Thoroughbred
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…
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 22:00

Throwback Thursday - Patriot Dream

Today's Throwback Thursday takes us back to the year 2005 and to Gerry Hudon’s farm — where his sensational filly Patriot Dream and his loyal training companion Lucky the German…
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:50

Who are those guys?

Borrowed from one of my favourite movie lines - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - when train robber Butch grows perplexed by the relentless pursuit of a U.S. posse,…
Saturday, 17 June 2017 22:03

Ready Intaglio shines in Spangled Jimmy

Last year’s Canadian Derby winner, Ready Intaglio, won one of Saturday’s two stakes races at Northlands while Trooper John, the early favourite for this year’s Derby, took the other. But…
Thursday, 15 June 2017 07:09

Throwback Thursday - Perry Winters

Perry Winters was a familiar face in the jockey colony in Alberta and rode for over 25 years on the circuit. Staraway, Chilcoton Blaze, Rindanica, Candid Remark, Speedy Gone Sally, Wild…
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