Thoroughbred
The ladies of the backstretch of Century Mile will ride for a great cause - Ovarian Cancer Canada - on…
Make no mistake. This is a story about a dream: a fairy tale come true. It is also a magical…
“Finally,” exhaled trainer Tim Rycroft after Greek Geek won the Alberta Breeders Handicap - one of seven $50,000 stakes races…
Five months ago while dark hoary skies rolled past, Rick Hedge sat on a bale of hay on an early…
The Breeders’ Cup of Alberta - seven stake races will feature top Alberta-bred thoroughbreds as they compete for a combined…
Choices. With seven stakes races on tap for the Sept. 10 Fall Classic program at Century Mile, several trainers are…
Just what do you do for an encore now? It seems every time Infinite Patience runs you keep thinking well,…
Fred Astaire had Ginger Rogers. Fred Flinstone had Wilma. And thoroughbred trainer Robertino Diodoro has jockey Rico Walcott. Walcott easily…
Friday, 19 August 2022 06:41

Canadian Derby Notes

It’s a full field of three year olds in the $200,000 G3 Canadian Derby from Century Mile in Alberta and…
Featuring Tim Rycroft and Robertino Diodoro talking about the excitement of the Canadian Derby and the horses they have entered…
Century Mile announcer and morning-line odds-maker Dylan Beardy has made Red Knobs the favourite for Saturday’s $200,000 Canadian Derby after…
Meet Chris and Heather Duggan and their Alberta Bred Sensation Above and Beyond. - a joint Shinelight / HRA project
Kenny Bell has never had a Derby horse. For that matter he’s never even had an upper claimer or an…
Robertino Diodoro doesn’t need a road map to get to the Canadian Derby winner’s circle. Originally from Calgary, Diodoro, who…
Friday, 05 August 2022 18:38

Olds College / HRA Groom School (video)

Preparing students for the horse racing industry since 2003, the Olds College Groom School Program is designed to provide professionally…
Robertino Diodoro put on quite the show in Monday’s $100,000 Manitoba Derby running one-two-three. The final stepping stone to the…
It’s been a very long time since the leading jockey standings have been this close. So long ago, in fact,…
The years rushed by when Market Analysis won this past Saturday’s power-laced Spangled Jimmy stakes at Century Mile in track…
First at-bat in the Majors. First shift in the NHL. First ride as a professional jockey. Nerves jangle. Heart rates…
When the thoroughbred racing season began last April most observers felt that the jockey standings’ race would be another photo…
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