Tuesday, 14 May 2019 19:08

A.C.T.R.A. Awards and large Mother's Day crowd highlight of RMTC Weekend

Written by Dale Johnson, RMTC
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The sun was shining and smiles were aplenty on Mother's Day at Rocky Mountain Turf Club. Lyle Magnuson and Larris Allen continue to display why they won leading trainer and leading rider respectively at Rocky Mountain Turf club for 2018. Magnuson and Allen teamed up on, "Doc Radke", and, "Sterling Aly", in allowance races with both horses winning in gate-to-wire fashions. Listed below are the award winners for A.C.T.R.A., along with the Alberta Bred Winners.

Alberta Bred Winners

Category Winner Owner Trainer
2 Year Old Filly Tizluminous Dorthy Rocky Mountain Turf Club Sable Lyle Magnuson
2 Year Old Male Anello Bill Kinch Bill Kinch
3 Year Old Filly Thorns N’ Roses Bar None Ranches Ltd. Les Adams
3 Year Old Male Real Cool Garry Marks Garry Marks
Older Female Lady Amelia Gordon Howg Garry Marks
Older Male He’s Italian Judy Cuthbertson & Darcy Peterson Norm Cuthbertson
Aged Mare Miss Moochie Rocky Mountain Turf Club Stable Lyle Magnuson
Aged Male He’s Italian Judy Cuthbertson & Darcy Peterson Norm Cuthbertson
Claiming Female Voodoo Vixen Bar None Ranches, Ltd. Les Adams
Claiming Male Blazing Temper Pete Dubois & Mason Bassett Pete Dubois
Champion AB Bred Female Lady Amelia Gordon Howg Garry Marks
AB Breeder Bar None Ranches, Ltd.    

ACTRA Winners

Category Winner Owner Trainer
Claiming Female Voodoo Vixen Bar None Ranches, Ltd. Les Adams
Claiming Male Awesome T Norm Bowden Norm Bowden
Sprint Female Sterling Aly Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson
Spring Male Doc Radke Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson
Distance Horse Master’s Bluff Darcy Ralph Nellie Piegeau
3 Year Old Fillie Sterling Aly Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson
3 Year Old Male Klondike Ike Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson
Older Female Miss Nikki J Jill West Jill West
High Point Female Sterling Aly Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson
High Point Male Doc Radke Lyle Magnuson Lyle Magnuson

ACTRA Winning Trainers

  • RMTC Spring and Fall Meet - Lyle Magnuson
  • Evergreen Park Meet - Nellie Pigeau

Horse Person of the Year

Longtime horse people Stan and Grace Marks, who both recently passed away. This was a well-deserved award to two of the best people to ever grace a backstretch.

Leading riders were Larris Allen for RMTC and Blandford Stewart for Evergreen Park

Lyle Magnuson receives Trainer of the Year Award
(presenting Lyle Magnuson with his award is Rocky Mountain Turf Club C.E.O. Max Gib)

Larris Allen receiving Rider of the Year Award
(presenting Larris Allen with his award is Rocky Mountain Turf Club C.E.O. Max Gib)

Horse Person of the Year Award recipents
(Accepting award for horse person of the year for Stan and Grace Marks is their long-time rider Scott Sterr and A.C.T.R.A. Vice President, Ed Akerstrom)

 

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