Thoroughbred
A world that too often makes no sense can start breathing again. The sun can shine. Flowers can grow. Jockey Rico Walcott, who was diagnosed with a golf-ball sized brain…
It’s not as if Raider needs a rainmaker to follow her around. But it wouldn’t hurt either. Not long after the skies opened up like something out of the apocalypse…
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 07:55

Taking chances paying off for Neyka

Lori Neyka thought something had to be wrong. Two years ago she was sitting on her couch surfing the internet when she came across an ad for an extremely well-bred…
Happy spring horsemen and welcome to Century Mile! Let’s hope the snow will finally stay away and many sunny days to come! We are once again offering sponsorship for our…
Perhaps it was fate. Jockey Dane Nelson, a three-time riding champion in Jamaica, moved his tack to Winnipeg in 2015. That summer he came to Edmonton’s Northlands Park to ride…
The quote in the title of this piece is attributed to Arnold J. Toynbee, who wrote a monumental 12-volume series titled, A Study of History. It’s now an apt description…
Now that’s more like it. Ruffenuff hadn’t won a single race in Alberta since the summer of 2017 when she wired the field by the easiest two and three-quarters of…
The Hatfields had the McCoys. Batman had the Joker. Edmonton has Calgary. And now it looks like Trooper John, trained by Tim Rycroft, has found a nemesis in Born in…
This one you could see coming from Jupiter. In a decision as one-sided as an avalanche Escape Clause was voted Horse of the Year and champion aged mare at Saturday’s…
Leduc County, AB  - The successes of the Alberta Thoroughbred Industry were celebrated at the 45th Annual Night of Champions, held at the brand new Century Mile Racetrack and Casino…
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