Spruce Meadows lays out ambitious long-term vision

Spruce Meadows lays out ambitious long-term visionThe sprawling Spruce Meadows equestrian site has grandiose plans for the future, which could include a 12,000-seat stadium, an indoor field house and a boutique hotel. It’s all part of the facility’s 30-year area structure plan that received first reading at a recent Foothills County council meeting. “We author one every decade to try to…

Spruce Meadows an economic driver for Calgary

Spruce Meadows an economic driver for CalgaryThe annual Masters show jumping competition runs Sept. 4-8, 2019, at Spruce Meadows in Calgary. Ian Allison, v-p of Spruce Meadows talks about the economic impact on the city.  Contact us if you would like to appear as a guest on Calgary Business's Five Questions. Watch to our previous Five Questions videos. © Calgary's…

Vancouver owner’s horse to run in Preakness

‘Our horse has lots of natural speed so we’re either going to be in front or near the lead,” Peter Redekop says

Vancouver owner’s horse to run in PreaknessVancouver horse owner Peter Redekop’s top three-year-old Anothertwistafate has a good chance at winning the $1.5-million Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. Along with being seen by millions of viewers around the world, it will also be shown live at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse on the big infield screen and simulcast…

Video replay: is the solution worse than the crime?

We can't go back to spitballing the big calls. For the teams and the fans, too much depends on getting it right

Video replay: is the solution worse than the crime?Yogi Berra is notorious for saying “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” Yogi was warning about jumping to conclusions in close contests. But he never foresaw a contest that never ended. For reference, consider the he 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. That race will probably never be over for those who participated in or…