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Major Custard Honoured In Alberta

June 13, 2021:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association has announced its award winners for the 2020 season, with Major Custard and his connections taking home major hardware after the pacer's sensational sophomore season....read on

Appointments To Alberta Racing Tribunal

May 20, 2020:

Horse Racing Alberta recently announced that the Alberta government has appointed individuals to positions within a racing tribunal in the province....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

Gall Takes In Super Final Night

October 29, 2017:

Standardbred Canada President and CEO Dan Gall was at Northlands Park on Saturday evening (October 28), as he watched the province’s top two and three-year-olds square off in the Alberta Sires Stakes Super Finals at the Edmonton oval....read on

Beautiful Debut For The Track On 2

September 18, 2017:

There was an ‘old time county fair’ kind of atmosphere at The Track on 2 in Lacombe, Alberta on Sunday (September 17), as the track's new owner/operators, Kurt and Kyla Belich and Ross Morrison, welcomed approximately 500 people to the races....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

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

Northlands: ‘Anything Is Possible’

August 17, 2016:

On February 17, officials with Edmonton’s Alberta’s Northlands Park announced that 2016 would be the track’s last year in the live horse racing business. Fast forward almost six months to the day, and word from the track is that ‘anything is possible.’...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

Harness Racing Returns To Calgary

April 25, 2015:

"They're off! And we're racing at Century Downs!"...read on

McClellan's Outlook On Alberta

January 26, 2010:

With the recent spate of happenings and announcements in Alberta's harness racing industry, Trot Radio goes one-on-one with the Chair of Horse Racing Alberta, Shirley McClellan...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

Alberta Downs Granted 2010 Dates

September 30, 2009:

Members of the Alberta standardbred community have received a bit of a shot in the arm, as it has been announced that Alberta Downs in Lacombe has been granted multiple days to host an 'A' meet in 2010...read on

HRA Committee Report Imminent

August 28, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that the Working Committee established by Horse Racing Alberta to prepare and recommend a plan for the future of horse racing in the province will soon make its findings public...read on


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