Devon and Don Take On Saskatchewan Thoroughbred Challenge

Devon and Don Take On Saskatchewan Thoroughbred Challenge Retired Thoroughbred Challenges are becoming more and more popular, thanks in part to the $100,000 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover in Kentucky.  2019 marks the first Thoroughbred Challenge at the Saskatchewan Equine Expo on February 14-16, and we have some Alberta bred/Alberta raced horses who are participating…

Re-Track Thoroughbreds

Re-Track Thoroughbreds Re-Track Thoroughbreds is a facility dedicated to re-training OTTBs with a lot of patience. In fact, their motto is “Rehoming off track Thoroughbreds through time and preparation”.   Carla Christofferson and Don Hunter are the people behind Re-Track. Both have thoroughbred racing in their blood and between them have been hotwalker, groom, exercise…

OTTB Connection Slews Royal Gin

Slew A.K.A  Pops has made a lot of miles around a racetrack in his 22 years Slews Royal Gin is a quirky horse. His curiosity and mischievous nature could have been his demise a couple of times, but his quirky personality is also what his owners love. Slews Royal Gin is known as Pops around…

OTTB Connection One’s Own Accord

Monica Russell Comes Full Circle with One’s Own Accord Monica Russell showed hunters/jumpers growing up and started making some extra money by buying Thoroughbreds at the track and retraining them. It wasn’t long before she started galloping horses in the morning and working at the track. When the trainer she worked for needed some time…

Racing To Help Thoroughbred Lasting Careers Society

Racing To Help Thoroughbred Lasting Careers Society ATOBA has joined forces with other organizations this summer to demonstrate the racing industry’s commitment to the Edmonton community, provide goodwill with local charities and support our partnership with Northlands Park during the final Thoroughbred meet. After 118 years, this is the final season of Thoroughbred racing at Northlands Park. Before…