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Thursday, 26 May 2016 15:42

Preview of Week 3 at RMTC

If the three-times lucky adage holds true, then the Rocky Mountain Turf Club should be your lucky charm this weekend. This is the third weekend of the RMTC’s Spring season,…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:43

History of RMTC

Back when I first went to the track there was a guy named Sandy Shields, one of the finest western Canadian jockeys of all‑time. And like my father, Andy Allison,…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:22

Holiday Weekend Wrap-Up

The highest paying race of the weekend went off Saturday, the $11,425 Horsemen’s Open Derby Division One, taken by Ricardo Moreno aboard Toughie.This William Leech-trained filly, owned by Charles Stojan,…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 10:54

Holiday Weekend at RMTC

There’s only one way to spend this holiday weekend, and that’s at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Lethbridge.There’ll be three full days of racing, post time is 1:15 p.m.…
Monday, 16 May 2016 09:38

RMTC Opening Weekend

The biggest payday of the opening weekend at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club came in Sunday’s fifth race, the $18,937 RMTC Markel Bonus Challenge.Red-hot Freddy Fuentes guided the William Leech-trained…
Monty Roberts has said that “a good trainer can hear a horse speak to him, and a great trainer can hear him whisper.”Cory Rumsey is a third generation horseman, and…
Monday, 09 May 2016 15:27

2015 ACTRA Nominees and Winners

2015 – ALBERTA BRED Award Nominees2 YEAR OLD FILLY Finely Tuned Georgi Girl’s Kiss Reign of RenoCLAIMING FEMALE Iberyerpardon Real Foxy Lady The Little Gene2 YEAR OLD MALE Falls Session…
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 16:47

B Circuit Jockey Reminicing

Back when I first went to the track there was a guy named Sandy Shields, one of the finest western Canadian jockeys of all time. And like my father, Andy…
Thursday, 14 January 2016 17:10

History of RMTC

Musings on preparations for the upcoming race season at RMTCIt’s the middle of winter, but my mind is still on horse racing, be it recalling the first Triple Crown in…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 13:10

RMTC Race Dates Confirmed for 2016

It was an early Christmas for Max Gibb and the Rocky Mountain Turf ClubThe CEO of the RMTC, has his race dates for the Whoop-Up Track in Lethbridge, 42 dates…