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Week Three In The Books

March 21, 2009:


Time seems to be rolling on now as Shadow Play has just completed his 3rd week of training, this time with a doubleheader on Tuesday and Friday, the fast miles in 2:28 and 2:25 respectively.

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Anyone wanna take a trotter to Europe?

March 19, 2009:


Each year I assist European tracks find horses for the spring classic in Scandinavia.

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Play the percentages when evaluating trainers

March 19, 2009:


Not long ago, I had a guy call me and say, "Wow! Did you see how many races Trainer X has won this year? He's having a great year."

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A giant loss

March 19, 2009:


Any time the harness racing industry loses someone named Hempt, we've lost a giant. Not only a giant in the phyical sense,but a giant in his impact on the sport.

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Captain Canada

March 19, 2009:


Last weekend, I barged into the home of Paul MacDonell and his lovely wife Lynn, videocamera in-hand, as they prepared for BC, where PMac is hoping to win the National Driving Championship

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Week Two Of Training

March 16, 2009:


More cold miserable weather on PEI last week but our track was much better on Tuesday and Saturday for 2 sets of double headers with Shadow Play, the fastest miles being in 2:32 and 2:30.

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Farewell, Baltic Speed

March 15, 2009:


Baltic Speed sired Valley Victory and Peace Corps.

Now, quick, name another top trotter that he sired. C'mon, I'm waiting.

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I love those baby pix!

March 14, 2009:


Nothing says spring to a horse breeder more than the sight of a newborn foal gamboling on the green grass.

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Okay, I'm waiting with bated breath.....

March 9, 2009:


I can't wait to see what Standardbred Canada unveils at its press conference in Sarnia on Wednesday.

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Week One of Training Miles Complete

March 7, 2009:


Shadow Play has got his first week of training miles under his belt and is now ready to start going double headers next week.

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First Training Mile Of 2009 For Shadow

February 27, 2009:


Shadow Play went his first training mile of 2009 today, since the weather forecast sounds bad for tomorrow, at his home farm track in Winsloe, PEI.

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Beach Book

February 26, 2009:


Somebeachsomewhere continues to do the industry good with the upcoming launch of a photo book from the folks at the Canadian Sportsman.

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Final Week of Jogging Before Training For Shadow Play

February 23, 2009:


Shadow Play is jogging 5 - 6 miles per day and has still been very aggressive with other horses on the track.

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Big M’s nickname contest

February 17, 2009:


Hats off to Tim Tetrick and the marketing department at the Big M for their nifty little contest to acquire a new nickname for the champion reinsman.

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Shadow Play Back To Work On PEI

February 13, 2009:


After 2 months of turn outs and rejuvenation, Shadow Play began his 2009 training season last Monday (Feb.2)in Winsloe.

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