Quiet Resolve

Thoroughbred Quiet Resolve was one of those horses that as he aged he became the gritty competitor that trainer Mark Frostad and owner and breeder Ernie Samuel had held in such high regard. Although he was a rather plain looking, … Read more

Mach Three

Standardbred David Heffering said his first reaction upon hearing the news that late great pacing stallion Mach Three was a first-ballot Canadian Hall of Famer was incredible joy for the Muscara family that owned the horse that died tragically in … Read more

Happy Lady

Standardbred Her racing career was brief – just two years – but Happy Lady’s impressive exploits are undoubtedly worthy of Hall of Fame recognition. A daughter of Most Happy Fella, Happy Lady’s two years on the racetrack – 1977 and … Read more


Standardbred Elegantimage, a winner in 20 of her 41 career starts, added another first to her impressive resume by becoming the first horse inducted to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame for both owner Doug Millard and co-breeder Harry … Read more

Dr. Gordon Gilbertson

Standardbred Originally from Hagersville, ON, Dr. Gordon Gilbertson used his extensive experience treating horses as a veterinarian, and his hands-on experience in training and driving harness horses, to fuel his idea to eliminate the use of a “thimble” placed over … Read more