Thoroughbred
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…
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…
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:35

Cecil Peacock passes

A true gentleman and great Alberta horseman Cecil Peacock passed last week. As a tribute to Cecil, we would like to take a trip down memory lane and replay this…
Given a recent visit to Century Mile I thought it was time to do an update on the new track which, despite many people saying it would never happen, will…
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