Cyclists helmetcam video of argument with driver shows glory of humanity technically incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech thats taken over our lives. Ron pierce retires from driving standardbred canada. From lebanon raceway to northfield park to scioto downs to the meadows racetrack to now driving against the top drivers at harness racings mecca the meadowlands. In the sulky with ron pierce january 28, 2017 youtube. All roads lead to home for top harness driver dan noble. Check out and the horseman and fair world magazine for all your standardbred news.
A harness racing driver was killed monday when his horse stumbled and fell during the opening race at harrington raceway. Distracted driving contributes to teen driver crashes. Art officials driver that day was a man named ron pierce. Local harness driver competes in delaware marysville jt.
I have to admire a guy like david that made his mark. The last thing he wanted to encounter was a misbahaving horse, but. Jan 18, 2015 despite battling the stomach flu 58 yearold harness driver ron pierce was toughing it out at the meadowlands saturday night. Hall of fame harness driver billy haughton, winner of more 4,900 races, died at a suburban new york hospital tuesday of severe head injuries suffered in an accident at yonkers raceway. Hoffman tweet brian sears has driven in over 2,000 more races than d. Dec 12, 2005 cambridge harness racing driver ron pierce has donated a set of used springfall colors, goggles, gloves, a whip and an autographed bobblehead to benefit the blackwater national wildlife refuge. The thing is, those that paid attention to driver ron pierce during his long tenure in the race bike knew what they had. Pierce, a 56 year old harness driver, milltown township, nj resident, has won all the. The thing is, those that paid attention to driver ron pierce during his long. Harrington wbocap a harness racing driver was killed monday when his horse stumbled and fell during the opening race at harrington raceway. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of melrose place with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at. Leading northville downs drivers with 1 starts sorted by wins. Ron pierce was born in livermore, california on june 21, 1956. Jockey profile don pierce equibase is your official source for.
Cambridge harness racing driver ron pierce has donated a set of used springfall colors, goggles, gloves, a whip and an autographed bobblehead to benefit the. Pierce was introduced to standardbred racing by his father don, who was a driver and trainer on the west coast. Her favorite horse was brooklyn agitator, a pacer that won 36 of 80 starts in the 1990s. Veteran harness racing driver wins at fair local sports.
Pierces father don who died in 2005 was a horseman and outdoorsman, but ron didnt take to horse racing right away. May 19, 2005 horseman don pierce of turlock, calif. Harness racing legend gets second chance after prison. Jan 06, 2017 two minutes with your favorite drivers, trainers, owners and people from around the sport. A trio of hall of famers, ron pierce, jim doherty and stanley dancer recently shared memories of peter haughton. After one of the most decorated careers in harness racing history, driver. In memoriam harness racing newsroom usta ustrotting. If you asked any harness racing fan with some semblance of knowledge for the north american market as a whole, you are likely to hear the names tim tetrick. However, since this result was not achieved from a win, the time is not an official finnish record. The 2006 volkswagen jetta has 15 problems reported for short in the wiring harness in the driver s door. After one of the most decorated careers in harness racing history, driver ron pierce has officially retired from. Sixth in a series of articles about the top ten drivers of 20, the vehicles they use in commuting from track to track, and other topics of relevant current interest. Welcome to, your official source for horse racing results, mobile racing data, statistics as well as all other horse racing and.
Jul 15, 2018 harness racing in australia wikipedia. Pierce was introduced to standardbred racing by his father don, who. Brian sears, who has won multiple driving titles at the meadowlands, was arrested on tuesday for an incident. Drivers average earnings harness racing newsroom usta. A harness driver was killed and another injured in a multihorse pileup during a spill in the seventh race at maywood park last night. Harness racing driver richard silverman remained in intensive care at a new jersey. Harness racing had an absolute ace in the sulky, a gem of an interview and one heck of an afternoon chaperone. Hall of fame driver ron pierce was supposed to be back in the sulky by now. The veteran harness racing driver won the final two races. Mar 17, 2020 you dont know what youve got till its gone. I dont know if ronnies burke listening, said driver ron pierce, but if he is, he was better tonight than hes been all year. I dont do yonkers and i dont do dover, and the meadowlands is only racing two nights a week.
