Harness
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 09:31

California Adventure

Gordon and Helen Empey are longtime Standardbred breeders and owners from Bowden. Last summer, Gordon finally decided that he had watched others for long enough, and he took his Standardbred…
Monday, 06 February 2017 08:13

Singing in the Backstretch

Jamie Gray has his life and his career in tune. Now the veteran Alberta harness trainer/driver also has his hobby - writing and singing songs and playing the guitar -…
On Saturday, January 28, Standardbred Canada announced harness racing’s national champions at the 2016 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season. This was the…
Thursday, 26 January 2017 09:41

Scared Straight

Tyler Redwood will never forget the dark, horrific evening of Sept. 24 2012 - the hideous night that changed everything. At one o’clock in the morning - having, as was…
Friday, 20 January 2017 06:00

Hoofprints - January 20th

It’s a pretty quiet time on Alberta’s racetracks as the calendar moves through January. Shedrows at Northlands Park are the most active as the run of Saturday harness racing continues.…
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 21:27

Brand new Camaro - or career in harness racing

To get himself a new Camaro all Brandon Campbell had to do was get out of harness racing and stay in school. But even with the car of his dreams…
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 09:05

His name is Justabitcrazy

But that is a misnomer. Given the seven-year-old harness horse’s remarkable improvement it should be something like Nowthisisreallycrazy. When Ryan Grundy leased the bay gelding from breeder Cory Vickers in…
Nomination for 2016 Standardbred Canada Media Excellence Award Horse Racing Alberta’s Brad Gunn video feature was named a finalist today in the Outstanding Broadcast Video category. The video sets the…
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 18:35

Canadian Driver Added To Challenge

It was announced last week that five Canadian-based reinsmen will be take part in Miami Valley Raceway’s $25,000 North American Drivers Challenge from January 8 to 10. Trot Insider has…
His two grandfathers raced harness horses, his dad, Dave Sr., trained and drove harness horses. So did three uncles and later two cousins and his younger brother, Colin. And yet…
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