Harness
It was a tune-up weekend for horses eligible for this coming week’s 2 stakes races at Century Downs. Entries close on Wednesday morning for the Wild Rose for 3 year…
Monday, 30 May 2016 10:53

Claiming Box full at Century Downs

It’s been awhile since the claiming box has been as full as it was last Saturday, but that was one of the highlight stories of the week at Century Downs.…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:36

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

The field for the 2016 Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been confirmed.The participating drivers are:Alberta DriversTravis CullenPhil GiesbrechtMike HennessyDave…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:28

A Small Stable Can Still Compete

While the big stables were making regular trips to the winner’s circle over the holiday weekend, let’s not lose track of three smaller stables which are enjoying some success at…
Monday, 16 May 2016 16:18

Champions Saluted, Champions Crowned

Anyone who ever saw As Promised on the racetrack marveled at how easily he paced and how he always seemed to know just how fast he had to go to…
Ashleigh Hensley continues to send well-trained horses to the racetrack and continues to bring them back to the barn with pay cheques.  The Manitoba native has found the racing scene…
Rockyview County, ABAfter 25 days of racing at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, the average live racing handle is 35% ahead of the 2015 average. This figure was spurred by…
Friday, 06 May 2016 20:16

Hensley Hopes Hunch Pays Off

Ed Hensley has been targeting this race since last year. The impressive horseman, who is presently based in Florida, is still recovering from an injury he suffered in a racing…
It was great to see injured driver, Ed Hensley, standing in his shedrow last Saturday at Century Downs. The veteran horseman was hurt 2 weeks ago in a racing accident…
One of the great things about Alberta harness racing is how big and small stables can compete on an equal basis and how a small stable can sometimes break through…