• Australia very impressive in the Juddmonte International! Posted 23 hours ago
  • Postponed gallops away in the Great Voltigeur! Posted 1 day ago
  • Endless Chatter wins her third straight in the Summer Colony! Posted 2 days ago
  • Judy the Beauty rolls right on by in the Rancho Bernardo!Posted 3 days ago
  • Main Sequence surges late to win the Sword Dancer! Posted 3 days ago
  • Moulin De Mougin swoops up the rail to win the Mabee! Posted 10 days ago
  • Enterprising rolls from last in the La Jolla! Posted 11 days ago
  • Cassatt much the best in the Monmouth Oaks! Posted 11 days ago
  • Wallyanna upsets the Hall of Fame with a late rush! Posted 12 days ago
  • Tricky Hat wins the John's Call by half a whisker! Posted 14 days ago
HRN Original Blog:
Drive On
Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014
Dismissed by the betting public, JK Endofanera parlayed a heady drive by Brian Sears and a perfect trip to power home a winner in the 31st edition of the North America Cup.
Posted Saturday, June 14, 2014
The $1,000,000 The North America Cup headlines the biggest night of Canadian harness racing.
Posted Sunday, May 11, 2014
Sometimes in the great sport of harness racing it's amazing how the stars can align a certain way that you develop a personal relationship with a racehorse. Last summer exactly that happened to my family and we have now become huge fans of a three-year old filly that we believe is going to turn some heads big time with her performances on the racetrack this summer
Posted Friday, October 18, 2013
The story lines are set for tonight’s Breeders Crown races at Pocono Downs is Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and chances are decent that North American Horse Of The Year could be decided on the 5/8 mile oval as three of the sports current superstars race for glory
Posted Saturday, September 28, 2013
There is a great card of racing on tap tonight at beautiful Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ontario headlined by the return of the Queen of harness racing, Ontario’s own Bee A Magician.
Posted Saturday, August 31, 2013
Mohawk Racetrack hosts one of the biggest nights on the summer harness racing calendar tonight headlined by the $700,000 Metro Pace. We analyze all the action for you right here on the Drive On blog and hope to put you onto a few good priced winners along the way. Here is our full-card analysis followed by the “Drive On bets” segment:
Posted Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Are “Match Races” a thing of the past? Apparently not in the harness racing world, as little Hanover Raceway in Southwestern Ontario has put together what promises to be a thrilling head-to-head matchup between two former champions of their signature trotting race this Saturday night.
Posted Saturday, June 22, 2013
If you have followed this blog the past 3 Saturdays you should be ahead barrels full of cash betting the Mohawk harness races. Last Saturday night, we gave out the winning late pick 4 that returned $506 on the $72 ticket. Here’s tonight’s full-card analysis followed by the “Drive On bets” segment. We’re hoping to make you (and us) some more money!
Posted Saturday, June 15, 2013
It’s time for North America Cup #30! There are several storylines that have developed in what promises to be an exciting competitive race. Can morning line favorite Captain Treacherous follow in his great daddy’s footsteps and take the Cup just 5 years after Somebeachsomewhere’s memorable tour-de-force?
Posted Monday, June 10, 2013
History. Tradition. Not many tracks or “racinos” have it any more. Too many of them feel like “plants” or factories. The biggest one of them all still has that feel, at least to me. I hadn’t been to Belmont since personally witnessing three straight unsuccessful Triple Crown tries – I watched Silver Charm, Charismatic and (the most painful of all), Real Quiet go down to defeat on the 12 furlongs of dirt on “Big Sandy”.
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Meet Garnet Barnsdale


I am an Honours Graduate from Humber College School of Journalism and a lifelong race fan and handicapper who has been watching and wagering on harness racing for more than 30 years. I was a staff writer for The Standardbred magazine in the late '80s. I will attempt to provide both beginners and veterans with valuable information and handicapping tips and advice on the top events from all major harness circuits.