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Page 12 - The Donald Rankin Family and Harness Racing

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1987/6/1 (380 reads)

The first race I was in. Dad was going to an ice race in Wallace. And Donnie was on? ly a baby. And the night before they left, he fell out of the crib, and he had a con? cussion. And Dad didn't want to leave. And he was supposed to pick up 2 or 3 other horses along the way. He was taking Insti? gator and Top Brass. Well, Top Brass was a little hard to hold. So he said, "We'll leave Top Brass homie. You go with them. And Dodie Olden will drive the truck--he's taking his horse up. And you can drive In? stigator yourself." So we went up with the horses. I took Instigator and raced him up there. I was 12 or 13. On the ice you just go down and turn be? hind the gate, and they let you go, and you only race a quarter of a mile straight- ,away. It was the International Ice Meet in Wallace, Nova Scotia. We believe a nation with a suc? cessful small business sector is a prosperous nation. That's why we're here. Need financing? • We can provide term loans for up to 20 years. • You can choose: -floating rates -fixed rates for periods of 1, 2, 3,4,5, 7 or 10 years -combination of floating and • Floating interest rate loans may be converted to fixed rates (at the borrower's convenience for a min? imal fee). • Flexible repayment terms accord? ing to the borrower's capacity. -monthly installments -seasonal payments. With our Financial Planning Pro? gram we can help you prepare your case for financing or we can even present it for you; or our Do-lt- Yourself Kits ($10 each) may be all you need. If you wish to invest in a small or medium-sized business or if you are seeking funds from a private in? vestor, our Financial Matchmal
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