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Ready To Rumble In Alberta

November 1, 2019:

“The tanks are going to be empty. This is what we’ve spent the entire year trying to get to. Nobody is going to be saving anything.”...read on

Trip Hammer No Surprise To Sobey

September 25, 2019:

On a ravishing fall Sunday afternoon where favourites tumbled and fell like matchstick houses in a windstorm, Trip Hammer posted the biggest upset of them all. To just about everyone not named Nathan Sobey, that is....read on

Freedoms Fellow Slingshots, Upsets

June 26, 2019:

Making his debut for trainer Nathan Sobey in Wednesday night's (June 26) $7,200 featured pace at Century Downs, Freedoms Fellow ($17.60) vaulted from the pocket to post a 3-1/4 length victory....read on

Icy Blue Scooter, Grundy Red Hot

May 20, 2019:

Icy Blue Scooter ($5.10) has been on an absolute tear of late in the western half of North America. After a strong winter at Cal-Expo, the Nathan Sobey trainee posted a 1:53.1 victory in just his second start back at Century Downs on Monday afternoon (May 20), capturing the $9,000 Open Pace on Victoria Day....read on

‘Wintering’ Canadian Eyes Stakes Final

December 13, 2018:

A Canadian-based horseman has made the decision to head south for the winter months, and a pair of his trainees will take their respective shots at a stakes final this Saturday night (Dec. 15)....read on

Icy Blue Scooter Heating Up

November 18, 2018:

After winning by 3-3/4 lengths in his return to Calgary last week, Icy Blue Scooter ($4.20) looked every bit the part of the even-money favourite in an encore score in Sunday's (Nov. 18) $9,000 Open Handicap Pace at Century Downs....read on

Icy Blue Scooter & Sobey Star At Century

November 12, 2018:

Icy Blue Scooter capped off a training/driving triple on the Monday afternoon harness card for Nathan Sobey, winning Century Downs' $9,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Youth Movement In Alberta

August 21, 2018:

Any industry that has hopes of moving forward has to provide opportunities for young people to learn, to practice, and ultimately to succeed. Harness racing is no different....read on

Sobey Starters Go Three-For-Three

August 12, 2018:

The Nathan Sobey stable enjoyed a perfect day at the races on Sunday afternoon (August 12), sending out three winning starters at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Century Open To Appellate; Accident Update

May 6, 2018:

The class-jumping Appellate ($11.00) shrugged off his 4-1 post time odds on Sunday (May 6) at Century Downs and went on to post a one-length, 1:53.3 victory for trainer/driver Kelly Hoerdt in the $9,000 Open Pace....read on

Century Downs' 2018 Season Underway

April 1, 2018:

The fourth harness racing season initiated at Century Downs on Sunday, April 1, with a 10-race program contested over a "good" track starting the 2018 meet....read on

Prince Sharka Returns

August 24, 2017:

“We weren’t sure he’d ever make it back to the races. Heck, we weren’t even sure he’d survive that night.”...read on

Prince Sharka's Christmas Angels

December 11, 2016:

Owner Karen Sobey has spent the past week being grateful for a Christmas miracle after a group of industry participants banded together to help save the life of a Standardbred racehorse....read on

Senga Nitro Sets Record; Redwood Hospitalized

October 16, 2016:

Senga Nitro established a new two-year-old track record at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino as the Calgary oval hosted the final Shooting Star leg of the Alberta Sires Stakes for the freshman pacing colts and geldings on Sunday afternoon (October 16)....read on

'Beren' Upsets At 17-1 In Northlands Open

November 24, 2013:

Three-year-old pacing colt Beren Hanover pulled off a 17-1 surprise while earning his first victory against Open company on Saturday night at Northlands Park....read on


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