Major Showdowns in Premier’s

As well as the four stakes mounts for Mario Gutierrez this Thanksgiving Monday, the spotlight will also be on the $100,000 BC Premiers when Mr. Bowling engages in an anticipated showdown with Alert Bay. Gutierrez rides Mr. Bowling for trainer Troy Taylor and owners Mark Dedomenico and Glen Todd while Rico Walcott gets the ride…

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DERBY NOTES

Local owner and respected horseman Peter Redekop has been in the winner’s circle for the last two BC Derby celebrations. Edmonton’s leading jockey Rico Walcott rode Title Contender to victory in 2013 for trainer Anita Bolton; Richard Hamel was on Derby winner Second City for trainer Craig MacPherson in 2012 … Hamel is in the…

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CTHS (BC) TAKES THE SPOTLIGHT

The dedicated team from our Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (BC Division) bounds into the limelight in September with CTHS Stakes Day at Hastings on Labour Day Monday followed by the annual Yearling & Mixed Sale at Thunderbird Show Park on Sept. 9 in Langley. Four CTHS Stakes with purses totaling $200,000 are set for Sept.…

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FOUR OCTOBER DATES ADDED TO 2014 SEASON

Several encouraging decisions for horse racing enthusiasts were announced following a meeting of the B.C. Horse Racing Industry Management Committee in early August. One of the most significant was the fact conditional race days at Hastings Racecourse were approved by the Committee on the basis of a successful financial performance during the first three months…

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