CAMPBELLVILLE, July 14 - Recently retired WEG circuit driverwill be the special guest this Saturday on the Maple Leaf Trot edition of Mohawk Racing Live.
Ritchie, who announced his retirement from driving two weeks ago, will reflect on his career and discuss the Maple Leaf Trot, a race he won three-times, on the pre-game show beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Ritchie captured his three Maple Leaf Trot titles over a five-year span. (Rotation '03, Peaceful Way '06,'07)
His list of accomplishments also includes the Hambletonian, the North America Cup and six Breeders Crown titles.
Along with an appearance on Mohawk Racing Live, Ritchie will be making the trophy presentation to this year's Maple Leaf Trot winner.
Post time for this Saturday's Maple Leaf Trot card is 7:25 p.m. and fans unable to make it out to the track can watch a live stream of Mohawk Racing Live at www.mohawkracetrack.com.
by Mark McKelvie, for WEG