Thanks, United States Trotting Association
Full name: Jody C. Jamieson
|Career & Personal Highlights
Was victorious in the 2001 World Driving Championship as Canada’s representative at the event in Finland and Sweden…He also competed in the 2003 and 2005 competitions, finishing second in ’03 and eighth in ’05..was awarded the Lampman Cup for the 2000 season as the leading driver in the Ontario Sires Stakes…Named the 2006 Rising Star Award winner by the United States Harness Writers’ Association…Was awarded the 2007 and 2009 O’Brien Awards as Canada’s Driver of the Year…Shared the ’09 Harness Tracks of America Driver of the Year Award with Dave Palone…Captured the North American dash crown in 2009 with 796 wins, 787 of which came on Canadian soil, an all-time record…One of the top drivers on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit in Toronto, he swept all three driving categories at Woodbine’s fall meet in 2010 with 73 wins, purses of $1,577,685 and a .345 UDR…Jody’s father, trainer Carl, provided him with a solid training ground and many driving opportunities during his career, including his first pari-mutuel win with O’Brien Award winner Elegant Killean…Biggest win in 2010 came when he steered Mystician to a 1:53.4 score in the Metro final…Also piloted Hypnotic Blue Chip to a world record 1:47.2 score in a U.S. Pacing Championship division at Meadowlands Racetrack.
Son of noted Canadian trainer Carl Jamieson…favorite food is Japanese…first car was ‘79 Chevy truck…favorite thing to do away from racing is spend time with his daughter, Hailey…favorite pet was Rocky, a pug-beagle cross…his motivation comes from winning races…favorite TV show is “Hockey Night in Canada”…greatest life moment was the day Hailey looked over at him and said, “Daddy I think you’re the best racer in the world!”
|Career Driving Statistics & Major Wins