Harness
Some moments are there to be savoured. Like sap dripping from a sugar maple tree, they are meant to linger. Warren Fuller knew that on beautiful late spring afternoon in…
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 22:43

November's Fan Club Contest

This Saturday, Northlands Park will host eliminations for the Western Canada Pacing Derby. Twenty-four three-year-old colts are nominated and the final will be contested on Saturday, December 3. Eliminations are…
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 23:46

Mike Hennessy is back where he belongs - on top

With harness racing set to return to Northlands this weekend, Hennessy has more driving wins than anyone still based in Alberta this year. He is so much in demand that…
Monday, 14 November 2016 03:33

Hoofprints - November 14th

The Canadian dollar isn’t worth as much as Canadians might like when they’re buying something south of the border. But that reality didn’t stop a bunch of Alberta shoppers from…
Monday, 07 November 2016 06:42

Hoofprints - November 7th

Now that HRA and Northlands Park have agreed to continue the racing license until the new track in Leduc is ready in late summer, 2018, horsemen I’ve talked to are…
Sunday, 30 October 2016 21:43

Hoofprints - October 30th

“The best day I’ve ever had in racing.” That sums up Saturday, Oct. 29th, 2016 for Wetaskiwin’s Jean-Francois Gagne. In 5 drives in the Alberta Super Series, Gagne’s horses earned…
Monday, 24 October 2016 13:02

Hoofprints - October 24th

What motivates someone to invest in racehorses? Maybe it’s a family affair. Maybe it’s a chance meeting with someone already in the business. Maybe it’s curiousity.  For De Winton Alberta…
Monday, 17 October 2016 10:05

Hoofprints - October 17th

Shedrow A in the backstretch at Century Downs was a quiet place on Sunday morning. Trainer Rod Starkewski was busy shoeing Getup Gideon, his 2 year old colt who had…
Brandon Campbell won the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) on Friday, Oct. 14 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District in London, Ont. and will represent Canada in the…
The National Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, will take place on Friday, October 14 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District in London, Ontario. The Championship is an…
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