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A Shiny New Triple Crown

September 13, 2010:


Every year around this time there seems to be a debate as to which races should be involved in pacing's Triple Crown. This race should be, this race shouldn't be...here's an idea that involves all races based on another successful Triple Crown model

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Viral Value

September 5, 2010:


Do we within harness racing sometimes concentrate too much on promoting what we think makes racing great?

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Dads

June 20, 2010:


I started this while sitting outside on my deck on Saturday afternoon, listening to the breeze softly flow through the trees, the occasional warble of a robin or the brisk rush of a car driving by.

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Of Smoke, Fire and Objectivity

June 10, 2010:


The following appears courtesy Chris Wittstruck and the USTA.

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Work is love made visible

May 28, 2010:


A few months ago I heard an expression that has stuck with me, constantly resonating. It's almost like a slogan I've tried to adopt but just never put into words. Work is love made visible.

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My Reactor Reaction

May 23, 2010:


You were purchased for $3.5 million. You smashed records. You're virtually touted as the second coming and one of the best horses in the history of harness racing.

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SC Website Issues Resolved

May 8, 2010:


During the early morning hours of Saturday, May 8, Standardbred Canada's web host suffered a massive power outage that took down the SC website.

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May Brings Halycon Days

May 4, 2010:


It's Saturday, May 1 and raining in Louisville, Kentucky. There are no slots at Churchill Downs, but there is an amazing crowd of people

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Get Your Preak On

April 28, 2010:


This blog was inspired by the 2010 Shaw Festival lineup and the 2010 Preakness Stakes. Yes, really.

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Not Completely Lost In Translation

April 7, 2010:


While my knowledge of the Swedish language admittedly isn't what it could be, the beauty of video is that is has the ability to tell a story that can transcend linguistic bar

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A Wish Comes True

March 1, 2010:


As a nation celebrates arguably one of its proudest moments in Olympic history, a 17-year-old from Nova Scotia boy could have been the most grateful of anyone in attendance.

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At The Door Of Our Harshest Critics

February 4, 2010:


I like pizza. I eat it fairly regularly...in fact, I just finished having some for lunch. It wasn't great as it was a bit burnt on the bottom. Granted, it was a frozen store-bought and cooked at home, so there's no one to blame for that but me

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

February 3, 2010:


We keep hearing the warnings...it's just a matter of time, they say. Admittedly I don't pay much attention to what transpires in Iowa on a regular basis but the state faces a dilemma that could mimic certain harness racing jurisdictions in North America

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The Athlete

December 25, 2009:


I never really thought anyone would see it differently. To me, it's obvious. But even on this website, one-third of our readers don't think the horse is an athlete

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Fines For Fire Relief

December 8, 2009:


At times of need, the harness racing community most certainly comes through and helps out its fallen brethren

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