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Sunday, 25 September 2016 22:34

Weekend Wrap-up from RMTC

The past weekend was about as exciting as horse racing can get on a Community track. With a collection of B Cup races dominating Saturday, Sunday’s card was simply a…
Friday, 23 September 2016 08:55

Are you looking for a race horse?

Well, here’s your opportunity. The 21st Annual Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association Sport of Speed Yearling/Mixed Sale and Stallion Service Auction is set for Saturday, October 1 after the Saturday…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 08:35

B Cup Series racing this weekend at RMTC

Some of the finest community track race horses, certainly in Canada and potentially in North America, will be in action at Whoop-Up Downs this Saturday. Total purses for the Cup…
Monday, 19 September 2016 00:18

Leech has banner weekend at RMTC

On a windy Fall day at Whoop-Up Downs William Leech made a place for himself in the Rocky Mountain Turf’s horse racing history. William’s horses won all four races they…
Thursday, 15 September 2016 07:15

Big Weekend is here for Quarter Horse Fans

The Canada Cup Quarter Horse Futurity and Derby are both set for Sunday,  with the Derby having a purse of $33,387 and the Futurity, $58,869. William Leech has the number…
One of the fan favourites at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club – and a favourite along the backstretch as well – is a fellow who has put at least four…
Sunday, 11 September 2016 20:48

Alberta Bred Weekend Wrap-up at RMTC

To kick off the Alberta Bred series Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club, the CEO of the RMTC had a series of races to remember. First, he saw his…
Monday, 05 September 2016 22:20

Results from RMTC Fall Meet Opening

There are some horsemen who believe breeding is everything, and in the case of the top qualifier out of the Canada Quarter Horse Cup Futurity Trials Sunday, their theory would…
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 22:49

Fall Race Meet Preview at RMTC

The Fall Race Meet at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club is upon us. The Fall Meet runs Sept. 3-5 and each three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) through Oct. 15-16…
Monday, 25 July 2016 10:22

History of RMTC - Angus MacDonald

Every sport must have its pioneers, and one such pioneer in horse racing was the late Angus MacDonald. He was 84 years of age, as of 2008 when we talked,…