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SC Rewind: Richelieu Park Memories

February 25, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the eventful decade of the 1950's when Canadian harness racing was making great strides in the Province of Quebec, especially Montreal....read on

SC Rewind: The Filion Pace

February 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls a rather rare happening on New Years Day 1975. The members of a famous Quebec racing family gathered to put on a memorable show for the racing patrons at Connaught Park in Hull and had a lot of fun in the process....read on

SC Rewind: Racing On The Ice

February 11, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the days of long ago when harness racing on ice was a popular winter pastime. His reminiscence is mainly pictorial in nature, showing the various vehicles and venues that the horsemen used....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

February 4, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers a number of events, personalities and little stories from the decade of the 1940s as part of the ongoing Years Ago feature which appears each month....read on

SC Rewind: O'Briens & Awards Nights

January 28, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith adopts an "O'Brien Awards" theme. His piece presents a short reminiscence about the late Joe O'Brien and also includes some vintage photos from award nights long before the advent of the modern day get-togethers....read on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (2/2)

January 21, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith concludes the two-part remembrance of the 1985 Rothman's Summer Series held at Greenwood Raceway in Toronto....read on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (1/2)

January 14, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the Rothmans Stakes from July 1985 held at Toronto's Greenwood Raceway....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

January 7, 2017:

This week's Rewind, the first of 2017, takes a very long look back at some of the names, events and happenings from the decade of the 1930's....read on

SC Rewind: Memories Of 1969

December 31, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith wraps up 2016 with a series of short recollections of events and personalities from the year 1969. A number of old photographs help to recreate this period in time now almost 50 years ago....read on

SC Rewind: Merry Christmas 2016

December 24, 2016:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith offers a Christmas Greeting to readers and also reminisces a bit about Christmases past along with a few old photos associated with this festive time of year....read on

SC Rewind: When Aged Horses Raced

December 18, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back to a time when the sport's best young horses continued racing past the age of three. This era saw many great races staged between older horses....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

December 10, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith revives some names, faces and events from the decade of the 1980's in the monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Waples Goes 8-For-8

December 3, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very special two-day performance by an amazing driver who dazzled the large crowds at Montreal's Blue Bonnets track back in 1956. At the end of this offering he also passes along a special greeting to this revered horseman....read on

SC Rewind: Haughton Remembered

November 26, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers the lifetime and career of the great U.S. horseman Wm. R. "Billy" Haughton. His sudden and untimely death occurred over 30 years ago, but he continues to enjoy legendary status in our sport....read on

SC Rewind: Charlie Lawson

November 19, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers the long and rather unique career of horseman Charlie Lawson of Orangeville. Lawson was a highly successful driver during an era when nearly everyone also trained or owned horses; he did neither....read on


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