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Crowd Greets Campbell And Hennessey

August 18, 2017:

John Campbell and Wally Hennessey, two superstars in the world of harness racing, were on hand Wednesday for the launch of the book World Harness Racing. It all took place at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, Canada....read on

Ride Along For Campbell’s Final Drive

July 31, 2017:

All eyes were on John Campbell on Sunday (July 30) at Clinton Raceway, as ‘Mr. Harness Racing’ was in the sulky for his final career drive, which came in the 2017 Legends Day Trot. And now you can ride right along with him, courtesy of some unparalleled access....read on

Condren Upsets In Legends Day Trot

July 30, 2017:

Although he wasn’t shown much support at the mutuel windows on Sunday (July 30), driver Steve Condren and the Al Fair-trained Lady Caterina upset the apple cart during the 2017 Legends Day Trot at Clinton Raceway. It was the most memorable edition of the biennial event to date, as it served as the official driving retirement of ‘Mr. Harness Racing’ John Campbell....read on

John Campbell On FAN590 Saturday

July 29, 2017:

John Campbell will be appearing on Toronto’s Sportsnet 590 The FAN today at 5:45 p.m. to chat about his retirement and tomorrow’s Legends Day....read on

SC Rewind: Campbell's Many Miles

July 29, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith offers his personal salute to harness racing icon John Campbell, who is currently having a very special weekend highlighted by his final drive at Clinton on Sunday afternoon....read on

A Class Of His Own

July 28, 2017:

There is excellence. There are superstars. And then there is John Campbell....read on / continuer à lire

Legends Day 2017 Card Set

July 26, 2017:

The card for Legends Day 2017, which will take place this Sunday (July 30) at Ontario’s Clinton Raceway, has been drawn. John Campbell, the most decorated driver in the history of Standardbred racing, will officially retire at the end of the program, which will culminate with the $15,000 Legends Day Trot....read on

Who Was Campbell’s Best Horse?

July 26, 2017:

The list of champions that John Campbell regularly drove is long and illustrious. Naming the best of the bunch is a tough task. Although, as the days count down to Campbell’s final drive (this coming Sunday at Clinton Raceway), this week’s SC Poll is asking you to do just that....read on

Campbell: Perfect Place To End Career

July 24, 2017:

“It just feels good to me to end up in Ontario, not far from where I started and in front of a number of people who were there when I started driving back in the spring of 1972. It feels like full circle for me and kind of apropos.”...read on

Brown Compares Campbell To Hockey Legend

July 19, 2017:

Canadian Hall of Fame driver Doug Brown said fellow Hall of Famer John Campbell reminds him of hockey legend Bobby Orr. On July 30 at Clinton Raceway, the two will square off one final time in the Legends Day Trot....read on

Campbell Uniform Rules Committee Chair

July 18, 2017:

The U.S. Trotting Association will join an industry-wide initiative to review the rules of racing promulgated by the association, to create a rule book that every harness racing jurisdiction will adopt and enforce. The initiative, chaired by new Hambletonian Society President John Campbell, will conduct a detailed and comprehensive review of the rules of racing, with input from all stakeholders....read on

Lachance To Relish Legends Day

July 17, 2017:

“I didn’t go to the Hall of Fame race at Goshen this year, and didn’t go the last couple of years, but this year my goal was to go to Clinton. It’s going to be [John Campbell’s] last drive, [and Bill O’Donnell’s] last drive… I’ve had so many good times with those guys. Great, great, great talent there… Those two guys were great to me.”...read on

Great Campbell Story Wins Contest

July 10, 2017:

“Our family was a bag of nerves for weeks leading up to this and here walks in Mr. Campbell all calm and collected as if it's just a maiden race. I remember John asking my father what he should know about her. My father told him, 'she doesn't like to be touched by the whip.’ He said 'ok don't worry.’ I can recall his smile, he is still as calm as can be and here we all were nothing but a wreck in anticipation!”...read on

Campbell Wins Final U.S. Drive

July 2, 2017:

In his final U.S. drive, John Campbell won for the 11,058th time, adding a final win to his career as harness racing’s top money-winning driver in the $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot at Goshen (N.Y.) Historic Track on Sunday (July 2)....read on

Campbell Wins Final Meadowlands Drives

June 30, 2017:

It only seemed fitting that Hall of Famer John Campbell, the greatest driver in harness racing history, would win his final Meadowlands drive. But since he's John Campbell, he did one better and won his final two races at the New Jersey oval....read on


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