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Commentary: Truckin'

By Dan Kenny - 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.

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.

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