Thoroughbred
Thursday, 28 January 2016 10:15

The Bucket List — Boot Camp Rhythm and Blues

I hit a wall today. Not, you know, literally. But physically I hit something solid and came to an abrupt halt! In spite of my weariness on Tuesday night, I…
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 09:20

The Bucket List — Boot Camp Day 2 Recap

When my alarm beeped at 4:30 am I remembered why I don’t work at the racetrack! I was the first to arrive at the barn for the morning feed shift,…
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:49

The Bucket List — Boot Camp Day 1 Recap

Yesterday morning the Boot Campers met head instructor Theresa Sealy for orientation and a pep talk. She made it very clear that this is going to be a tough week,…
Monday, 25 January 2016 11:13

The Bucket List — Early Morning, Day 1

I’m a bundle of nervous energy as I make my final preparations for my week at Boot Camp for Exercise Riders this morning. I have a fairly long number of…
Monday, 25 January 2016 10:58

The Bucket List — Part 1

What happens when a middle aged woman gets an opportunity to follow a dream and cross something off the Bucket List from 25 years earlier in life?She takes it! And…
Thursday, 21 January 2016 14:44

2015 Sovereign Award Finalists

Congratulations to the 2015 Sovereign Award Finalists with Alberta connections!Academic — Champion 3-Year-Old Female Category Riversedge Racing Stable — Outstanding Owner Category Rico Walcott — Outstanding Jockey Category Isabelle Wenc…
For Brandon Duchaine and Aimee Auger, the road to the Woodbine winners’ circle wasn’t paved with gold or traveled with ease – it took a great deal of hard work…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 15:21

Pender Harbour: Bidding farewell to 'The King'

TORONTO, November 24 – Amidst the controlled chaos that is a morning at Mike DePaulo’s barn on the Woodbine backstretch - hotwalkers marching horses along the shed row, exercise riders…
The Racetrack programs at Olds College are certainly putting Olds College and Horse Racing Alberta on the world map. November 4th – 8th is the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed…
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 09:46

Olds College – The Ride of a Lifetime

About 90 kilometres north of Calgary, in the agricultural town of Olds, Alberta, there is a college that is producing a new generation of jockeys who are making big noise…