Tomorrow afternoon marks the final card of live racing at Truro Raceway before the traditional live racing mid-winter break. The anticipated return date is the first Sunday in March. There are about 100 horses set for 12 dashes of fast-paced entertainment with the top class to be featured in Race 11.
On Jan. 19, the first offspring of the retired world champion Somebeachsomewhere hit the ground at the Steiner Stock Farm in Lima, Ohio.
Doug Harkness, well-known editor of the Atlantic Post Calls publication, remains a patient in the intensive care unit of the Cumberland Regional Hospital in his hometown of Amherst. Harkness is recuperating from extensive heart surgery on Dec. 1 in Halifax. A trust account has been set up for the Harkness family at the TD Bank in Truro.
Details for those wishing to donate may be obtained by visiting the Truro Raceway website www.truroraceway.ca or by contacting the race office at 893-8075.