Thoroughbred
Monday, 18 July 2016 14:30

Saturday Stakes Wrap-up at Northlands

Before we get down to the detail, there were great crowds on the weekend at Northlands. We are still not sure if the young patrons who are attending the races…
Who says you have to spend a lot of money to get a real good race horse? The early favourite for the Aug. 20 $150,000 Canadian Derby is Ready Intaglio…
Boring… Before we proceed to discuss yet another milestone achieved by one of Alberta’s favorite sons in the global Thoroughbred training ranks, we wish to apologize to our readers who…
Greg Tracy is dominating the trainer’s standings at Northlands the way Tiger Woods used to command a golf course, Mike Tyson a boxing ring or how a lion would rule…
Monday, 04 July 2016 12:31

Is Retirement on Hold – Yet Again?

For literally years now perennial leading Alberta trainer, Dale “The Colonel” Saunders has threatened this will be “his last year of training”. Ordinarily it would be reasonable to believe that…
There have only been four 2 year old races thus far at the 2016 thoroughbred meet but it looks like the progeny of the sire – Spring At Last have…
A large Northlands crowd witnessed four 1-mile Stake races on Saturday — The Spangled Jimmy, The John Patrick, The R. K. (Red) Smith, and The Ky Alta. Purses offered for…
Another big weekend ahead on track at Northlands as we pack four stakes races into Saturday action. Greg Tracy swept the first stakes day of the year, but now with…
Monday, 13 June 2016 13:45

A Bump in the Road

The momentum of increased wagering for the 2016 Northlands thoroughbred meet seems to have stalled for the time being anyway. Total wagering on the live product for the first sixteen…
The Jackpot High 5 has reached an all-time at Northlands Park, with a carryover of $47,140 up for grabs. Unfortunately, there are two scratches and we are down to a…