Friday, 11 August 2017 09:56

Nominations Announced for 88th Canadian Derby

Written by Caiti Farquharson, Northlands Park
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EDMONTON, AB - Nominations for western Canada’s biggest race are in and a total of 10 three-year old thoroughbreds are eligible to compete in the 88th running of the Canadian Derby presented by CIBC on August 19. 

This year’s nominations are:

ALBERTA STRONG
Bar C 5 Ranch Ltd. – Craig Smith

AQUA FRIO
Peter Redekop B.C., Ltd. – Monica Russell

BIG KAZ
Tom Rycroft – Tom Rycroft

CAPTAIN WILL
Byron & Rose Kluth – G. Ron Scott

CHIEF KNOW IT ALL
Rollingson Racing Stable: Randy Howg, Rick Weist and Clayton Weist – Robertino Diodoro

DOUBLE BEAR
Sycamore Stables – Rodney J. Cone

DUBLIN DAY
Duane Antoine – Robbin Martens

PLENTIFUL
Murray Duncan and Estate of Garylle B. Stewart – Murray Duncan

REAL QUALITY
M & P Equipment Inc., Met Set Consulting Litd. And Dale L. Saunders – Dale L. Saunders

TROOPER JOHN
Riversedge Racing Stables Ltd. – Tim Rycroft 

Please see attached nomination sheet for more information. 

Join us on August 19 for the ultimate day of entertainment with highly anticipated stakes races, with the day culminating at the Canadian Derby race. Tickets are selling fast, but great spots are still available for the VIP Infield Experience, Grandstand seating and the Palm Bay Party Zone. Visit http://northlandspark.ca/canadian-derby/canadian-derby-tickets/ for up to date ticket information.

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Northlands is deeply rooted in the community and is poised to undertake a remarkable transformation. As Canada’s largest agricultural society, Northlands has cultivated the knowledge and experience to bring people together, spark interest and shine a light on Alberta’s agricultural industry.  Northlands will foster an appreciation for the industry and give insight into the journey from gate to plate through educational programs, special events and the province’s culinary/food distribution channels. For more information, please visit northlands.com.

For more information: 

Caiti Farquharson
Public Relations Specialist, Northlands
Office: 780-491-3446
Mobile: 780-935-1745
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Nomination sheet (pdf format) available for download below...

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