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SC Rewind: Fun At The Fair

September 15, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind' column, Robert Smith recalls the timeless joy of attending a fall fair. Fairs which traditionally included harness racing, date back to colonial times but still contain traces of their original format which centres on family fun and the enjoyment of getting together....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1950s

September 8, 2018:

Today, the monthly edition of 'Years Ago' features a medley of names, faces and other trivia from the decade of the 1950s....read on

SC Rewind: The First Maple Leaf Trot

September 1, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back many years to recall the first ever Maple Leaf Trot held in 1950. This race now nearly 70 years old has been held every year since 1950 with the exception of two years (1955 & 1956), thus making it one of the sport's most enduring events....read on

Rewind: Armbro Nadir's Magical Year

August 25, 2018:

In this week's edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith takes readers back in time to 1973 and recalls the heroics of a horse named Armbro Nadir....read on

SC Rewind: The Gold Cup & Saucer

August 18, 2018:

In the latest edition of Rewind Robert Smith turns the clock back 35 years to recall the 1983 Old Home Week Cup & Saucer Race held at the famous Charlottetown Driving Park track....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

August 11, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers some happenings, names and other interesting facts from the decade of the 1940's....read on

SC Rewind: Hambletonian Memories

August 4, 2018:

In this week's Rewind column Robert Smith adopts a Hambletonian theme coincidental with this year's renewal of the annual classic....read on

SC Rewind: The Way It Was

July 28, 2018:

This week's edition of Rewind takes on a slightly different twist as it is mainly pictorial. Robert Smith has delved into the archives and assembled a medley of rather old photographs covering a wide range of subjects and themes....read on

SC Rewind: More About Old Woodbine

July 21, 2018:

As a follow to last week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith talks more about the historic 1954 opening of the Old Woodbine track in Toronto and the years that followed. His piece includes a most interesting letter from a well-known gentleman who recalls the start-up personally....read on

SC Rewind: Old Woodbine, Early Years

July 14, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith takes a rather nostalgic look back at a very important time in our sport's history. His piece recalls the 1954 opening of the Old Woodbine track in downtown Toronto and revives a few memories from the early years at that historic track....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1990s

July 7, 2018:

The monthly edition of Years Ago is the feature of 'Rewind' this week, as Robert Smith takes a look at the decade of the 1990s. He has chosen several names, events, records and stories that were in the news back then....read on

SC Rewind: Banner Year For Rideau

July 1, 2018:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the year of 1969 in review at Rideau Carleton Raceway in Ottawa. Then in its eighth year of existence the still relatively new operation was enjoying its best year to date....read on

SC Rewind: Derbys Gent

June 23, 2018:

In this week's edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith recalls a very special horse named Derbys Gent. This low profile performer paced his way into not only the record books of many tracks but also captured the hearts of a huge throng of followers in a rather long career on the track....read on

SC Rewind: Happy Father's Day

June 16, 2018:

In today's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith sends a Happy Father's Day message to all the reading audience as we prepare to celebrate their special day on June 17....read on

SC Rewind: Roosevelt Closes Forever

June 9, 2018:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather sad happening from 30 years ago when the fabled Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury, New York closed its doors forever....read on


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