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SC Rewind: The Pioneer Track Debuts

March 20, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the start-up of Hazel Park Raceway, the first ever five-eighths mile track used for harness racing....read on

SC Rewind: Canada's Greatest Racing Day

March 12, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith recalls what is regarded as one of the greatest days in Canadian Harness Racing history....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1950s

March 5, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the personalities and events from the decade of the 1950s in the ongoing feature Years Ago. Also included in today's Rewind is a 'Mystery' photograph from this time period which he has asked for possible identification....read on

SC Rewind: Gendron Wins A Car

February 28, 2016:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith takes readers back to an event from 1972 held at the then fairly new Windsor Raceway. On this day, eight of the top drivers in the sport engaged in a friendly competition called 'The Challenge of Champions' and one lucky fellow 'drove away' in a brand new car....read on

SC Rewind: Tragedy Strikes Batavia

February 20, 2016:

In the wake of the recent devastating fire at Classy Lane Training Centre on January 4th, in this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a similar tragedy from over 50 years ago. A huge fire at Batavia Downs in October of 1962 took a heavy toll, particularly on two then young Canadian horsemen....read on

SC Rewind: Before The O'Brien's

February 13, 2016:

A collage of old photographs and a yellowed newspaper clipping help to tell the story in this week's edition of Rewind as Robert Smith recalls the nature of annual get-togethers long before the O'Brien Awards came along....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

February 6, 2016:

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

SC Rewind: Paving The Way

January 30, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls an interesting happening from 1970 involving a young driver's first win and more importantly the landmark decision that accompanied the event....read on

SC Rewind: The O.S.S. Is Born

January 23, 2016:

​In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back to 1973 and 1974 when the Ontario Sires Stakes Program was first introduced and then became a reality....read on

SC Rewind: Reverend At The Reins

January 16, 2016:

In this week's Rewind which has a Maritime flavour, Robert Smith relates a rather unusual story of an unlikely combination of professions: one being a breeder, owner and trainer of harness horses....read on

SC Rewind: Winter At Greenwood

January 10, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather important milestone from 50 years ago when winter racing first came to Greenwood Raceway in Toronto....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

January 2, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the personalities and events from the decade of the 1930s in the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

SC Rewind: Christmas Memories

December 25, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith offers a couple of short reminiscences about Christmases of yesteryear's. He also offers his traditional Holiday message to the Rewind audience....read on

SC Rewind: Hockey & Horses II

December 19, 2015:

This week's Rewind is the second edition of Hockey and Horses following the first part which appeared in September....read on

SC Rewind: Seelster Night At Hanover

December 12, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers a special night held at Hanover Raceway 30 years ago. It involved a number of well-known individuals and also honoured an exceptional equine performer....read on


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