Thoroughbred
Year after year retired Alberta jockey Chris McGregor would drive past the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on the east…
Celebrating the top 2 and 3 year old Alberta race speedsters. Super star horses, super star drivers, a super purse…
The CTHS Alberta Sale, held at Westerner Park in Red Deer on Friday, September 22nd, 2023 was a resounding success…
The 27th running of the Alberta Breeders Fall Classic is coming to Century Downs in Calgary this Saturday - seven…
Abeliefinthislivin flew under the radar in the weeks leading up to the $200,000 Canadian Derby. Saturday, he simply flew to…
Do you believe in coincidence? Maybe you should. Ten years ago trainer Robertino Diodoro won his first of four Canadian…
First there was ‘The Meeting’ more than a dozen years ago. Thoroughbred trainer Jerry Gourneau and owner Henry Witt Jr.,…
Move on over. There’s a new big shooter in town: One for Chap who overcame a brutally wide trip to…
A longtime owner of thoroughbreds in Alberta, Bill Dory dreamed of just one thing: running a horse in the Canadian…
The question isn’t how Smart as Me won Saturday’s $100,000 Century Mile Handicap. It isn’t about how the four-year-old won…
It must be getting to be getting close to Canadian Derby time. The Count Lathum, the first real Derby prep…
Wishing. Hoping. And dreaming. That’s what horse racing is all about. Especially if you are a race horse owner. Then…
Ron Grieves has been Alberta’s leading trainer at Century Mile almost from the outset this year. Yet, when Grieves looked…
It was a wacky weekend of thoroughbred racing at Century Mile. About the only thing that didn’t happen was an…
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It was late September in 2020 just days before the Canadian Derby, Alberta’s most prestigious and richest thoroughbred race of…
The Journal newspaper is owned by Postmedia. But in horse racing, The Journal Handicap is owned by Tim Rycroft. When…
Seven years ago the smallest horse in the field, Ready Intaglio, won the Canadian Derby at Northlands Park. Bought for…
As often is the case, there’s a story behind the story. In this story, there’s the soon-to-be 83-year-old trainer Jim…
— a conversation with trainer Rod Cone It is getting late: just before 10 p.m. on a chilly Saturday evening…
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