Sam Johnsonís involvement in the racing industry spans some thirty
years, including being an owner, trainer, driver, breeder and track
He recently retired from Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberton, where
he was the Assistant General Manager, responsible for Racing and Gaming,
Planning and Development, and Operations of the total complex. Under Samís
administration, Northlands became the first racetrack in Canada to develop
and operate a gaming facility in conjunction with its racing operations.
Sam has served on the Board of the Canadian Trotting Assocition for the
past 10 years, and was the co-chair of the Amalgamation Committee, which
developed the plan for the unification of the Canadian Trotting
Association and the Canadian Standardbred Horse Society.