Harness
Monday, 01 October 2018 11:04

Recovery on track for Campbell

His world careening wildly out of control, harness driver Brandon Campbell wanted to end it all as he drove back home to Alberta this past March after another failed drug…
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 08:45

Clark recovering from quadruple bypass

Keith Clark knew immediately that something was wrong. Something very wrong. “I was line driving some colts last month and I was huffing and puffing. I don’t run but I’m…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 19:09

Triple Threat

That’s what Rod Starkewski will send out in this weekend’s stakes action at Northlands. The veteran trainer has Maxsamian in one of Friday’s two legs of the Starburst for two-year-old…
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 21:47

Melissa Keith Set To Debut At The Track On 2

With decades of experience, in harness racing, to her credit - award-winning writer Melissa Keith, of Lower Onslow, Nova Scotia, is on the move to Western Canada and is set…
It was picture perfect. As she crossed the finish line Marjorie Dumont turned to the camera and flashed a smile that was as wide and as long as her four…
Rockyview County, AB The recently completed fourth season of Standardbred racing at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino posted double-digit growth in handle. On-track, wagering was up a very strong 29%,…
Sunday, 26 August 2018 15:56

Hoofprints - August 26

Both the sport and the business of harness racing were on display Saturday as the Alberta summer meet came to a close at Century Downs. On the track, there were…
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 10:09

Hoofprints - August 20

It’s hard to believe that the 55-day long summer harness meet, which began April 25th at Century Downs comes to an end on Saturday afternoon. After that, the harness fraternity…
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 09:50

Hoofprints - August 13

I thought today, I would write about renewal. Any industry that has hopes of moving forward has to provide opportunities for young people to learn, to practice, and ultimately to…
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:26

Hoofprints - August 6

Festival of Racing ends with a flourish I’ve always liked to watch a big lucrative pot get spread around among a variety of interests at the races. It’s a reward…
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