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WDC Finals Video Recap

Relive the sights and sounds of the 2017 World Driving Championship final leg as driver James MacDonald made harness racing history.

MacDonald emerged victorious from the 2017 World Driving Championship (WDC), and captured its $25,000 top prize on Friday evening (August 18) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park, Prince Edward Island. In a night to remember, a capacity crowd witnessed the hometown triumph of MacDonald, the first-ever Canadian to claim the international title on home turf. For a complete breakdown of the WDC finals, click here.

The Canadian reinsman amassed a total of 211 WDC tournament points, ultimately besting overall runner-up Mika Forss of Finland, who completed his drives with an accumulated 193 points for second. Marcus Miller, from the United States, tallied 181.5 points to round out the top three WDC drivers.

Standardbred Canada would like to thank all the drivers for their professionalism and being great ambassadors for their countries and the sport of harness racing over the 11-day cross country tour.

(Photo: Suomen Hippos / Ilkka Nisula)

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