Stephane Bouchard new USTA ID tech
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After working for Touchette and later Jean-Paul Gauthier, he was first licensed to drive in 1989 when he got his career off to a fast start by winning 28 of 101 races and recording a .404 UDR in his rookie year.
During his career, Bouchard drove in Canada, Italy and Germany, but came into prominence when he moved to New York and was a top driver at Yonkers and Monticello Raceways.
Among his career highlights that included 8,589 trips to the winner's circle and more than $75 million in purse earnings, Bouchard was the leading driver in North America with 656 wins in 2003. Also, in 2000, Bouchard was named the recipient of the U.S. Harness Writers Association's Rising Star Award and in 2001, he won the Harness Tracks of America's Driver of the Year Award.
Bouchard retired from driving after suffering a significant neck injury in a racing accident at Saratoga Casino Hotel on June 22, 2017.
For ID technician services in the upstate New York and New England area, Bouchard can be contacted by calling 914.656.0869. (USTA)