Thoroughbred
Tommy Rycroft, a beer in one hand, a handshake in the other, leaned back against his chair and did nothing but grin following Born in a Breeze’s victory in Saturday’s…
Fegentri stands for the International Federation of Gentlemen and Lady Riders. In the early years of Thoroughbred racing, many riders were Amateurs, and amateur racing associations are still thriving in…
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 08:23

Lifeblood of racing, hidden in obscurity

Deanna and Brian Walper are the hidden faces of horse racing - the unsung lifeblood of the King of Sports toiling in obscurity and in the shadows at Northlands Park.…
June 6, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Edmonton, Alta – Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kent Verlik as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Verlik has…
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 15:29

Century Mile Fly-over Video

A video flyover of the Century Mile worksite from May 24, 2018.
  Photo gallery (stills from video)
View the embedded image gallery online at:
http://www.thehorses.com/news/thoroughbred#sigProId822169b613
May 2018 Happy spring horsemen!  Let’s hope the snow will finally stay away and many sunny days to come! We are once again offering sponsorship for our hard working horsemen that…
Some horses get into trouble. But with Regal Max it’s the other way around: trouble finds him. Anyhow, anyway, anywhere, the very talented three-year-old thoroughbred is a magnet for anything…
He just didn’t know where. “I was riding in Trinidad but the racing there was really going downhill. They only race once a week and they cut purses about 45…
THE H.B.P.A. TROPHY 2017 CHAMPION CLAIMER SPECTRUS (Owner: Garry and Lauri Kugler; Breeder: Grade 1 Bloodstock & Tony Holmes) KY bred THE CENTURY DOWNS RACE TRACK AND CASINO TROPHY 2017…
Like any successful person, trainer Tim Rycroft aims high. Asked to describe Trooper John, who was voted Alberta’s Horse of the Year and champion three-year-old on Saturday night, Rycroft didn’t…
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