Posted Friday, April 3, 2015
A carryover the size of the one being offered this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack – almost $875,000 – on the Super High-5 wager on race 11 is a horseplayer’s dream, and offers a rare opportunity.
Posted Monday, September 1, 2014
Last year Scott Zeron took a calculated gamble when he made he made the decision to leave home and ply his trade south of the border, based mainly at The Meadowlands. Part of his decision was based on a promise from top trainer Tony Alagna and Myron Bell of Brittany farms that they would help hook the young teamster up with some drives, and Saturday night it paid off in spades as Zeron steered heavy favorite Artspeak to an easy win in the $667,000 Metro Stakes.
Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014
There are several established and budding superstars in action tonight at Mohawk Racetrack as the best 2YO colts in North America line up to contest the $667,000 Metro Pace and the best aged horses around line up for the $634,000 Canadian Pacing Derby.
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 Saturday, October 19, 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.
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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.

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