Keyword: Alberta

  • Iliad Sold, Will Enter Stud in Alberta

    Grade 2 winner Iliad has been sold and will enter stud this year as the property of an Alberta partnership. The 4-year-old son of Ghostzapper—Little Swoon, by You and I, will stand at Battle River Stud near Camrose for CAN$3,500.

  • Midwest/Canada Regional: Quick Entrance

    When Anthony Bilotta made a trip to Alberta, Canada, to see his son graduate from Olds College, he didn’t expect to make a major life decision. But that’s what happened when he took a drive to see Alydeed, who was standing at Peaceful Valley Farms.

  • Ready Intaglio wins Aug. 20 Canadian Derby

    Ready Intaglio Captures Canadian Derby

    Robbin Martens' Ready Itaglio, a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred by Indygo Shiner, rallied from next-to-last in a 12-horse field to win the $150,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) Aug. 20 at Northlands Park in Alberta.

  • Filly First Winner for Schramsberg

    Swift Thoroughbreds' first-time starter Hippie romped to a 4 3/4-length triumph July 12 at Hastings Racecourse, becoming the first winner for graded stakes winner and Canadian stallion Schramsberg.

  • Saint Stephen Sires First Winner

    Saint Stephen, a graded stakes-winning full brother to Horse of the Year Ashado, came through with his first winner when his daughter Holy Tempest scored at Northlands Park.

  • Stallion Matthews Keep Euthanized

    Matthews Keep, a 26-year-old son of Summing, was euthanized Feb. 20 at Nanci Cook's Skywatcher Farm near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, because of age related health issues.

  • Explicit to Winsome Acres

    Grade II winner Explicit has been moved to Winsome Acres near Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada.

  • Eclipse Award winner Gilded Time will stand in Alberta, Canada, in 2008.

    Gilded Time to Bar None in Alberta

    Gilded Time, an Eclipse Award winner who has sired the earners of $43.4 million, has been purchased by Bar None Ranches and will stand at that farm near Dewinton, Alberta, Canada, in 2008.

  • Cape Canaveral

    Cape Canaveral to Highfield in Alberta

    Cape Canaveral, who has sired 10 stakes winners from his first three crops, has been purchased for stallion duty at Highfield Stock Farm near Okotoks, Alberta, Canada.

  • Commentary: Truckin'

    <i>By Dan Kenny</i> - Dwayne Hayworth had convinced his boss that young horses could be brought to racing fitness with a regimen that included truck training. Four horses at a time were tethered to a vehicle and exercised at controlled speed by the driver. It's a bit like a coach-and-four, with an SUV instead of a coach.

  • Pike Place Gold to Paddockhurst in Alberta

    Pike Place Gold, a 7-year-old son of Seeking the Gold out of the grade I-winning Seattle Dancer mare Pike Place Dancer, will enter stud at Paddockhurst Stables near Nisku, Alberta, Canada.

  • Canadian Stallion Kiridashi to Alberta

    Kiridashi, a Canadian classic winner who ranks 11th on this year's Canadian sires list, has been relocated to Al and Bunny Noren's farm near Wanham, Alberta, Canada.

  • First Winner for Commitisize

    Commitisize, a grade II winner, was represented by his first winner June 24 when his daughter Commitisize Me won at five furlongs in :57.81 at Hollywood Park.

  • Future of Alberta Racing Murky after Licenses Denied

    Officials for Horse Racing Alberta decided against granting long-term racing licenses to Stampede Park or the Calgary Racing Entertainment Group (CREG), which proposed to construct an $80-million racetrack in the province.