tars team have eight runners in tonights harness racing meeting at Addington and the following is how they see their runners chances....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:00 GMT
YONKERS, NY, Thursday, October 23, 2014--Yonkers Raceway's stakes-stuffed Saturday night program has all the required-by-law ingredients....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:15:00 GMT
Star harness racing mare Libertybelle Midfrew, the youngest runner in tonight’s McInerney Ford Pace at Gloucester Park, is on trial for next week’s Mount Eden Sprint....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:12:00 GMT
No trainer likes to see their stable star roll into a gallop at full speed....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:51:00 GMT
The blue silks with the grey stars of the All Stars team is to harness racing what the All Blacks are to rugby....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:02:00 GMT
It’s that time of the week as Harnesslink presents another ‘Flashback Friday’, written by multiple award-winning journalist PAUL COURTS. If you have any past champions or magical moments you’d like to relive, contact Paul who will be glad to hear from you…enjoy!...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:50:21 GMT
In five of his six starts, Dealt A Winner has been dealt a winning hand....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:12:24 GMT
Hanover/Harrisburg, PA – Looking for a fun-filled way to take part in the upcoming Harrisburg sale? Standardbred Horse Sales Company invites you to enter its new, “Stable Stars” contest. You will have a chance at winning prizes and eternal bragging rights of being the first-ever winner!...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:44:20 GMT
Baseball fans in New York are familiar with the "Le Grand Orange," the nickname of popular former Mets star Rusty Staub. Now, nearly 30 years after Staub's retirement, racing fans in New York will get their first in-person look at "Le Grand Blonde," globe-trotting trotter Commander Crowe....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:42:20 GMT
It seems unfair that when a horse reaches mandatory retirement age of fourteen, some still have some racing left in them. ...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:20 GMT
El Azteca made a successful return to the harness races last weekend, capturing the Open Trot for his owner/breeder/trainer Marco Rios with James Kennedy at the helm, but there's more to the story....
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:04:20 GMT
VERNON, NY - On Friday, October 24, world champion colt Centurion ATM travels to Vernon Downs to headline three divisions of the Simpson Stakes for two-year-old trotters. Four other divisions featuring freshman filly trotters and colt and filly pacers make up the thirteen-race card that features purses totaling more than $140,000. Racing begins at 6:45 p.m....