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Whiskey Tax A Patient Winner

July 10, 2019:

Patience was the answer for Whiskey Tax ($4.10), who stalked a second-circuit duel before emerging with a 1:56.3 victory in Wednesday's (July 10) featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at Grand River Raceway....read on

Durand’s Special Oaks Drive

July 30, 2018:

Tom Durand does not drive his horses in all their races, but the trainer was behind Blonde Magic this past Saturday in her Hambletonian Oaks elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack – and it was for a special reason....read on

Counting On Seven And Seven

August 3, 2017:

"He has been training like a monster, especially his last time out on Tuesday, he shifted gears like that and is right on the bit."...read on

Durand Duo Set For Saturday

September 16, 2016:

"He was really gritty in the way he chased down another horse who had already had one or two qualifiers, and he went after that horse like it was his job. He felt like he knew what his job was; racing other horses came naturally to him."...read on

More Than Meets The Eye

September 27, 2015:

From flying airplanes, to designing computer programs, to sharing his innovative ideas about the future of horse racing, Tom Durand is a horseman, and then some....read on / continuer à lire

ORC Issues Trio Of Rulings

January 6, 2014:

On Monday, January 6, the Ontario Racing Commission released a trio of rulings in regard to appeals by Thomas Durand, Dr. David Grant and Dr. Ian Moore....read on

Walking A Mile In Durand’s Shoes

July 19, 2012:

Blacksmith Steve Durand would love to add Tall Cotton’s horseshoes to a growing collection after the gelding takes on nine rivals in the $750,000 Maple Leaf Trot this Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Durand Switching 'Tax's Routine

September 15, 2011:

Even though Whiskey Tax finished within striking distance of Manofmanymissions in his Canadian Trotting Classic elimination last weekend, trainer Tom Durand has gone on the record as saying he is switching things up heading into the $1-million final this Saturday...read on

Durand On Hambo, Heats, Breeding

August 5, 2011:

"It really wasn't planned to be a Hambletonian venture here, we bought this horse at Harrisburg and he just did everything right all along...read on

A "Tax" Bonus For Durand?

August 4, 2011:

After having two strikes against him heading into this Saturday’s $1.5 million Hambletonian at The Meadowlands, trainer Tom Durand is hoping the tables will turn...read on


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