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Looking For The Cherry On Top

December 6, 2012:

With the future of racing in Calgary looking bright, having drawn the rail in Saturday’s Western Canada Pacing Derby, and being chosen as a candidate for the O’Brien Award of Horsemanship, it's hard to think Kelly Hoerdt's week could get much better leading up to the $75,000 stakes final....read on

More On Calgary-Balzac Track

December 5, 2012:

"We've never been this far or this firm with anybody. In the past we've had the design of what we wanted to build and never really found the funding we needed....read on

Racing To Return To Calgary

December 3, 2012:

Century Casinos, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary Century Casinos Europe GmbH signed credit and management agreements with United Horsemen of Alberta Inc. in connection with the development of a proposed race track and entertainment center in Balzac, north metropolitan area of Calgary, Alberta....read on

Allen In Negotiations For Balzac

February 8, 2012:

Trot Insider touched base with Alberta Downs Owner Robert Allen earlier this week in order to get an idea of what the 2012 season of harness racing will look like in Lacombe. What Trot Insider learned was that Allen is also stepping up in an attempt to solidify the province's racing future...read on

Roberts Swinging For The Fences

October 14, 2011:

"Make no mistake, nobody at Northlands is happy with the status quo, nobody's happy that our numbers continue to fall. But we're going to go to the ends of the Earth to do whatever we can to promote the product and to build that on-track atmosphere...read on

A(nother) New Racetrack In Alberta?

January 24, 2011:

The Olds Agricultural Society recently discussed big plans for a new project in Alberta, which includes the development of a new racetrack, during a Mountain View County policies and priorities committee meeting last week...read on

Feb. Dates For Northlands; '11 Dates Pending

January 11, 2011:

The 2011 harness racing calendar for Alberta became more clear on Monday when Horse Racing Alberta and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association agreed to eight live race dates in February at Northlands Park...read on

"You Realize The Fix Is In"

August 17, 2010:

"I sent a note to the Minister in British Columbia and basically said that. I said from a personal point of view, after I picked myself off the floor, I wondered what the...read on

McClellan's Outlook On Alberta

January 26, 2010:

With the recent spate of happenings and announcements in Alberta's harness racing industry, Trot Radio goes one-on-one with the Chair of Horse Racing Alberta, Shirley McClellan...read on

Umphrey Settles In Ontario

January 18, 2010:

After shuttling back and forth between Ontario and Alberta over the past few months, trainer Travis Umphrey is looking forward to a less hectic pace while relocating...read on

More From Alberta On Balzac

December 18, 2009:

The United Horsemen of Alberta continue to move forward in their quest to climb out of debt and re-start construction on the Balzac racetrack...read on

"People Can See The Finish Line"

November 27, 2009:

Those words come from United Horsemen of Alberta's CEO Max Gibb on discussing the long-awaited Balzac, Alberta racetrack project with Trot Radio...read on

Balzac News Imminent?

October 14, 2009:

Will news on the CrossIron Mills racetrack project in Balzac, Alberta come to light in the not-to-distant future?...read on

ASHA President Has Had Enough

July 24, 2009:

As we continue to get reaction on the recent Balzac track announcement from the major players in Alberta's racing industry, today's Trot Radio segment shifts its focus to the harness racing side...read on

Lobbying To Return To Stampede?

July 21, 2009:

With continued delays frustrating horsemen in the Calgary area, some are calling for both breeds - throughbred and standardbred - to go back...read on


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