McEneny Hoists The Hardware

Published: May 29, 2017 03:34 pm EDT

The close connection between hockey and horse racing in Canada continues to bind tighter as the years go on. On Sunday, May 28, a Standardbred Canada member that was born into the harness racing industry hoisted the Memorial Cup along with his Windsor Spitfire teammates.

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Standardbred Canada member Austin McEneny – son of standout trainer Scott McEneny, who is prepping Streakavana for the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup – hoisted some hardware of his own on Sunday at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ont., as the Spitfires defeated the Erie Otters 4-3 to capture the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup.

Leading up to the Memorial Cup, Teri Pecoski penned a profile piece on McEneny which explains his back story and how the Waterdown, Ont. native found his way to the championship Spirtfire squad.

“I never thought I would be in this situation,” said McEneny. To read the article, click here.

McEneny and family celebrate after winning the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup
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