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Monday, 07 November 2016 06:42

Hoofprints - November 7th

Now that HRA and Northlands Park have agreed to continue the racing license until the new track in Leduc is ready in late summer, 2018, horsemen I’ve talked to are…
Sunday, 30 October 2016 21:43

Hoofprints - October 30th

“The best day I’ve ever had in racing.” That sums up Saturday, Oct. 29th, 2016 for Wetaskiwin’s Jean-Francois Gagne. In 5 drives in the Alberta Super Series, Gagne’s horses earned…
Monday, 24 October 2016 13:02

Hoofprints - October 24th

What motivates someone to invest in racehorses? Maybe it’s a family affair. Maybe it’s a chance meeting with someone already in the business. Maybe it’s curiousity.  For De Winton Alberta…
Monday, 17 October 2016 10:05

Hoofprints - October 17th

Shedrow A in the backstretch at Century Downs was a quiet place on Sunday morning. Trainer Rod Starkewski was busy shoeing Getup Gideon, his 2 year old colt who had…
Brandon Campbell won the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) on Friday, Oct. 14 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District in London, Ont. and will represent Canada in the…
The National Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, will take place on Friday, October 14 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District in London, Ontario. The Championship is an…
Monday, 10 October 2016 23:07

Hoofprints - October 10th

We can only hope the weather will be a little more co-operative this coming weekend for the 2 year olds at Century Downs. Inclement weather and an erratic racing surface…
Monday, 03 October 2016 10:37

Hoofprints - October 2nd

A path that began on Canada Day takes another big step towards its final goal this Saturday with the finals of the Alberta Marquis and the Alberta Maverick for 3…
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 22:18

Control The Moment Retires

Dr. Fred Kruszelnicki of Brooks, Alberta has been in the Standardbred business a long time - he raced his first horse in 1981 and has been in the game ever…
Sunday, 25 September 2016 22:45

Hoofprints - September 25th

As the calendar moves to fall, Jean-Francois Gagne is on a bit of a roll. He’s got a number of producers in his stable, led by the 5 year old…