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Jctoronto

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RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« on: December 07, 2020, 11:41:30 AM »
Blue Bonnets Montreal harness driver Ron Turcotte?
Late 60s

No. Not Secretariat's friend.


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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2020, 11:49:53 AM »
Blue Bonnets Montreal harness driver Ron Turcotte?
Late 60s

No. Not Secretariat's friend.

I knew a Ron Turcotte in late 70ís down in Freehold and Brandywine .. he had a nephew Wayne Ecker if I remember correctly..

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2020, 12:40:03 PM »
Ron passed away years back,he came back from training a horse,sat in a chair and died,I was in the same barn,Ron was always good to me and a fine horseman.

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2020, 01:56:10 PM »
good horseman, good with trotters

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2020, 02:25:31 PM »
Daughter and son both drove

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2020, 03:17:41 PM »
The late 60s Montreal Blue Bonnets harness horseman..not the t'bred jockey.

If anyone out there knows if hes still around, pls pass it on

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2020, 04:23:51 PM »
Ron passed away a number of years ago,right after coming in from a training trip,this was at Gaitway ,Ron was a good guy and a very accomplished horseman.

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2020, 04:03:32 PM »
The late 60s Montreal Blue Bonnets harness horseman..not the t'bred jockey.

If anyone out there knows if hes still around, pls pass it on

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Died in 2009

RONALD K.
TURCOTTE SR.
AGE: 76 HOWELL
Ronald K. Turcotte Sr., 76, of Howell, died Thursday, March 12, 2009. He was born in Mattawa, Ontario, Canada. Ron was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He worked as a horse driver, trainer, and owner for most of his life. Ron served on the Board of Directors for the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association. He was always the No. 1 fan for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren at all their sporting events.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lise Turcotte; four sons, Robert, Daniel, Dean, and Ron Turcotte Jr.; four daughters and sons-in-law, Monica and Gille St. Aubin, Melody and Wayne Elsbree, Marie and Donald Dupont, and Kim and Robert Beck; five brothers; four sisters; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, with a memorial service at 4 p.m. at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center St., Freehold. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Standardbred Retirement Foundation, 108F York Road, Hamilton, NJ 08620, would be appreciated.

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Re: RON TURCOTTE, the late 60s Montreal harness driver
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2021, 07:01:21 PM »
I remember Ron turcotte when I was kid through my parents I knew all the kids too wonder what ever happened to them ?

 

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