Harness
Monday, 05 November 2018 14:49

Hoofprints - November 5

Exit Smiling missed out on two of the biggest harness races of the summer, the Ralph Klein Memorial and the Western Canada Pacing Derby. But he may still be the…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:02

Imagine Two Pictures...

One is a shot of a cloudy, dreary fall Tuesday night of harness racing at Northlands race track. A light mist is gathering. That picture was taken in 1982. The…
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:38

It could have been a disaster

Tuesday morning harness trainer Chris Lancaster had just finished jogging Lady Neigh Neigh, one of the favourites in Friday’s $22,500 second division of the Jim Rogers Memorial, when a loose…
Mike Hennessy walked on water, made elephants disappear and solved a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded Saturday afternoon at Northlands. One of the most talented harness drivers in the business, Hennessy won…
Thursday, 11 October 2018 09:41

Can history repeat for Hoerdt?

Can the proverbial lightning strikes twice happen again? Two years ago trainer-driver Kelly Hoerdt qualified four three-year-old fillies for the Northlands Filly Pace and amazingly finished 1-2-3-4 with Brighten Your…
Monday, 01 October 2018 11:04

Recovery on track for Campbell

His world careening wildly out of control, harness driver Brandon Campbell wanted to end it all as he drove back home to Alberta this past March after another failed drug…
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 08:45

Clark recovering from quadruple bypass

Keith Clark knew immediately that something was wrong. Something very wrong. “I was line driving some colts last month and I was huffing and puffing. I don’t run but I’m…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 19:09

Triple Threat

That’s what Rod Starkewski will send out in this weekend’s stakes action at Northlands. The veteran trainer has Maxsamian in one of Friday’s two legs of the Starburst for two-year-old…
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 21:47

Melissa Keith Set To Debut At The Track On 2

With decades of experience, in harness racing, to her credit - award-winning writer Melissa Keith, of Lower Onslow, Nova Scotia, is on the move to Western Canada and is set…
It was picture perfect. As she crossed the finish line Marjorie Dumont turned to the camera and flashed a smile that was as wide and as long as her four…
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