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SC Rewind: Picture Parade

Published: November 9, 2019 11:45 am ET

Last Comment: November 13, 2019 3:03 pm ET | 16 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

In this week's 'Rewind' Robert Smith has once again assembled a collage of old photographs of various themes and time periods for another edition of Picture Parade. The aim is partly to test the skills of the reading audience in identifying the people or other information relating to each photo, and also to display these great old photos that might otherwise go unnoticed. The "rules" remain the same, just state the picture number and your answer on as many as you wish.

1 - How many people can you identify in this picture from quite a few years ago? (Abahazy Photo collection)


2 - Can you name the trophy holder in the middle; he's still very much around? If you can, might as well do the other two as well.


3 - It would be pretty hard to pack much more talent, history and horsemanship into one picture. Can you put a tag on each one?


4 - It was 50 years ago when this was taken and this fellow was then around Jack Benny's age. The question is, can you put a correct name on him?


5 - Back in 1961 these five rather young lads were stabled at Richelieu Park when the photographer called them together. Can you name them all?


6 - As this picture shows not all harness drivers are the same size, in fact they sometimes come in all shapes and sizes. Can you identify these two gents?


7 - Who might this young fellow be? If you you think you know then it's time to "throw your hat in the ring." (Harness Horse photo)


8 - Can you identify the location of this once very popular U.S. track?


9 - In this one the handsome gentleman pictured was just doing his job, conducting an interview. Can you name him and might as well take a "stab" at the horse's name too? No points taken off for missing the horse's name but it would be timely to get both. (Hoof Beats)


10 - Let's end up with an easy one. Any guesses as to who these three fellows might be? And while you're at it might as well name the horse. One last question.. ..who was listed on the photo as the horse's trainer at the time this picture was taken ?

Good Luck or Bonne Chance and be sure to stay tuned for a list of the correct answers upcoming in a few days


Bonus photo - Can anyone identify anyone in this great old picture or even the location where it was taken? The only information I have is that it was taken somewhere in Nova Scotia. Looks kind of picturesque!

Quote For The Week: "By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin

REMEMBRANCE DAY - November 11

A TIME TO REMEMBER - On Monday November 11th we pause not to celebrate as we do on other holidays, but to remember in a special way the many brave men and women who have served our Country in the military. Many people we now know or have known in the past served to preserve our freedom and protect our lands. Let us NOT forget them though many have passed.

November 13, 2019 - 3:03 pmHere are the correct answers

Here are the correct answers to this week's pictures. I believe we had a correct answer on each photo. Thanks for participating.

1 - From left to right - Charlotte Coadic, Janice (Johnston) Gale, Jason Gale (seated) and Wm. Gale winning driver.
2 - Bill Budd in the middle with Jack Harris, Flamboro Race Sec. on the left and Richard Jacob GM on the right 
3 - Left to right (back row) - Johnny Chapman, Geo Sholty, Billy Haughton, Herve Filion, Delvin Miller. Front l - r: Del Insko, Clint Hodgins, Stanley Dancer 
4 - Bill Galvin, longtime O.J.C. Publicity man.
5 - l-r: Warren Robillard, Del MacTavish Jr., Garth Gordon, Bob Habkirk, Lesly  Turcotte 
6 - George Sholty and Geo. Rattenbury of Muncie, Indiana 
7 - Emmons MacKay, well-known Maritime horseman 
8 - Brandywine Raceway - Wilmington, Delaware 
9 - Albert Trottier Montreal PR man and Timely Knight in Montreal
10 - Left to right - Marv Chantler, Claybrook Van, Jerry Duford, Earl Rowe Jr. Trainer listed at this time was Dennis Duford, brother of Jerry and Rodney, son of Wilfred and Mabel. Picture taken at Windsor Raceway, 1973
Bonus Picture - One reply submitted by Robert Smith (maybe my distant cousin??) says it was Sackville. I trust he is correct but not 100% certain.

November 12, 2019 - 4:09 pmPicture number 3 is left to

Garth Gordon SAID...

Picture number 3 is left to right John Chapman, George Sholty, William Houghton, Del Insko, Herve Filion, Clint Hodgins, Del Millar, Stanley Dancer.

