Thoroughbred
The legendary Charlie Whittingham who was Santa Anita California’s most successful trainer of all time and a three-time Eclipse Award winner? Or Alberta’s R.K. ‘Red’ Smith? At first blush one…
Thursday, 20 July 2017 05:16

Throwback Thursday - Scott Sterr

Scott Sterr has been a fan favorite as one of the most outstanding jockeys in Alberta for many years. His personality and commitment to riding has made him very popular…
Sunday, 16 July 2017 16:45

Mitch Klimove - 93 and having fun

Busier than popcorn in a microwave, Mitch Klimove can’t sit still. But then he never could - racing around life like there was an angry bee on his nose. “I’m…
Fate and destiny rode in with Curlish Figure in the $75,000 Shirley Vargo Memorial while redemption was the story behind Killin Me Smalls triumph in the $50,000 Fred Jones this…
Thursday, 06 July 2017 10:31

2016 TOBA Achievements

Canadian Breeder of the Year, Highfield Stock Farm Ltd.  The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, National Office, would like to congratulate Highfield Stock Farm Ltd. in being chosen as the recipient…
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 22:48

Throwback Thursday - Tajma Hall

Today’s Throwback takes us back to 2009 and a visit to J.F. Gagnes and Marjorie Dumont’s farm with the incredible Tajma Hall. Tajma Hall won over 60 races, set track…
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 22:32

It Takes Pluck To Admit You Are Wrong

But it takes unbridled courage to admit that your whole life has careened off the tracks and then not only realize a total change has to be made but to…
Anne and Ken Buxton had a lot of fun racing horses together at the Millarville Races, where Anne was a pioneer for the sport. In 1955, Anne won the Millarville Jubilee…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 14:05

Listen to the Emptiness

It can tell you a lot about an individual. Bob Jackson figured he was going to be at the racetrack all his life. So did just about everyone else. After…
TORONTO, ON, June 21- The 41st Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 9thpromises to be an extra special evening of celebration as…
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