Canadian-born USA legend Lucien Fontaine
15-May-2012 07:00 PM NZT Lucien Fontaine was no ordinary harness racing driver. The man they called 'Loosh' could create speed out of nothing. He was a big-time player of the 1960s, 70s and 80s - a supreme reinsman at the top of his game who thrived on the big occasions and surprising never got nervous.»»»
Imagine if the first two racehorses you owned were world record holders. That's exactly what's happened to self confessed harness racing novice Jo Ann Dombeck. And she's got her husband and long-time standardbred enthusiast Charles to thanks for that. For the record - of the eight horses he has with Smyrna (Delaware) horseman Daryl Bier - three of them are world record holders!
In one of the finest win-win situations for Florida harness racing in 2011, legendary horseman Lucien Fontaine has joined the local chapter of the United States Harness Writers' Association as an associate member.