Alberta, known for abundant outdoor activities, offers several types of racing attractions. Events and festivals abound, with many selections in sporting events taking place in various locations across Alberta. Whether racing cars or horse racing alberta has it all. There are sport events to suit everyone in Alberta. Besides car and horse racing alberta has many other sporting events such as hockey, football and lacrosse. However, horse racing is extremely popular and several horse racing alberta attractions take place from spring all the way into fall. If you love horse racing alberta provides plenty of places to get your heart rate soaring. The best time to visit Alberta and see horse racing in action is throughout April to autumn. The horse racing alberta presents includes quarter horse, thoroughbred, standardbred and mixed breed racing. One of the horse racing alberta locations is the city of Calgary at Stampede Park. Here, you can enjoy thoroughbred racing from April to the end of June and from July to the middle of November standardbred racing is at its peak. Races include the ASHA Breeders Race, the Alberta Derby and the Nat Christie Memorial. In the city of Edmonton, thoroughbred and standardbred racing takes place in March and continues until October. |
Besides normal horse racing, there is a special horse racing alberta attraction. Millarville hosts this horse racing alberta event, which is on Canada Day, the national Canadian holiday. Millarville is a city thirty minutes on the southwest side of Calgary. The Millarville Race Meet has taken place for over 100 years by the Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society. Additionally, places around Alberta, such as Evergreen Park in Grande Prairie provides 18 days in June and July of standardbred racing, and from July to August, you can watch mixed breed racing. Another location is the Exhibition Grounds in Lethbridge where you can watch several breeds race from May to July and again in September to October, with the Canada Quarter Horse Cup Futurity taking place in October.
With all the types of racing alberta provides, there is a racing event that will keep anyone excited. If you have never traveled to Alberta, you should consider visiting this beautiful scenic land on your next holiday. Enjoy the great outdoors and all the fun events that Alberta offers.
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