Thoroughbred
I was walking through Northlands backstretch the other morning when ‘the voice’ echoed from one of the shedrows. “Hey buddy,” came the familiar sound. It could only be one person:…
Shamaree Muir took off like he was being swarmed by bees that had drank too much coffee. And I’m not talking about the way he and Sir Bronx sprinted away…
Thank you to the individuals and stables that have offered sponsorship for the monthly awards! We need help for the rest of the season (including Century Downs). We offer to…
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:35

Cecil Peacock passes

A true gentleman and great Alberta horseman Cecil Peacock passed last week. As a tribute to Cecil, we would like to take a trip down memory lane and replay this…
Given a recent visit to Century Mile I thought it was time to do an update on the new track which, despite many people saying it would never happen, will…
It’s hard to say who rode Tara’s Way harder: jockey Shamaree Muir or the owners of last year’s champion aged mare, Brian and Janet Alexander. Give the nod goes to…
OK. Maybe it’s time Alberta horsemen simply put their hands in the air and start waving the white flag. What Alberta thoroughbred trainer Tim Rycroft is doing is not only…
The doors opened wide at Northlands Park this weekend and two new Canadian Derby three-year-old hopefuls barged through leaping into prominence. Friday night Riversedge Racing Stables’ Gem Alta posted an…
Sometimes in horse racing - as in life - there seems to really be no explanations. Sometimes it just is what it is. Upsets happen. Cats bark and pigs fly.…
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 10:34

Mr. Martin West appointed as Vice-Chair

The Board of Directors for Horse Racing Alberta announced today the official appointment of Mr. Martin West as Vice-Chair of the Horse Racing Alberta Board. Mr. West joined the Board…
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