Thoroughbred
Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:12

Brady Betlamini - Buck Lake to Breeches

Brady Betlamini has embarked on an incredible Irish adventure through the Olds College Racetrack Program and International Federation of Horse Racing Academies. Brady has been awarded a scholarship to complete…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:34

Hoofprints - September 3

I was standing in the middle of Tim Rycroft’s shed row on Sunday when three gentlemen strolled down the aisle from the far end of the row. After they passed…
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:50

Thoroughbreds return to Calgary (video)

Cineplex Odeon theatre ad for Calgary market supporting the 2018 Fall Thoroughbred meet at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino.
Produced by Horse Racing Alberta Marketing and Mike Little (Shinelight…
Soon it will be over and it will be sad.  At 6:55 p.m. Saturday night the last thoroughbred race at Northlands, the $200,000 Canadian Derby, will be run marking an…
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 15:20

89th Canadian Derby Draw Order

Gem Alta pp1 6/1 Owner: Riversedge Racing Stables Trainer: Tim Rycroft Jockey: Rigo Sarmiento Expectations were high as Gem Alta started his career at Tampa Bay Downs at 7/2. There…
Homegrown Heros features the connections to Shimshine and Regal Max — the two local favourites running in the 89th Canadian Derby. This year's renewal is set for Saturday, August 25…
The 89th running of the Canadian Derby at Northlands Park will feature a guaranteed $50,000 Late Pick-4 payout for the 2018 racing festival! On top of that mega payout, there…
Friday, 17 August 2018 13:27

89th Canadian Derby video preview

Video preview for the Canadian Derby - Western Canada's biggest race day. This year's renewal is set for Saturday, August 25 at Northlands Park Racetrack and Casino. Post time is…
I was walking through Northlands backstretch the other morning when ‘the voice’ echoed from one of the shedrows. “Hey buddy,” came the familiar sound. It could only be one person:…
Shamaree Muir took off like he was being swarmed by bees that had drank too much coffee. And I’m not talking about the way he and Sir Bronx sprinted away…
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