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Jockey Jerry Sarka seemed to have problems coming out of the number one hole. One day in Prince Albert, charging from the first gate in a two-year-old race, and planning…
Monday, 03 June 2013 00:00

Weekend Wrap-up from RMTC (June 1-2)

Superstitious? You bet! Laurie Ferguson's grandmother, Kaye Ferguson, was on hand at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club, watching Laurie's horses run for the first time. To celebrate the occasion Laurie's…
It was a case of the old days being the best days for a late, respected Blood Indian Elder. Ken Tailfeathers Sr. witnessed many changes on the Kainai Reserve in…
Monday, 27 May 2013 23:28

Weekend Wrap-up from RMTC

Saturday was somewhat of a day for the seniors. Stan Marks, 86 years of age, won his fourth race of the Spring Meet when Millie N Marie, Ramiro Sanchez Castillo…
Friday, 24 May 2013 00:15

Weekend Preview at RMTC

Last Sunday, venerable Ivan Clark, who’s favoured Churchbridge crossed the line for a show-ticket in the fourth race made up for it in Sunday's sixth with a winner. The ACTRA…
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 07:29

Long weekend results from RMTC

Two scratches in the featured race of the holiday weekend's 350-yard Alberta Quarter Horse Association Maiden Challenge weren't really missed. Scott Sterr, showing his experience and enthusiasm, guided Dean Frey's…
Monday, 20 May 2013 12:30

Cardston racing in the 1950's

Back in "the day" even Cardston had a reputable race track, and the Cardston track attracted some of the top riders, trainers and owners through its history. "July 15, 1950…
Friday, 17 May 2013 14:49

Long Weekend of Racing at RMTC

This Saturday through Monday marks the first long weekend of racing this year at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club. To help celebrate the three days of live racing there's the…
Monday, 13 May 2013 09:02

Mothers Day weekend racing

Stan Marks says he's 39, but the numbers are just about reversed. Truth is Stan is 85 years of age, but it didn't stop him from winning a pair of…
With a "stupendous crowd" on hand for the opening if the 2012 Rocky Mountain Turf Club live horse racing season it didn't take former fan favourite rider Scott Sterr to…