Thoroughbred
Thursday, 17 August 2017 08:37

Canadian Derby Video - Trooper John

Today we take a closer look at Canadian Derby favourite Trooper John and his connections. Post time for the 88th running of the Canadian Derby is Saturday at 12 noon…
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:43

Doctor Doolittle returns for Derby Week

It’s Derby week at Northlands which can only mean one thing: it’s time to look up my old pal Doctor Doolittle, the veterinarian of lore who talks to the animals.…
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:29

Canadian Derby Draw Order

Captain Will pp1 15/1 Owner: Byron & Rose Kluth Trainer: Ron Scott Jockey: Shamaree Muir A big race on July 29 may have given the connections Canadian Derby dreams with…
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 09:25

Canadian Derby History - Video Teaser

History of the Canadian Derby - a preview for Western Canada's biggest race day. This year's renewal is set for Saturday, August 19 at Northlands Park Racetrack and Casino.
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…
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 18:23

University of Jack Pilkington (update)

You won’t find Jack Pilkington University on a map. You won’t find it on any registry. Courses are taught in Ireland, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia, the United States and…
But the memories last forever. On display at Northlands were dozens upon dozens of winner’s circle pictures of horses owned by late Alberta premier Don Getty as part of the…
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 19:05

Throwback Thursday - Footprint

The year was 2007 when the sensational Footprint matured into an amazing three year old and was pointed to the Canadian Derby. Under the training of Joan Petrowski and the…
The legendary Charlie Whittingham who was Santa Anita California’s most successful trainer of all time and a three-time Eclipse Award winner? Or Alberta’s R.K. ‘Red’ Smith? At first blush one…
Thursday, 20 July 2017 05:16

Throwback Thursday - Scott Sterr

Scott Sterr has been a fan favorite as one of the most outstanding jockeys in Alberta for many years. His personality and commitment to riding has made him very popular…
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