Thoroughbred
Friday, 09 September 2016 06:00

Alberta Breeders' Fall Classic video teaser

2016 Alberta Breeders' Fall Classic Day at Northlands Park - the 20th anniversary celebration featuring seven stakes races focusing on Alberta-bred horses. Saturday, September 17th
Thursday, 08 September 2016 21:19

Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic Nominations

Highlights of CTHS Alberta Sales Graduates Nominations were just released by Northlands for the 2016 Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic races to take place on Saturday, September 17th. This special annual…
Thursday, 08 September 2016 08:38

Good News and Some Not So Much…

From all reports it looks like the City of Edmonton and/or Northlands may give the horse racing industry a lifeline based on public information garnered from the August 31, 2016…
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 13:02

We’re Smitten by Underdogs

We love the stories of the skinny little kid beating up the neighbourhood bully. We’re delighted when the trailer park beats the tornado or when fox eats the hounds. We’re…
Speaking Notes from September 1, 2016 Mayor Iveson and Council, Thank you for the opportunity to speak on the issue of Northlands Vision 2020 proposal. My name is Dr Steven…
Speaking Notes from September 1, 2016 Good afternoon. My name is Rick LeLacheur and I am Chairman of the Board of Directors of Horse Racing Alberta. We are not here…
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 22:34

Just where does the time go?

When Robert ‘Red’ McKenzie was born on January 1, 1927 Mount Rushmore hadn’t even built. It would be five months before Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis non…
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…
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