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John Campbell's Last Drive

August 27, 2017:

Harness racing's living legend, driver John Campbell made his final appearance as an active competitor on Sunday, July 30. Standardbred Canada was granted exclusive access to follow Campbell from his arrival at Clinton Raceway for the 2017 Legends Day event through to his evening departure from the racetrack....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

Legends Day Auction Goal Exceeded

July 29, 2017:

Thanks to an additional donation, and the generosity of John Grant Haulage, the online Legends Day auction, in support of the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation was able to top the $30,000 mark....read on

McClure "Fan First" On Legends Day

July 28, 2017:

Three Grassroots divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies will serve as the warm-up act on Clinton Raceway’s highly anticipated Legends Day program this Sunday (July 30)....read on

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

Legends Day Auction Closing

July 25, 2017:

Items up for bids in the online Legends Day auction in support of the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation began to close at 5:00 p.m. Eastern today (July 28), with the final items to close for bidding at 6:30 p.m. Eastern....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

SC Rewind: Legends Day Memories

July 22, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the relatively short but extremely interesting history surrounding the ever-popular Legends Day held every other year at Clinton Raceway....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

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

Take The Bus To Legends Day

June 29, 2017:

With the biennial event quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to make travel plans for the signature event at the Huron County oval, Clinton Raceway's 2017 Legends Day. Transportation via coach buses, which have washrooms, will be available from four locations in southwestern Ontario, providing race fans a hassle-free way of attending the July 30 event....read on

Steve Condren: Driving Instructor

June 29, 2017:

Forty years after his first career victory, Hall of Fame harness driver Steve Condren said he’s “probably 75 per cent retired,” but still gets a charge out of teaching and piloting young horses on Canada’s top racing circuit....read on

O’Donnell, Campbell To Bow Out Together

June 21, 2017:

They once dominated harness racing like Larry Bird and Magic Johnson did basketball and Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux ruled hockey. Now Hall of Famers Bill O’Donnell and John Campbell will both hang up their colours for good after a final drive against each other on July 30 in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot at Clinton Raceway....read on

Wall On Coming Full Circle

June 16, 2017:

Hall of Fame harness drivers Dave Wall and John Campbell started out in the business together in the early 1970s. So, Wall said it’s fitting he will be part of Campbell’s last career drive back in Ontario where it all started....read on


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