Thoroughbred
It was the race of the year that got Ready Intaglio the nod for Alberta’s Horse of the Year at Saturday’s Night of Champions thoroughbred awards dinner. Getting through one…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 23:48

Throwback Thursday - Donalda Cochrane

She’s the “Energizer Bunny” of Quarter Horse racing – she never stops going and getting things done! Donalda Cochrane got started in the 70’s and she’s been raising and racing…
Monday, 15 May 2017 13:34

The questions are easy

It is the answers that are difficult. Rico Walcott has dominated the Alberta racing circuit - winning the most races of any jockey the last six years in a row…
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 23:10

Throwback Thursday - Shannon Beauregard

Today’s Throwback takes us to Stampede Park in 2005 and Apprentice Rider Sovereign Award winner Shannon Beauregard.   In 2005 Shannon told us that “Nothing compares to riding horses –…
The Board of Directors of Horse Racing Alberta has extended the employment contract of their President & CEO Shirley McClellan to end June 30, 2018. The new Century Mile Racetrack…
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:06

Alberta Thoroughbred Race Club

It’s the sheer raw power: the stentorious, thundering of horse hooves as the field turns for home - the shrieking, full-throated crowd going into a tizzy waving and clapping their…
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 23:33

Throwback Thursday - Brother Derek

The Kentucky Derby, “ The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” On the first Saturday in May, the historic Grade I stake race for 3 yr olds carrying 126 lbs,…
Like an unwanted guest who has lingered its stay far too long, winter held Edmonton in its snarling teeth refusing to shake it loose. But, at long last, opening day…
Thursday, 27 April 2017 07:40

Throwback Thursday - Gordon Rumpel

Today’s Throwback takes us back to 2010 to Gordon & Illa Rumpel and A Special Lady.   Gord and Illa were very special Standardbred owners in Alberta, campaigning not one,…
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 22:16

Throwback Thursday - Keith Clark

Today’s throwback Thursday take us back to 2006 with one of Alberta’s most recognized and respected horsemen Keith Clark. The De Winton resident is a member of the Canadian Horse…
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