Thoroughbred
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…
Sunday, 16 July 2017 16:45

Mitch Klimove - 93 and having fun

Busier than popcorn in a microwave, Mitch Klimove can’t sit still. But then he never could - racing around life like there was an angry bee on his nose. “I’m…
Fate and destiny rode in with Curlish Figure in the $75,000 Shirley Vargo Memorial while redemption was the story behind Killin Me Smalls triumph in the $50,000 Fred Jones this…
Thursday, 06 July 2017 10:31

2016 TOBA Achievements

Canadian Breeder of the Year, Highfield Stock Farm Ltd.  The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, National Office, would like to congratulate Highfield Stock Farm Ltd. in being chosen as the recipient…
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 22:48

Throwback Thursday - Tajma Hall

Today’s Throwback takes us back to 2009 and a visit to J.F. Gagnes and Marjorie Dumont’s farm with the incredible Tajma Hall. Tajma Hall won over 60 races, set track…
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 22:32

It Takes Pluck To Admit You Are Wrong

But it takes unbridled courage to admit that your whole life has careened off the tracks and then not only realize a total change has to be made but to…
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