Thoroughbred
OK. Maybe it’s time Alberta horsemen simply put their hands in the air and start waving the white flag. What Alberta thoroughbred trainer Tim Rycroft is doing is not only…
The doors opened wide at Northlands Park this weekend and two new Canadian Derby three-year-old hopefuls barged through leaping into prominence. Friday night Riversedge Racing Stables’ Gem Alta posted an…
Sometimes in horse racing - as in life - there seems to really be no explanations. Sometimes it just is what it is. Upsets happen. Cats bark and pigs fly.…
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 10:34

Mr. Martin West appointed as Vice-Chair

The Board of Directors for Horse Racing Alberta announced today the official appointment of Mr. Martin West as Vice-Chair of the Horse Racing Alberta Board. Mr. West joined the Board…
June 2018 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…
Killin Me Smalls’ career was dangling on a frayed string. Inarguably one of the greatest thoroughbreds to ever race in Alberta, the eight-year-old came into this past Saturday’s Fred Jones…
The scary thing about Shimshine is that the precocious colt is still learning what horse racing is all about. If he ever decides to get serious look out. “He still…
If you want to find Terry Hamilton you just have to go to Lethbridge’s Rocky Mountain Turf Club racetrack. Chances are excellent that you will find the unassuming thoroughbred owner…
Tommy Rycroft, a beer in one hand, a handshake in the other, leaned back against his chair and did nothing but grin following Born in a Breeze’s victory in Saturday’s…
Fegentri stands for the International Federation of Gentlemen and Lady Riders. In the early years of Thoroughbred racing, many riders were Amateurs, and amateur racing associations are still thriving in…
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