Picture number 5 was taken in the paddock at Richelieu Park in 1961. The five young drivers are sons of the drivers that were doing quite well at the time At Richelieu Park. As you look at the picture to the far left is Warren Robillard son of Percy Robillard. Standing behind him is Del McTavish Jr. Son of Del McTavish. To the far right is Lesley Turcotte son of Theo Turcotte and standing behind him Robert Habkirk Bill Habkirk’s son. Bob was mayor of Aylmer, Ontario for several years. And in the middle is yours truly son of Jack Gordon.

November 11, 2019 - 8:46 pm1-Gale family, Janice, Jason

1-Gale family, Janice, Jason and Bill.
2-Jack Harris, Bill Budd, ?
3-Back row George Sholty, Bill Haughton, Herve Filion, Delvin Miller. Front row John Chapman, Del Insko, Clint Hodgins and Stanley Dancer.
6-Short one is George Sholty
8-Brandywine
9-Fergie Olver and Timely Knight?
10-Merv Chandler, Claybrook Van? Jerry Duford and ?

November 11, 2019 - 6:50 pm2. Jack Harris, Bill Budd,

Sheldon Rose SAID...

2. Jack Harris, Bill Budd, Rick Jacob
4. Bill Galvin
6. George Sholty, George Rattenbury
8. Brandywine

November 11, 2019 - 5:37 pmIs one of the bonus pictures

Gord Brown SAID...

Is one of the bonus pictures Bill Odonnell?

November 10, 2019 - 5:36 pmClint Hodgins

Clint Hodgins

November 10, 2019 - 2:21 pm#7 Emmons MacKay

#7 Emmons MacKay

November 9, 2019 - 10:00 pm#1. Bill, Janice, Jason Gale,

#1. Bill, Janice, Jason Gale, Charlene Coadic
#6. George Sholty, Frank Safford

November 9, 2019 - 6:33 pmThe last picture is Sackville

Robert Smith SAID...

The last picture is Sackville Downs NS.

November 9, 2019 - 4:22 pmOne more: The driver on No.10

One more: The driver on No.10 is Jerry Duford.

November 9, 2019 - 2:41 pm#2 Jack Harris, Billy Budd

norm files SAID...

#2 Jack Harris, Billy Budd and Rick Jacobs

#3 John Chapman, George Sholty, Bill Haughton, Herve, Dell Miller, Del Insko, ? and Stanley Dancer.

#8.. Rockingham Park

#10... Jerry Duford was the driver, trainer.....Walter Reese???

November 9, 2019 - 2:21 pmI just wanted to take a stab

Dave Aziz SAID...

I just wanted to take a stab at #03: the "Eight Great Drivers"
Couple are guesses; couple for sure...
Left F-B: J. Chapman, G.Sholty. B. Haughton. H. Filion and Del Miller.(?)
Right three: Del Insko, C. Galbraith and of course Stan Dancer.

November 9, 2019 - 1:53 pm1. My Uncle Bill Gale, Aunt

Russ Gale SAID...

1. My Uncle Bill Gale, Aunt Janice, cousin Jason in the bike. Can't place the other lady, but she sure seems familiar.

Note: Bill's old colours. Morris Macdonald's colours.

November 9, 2019 - 1:53 pmNo. 3 clockwise John

No. 3 clockwise
John Chapman,George Sholty, Billy Haughton, Hervé Filion, Del Miller, Stanley Dancer, Clint Hodgins, ?

No. 5 left to right
?, Del Mactavish Jr, Garth Waddel, Melvin Turcotte, Lesly Turcotte

No. 6 A guess: George Sholty on the left

No. 8 A guess: Pompano Park

No. 9 Mr Albert Trottier and Timely Knight

No. 10 Mr Rowe on the right

November 9, 2019 - 1:18 pmWilf Duford for the last

Gord Brown SAID...

Wilf Duford for the last question.

November 9, 2019 - 1:13 pm#1 Janice, Jason and Billy

Gord Brown SAID...

#1 Janice, Jason and Billy Gale #2 Jack Harris, Billy Bud, #3 Johnny Chapman, George Sholty, Billy Haughton, Herve Fillion, Del Miller, Del Insko, Clint Hodgins, Stanley Dancer #4 Bill Galvin #5 Percy Robilard, Good looking Garth Gordon, George Wain, Tom Murtagh #6 George Sholty, Harry Pownall #7 Ray Gemmil. #8 Brandywine #9 Timely Knight #10 Always young looking Marv Chantler, Jerry Duford, Earl Rowe Jr. and probably Claybrook Van.


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