Thoroughbred
Just over a year ago, jockey Shannon Beauregard was only a few strides away from winning another thoroughbred race. The…
It's been a very long, winding, often frustrating road to get to where jockey Alex Marti is today. This past…
It's over. The last helicopter has left Saigon. The last pass by Peyton Manning has hit the turf. And the…
Some people collect postage stamps. For others it's old coins and baseball cards. For thoroughbred trainer Ron Grieves it's Alberta…
Don Danard is about to be very active. Saturday is the 25th anniversary of the Alberta Fall Classic program -…
Tuesday, 28 September 2021 08:17

2021 Alberta Breeders' Fall Classic (video)

This Saturday we celebrate the Alberta bred horses. The 25th anniversary of the Fall Classic. From Century Mile at Edmonton,…
The sizzling speed. The thundering power. The graceful athleticism. Add Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' name to that word equation and you immediately…
The 25th anniversary of the Alberta Breeder’s Fall Classic — Saturday, October 2nd at Century Mile in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Lost in the shuffle and largely over shadowed by Uncharacteristic's win in the Canadian Derby there were three other stakes…
Go figure. Uncharacteristic, a horse that was claimed for just $8,000 last fall, beat Myopic, a horse that was recently…
If the odds makers are right there could be a three-way dead heat at Saturday's $125,000 Canadian Derby. At Tuesday…
Sired by 2014 Belmont winner Tonalist and winner of his last five is Tony's Tapit. Western Canada's biggest race! The…
The Canadian Derby is to thoroughbred trainer Robertino Diodoro what spinach was to Popeye, a hockey puck to Wayne Gretzky…
Wednesday, 01 September 2021 12:21

The 92nd running of the Canadian Derby (video)

The 92nd running of the Canadian Derby — Saturday, September 11th, from Century Mile in Edmonton.
The sales pavilion at Red Deer's Westerner Park was eerily silent when Bodemonster, the yearling by the heavily sought after…
HORSE RACING ALBERTA CENTURY MILE RACETRACK LICENSING OFFICE HOURS Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Office closed…
Minus the nefarious undertones, Alberta's leading trainer Tim Rycroft mimicked Marlon Brando in 'The Godfather' when he gave jockey Enrique…
It's not a coincidence. Name an Alberta champion jockey over the last 25 years and the chances are very good…
When trainer Danny Jones stepped into the winner's circle on Friday, July 30 his smile lit up the entire paddock…
Once again Tony's Tapit put himself in a position to lose. Once again Tony's Tapit, the overwhelming favourite, hurdled those…
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