Thoroughbred
It took a little while but Jim Brown, a veteran trainer - though a new face in Alberta - has recently become one of the hottest conditioners at Century Mile.…
First the news, then the story. Rico Walcott, Alberta’s leading rider for the last eight years, returns to ride Thursday evening at Century Mile. It will be Rico’s first ride…
Things that you are unlikely to see in the foreseeable future: The sun in Edmonton; The Edmonton Eskimos going a full game without a penalty; A giraffe at Walmart; The…
Thank you to the individuals and stables that have offered sponsorship for the monthly awards! We need help for the rest of the season (including Century Downs). We offer to…
Kent Verlik used to deliver the news. Good and bad. Now, as Chief Executive Officer of Horse Racing Alberta, he’s hoping to help only make good news when it comes…
A world that too often makes no sense can start breathing again. The sun can shine. Flowers can grow. Jockey Rico Walcott, who was diagnosed with a golf-ball sized brain…
It’s not as if Raider needs a rainmaker to follow her around. But it wouldn’t hurt either. Not long after the skies opened up like something out of the apocalypse…
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 07:55

Taking chances paying off for Neyka

Lori Neyka thought something had to be wrong. Two years ago she was sitting on her couch surfing the internet when she came across an ad for an extremely well-bred…
Happy spring horsemen and welcome to Century Mile! Let’s hope the snow will finally stay away and many sunny days to come! We are once again offering sponsorship for our…
Perhaps it was fate. Jockey Dane Nelson, a three-time riding champion in Jamaica, moved his tack to Winnipeg in 2015. That summer he came to Edmonton’s Northlands Park to ride…
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