John Fowlis, Jamie Graham and trainer Craig Smith may have a Canadian Derby contender with $4,500 purchase Jumeirah Coast.
Tears flowed as Real Grace, co-owned and trained by Shelley Brown who is fighting cancer, held on to win the Grade 3 Canadian Derby at 18 to 1.
A superior field of 11 brings together the top 3-year-olds from three western provinces on a stakes-packed card of racing Sept. 27.
Turf racing dominated Woodbine last week, several trainers grab their first 2020 wins and Alberta's biggest race comes up this weekend.
Shamaree Muir rode local favourite Ready Intaglio to victory on Saturday, August 20 in the 87th running of the Canadian Derby at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino. This year’s finish was one of the closest finishes in recent history. The last seven editions of the Canadian Derby have broken the $1-million dollar wagering mark. This […]
Justin Stein rode Academic to victory on Saturday, August 15 in the 86th running of the $200,000 Canadian Derby at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino. Academic’s win is the first time a filly has won the Canadian Derby since 2003. Jockey Justin Stein from New Westminster, BC was a finalist two straight years for a […]
Rico Walcott rode Edison to victory this afternoon in the 85th running of the Canadian Derby at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino. This is Rico’s second consecutive Canadian Derby championship following last year’s victory on Broadway Empire. Trainer Robertino Diodoro and owners Fouad El Kardy, Bob Butz and Rick Running Rabbit watched as Edison, from […]
A total of 16 three-year old thoroughbreds were nominated for the 85th running of the Canadian Derby presented by CIBC. A maximum of 12 horses will be eligible to compete at the Canadian Derby on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino. This year’s nominees are: AWESOME NUGGET OFF THE TOP CAN […]
The 2013 thoroughbred racing season at Northlands Park concluded Monday with Aces Again winning the $50,000 Harvest Gold Plate and Canaveral Leader winning the $50,000 Duchess of York. This season the all source per race handle increased by seven per cent over the 2012 season. “This year marked another successful thoroughbred season at Northlands Park,” […]