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Female Jockeys Win Seven of Eight Races

Racing records just keep falling at Assiniboia Downs.  Two Fridays ago, it was wagering that hit a record when the Canada Day total was $461,000, double that of the the previous year. And this past Friday it was having seven…

Aachen Symposium – Last Chance for Tickets!

The FEI, CHIO Aachen and Aachen School of Course Design (ASCD), which are collaborating for the first time on a two-day Symposium to help the growth of national, regional, FEI 1* and 2* competitions around the world, have a small…

Never Retreat captured Sunday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes at Woodbine. The Chris Block trainee stalked the front-running War Tigress down the backstretch making the half in a swift :48.37. Mekong Melody, who won the 2010 edition of this…

Captain Canada, Ian Millar (CAN), captured the Akita Drilling Cup on the last dry day of the Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ tournament. Twenty five horse and rider combinations took to the international ring to compete for the $50, 000 dollar…

The final event of the Spruce Meadows North American tournament, the Cenovus Classic, saw 18 horse and rider combinations tackle the historic course originally designed by Pamela Carruthers (GRB) in 1985. A crowd of 38, 915 watched as Shane Sweetnam…

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead made show jumping history yet again by winning the $200,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup for a record fourth time.  The crowning event in the five-week Spruce Meadows summer tournaments was held July…

Over 36,000 fans joined the Canadian Governor General His Excellency, the Right Honourable, David Johnston, his wife Her Excellency, Sharon Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Loreen for the feature competition of Saturday of the North American Tournament,…



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