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December 2014

  • Trot Feature - Handle With Care

    A Year Like No Other

    Forty years later, Fred Grant recalls how he spent most of 1974 with one of the greatest pacing mares in harness racing history.

    By Melissa on

  • Trot Feature - Handle With Care

    Une année comme nulle autre

    Quarante années plus tard, Fred Grant se remémore l’année 1974, passée en majorité auprès de l’une des meilleures ambleuses de l’histoire des courses sous harnais.

    Par Melissa Keith // Traduction Louise Rioux on

  • Greg Wright

    A Drive That Endures

    In 1974, Greg Wright ranked fourth among all North American drivers in wins. Today, Wright, the only one of those top four who is amazingly still a fixture in the racebike, looks back on four decades of change, from a driver’s perspective. Story by Chris Lomon on

  • Abundaspin

    One Tough Warrior

    Abundant in wins during the twilight of his racing career; abundant in crosses to 1974’s top stallion.

    By Melissa on

  • TROT Covers

    A Look Back: 40 Years of Covers

    We take you on a journey through every cover ever produced for TROT Magazine. on

  • Garnet Barnsdale

    How Things Have Changed

    Garnet Barnsdale takes us through the sights, sounds and energy of 40 years as a fan of harness racing. on

  • OSS 1974

    The Night The OSS Took Flight

    On a mostly cloudy day in 1974, three men, two future Hall of Famers and a future star of the announcing booth, participate in the start of a program that would forever change harness racing in Ontario.

    Story by Keith McCalmont on

  • I Love Canadian Horse Racing Fan Club Contest

    What Were You Doing in 1974

    As part of TROT’s celebration of 40 years in print, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club launched a contest asking racing fans and participants what they were doing in 1974. Here are their stories. on

  • 40 Things...

    40 Things Every Successful Trainer Needs

    So you want to train racehorses for a living and you’re wondering what it takes?

    By Dan on

  • 40 Moments...

    40 Greatest Moments From The Past 40 Years

    Counting down your picks, in order of the top on-track racing moments from 1974 to today. on

  • 40 Places...

    40 Harness Racing Places For Your Bucket List

    Dean Hoffman takes us around the world, and provides his list of 40 can’t miss locations in harness racing. on

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