Ryland Harwood

Birth Date: December 29, 1944
Birth Place: Flint, Michigan

2010/11 Statisitics

Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Winning % % In the Money
 29 7 3 1 24 38


First Win: As an owner it was 1974, our first start with a Quarter Horse named Royal High at Portland Meadows

Biggest Win(s):  Janet Wineberg Stakes with Kate Winsalot at Portland Meadows

Favorite Horse:  Coner Store, Quarter Horse who had 38 wins, and Kate Winsalot

Favorite Sport other than Horse Racing:  March Madness College Basketball

Favorite Restaurant:  Spaghetti Factory

Favorite Music:   Country

Spouse:  Jo Ann, 44 years

Children:  2 kids, 4 grandkids

Favorite Part of Portland Meadows: training 2 year olds

Heroes in Horse Racing:  Gary Stevens, Chris McCarron, Bob and Beverly Lewis, D. Wayne Lukas

Superstitions before a race: I'm very particular, it drives me nuts if everything isn't exactly right before a race


Which does Ryland like more?

Closer or Speed Horse:  Closer
Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred:  Thoroughbred
Route or Sprint:   Route
Rail or Outside:  Outside
Coke or Pepsi:  Pepsi
Seattle or Portland:  Portland
Beer, Wine or Whiskey:  Beer
Candy or Chocolate:  Chocolate
Country or Rock and Roll:  Country
Car or Truck:  Truck
McDonalds or Burger King:  McDonalds
Beef, Chicken, or Pork:  Beef