Quebec, for some time now, has been harness racing's hallmark of instability. Participants here deal every day with the stress and anxiety of living in uncertainty - their livelihoods first threatened, then collapsed
Two men, Pascal Berube and Mario Charron, have responded to the situation very differently. But there's no doubt in either of their minds that horse racing, for them, has changed, for the worse. And no matter how hard they try to keep plugging away, these two realize now that they can't keep going like this forever.