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SC Rewind: Memories From 1986

August 27, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back to 30 years ago which was 1986. He revives a potpourri of names, faces and happenings from that year and includes numerous pictures to better recall the times....read on

SC Rewind: Old Track Roll Call

August 20, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when small town racetracks were commonplace, existing in almost every community across the land. He is asking for reader's input in identifying those precious few that are still left. Also welcomed are special recollections of those places that have passed on but still remain as cherished memories....read on

SC Rewind: 100 Years At Greenwood

August 13, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the year 1975 when Greenwood Raceway celebrated its 100th Birthday. A number of old and interesting photographs are displayed showing the many people who are such an important part of the track's long history....read on

SC Rewind: 1953 Hambletonian

August 6, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind coinciding with Hambletonian weekend, Robert Smith recalls a great Hambo victory by a filly named Helicopter in 1953. This marked the first time in the race's then 27-year history that a Canadian owned entry had won the prestigious race....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

July 30, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the events, personalities and happenings from the decade of the 1940s. It's all part of the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Roger White

July 23, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the glory days of harness racing in Montreal and remembers one of the great horsemen of that era and also one of his principal owners. Together they formed a top notch stable that was very successful for a long period of time despite the high level of competition....read on

SC Rewind: 100 Years At Greenwood

July 16, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith turns the calendar back to 1975 when Greenwood Raceway -- sometimes referred to as "The Downtown Track" -- celebrated its 100th Birthday. He traces the track's founding and early history with much of the emphasis on the years when harness racing was held there. A number of old and interesting photographs are displayed....read on

SC Rewind: O.S.S. - The Early Years

July 9, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith presents the second edition of an ongoing series recalling the start up and some first year highlights of the Ontario Sires Stakes program that started back in 1974. Further stories recalling the O.S.S. will appear in future Rewinds....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

July 2, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a number of events and personalities from the decade of the 1930s in the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Dominion Day Racing

June 25, 2016:

In this week's Rewind as Canada Day approaches, Robert Smith recalls when harness racing on Dominion Day as the July first National holiday was formerly known, was a major happening. His recollections include a number of old photographs and touch down on many locales across the land where race days were held....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Tory Gregg

June 18, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather legendary figure from the past named Tory Gregg. His long tenure as an announcer at many small-town tracks in Southwestern Ontario made him a legendary figure in days gone by....read on

SC Rewind: World Mark For Lachance

June 11, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back 30 years ago and recalls a record breaking year in the career of one of the finest horsemen to ever don a pair of silks. Also included this week is a 'mystery' photo taken many years ago and readers are encouraged to submit their suggestions to name the eight individuals....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

June 4, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back to the decade of the 1980's in the monthly feature 'Years Ago'. A 'trotting' theme seems to be present in most of the reminiscences....read on

SC Rewind: The 1,000 Club

May 28, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when a driver recording 1,000 wins in an entire lifetime was considered quite an accomplishment. The piece includes a list of notable Canadian born drivers who had reached that goal by 1974. A number of old photographs recalling important milestones are included....read on

SC Rewind: Meet Of The Century

May 21, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very famous race meeting from 70 years ago held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A number of Canadian horsemen were there to record a very significant piece of harness racing history....read on


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