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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…
Monday, 19 September 2016 00:25

Hoofprints - September 19th

Well, we are through two legs of qualifying for the Super Finals in the Alberta sired 2 year old filly class, and there are 3 horses which have established themselves…
Monday, 12 September 2016 16:16

ASHA Yearling Sale Shows Strong Support

Sunday’s Alberta Standardbred yearling sale generated $590,800 for consignors and left officials feeling both pleased and optimistic about the future. “I was really happy with the numbers,” said Fred Gillis,…
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