With the excitement of harness racing returning to Calgary, Alberta this weekend for the first time since at the new Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, Trot Insider takes a look back on one of the city’s last major harness stakes With a return to the sulky now off the table, the next phase of his life was about to begin. Arties Ideal seeks first Grand Circuit score. Sportsmuffler strikes again at Batavia. Initially interested in becoming a career jockey, Pierce began driving Standardbreds in the mid-seventies. Use of this site signifies your agreement and compliance with the legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

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To facilitate that, Pierce also bought a new Ford pickup and a ft. It saved us days of work. He loaded it, drove up this ft. After selling his home last spring and downsizing his personal belongings, Pierce headed west to re-establish himself where he wanted to be and re-tooled for what he wanted to do.

Pierce also won five other races Matron Stakes head Grand Circuit week. Breeders Crown Weekend Begins November 21, And Piercr did very well at Pocono last year wins, only behind his total at Harrah’s Philadelphia. Even last year, he was talking about him and saying he could develop into a good one.

Ron Pierce has been adjusting his horizons

Back to Home page. Pierce On Meadowlands Pace February 2, Photo via Ron Pierce on Facebook. Pierce drove him to victories in the first two legs of the Triple Crown: Sportsmuffler strikes again at Batavia.


A native of northern California Pierce was born in Livermore, just east of San Francisco Pierce set his sights on moving west once again to return to his roots and the outdoor life that filled the days of his youth. Among the top drivers in Macau AsiaCalifornia, and Minnesota before competing with success at many stops along the East Coast over the last quite a few years, to Pierce “winding down” is being the only one of the Top Ten drivers of last year to have won races at three different tracks and 50 races at four different tracks.

In the last year of the decade, he was the regular driver for Dan Patch divisional winner and overall Pacer of the Year, 3-year-old pacing colt Blissfull Hall. Then he was off to Oregon to visit his aunt and uncle and do some fishing. The last time Pierce was at the track was for dinner a year ago at the Meadowlands. Tweet Share Email Print.

Ron Pierce has been adjusting his horizons :: Harnesslink

Ron Pierce was born in Livermore, California on June 21, Make it three straight wins for Jackie’s Jim. He operated on my neck and then my back.

If IF — Rpn Pierce is considering moderating his schedule and many racetracks rivals would not mind seeing that at allit sounds like he’s making Tuesdays serve as his “transitional days.


He loves his new lifestyle and slower pace and is thankful for having the chance to enjoy it. That trip provided a few interesting stories along the way. Use of this site signifies your agreement and compliance with harness legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

He was introduced to the sport by his father Don, who was a driver and trainer in California. When he landed, he took off in the other direction and I was glad because he was so beautiful. There he stood up; about nine feet tall, just looking at me. This past fall Pierce went to Washington for a month and hunted elk with his brother, Artie. But I was lucky to find a great surgeon named Dr.

Outdoorsman: Catching up with Ron Pierce

After that, I haven’t totally formed my strategy – we’ll look at what developments there are at the Chester track, which races during the day. Powered by Social Snap. Muscleman and I Am A Fool. Free-for-all pacer E Dee’s Cam was another Pierce regular in