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Stratford’s Mike Pollard has been in the race game longer than he likes to remember having campaigned top class horses like Clic K and Balanchine at Maritime tracks although primarily at Charlottetown and with much success. Balanchine boasted a life record of 1:49:4, banked $780,000 while ra…

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Maritime owners are realizing great prices for their graduating Atlantic Sires Stake stars and many of them have been sold up-country. Dustylanegoliath is now racing for the JoeBongiorno Stable out of the New York and he made his Meadowlands debut last Saturday in impressive fashion. “Goliat…

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“A pop, bar and chips to every kid, you know what I mean?” That’s the simple gift Eddie Brookman has delivered to Cape Breton youth for forty years this Saturday (December 11). Every year but one (2020), the harness horseman has teamed up with a Standardbred or two for the mini Christmas par…

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Hello December… and welcome to the snow and to the colder temperatures. Time is flying indeed. The Truro Raceway Grandstand renovations are moving along and word now is… May or June 2022 (*only the bottom half will be completed by then). So, we are all still waiting patiently for things to m…

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The annual Matinee Tracks Awards Banquet was held Wednesday, December 1st at Red Shores Charlottetown as stars of the circuit were honoured with various prizes and trophies. It wasn’t that long ago that this same circuit was passing out trophies to Austin Sorrie and today he is one of the ri…

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Gene Smallman shocked Maritime harness racing fans with his successful bid of $68,000 for Hip #36 at the Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale last October at Crapaud, PEI. Woodmere Xspeedia from the first crop of O’Brien two year old champ Arthur Blue Chip out of the Western Ideal mare Wild Ride H…

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Little Manny has been on a tear recently winning three of his last four starts at Truro Raceway in the neighboring province of Nova Scotia, one of them being a lifetime best effort. Little Manny, owned by Dean & Brad Mclaughlin, Mark Taylor, and Stephen Trites started his winning streak …

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My name is Justin Turnbull, the newest inductee to the USHWA Canada, Youth Member.  I was asked to write a small story about what it's like to watch horses with some Maritime connections that make it to the Breeders Crown.

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