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Jamieson Sets Canadian Win Record

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Published: December 10, 2009 4:12 pm ET

Last Comment: December 14, 2009 10:06 am ET | 14 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

With his fifth win of the card, harness racing driver Jody Jamieson set a Canadian record for driving wins in a single season on Thursday afternoon at Flamboro Downs in Dundas, Ont.

Jamieson, 33, of Cambridge, Ont. won his 740th race of the season aboard pacer Wild Heart. The former record of 739 wins was set by Mark MacDonald back in 2006.

Already boasting career best totals with 740 wins and over $11 million in purses, Jody Jamieson is the front-runner for year-end honours as Canada's driver of the year. Jamieson won the O'Brien Award as Canada's driver of the year in 2007 when he won both the $1.5 million North America Cup and the prestigious Little Brown Jug with horse of the year Tell All.

Lifetime, Jamieson has won over 5,000 races and driven the winners of over $65 million in purses.

Fans can keep tabs on Jody's win totals with a special feature on the SC homepage. In the middle column, there's a block which updates Jamieson's win totals after each card and also shows his lead in the North American drivers race.

 

 

Jamieson, who was later feted in a presentation at Woodbine Racetrack, reflected on his accomplishment in an interview with WEG's Chad Rozema.

December 14, 2009 - 10:06 amBev and Terry add our

Bev and Terry add our congratulations on your terrific achievment

December 11, 2009 - 5:15 pmgo jody go

go jody go

December 11, 2009 - 11:14 amWay to go Jody

Ian Dow SAID...

Way to go Jody

December 11, 2009 - 9:43 amWay to go!!It took a lot of

Kevin Jones SAID...

Way to go!!It took a lot of dedication & hard work But I bet it's worth it now!

December 11, 2009 - 9:15 amCongratulations Jody on this

Congratulations Jody on this fantastic achievement. As great a Driver as you are I am most proud of the professionalism and class you take with you where ever you compete. We are very fortunate to have you in our game.

Darryl MacArthur

December 11, 2009 - 12:20 amGo get 'em Jody. Nothing

Ralph Sucee SAID...

Go get 'em Jody. Nothing better than standing at the top of the mountain. Enjoy ... ;-)

Ralph

December 10, 2009 - 10:16 pmCongrats Jody, I still

Congrats Jody,
I still remember you as a kid at Sackville Downs. I thought your dad was on top of the horse racing world when he would win races with West River Ervin and Syd Grattan. Who could have ever imagined back then that you would be able to be in this position. That's amazing, good for you, beat this year's record next year, enjoy your Christmas break and 2010 will be waiting for you.

December 10, 2009 - 9:59 pmCogratulations Jody, It only

Cogratulations Jody, It only seems like yesterday when we were all racing at Western Fair, and you were pushing to be the top driver there, Youve acheived so much, Way to go, best of luck for 2010.

December 10, 2009 - 9:00 pmCongratulations Jody for

Brian Paquet SAID...

Congratulations Jody for this great accomplishment!

The Paquet family and eveyone at J'ai ma Place wish you lots of success for the future. Keep on the good work!

Cheers,

Jennifer

December 10, 2009 - 8:11 pmCongratulations Jody

Congratulations Jody

December 10, 2009 - 6:29 pmHello Jody, It's Leo

leo tourigny SAID...

Hello Jody,
It's Leo Tourigny congratulations for that record you just set. Even in Quebec we are following you. We want you to make 800 victories.

Goodbye & Good Luck

Leo Tourigny Quebec

December 10, 2009 - 6:08 pmCongrats Jody; Your hard

Paul Maguire SAID...

Congrats Jody; Your hard work and drive has paid off. Well done!
Paul

December 10, 2009 - 5:05 pmCongratulation's Jody. A job

Joe Ruppel SAID...

Congratulation's Jody. A job well done and keep pushing on !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

December 10, 2009 - 4:22 pmCongratulations Jody. Ever

Congratulations Jody. Ever since you announced your goal for breaking the Canadian record, it has been a daily ritual to see how "Jody" did. For us it is like a hockey player going after a goal record. Push to the end of the year and have a good holiday. You deserve it. Awesome. From the Elliott gang.


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