The Alberta Thoroughbred industry has lost a great friend and true supporter in Al Side, who raced dozens of stakes horses.
Mano Dura, the upset winner of the Manitoba Derby, will meet 11 other rivals as he attempts to win at Century Mile.
The 13-year-old by Sky Mesa was the 2014 Sovereign Award winner for Champion Male Turf Horse and a graded stakes winner in the US.
Robert McKenzie sent out his 10-year-old mare Entitled Star to a 25-to-1 upset win on June 23 at Century Mile.
The Jockey Club released its 2023 Fact Book on March 23 and Canadian Thoroughbred has sorted statistics for Canadian provinces.
Trainer Craig Smith drove 3,100 miles from his farm near Calgary, AB in Nov. to compete at the Florida track for the first time since 2012.
Robertino Diodoro, from Calgary, Alberta, is 13 wins away from the milestone at officially recognized racetracks.
Cassandra and Dennis Stolz will stand stallions Dynamic Sky, Medallist and Readyforprimetime at their new multi-purpose farm.
New stallion, a warrior on the racetrack for WorkWize Farm, is the only son of top sire Malibu Moon at stud in Canada.
The remaining 3 sales will offer instant bidding and real-time video, creating a live auction experience for off-site purchasers.
Winner of the Canadian Derby gets a free ticket to the Ontario Derby at Woodbine and a win in both races earns a $50,000 bonus.
This well-known Alberta Thoroughbred racing supporter was a stalwart owner, breeder and restaurateur for many decades.
'We need to find new ways to create ambassadors for our sport - to find new owners and encourage on-track visitation.' - Kelli Hemingson
Alberta track opened its 2022 season on April 30 and its new owners initiative, an affordable syndicate, celebrated a win.
The 54-day meeting in Nisku, Alberta, features the $200,000 Canadian Derby (G3), part of a 'Derby double' with Woodbine.