Thoroughbred
For a horse with a very noticeable hitch in his giddy up, Riversedge Racing Stable's Stone Carver sure hasn't let…
The last year and a half has been absolute hell for prominent Alberta thoroughbred owner Curtis Landry. Coughing violently and…
Well, he's done it again, hasn't he? Tony's Tapit, who won late last month in a most spectacular performance -…
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It turned out to be one of the most auspicious debuts but when Jumeirah Coast was 10th and last -…
The $125,000 Canadian Derby is months away but one three-year-old - Tony's Tapit - has already established himself as the…
Where to begin? This past weekend's racing at Century Mile provided more than enough material for three or four columns.…
If it's a photo finish, bet on Andre Martin to come out the winner. He never loses. With four more…
Robert ‘Pinky' MacDonald didn't have a clue how to train thoroughbred horses when he and his uncle Lee Haynes decided…
If you are wondering if new jockey Desean Bynoe can horseback you just have to replay his hustling, all-out ride…
Tim Rycroft. Tim Rycroft. Tim Rycroft. Say it six times. Alberta’s leading trainer the last three seasons, Rycroft won six…
The news arrived black. Hard as coal and as unexpected as a knock on the door at two in the…
Standardbred Stallion, Captain Deo, a son of the impeccable Somebeachsomewhere - photo by Lisa Photo Horse racing in Alberta -…
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Eight months ago the prospects for horse racing, not just in Alberta but everywhere, looked bleak. Desperate even. Covid-19 had…
Dallas Birdrattler, who comes from Lethbridge and is a graduate of the Horse Racing Alberta / Olds College Professional Racetrack…
Thursday, 29 October 2020 14:42

Mara Coote Freeman Memorial Award

The Mara Coote Freeman Memorial Award has been created to honour the memory of a great horsewoman, teacher, mentor, volunteer…
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 12:34

Trooper John ready for Don Getty Handicap

A small tear tried to work it’s way down the cheek of normally stoic trainer Tim Rycroft. But Rycroft quickly…
Uncontested speed from a horse with a heart the size of rhinoceros isn’t fair. It’s like letting a pitcher with…
It’s a race that is still two months away from the finish line but it’s going to come right down…
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