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SC Rewind: Picture Parade

Published: January 11, 2020 11:05 am ET

Last Comment: January 16, 2020 11:58 am ET | 10 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

This week's 'Rewind' once again takes on the familiar Picture Parade theme, as Robert Smith has gathered a batch of old photos for your viewing pleasure. For those who care to take a guess on the identity of each one you are welcome to submit your answer on as few or as many as you wish. Like past quizzes, just state the picture number and your answer and use the comments section to submit. If you're not a guesser then I hope you enjoy looking at the 'oldies' anyway.

Today's Picture Parade has a common theme. Each of today's pictures feature a Canadian-born driver racing at a U.S. track. All you need to do is identify the driver, not all the other people in the photo. If you recognize any or all, then feel free to include the other names as readers will appreciate the further identification. If you think you can figure out the track then add that too, but only if you wish. Nearly all have something in the picture that identifies the location.

1 - Oldest first. This photo dates back to about 1958 and the introduction of the very first helmets. Can you identify this gentleman who hopped out of the the sulky to receive his trophy as owner, trainer and driver of this winning horse? (Harness Horse)


2 - Can you name the driver of the No. 4 horse being "urged" a bit for a win on the outside?


3 - No marks given for the location of this photo. Just put a name on the driver of No. 7 if you can. The pilot of No. 3 could be pretty easy to identify but he's not a Canadian.


4 - Pictured above is a fellow who served the sport in a number of capacities over the years; here as a driver. Can you name him correctly? (Abahazy photo collection)


5 - Who is this very well known Canadian-born driver heading back to the paddock after a big win?


6 - This fellow is no stranger to old picture collections. Name the driver if you can. (Harness Horse)


7 - Can you name this gentleman with maple leaf emblems on his driving suit? (Abahazy photo collection)


8 - Guessing the track and date are "off limits" but can you correctly identify the driver?


9 - Can you name this fine gentleman as he heads to victory with No. 1 in this 1971 photo. (Abahazzy photo collection)


10 - Let's end it on a "super easy" note. This guy's identification should be no problem.


Quote For The Week: In a Sports Illustrated profile in 1990, Herve Filion elaborated on his work ethic, saying "you show me an eight-hour man and I’ll show you someone just passing through life, surviving, that’s all."

Trivia Question: What very well-known horseman was once the owner of a women's clothing company that was very successful?

January 16, 2020 - 11:58 amThe correct identities for

The correct identities for this week's pictures are as follows:

1 - Harold Wellwood Sr. after a win with his own Andy Byrd. On the left is Frederick Van Lennep, Wolverine track owner and next is Michigan Governor G. Mennen Williams 
2 - Driver of No. 4 Alley Fighter is John Hayes, Sr. (Not Jr.)
3 - Driver of No. 7 is Ralph Baldwin with Stanley Dancer (3) on the outside 
4 - Keith Quinlan at Wolverine
5 - Maritimer Earle Avery at Yonkers 
6 - Clint Hodgins at The Red Mile in Lexington 
7 - Brian Webster at Wolverine accompanied by several owners 
8 - Jim Doherty at Foxboro
9 - John Campbell Sr . better known as "Jack" Campbell driving Argyel Babe 
10 - Wm "Buddy" Gilmour at Roosevelt 

Trivia Question - The answer I was looking for was U.S. horseman, writer et al., Ron Gurfein also known as "The Guru" Thanks to everyone.

January 15, 2020 - 10:49 pm3. Looks like Percy Robillard

3. Looks like Percy Robillard behind #7.

4. Looks like Keith Quinlan, Race Secretary from Cloverdale.

January 11, 2020 - 5:06 pm1 Joe O'Brien 2 Dr. John

Joe Wright SAID...

1 Joe O'Brien
2 Dr. John Hayes
3 Percy Robillard
5 Frank Ervin
6 Clint Hodgins
7 Brian Webster
8 James Doherty
9 Jack Campbell
10 Buddy Gilmour

January 11, 2020 - 4:26 pmQuestion # 2 Dr John Hayes

Bill Bigler SAID...

Question # 2 Dr John Hayes Jr.
Question # 3 Ralph Baldwin (on the 7), Stanley Dancer (on the 3)
Question # 5 Earle Avery
Question # 6 Clint Hodgins
Question # 8 Jim Doherty
Question # 9 Jack Campbell
Question # 10 Buddy Gilmour and Armbro Aussie.

January 11, 2020 - 3:27 pm1. Harold Wellwood 2. ? 3.

Bev Snobelen SAID...

1. Harold Wellwood

2. ?

3. Duncan MacDonald

4. ?

5. Earle Avery

6. Clint Hodgins

7. Reg Gassien

8. Jim Doherty

9. Jack Campbell

10. Buddy Gilmour

January 11, 2020 - 3:26 pm1. Harrold Wellwood 2. John

Gord Brown SAID...

1. Harrold Wellwood
2. John Hayes jr
3. Ralph Baldwin
4. Not sure but familiar
5. Earle Avery
6. Clint Hodgins
7. Brian Webster
8. Jim Doherty
9. Jack Campbell, Merrit Dokey
10. Bud Gilmour
Trivia George Henderson?

January 11, 2020 - 2:53 pm#1 Harold Wellwood #2 John

#1 Harold Wellwood
#2 John Hayes Jr
#3 Stanley Dancer
#4 Rod Seiling
#5 Earle Avery
#6 Clint Hodgins
#7 Rheal Bourgeois
#8 Jim Doherty
#9 Jack Campbell
#10 Buddy Gilmour

January 11, 2020 - 2:23 pmNo. 1 Frederic Van Lennep on

No. 1 Frederic Van Lennep on the left Driver?
No. 2 John Hayes Jr
No. 5 Ed Lomeyer
No. 6 Clint Hodgins
No. 7 James Doherty
No. 10 William Guilmour

Don't bet too much money on my anwsers : 4 of 10 will be good

January 11, 2020 - 12:41 pm1. Harold Wellwood Sr.

David Darocy SAID...

1. Harold Wellwood Sr. Wolverine Raceway
2. John Hayes Jr.
3. ?
4. Keith Quinlan at Wolverine Raceway
5. Charles Swanston
6. Clint Hodgins
7. Brian Webster at Wolverine Raceway, gentleman at the horses head is Al MacDonald.
8. Jim Doherty
9. Jack Campbell
10. William (Buddy) Gilmour

January 11, 2020 - 11:48 amThank you for the great

Bert Clish SAID...

Thank you for the great pictures.
5. Earl Avery
6. Clint Hodgins
8. Jim Doherty
9. John Campbell
10. Bud Gilmour
Regards.


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