If Rick Zeron can craft a winning trip with Miss Paris in the $530,000 Elegantimage final on Saturday night at Mohawk, the end result will mean a trip to "The City of Light" for the harness racing veteran driver and his wife, Joyce.
If it was Joe Cirasuola who looked into a crystal ball last year, he would have balked at the very idea of believing a grey horse would bring him good fortune. For most of his career, the harness racing trainer admittedly wasn't a fan of grey horses.
Harness racing trainer/driver Pat Hudon has made one of the hardest decisions he's ever had to make, choosing to focus solely on training his standardbred stable. Hudon, 40, admits he's been thinking about retiring from driving for a while.
The best Christmas gift, at least an early one, that harness racing owner/trainer Brent MacGrath could have asked for, came true when his Weigh The Odds received a favourable post position in one of two $25,000 Valedictory Stakes eliminations set for Saturday evening at Woodbine.
Harness racing driver Scott Zeron has already stamped himself as a genuine top driving talent, a young gun with veteran savvy on a quest for his Breeders Crown coronation. Success, and plenty of it, has already come for the 22-year-old Zeron. And there's every reason to believe more success is in the cards.