Thoroughbred
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 16:30

Notice - Learning Centre Closure (update)

Horse Racing Alberta wish to advise all racing participants that the Learning Centre located at Northlands Park will close permanently on March 15th, 2017. In consultation and advice from industry…
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2017 ballot. In this the 250th Anniversary Year of Horse Racing in Canada, a total of 30 horses…
The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protection Association of Alberta  (HBPA), a not for profit entity representing the business interests of Thoroughbred Horsemen racing at ‘A” licensed racetracks in Alberta is seeking…
Saturday, 25 February 2017 10:59

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250 years

Our entire nation will be celebrating 150 years of confederation in 2017, but for Canada’s horse racing industry, this year represents an even bigger anniversary, the 250th Anniversary of our…
The distance from Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta to Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida is 3,004 miles. For Jakobs Rocket Girl (Kantharos), it was worth the trip. In the…
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 14:54

2016 Sovereign Award Finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Toronto The Jockey Club of Canada Announces 2016 Sovereign Award Finalists and extends an invitation for everyone to attend the Awards Ceremony! The Jockey Club of…
Thursday, 03 November 2016 15:17

A Tale of Two Ryans

To say that jockey Sheena Ryan is enjoying a fantastic year may be a slight understatement. In 2015 she finished as the 15th ranked rider at Woodbine with 20 wins…
EDMONTON, AB – Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) and Northlands have reached an agreement that will see horse racing continue at Northlands Park Racetrack, while assisting Alberta’s horse racing industry during…
Friday, 28 October 2016 21:37

Shining Like Diamonds

Lindsay Fex has lived her dream this week at the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington! Lindsay and her 5 year old OTTB Diamond Hunter are…
In a plaintive, gut wrenching heart beat the juxtaposition of victory and tragedy violently collided head on Saturday afternoon at Northlands. With the final rays of a setting October sun…
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