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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

Congratulations, Gord! 3500 wins and counting...

December 22, 2011:


A milestone was reached at Rideau Carleton Raceway this month, when driver Gord Brown notched the 3500th driving win of his career

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Ken Warkentin's Blog

 

The Ultimate Payoff

November 2, 2011:


Over the last few years, I’ve been extremely fortunate to travel around quite a bit, proudly representing The Meadowlands and the sport, working at several venues, and taking part in some big events

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

You Never Forget Your First

October 24, 2011:


It's true what they say and some of harness racing's more prominent participants agree.

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Ken Warkentin's Blog

 

Racing’s Resilient Spirit

October 16, 2011:


I was reminded the other day it’s actually not too early to start thinking about the Holiday Season.

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Ken Warkentin's Blog

 

Sounds Good

September 27, 2011:


As a customer, when I walk into any business, even if it’s a dry cleaning store, I crave welcoming messages for my senses

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

The NHL Gets It Right

September 26, 2011:


Two emails came into my Inbox on Friday. One was an indication of what is and the other of what could be

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Ken Warkentin's Blog

 

Racetrack Impossible

September 16, 2011:


It’s easy to compare racetracks with restaurants, especially since most racetracks have dining facilities, and a food critic would have a field day in many of them.

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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

Away from the races – but not from the thrill of competition

July 30, 2011:


Standardbreds are a versatile breed. Most of us see them on the racetrack more than anywhere else, but they are capable of more than we see on the track or on our simulcast monitors

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Guest Starring: Anthony MacDonald

May 24, 2011:


Trainer-driver Anthony MacDonald sent in the following letter on staggered draw times and driver scratch times.

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Kyle Burton's Blog

 

Open Letter to Canadian Youth

April 7, 2011:


Dear fellow youth,

We are complex. We are unpredictable. We are smarter. We are faster. We are ‘always on’. We are the most powerful generation since the creation of time and we are the youth of today.

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Don't Be Afraid, You're Among Friends

February 28, 2011:


Ever have a great conversation with someone about the state of the harness racing industry and feel deflated when it's over because you know that no one else will ever hear anything that was said?

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Our Share Of Rogers

February 17, 2011:


Wednesday was an expensive day for me. I shelled out for new tires and brakes for my car and I also had to get my dryer fixed. The dryer cost $200 to fix, the car almost four times that.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

We Need A Game Changer

February 7, 2011:


We are unbelievably fortunate in Ontario right now. OSS purses, breeder's awards, overnight purses, and open stake races are the best in North America, and are adequate enough to keep harness racing alive as a sport and a business

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Kyle Burton's Blog

 

Doomsday Around the Corner for Harness Racing in Nova Scotia?

December 26, 2010:


I’m not usually one known to bare bad news, but what I’m about to say today needs to be heard immediately and we need to act TODAY.

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Kelly Spencer's Blog

 

Merry Ho-Ho, Standardbred Style

December 24, 2010:


Grand River Raceway is very pleased to present this special treat for the holiday season.

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