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Request For Proposals In Alberta

June 21, 2016:

The Board of Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) has made its decision on the applicants invited to move forward into the Request For Proposal phase for the construction and operation of a horse racing facility in the Edmonton area....read on

Details On Alberta Lasix Meeting

June 20, 2016:

It has been announced that there will a meeting on Thursday, June 30 at Century Downs in regard to the use of lasix....read on

Second Year Supporting Stollery

June 13, 2016:

For the second straight year, a big crowd is expected at Kelly Hoerdt’s Bedrock Stables for a fundraiser in aid of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation....read on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades ago....read on

Interest In New Edmonton Track

May 21, 2016:

With the call for interest from qualified parties closing on Thursday, Horse Racing Alberta reports that a number of applicants made submissions expressing interest in owning and operating a racetrack in the Edmonton area....read on

Alberta Seeks 'A Track' Operator

April 28, 2016:

A media release issued Thursday (April 28) indicates that Horse Racing Alberta is seeking applicants interested in owning and operating a racetrack in the Edmonton area....read on

New Funding Agreement For Alberta

March 19, 2016:

Alberta's Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board Joe Ceci announced a new 10-year funding agreement for the provincial horse racing industry at a press conference on Saturday, March 19 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Horsepeople Voice Displeasure

March 8, 2016:

On Monday, March 8 in Alberta, a small group of provincial horsepeople voiced their displeasure with Northlands Park’s decision to not offer live horse racing beyond the 2016 season....read on

No Northlands Racing Beyond 2016

February 17, 2016:

On Wednesday, February 17, officials with Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta announced a proposal that will see the raceway redeveloped into a multi-purpose public park that will have the ability to host tens of thousands of people for large-scale festivals and outdoor concerts....read on

Alberta Notice Regarding Ractopamine

December 21, 2015:

Officials with Horse Racing Alberta have announced that anyone that has received a positive for ractopamine in the province of Alberta up to this date will not have to declare it on their licence renewal application....read on

Update: Northlands’ Racing Future

December 18, 2015:

In a news story that surfaced Friday, December 18, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson has been cited as saying that there is a ‘new vision’ for Northlands Park. The Mayor also provided quotes in the piece that convey that he believes live horse racing may not be part of Northlands’ plans going forward....read on

The Positive Impact Of Alberta Racing

October 6, 2015:

Alberta’s horse racing industry recently assembled a video public service announcement which highlights some of the positive economic impacts that the industry has on the province....read on

CTV To Feature Alberta Stakes

August 7, 2015:

"There's nothing like sitting behind a real good horse when you pull him out of the hole and he yanks you ahead. The thrills they give you, you never forget."...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

Century Opener Makes Headlines

April 26, 2015:

The local media was out in Calgary for the opening of Century Downs, marking the return of live harness racing to the area for the first time in nearly a decade....read on


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