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Mona Hill Calls Out Northlands

September 19, 2008:

In an article in the Business Edge, Mona Hill, co-owner of Spruce Grove-based Barona Yearlings, calls out Edmonton's Northlands Park for promoting simulcast racing instead of the Alberta standardbred product....read on

Meridian Farms Responds To Alberta Crisis

August 21, 2008:

Bill Andrew of Meridian Farms has issued the following release in reaction to the state of harness racing in Alberta....read on

Slots And Racing at Balzac?

August 17, 2008:

According to a report in today's Edmonton Sun, there is good news for fans, supporters and participants of harness racing in Alberta....read on

Mainstream Attention For Young Albertans

July 16, 2008:

The five young standardbred lovers that have spoken out about the situation in the Alberta industry received some mainstream attention in today's edition of the Edmonton Sun....read on

Maze Sends Open Letter To Lindsay

July 15, 2008:

Breeder/owner Robert Maze of Stony Plain, AB has sent an open letter to Frederick Lindsay, a high ranking member of the Alberta legislature for Stony Plain, AB, asking for support in light of the current state of the province's industry....read on

HRO The Way To Go?

July 15, 2008:

In its industry review report released in June, the Ontario Government proposed Horse Racing Ontario as a governing body going forward. Given the current industry landscape in Alberta, many are speaking out on the idea....read on

Support Continues For Alberta Racing

July 14, 2008:

Earlier this month, four young ladies rallied together to raise support for the Alberta standardbred racing industry by starting a petition, which has since gained over 200 signatures....read on

Call For AB Support Continues; Website Up

July 11, 2008:

The four young Alberta standardbred racing fans that have started a petition to support the industry in their province have now launched a website to further trumpet their cause....read on

Dr. Reid Comments On Meeting, Industry

July 10, 2008:

This afternoon, Trot Insider spoke with Horse Racing Alberta chairman and chief executive officer Dr. David Reid regarding the industry stakeholder meeting which took place yesterday....read on

Young Albertans Take Action

July 9, 2008:

Four young fans of harness racing have taken it upon themselves to fight for their "beloved Standardbred industry." Chantelle Walker, 14, Danielle Dornbusch, 12, Fallon Gillespie, 16 and Hilary McKee, 15 are asking for your help and signature in support of harness racing in Alberta....read on

Gagne Upset With Northlands Decision

July 9, 2008:

In an open letter to Horse Racing Alberta, horseman Jean-Francois Gagne, a former ASHA Board member, has voiced his displeasure over Northlands Park's partnership with the HBPA for the next three years....read on

Hill Has Had Enough

July 7, 2008:

Confronted with uncertainty in the Alberta standardbred racing industry, breeder Mona Hill has sent a letter to Trot Insider voicing her displeasure over the treatment of the provinces' standardbred participants over the past few years....read on

Will The Wheels Fall Off Harness Racing?

July 5, 2008:

"I think Northlands is taking a stand here. They obviously don't want standardbred racing anymore," stated Matt Monaco, executive director of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA)....read on

Stevenson Fed Up

July 4, 2008:

Fed up with the current climate of the standardbred racing industry in Alberta, Brad Stevenson of Verve Racing Stables has sent Trot Insider a letter sounding off on the situation....read on

ASHA Issues Statement

July 3, 2008:

The Alberta Standardbred Association issued a release this afternoon stating it is extremely concerned with Northlands Park's recently-announced agreement with the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association....read on


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