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Standardbreds Assist In Gender Reveal

March 13, 2020:

In what's believed to be a first of its kind, a pair of Standardbreds and a Canadian harness racing track recently helped with a gender reveal for first-time parents....read on

Hennessy, Haining End Year In Style

December 31, 2018:

Driver Mike Hennessy and trainer Harold Haining ended 2018 at Century Downs winning several events on the 10-race card with Hennessy winning five and Haining three....read on

Snowflakes Greet Snowflake Competitors

December 2, 2018:

A pair of $6,000 second-leg divisions of the Alberta Snowflake for provincial-sired juvenile pacers was the order of the day on Sunday (Dec. 2) at Century Downs. Much to the chagrin of the horsepeople in participation, Mother Nature took the stakes moniker literally....read on

Haining, 18, Reflects On First Win

November 30, 2017:

“My grandmother once told my mom that you have to yell (cheer your horse to the wire). She said ‘how are the horses supposed to know to come home if you’re not yelling at them?’ I definitely think she heard me.”...read on

Watch My Luck Breaks Through

May 13, 2017:

After knocking on the doorstep in recent weeks, Watch My Luck ($11.70) finally broke through for a win against the top pacing mares in Alberta during Saturday's card at Century Downs....read on

Freshmen Face Off At Century

September 30, 2016:

"We did not get any luck at the post draws for sure, but [he] is coming in good. He can take the fresh air. He likes to come from off the pace."...read on

Half-Blind Pacer Turning Heads

September 16, 2016:

"This is my first time driving [him] so I am looking forward to see how things go. He was born blind in one eye so we bought him privately, but he has learned to adjust and this issue does not appear to bother him at all."...read on

Freshmen Featured In Alberta Stakes

July 22, 2016:

Two-year-old pacing fillies and colts will get their first taste of stakes action at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino this weekend in the Emerald Filly Stakes and the inaugural Century Bets stakes....read on

Stage Set For Alberta Super Finals

October 30, 2015:

Consider it the “Super Bowl” of harness racing. The brightest pacing stars of the Alberta Sires Stakes program are ready to put on a show this Saturday at Century Downs....read on

Standardbreds Showcased At Rodeos

August 8, 2014:

The standardbred horsemen and women of Alberta Downs in Lacombe, Alta. took their show on the road this past week to add a touch of harness racing to a pair of Central Alberta Rodeo Association events....read on

ASHA Board Of Directors News

April 11, 2011:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association held its annual general meeting this past Saturday, where new members were voted onto the board of directors...read on

Training Triples For Hudon & Haining

December 9, 2009:

Gerry Hudon and Harold Haining took turns gathering victories during Wednesday’s nine-race program at Northlands Park while the spotlight was on a family of rabbits, which...read on

Haining Hopes Luck Will Continue

June 12, 2009:

With Evergreen Park set to host its first card of the 2009 horse racing season tonight in Grande Prairie, Lacombe’s meet leading trainer Harold Haining and his wife, Colleen, are hoping their good r...read on

Haining Dominates At Alberta

May 17, 2009:

Trainer Harold Haining enjoyed a productive afternoon at Alberta Downs winning one third of the races on the program...read on


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