Thoroughbred
Neither refusing to call it quits, two very much alike fighters got together to win Saturday’s $50,000 Lynn Chouinard Founders…
Rick Hedge had a plan. The trainer was going to run his supremely talented and precocious two-year-old filly Big Hug…
Horse racing is full of stars. Some are just playing on bigger stages and running for more money. Take Bon…
It was the last race of this past Friday’s thoroughbred card at Century Mile. Nothing special that’s for sure: a…
An all-Canadian affair! Over $200,000 on the line. Saturday, October 8, 2022 from Century Mile in Edmonton - post time…
The ladies of the backstretch of Century Mile will ride for a great cause - Ovarian Cancer Canada - on…
Make no mistake. This is a story about a dream: a fairy tale come true. It is also a magical…
“Finally,” exhaled trainer Tim Rycroft after Greek Geek won the Alberta Breeders Handicap - one of seven $50,000 stakes races…
Five months ago while dark hoary skies rolled past, Rick Hedge sat on a bale of hay on an early…
The Breeders’ Cup of Alberta - seven stake races will feature top Alberta-bred thoroughbreds as they compete for a combined…
Choices. With seven stakes races on tap for the Sept. 10 Fall Classic program at Century Mile, several trainers are…
Just what do you do for an encore now? It seems every time Infinite Patience runs you keep thinking well,…
Fred Astaire had Ginger Rogers. Fred Flinstone had Wilma. And thoroughbred trainer Robertino Diodoro has jockey Rico Walcott. Walcott easily…
Friday, 19 August 2022 06:41

Canadian Derby Notes

It’s a full field of three year olds in the $200,000 G3 Canadian Derby from Century Mile in Alberta and…
Featuring Tim Rycroft and Robertino Diodoro talking about the excitement of the Canadian Derby and the horses they have entered…
Century Mile announcer and morning-line odds-maker Dylan Beardy has made Red Knobs the favourite for Saturday’s $200,000 Canadian Derby after…
Meet Chris and Heather Duggan and their Alberta Bred Sensation Above and Beyond. - a joint Shinelight / HRA project
Kenny Bell has never had a Derby horse. For that matter he’s never even had an upper claimer or an…
Robertino Diodoro doesn’t need a road map to get to the Canadian Derby winner’s circle. Originally from Calgary, Diodoro, who…
Friday, 05 August 2022 18:38

Olds College / HRA Groom School (video)

Preparing students for the horse racing industry since 2003, the Olds College Groom School Program is designed to provide professionally…
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