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Verlik Discusses Alberta Optimism

July 4, 2019:

“The atmosphere is good and there is a lot of optimism. There is confidence in the industry right now… This is a critical year for us to show that things are turning around. Good things are going on."...read on

Century Mile Open For Business

April 1, 2019:

Century Casinos Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) announced the opening of its racing entertainment centre at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino in South Edmonton, Alta....read on

Northlands Park, A Retrospective

October 25, 2018:

“After the last race [this Saturday, Oct. 27] we turn off the lights on live horse racing. It will be a very sad day. It’s the end of 118 years of horse racing on the same site at Northlands."...read on

Century Mile Ceremonial Work Friday

October 24, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that Century Mile Racetrack and Casino, which is being constructed northeast of Alberta’s Edmonton International Airport, will be hosting an invitation-only event this Friday (Oct. 26) which will feature the first horses galloping over the facility’s mile-long track....read on

Century Downs Season Heating Up

April 19, 2018:

Now that the racing seasons have ended at Fraser Downs in Surrey, B.C., and are about to close at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California, it’s expected that a bunch of horsemen will be bringing their stables to Century Downs....read on

Anticipation For Century Opener

March 27, 2018:

Although it may not feel like it, the calendar says it is spring. Hopefully it will feel more like spring this coming Sunday afternoon (April 1) when the 2018 season of live harness racing kicks off at Century Downs in Balzac, Alberta....read on

Century Mile Construction Featured

March 24, 2018:

The heavy machinery is out and putting in the work to make the new Century Mile racetrack near Edmonton a reality....read on

Northlands Nearing Harness Finale

February 14, 2018:

The finish line approaches; the collective memories roll by in waves—one following another evoking a clap dance of history that mistily melt before our eyes and remembrances. Teeming grandstands wild with full throated voices. Big, big rich races like the Stewart Fraser Memorial and even Breeders Crown finals that brought the best pacers in North America to Edmonton....read on

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

A New Beginning

August 28, 2017:

“I think first and foremost the track and entertainment destination will be an injection of excitement into horse racing. It will turn racing in western Canada around. It brings with it a new long term goal of sustainability for the industry. That’s what we’re really excited about.”...read on

McClellan's Contract Extended

May 10, 2017:

The Board of Directors of Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) has extended the employment contract of HRA President & CEO Shirley McClellan to end June 30, 2018....read on

Century Mile Approved

March 27, 2017:

On Monday, March 27, Century Casinos Inc. announced that its proposed Century Mile Racing Entertainment Centre project near Edmonton, Alberta has been approved by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission....read on

Northlands To Host Racing Into 2018

November 3, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) and Northlands have reached an agreement that will see horse racing continue at Northlands Park Racetrack, while assisting Alberta’s horse racing industry during the 2017-2018 transition period....read on

More On New Edmonton Track

September 20, 2016:

On Monday, Horse Racing Alberta announced that Century Casinos Europe GmbH is the successful applicant to own, build and operate an 'A' Track Horse Racing Facility in the Edmonton market area. More details on that project have been revealed....read on


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