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Discussing The Future In Alberta

October 6, 2011:

Close to 90 people attended an industry planning session on Thursday, September 29 at Northlands Park Expo Centre. All stakeholders were given the opportunity to voice ideas, concerns, feedback and have input into the future of the horse racing and breeding industry in the province...read on

McClellan New CEO Of HRA

June 1, 2011:

Horse Racing Alberta today announced the selection of Shirley McClellan as HRA Chief Executive Officer for a term of three years...read on

Alberta Downs' March 26, 27 Cards Cancelled

March 21, 2011:

In consultation with Alberta Downs, Horse Racing Alberta and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, it has been decided that this coming weekend's scheduled cards of racing (March 26 and 27) at Alberta Downs will be...read on

'A Special Lady' Earns John Hervey Award

January 17, 2011:

Horse Racing Alberta and Whiteiron Productions’ feature regarding pacer A Special Lady and the relationship of Gordon and Illa Rumpel was selected the winner of the 27th edition of the John Hervey Award for excellence in harness racing broadcasting, the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced today...read on

Northlands To Host Live Racing In February?

January 7, 2011:

According to information released today by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, Northlands Park in Edmonton approached ASHA about the possibility of eight live standardbred race dates at the track in the month of February...read on

Finalists Announced For 2010 Media Excellence Awards

December 31, 2010:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2010 Media Excellence Awards...read on

Keeling On West Coast Racing Crisis

August 16, 2010:

Much has happened in British Columbia's racing industry since Chuck Keeling relinquished his position with the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. on July 29. With all of the developments which have occurred in the past few days, Keeling has finally commented...read on

Update On Balzac Financing

June 7, 2010:

Providing the final details are taken care of, Dave Munro will wipe out four creditors involved with financing problems surrounding the United Horsemen of Alberta...read on

Controversy Over Voluntary EI Vaccination

March 25, 2010:

Harness Racing Australia has announced that it is deeply concerned at reports that the Minister for Agriculture, Tony Burke, will advocate for voluntary vaccination of...read on

Alberta T-Breds Facing 2010 Reduction

February 25, 2010:

The 2010 thoroughbred racing schedule at Edmonton, Alberta's Northlands Park has been announced, and the runners will be forced to take a cut in dates and...read on

HRA: No Change To New Whip Rules

February 1, 2010:

The executive of Harness Racing Australia (HRA) reiterated its support for the recently amended rules pertaining to the use of whips in harness racing at its monthly meeting on January 28, 2010, but has agreed to ease the financial burden on drivers found to be in breach of the new guidelines...read on

Whipping Rules Approved Down Under

October 13, 2009:

It has been announced that new rules governing the use of the whip in Australian harness racing will come...read on

Four S-Bred Northlands Dates Slashed

October 2, 2009:

The Edmonton Sun has reported that in addition to seven race dates being cut from the current thoroughbred meet at Northlands Park, four dates have also been axed from the fall-winter standardbred meet...read on

HRA Industry Committee Seeks Feedback

July 22, 2009:

The Industry Working Committee will be meeting on Monday, July 27. The Working Committee welcomes any further feedback you may have or wish to express...read on

Comments On UHA Announcement

July 16, 2009:

An article by The Calgary Herald today offers reaction to the announcement by the United Horsemen of Alberta that the organization is in "serious financial discussions"...read on


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