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SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (2/2)

January 21, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith concludes the two-part remembrance of the 1985 Rothman's Summer Series held at Greenwood Raceway in Toronto....read on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (1/2)

January 14, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the Rothmans Stakes from July 1985 held at Toronto's Greenwood Raceway....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

January 7, 2017:

This week's Rewind, the first of 2017, takes a very long look back at some of the names, events and happenings from the decade of the 1930's....read on

SC Rewind: Memories Of 1969

December 31, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith wraps up 2016 with a series of short recollections of events and personalities from the year 1969. A number of old photographs help to recreate this period in time now almost 50 years ago....read on

SC Rewind: Merry Christmas 2016

December 24, 2016:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith offers a Christmas Greeting to readers and also reminisces a bit about Christmases past along with a few old photos associated with this festive time of year....read on

SC Rewind: When Aged Horses Raced

December 18, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back to a time when the sport's best young horses continued racing past the age of three. This era saw many great races staged between older horses....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

December 10, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith revives some names, faces and events from the decade of the 1980's in the monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Waples Goes 8-For-8

December 3, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very special two-day performance by an amazing driver who dazzled the large crowds at Montreal's Blue Bonnets track back in 1956. At the end of this offering he also passes along a special greeting to this revered horseman....read on

SC Rewind: Haughton Remembered

November 26, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers the lifetime and career of the great U.S. horseman Wm. R. "Billy" Haughton. His sudden and untimely death occurred over 30 years ago, but he continues to enjoy legendary status in our sport....read on

SC Rewind: Charlie Lawson

November 19, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers the long and rather unique career of horseman Charlie Lawson of Orangeville. Lawson was a highly successful driver during an era when nearly everyone also trained or owned horses; he did neither....read on

SC Rewind: Perusing An Old Program

November 12, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a journey back over 50 years ago to 1965. His story is rooted in the contents of an old London Western Fair Raceway program from October 28, 1965. He discusses his findings and lists a lot of old names and memorabilia extracted from this vintage piece....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1970s

November 5, 2016:

This week's Rewind takes readers back to the decade of the 1970s in the monthly feature Years Ago. Robert recalls a number of personalities of the day, both human and equine and as usual displays a few old photographs to accompany the accounts....read on

Rewind: The First Breeders Crown

October 29, 2016:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the birth of the now famous Breeders Crown races which were first held in 1984. That first year just eight events were held, two of them on Canadian soil....read on

SC Rewind: Grasshopper Flats

October 22, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recounts the long, interesting and story filled history of a small racetrack located in Eastern Ontario. From its quaint nickname to the long list of horse people who have been residents there, it makes for an interesting story....read on

SC Rewind: Happy Birthday Jack Kopas

October 16, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith reviews the stellar career of Hall of Fame horseman Jack Kopas who celebrates his 88th birthday today (October 16)....read on


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