Thoroughbred
Thursday, 14 August 2014 00:00

Derby Draw Complete: Eleven Will Start

A large crowd was on hand, at the Northlands Park Paddock Theatre Wednesday morning, to witness the post position draw for the 85th Running of the Canadian Derby.
Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00

Canadian Derby Nominees: A Closer Look

With sixteen names in the hat, for potential Canadian Derby starters, here's a closer look at this year's list of nominees for Alberta's Grade III stake.
Frank Fontana, 58, was born and raised in Edmonton and he's seen many a great horse race at Northlands Park over the years. "My Uncle Louie took me to the…
Nominations for the 85th Running of the Canadian Derby were due on Wednesday, August 6, and when the dust had settled there were 16 names in the hat for the…
July /August 2014 The Backstretch Foundation (previously known as the Chaplaincy Board) is a non-profit organization made up of a group of volunteers from the backstretch that get together to…
June/July 2014 It looks like summer is finally here and it’s a busy couple of months coming up.
National Aboriginal Day is June 21st , the day annually  recognizes and celebrates the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples of Canada.  Horses and horse…
A large, competitive contingent of challengers is expected to face California Chrome when he attempts to become thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont…
On trainer Art Sherman's first morning in New York, California Chrome galloped two miles at Belmont Park after schooling in the paddock.
May/June 2014 The racing season is finally in full swing and we’re all looking forward to a successful season. The board has been busy planning events for the summer to…
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