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When we last left you the weather was mild, there was no snow on the ground and there were enough horses to race twice a week at Northlands. Unfortunately it’s…
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 13:11

Racing cancelled for November 17

Friday's race card has been cancelled due to low horse population in the backstretch.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 12:19

Hoofprints - November 12

As the weather gets a little colder and the fall harness meet resumes next weekend at Northlands Park, there is action on other fronts. A number of horsemen who raced…
Friday, 27 October 2017 10:14

Sugar's Super Final Preview

Late in the stakes season and now it's time for the Alberta 'showcase showdown' with the rich 'Super Finals' program carded for Saturday, October 28th, at Northlands Park. The top two and three-year-olds face…
It’s 1:30 a.m. and Doug Stout is already out of bed ready to begin his day. “Sleep is over-rated,” said Stout, 68, who has been a harness trainer for some…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 02:14

Norman Kennedy Passes

It is with deep regret we wish to inform the ASHA membership of the passing of Norm Kennedy Kennedy, 77, was a longtime horsemen involved in many aspects of Standardbred…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 20:23

Game. Set. Match?

Senga Nitro and Mateo, who have taken their turns defeating one another, will meet again Saturday night at Northlands in the $54,500 Maverick stakes final. “They are both pretty evenly…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 00:49

4K Claimer to Superstar

One of the neatest things about horse racing is that you never really know for sure what’s around the next corner. Sometimes racing’s highway can even take a run-of-the-mill bottom…
“The Cinderella story continues,” beamed trainer and co-owner Justin Currie after blind-in-one-eye Mateo could only see open ground in front of him and captured the $138,430 Western Canada Pacing Derby…
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 01:21

Currie has two favourites for Big Stakes Weekend

Mateo, a horse with a blind left eye, and Justin Currie, the horse’s young co-owner and trainer, who not so long ago was left with only one horse in his…
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