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Rewind: The First Breeders Crown

October 29, 2016:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the birth of the now famous Breeders Crown races which were first held in 1984. That first year just eight events were held, two of them on Canadian soil....read on

SC Rewind: Grasshopper Flats

October 22, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recounts the long, interesting and story filled history of a small racetrack located in Eastern Ontario. From its quaint nickname to the long list of horse people who have been residents there, it makes for an interesting story....read on

SC Rewind: Happy Birthday Jack Kopas

October 16, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith reviews the stellar career of Hall of Fame horseman Jack Kopas who celebrates his 88th birthday today (October 16)....read on

SC Rewind: The Fall Fair Era

October 8, 2016:

This week's Rewind is inspired at least in part by the current time of year. In bygone days harness racing was in 'full swing' mode at this time on the calendar when Fall Fairs were being held and most fairs had racing....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1960s

October 1, 2016:

In today's Rewind Robert Smith travels back to the decade of the 1960s in the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago. Old pictures and accounts of the times recall the people and happenings of that period in time....read on

SC Rewind: Tale Of Two Sundays

September 24, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers some world class racing held over 60 years ago at Montreal's Richelieu Park. It was a defining time that paved the way to a new chapter in Canadian harness racing that brought the Continent's best horses to Canada....read on

SC Rewind: 1965 Little Brown Jug

September 17, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind as we approach Little Brown Jug week, Robert Smith remembers the 1965 Jug and its famous winner Bret Hanover. This was just the 20th year of the famous race that has been held at the same place now for over 70 years. That year's race and the horse that won it remain as one of the most memorable in the race's long history....read on

SC Rewind: Greenwood - 100 Years (3/3)

September 11, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the year 1975 when Greenwood Raceway celebrated its 100th Birthday. He continues the year by year reminiscence of the years leading up to 1975. A number of old and interesting photographs are displayed....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1950s

September 3, 2016:

This week's edition of Rewind takes a 'Years Ago' trip back to the decade of the 1950's. A collage of old pictures recall many of the personalities of the day. It is interesting to note that most of the people mentioned have modern day ties with those who continue in the sport....read on

SC Rewind: Memories From 1986

August 27, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back to 30 years ago which was 1986. He revives a potpourri of names, faces and happenings from that year and includes numerous pictures to better recall the times....read on

SC Rewind: Old Track Roll Call

August 20, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when small town racetracks were commonplace, existing in almost every community across the land. He is asking for reader's input in identifying those precious few that are still left. Also welcomed are special recollections of those places that have passed on but still remain as cherished memories....read on

SC Rewind: 100 Years At Greenwood

August 13, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the year 1975 when Greenwood Raceway celebrated its 100th Birthday. A number of old and interesting photographs are displayed showing the many people who are such an important part of the track's long history....read on

SC Rewind: 1953 Hambletonian

August 6, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind coinciding with Hambletonian weekend, Robert Smith recalls a great Hambo victory by a filly named Helicopter in 1953. This marked the first time in the race's then 27-year history that a Canadian owned entry had won the prestigious race....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

July 30, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the events, personalities and happenings from the decade of the 1940s. It's all part of the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Roger White

July 23, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the glory days of harness racing in Montreal and remembers one of the great horsemen of that era and also one of his principal owners. Together they formed a top notch stable that was very successful for a long period of time despite the high level of competition....read on


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