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Alberta Lauds Ten-Year Agreement

November 6, 2017:

Alberta is now two years into a landmark agreement between the provincial government and the horse racing industry, and both sides are adamant that the ten-year deal is working well for each of them....read on

Highlights From Century's Opener

April 28, 2015:

"This is an industry who doesn't say 'I can't', they say 'how can I?' and the people that believed in this project looked for the 'how can we?'."...read on

Harness Racing Returns To Calgary

April 25, 2015:

"They're off! And we're racing at Century Downs!"...read on

Century Downs Opens Its Doors

April 1, 2015:

Century Casinos Inc. hosted the official opening of the casino at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino on Wednesday, April 1....read on

More Comments On Century Downs

March 24, 2015:

“Horsemen have kind of been down in the dumps because they’ve been talking about it and it never actually happened. Now that it’s actually happening, there have been a lot of smiles on people’s faces.”...read on

Hoerdt, CBC Discuss Century Downs

March 19, 2015:

"You're going to have the casino, you're going to have horse racing. It's just going to be something that's needed in the Calgary area -- live entertainment."...read on

“It’s Probably The Lifesaver For Us”

March 18, 2015:

“It’s probably the lifesaver for us. We all have been just hanging on by the skin of our teeth the last years, every year getting tougher. And finally the light is going to show up at the end of the tunnel – and without it we are all finished.”...read on

Century Downs To Race In April

March 17, 2015:

It has been reported that live Standardbred racing will return to the Calgary area next month, as construction crews are putting the finishing touches on the Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, located near the CrossIron Mills mall in Balzac....read on

Groundbreaking In Balzac This Month

April 8, 2014:

According to a report, construction on Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Balzac, Alta. will get underway this month....read on

Aiming For Gaming Integration

December 16, 2013:

"Unlike the racetracks out in Ontario that were in existence before gaming came in, where they either retrofitted a slot floor into the facility like Woodbine or built a completely standalone facility that's attached like Georgian Downs, this is going to be an all in one facility. One building that's built from the ground up, so the gaming floor, the racing portion, the dining...it's all going to flow instead of being disconnected."...read on

Excitement In Alberta

December 6, 2013:

The collective hard work and resiliency of Alberta’s horse racing industry paid off earlier this week when officials from Century Casinos Inc. and the United Horsemen of Alberta officially announced their agreement for the long-awaited racino at CrossIron Mills in Balzac....read on

S-Bred Racing At Balzac At End Of 2014

December 4, 2013:

On Wednesday, December 4, a press conference was held in Calgary, Alberta announcing details of an agreement in regard to the long-awaited racino project in Balzac....read on

Balzac Press Conference Wednesday

December 3, 2013:

A press conference regarding the long-awaited Balzac, Alberta racino will take place Wednesday, December 4....read on

Balzac "Critical" For Alberta Racing

May 2, 2013:

In an article by the Edmonton Journal, a handful of racing officials in Alberta have gone on the record in regard to the highly anticipated racetrack in Balzac. One official did not stop short of referring to the much-needed track as "critical" for Alberta horse racing....read on

UHA Update On Balzac

April 12, 2013:

The United Horsemen of Alberta recently provided the provincial racing industry with an update regarding the much anticipated racetrack project in Balzac, located just outside Calgary's northern city limits....read on


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