Thoroughbred
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 10:28

Post Derby Doldrums

It was a slow 3 days of racing at Northlands this past week. We could start off by giving Riversedge’s 2 y o colt accolades for his performance in the…
How easy is this? That’s what Robert Vargo wondered when he first got into thoroughbred racing in 2005. The first horse he ever owned, Knight’s Covenant, not only won, he…
Those who were on hand last Saturday at Northlands would have to agree that there is nothing better than watching quality thoroughbred racing on a warm beautiful day with an…
Long after Paul Brandt had stopped singing, long after Ready Intaglio had snuck through on the rail to win the 87th Canadian Derby, jockey Shamaree Muir draped the white and…
Ready Intaglio wins the 87th running of the Canadian Derby presented by CIBC EDMONTON, AB (August 20, 2016) – Shamaree Muir rode local favourite Ready Intaglio to victory on Saturday,…
The Canadian Derby often brings trainers and owners 'home', and the 87th running is no different. Rarely, though, do we get the kind of homecoming like we have with Derby…
Outspoken author and 60’s activist Hunter S Thompson wrote “anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.” Reserved and reticent Thoroughbred trainer Dale “Colonel” Saunders would shrug off…
Freedoms Traveller (by Peacenfreedom, out of Lunar Gem) was the last Alberta bred to win the Canadian Derby in 2011, and his journey to the big race was a dream…
The marquee event of the Northlands thoroughbred the 87th running of the Canadian Derby is carded as the 11th race this Saturday August 20. We certainly hope that concerts and…
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 17:26

87th Canadian Derby - Post Positions

FINAL 12 THOROUGHBREDS AND POST POSITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 87th CANADIAN DERBY EDMONTON, AB (August 16, 2016) – The final list of contenders have been finalized for the 87th Canadian Derby…