Dr. Michael Colterjohn

Thoroughbred Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and raised in Lindsay, Ont., where his father Duncan was a family physician, Michael Colterjohn grew up around horses, fostering an equestrian passion which after his graduation in 1985 from the Ontario Veterinary College, inspired … Continue reading

Robert Anderson

Thoroughbred Builder   Years ago, in the late 1960s and early ‘70s, an imposing structure was erected under the direction of Robert Anderson on the outskirts of St. Thomas in Southwestern Ontario, smack dab in the middle of Standardbred country. … Continue reading

H. Charles Armstrong

Standardbred Builder   Charles “Charlie” Armstrong has been a true Icon in the Ontario and North American Horse Industry for over 60 years. Throughout this time, he has represented and participated in multiple disciplines and has been integral in the … Continue reading

W. (Bill) D. Graham

Thoroughbred Builder   Bill Graham has made a living in the heavy construction business. However, there is another side of him completely alien to that of building highways, roads, bridges and Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor turf course – he’s owner of … Continue reading

Arthur W. Stollery

Thoroughbred Builder   A.W. (Art) Stollery, a successful mining engineer, ran Angus Glen Farm, a horse breeding operation in Markham, ON. The stable ran under the turquoise and orange silks of his wife, Mrs. Helen Stollery. Stollery became a prominent … Continue reading

Dr. Ted Clarke

Standardbred Builder   Less than a day after learning he was being inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, 66-year-old Dr. Ted Clarke of Elmira, ON was kneeling in a barn putting a protective bandage on the legs … Continue reading

Robert Murphy

Standardbred Builder   The late Bob Murphy of British Columbia was one of Canada’s most prolific horse owners. At his peak, Murphy, known by his popular ‘Red Star’ moniker, owned more than 400 horses. Murphy died in February of 2010 … Continue reading

Samuel Johnston

Legend – Standardbred Builder Samuel Johnston, businessman, contractor and horseman, was credited with saving harness racing in Fort Erie, Ontario when its future in Bertie Township was threatened by a fellow citizen who deemed horse racing violated an act relating … Continue reading