The native of michigan went to california decades ago and worked as a caretaker for steve desomer, gerry longo, ross blackman, jacques grenier, marc grenier, don pierce and others. Ron pierce after one of the races on april 20 at the harrahs. Goshen while it may have taken don eash some time to find the winners circle on saturday, the reward was well worth the wait. Drivers average earnings thursday, december 08, 2005 dean a. Jun 09, 2011 hall of fame harness driver ron pierce. Vincent tamborello, 41 years old, a 15year veteran of. Top ten harness drivers of all time the top ten harness drivers of all time. The following is a complete list of winners of breeders crown races, as recorded by the hambletonian society.
Initially interested in becoming a career jockey, pierce began driving standardbreds in the midseventies. Ackerman this year, but their pay rates are about the same. Three harness drivers sue the chrb over constitutionality. Hall of famer ron pierce now aiming for a june return hall of fame driver ron pierce was supposed to be back in the sulky by now.
The official annual finnhorse racing championship, kuninkuusravit was first harness racing if the race leader harness racing positioned on the rail at the top of the homestretch, that leader is required by rule to maintain that line or move further. But he didnt expect to begin career at flats with ease july 29, 1964 credit. Driver ron pierce auctions racing items for charity news. Sep 20, 2017 local harness driver competes in delaware 0. Some six weeks ago it was announced he would miss approximately five weeks of action due to neck and back surgery, but. Harness driver is killed in spill at illinois track the. Ron pierce drove his last career race on march 7, 2015. Oct 07, 2016 ron pierce, 60, has not driven since march 7, 2015. He always held out hope he might drive again, but today hes officially calling it a career. The son of the great billy haughton was 25 years old when he lost his life in an automobile accident on a roadway near the meadowlands. He started his career on the california fair circuit, and became a topcatch driver at several of the parimutuel tracks around the country. Top twenty harness drivers of 20 part 1 betamerica extra.
Despite battling the stomach flu 58 yearold harness driver ron pierce was toughing it out at the meadowlands saturday night. Check the page every day for links, giveaways, and questions. Ron pierce has been adjusting his horizons harnesslink. I was looking for foiled again, hes always a tough horse.
Trackside with brent holland harness racing fan zone. Career gingras is a thirdgeneration horseman who grew up on a farmhe followed in the footsteps of stephane bouchard, daniel dube and luc ouellette, leaving his native quebec to conquer the united states via yonkers racewayjust like them, he was chosen as the rising star award winner by the united states harness writersassociation 2003. I dont usually win that many races in a year, let alone with one horse. The rookies tv series 19721976 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Miller, who was recently voted the 2015 driver of the year by the u. Mar 29, 2019 hall of famer harness driver brian sears allegedly grabbed womans breasts, arrested. Dan noble is an acclaimed harness driver and the fourth generation of a famed harness racing family. He and his fiance, christi pokornowski, and their dogs are seen outside the horse barn at the. Pierce, a 56 year old harness driver, milltown township, nj resident, has won all the major races including the meadowlands pace, hambletonian, the little brown jug, the north american cup and the canadian trotting classic. Ron pierce, 60, has not driven since march 7, 2015. Watch most popular top 100 free xrated videos on gay black threesome. Pierce, a true california horseman, was born in california on july 26, 1935. He started his career on the california fair circuit and. Pierce officially calls it quits harness racing update.1275 1451 736 545 487 384 263 1024 1249 791 6 866 241 199 1079 174 1471 1433 279 1047 1048 176 350 1276 941 794 863 275 1385 71 1152 1236 496 1001 611 214 1099 694 932 413 998 1215