SATURDAY, SUNDAY & TUESDAY RACING AT HASTINGS

The only Tuesday afternoon card of the 2014 thoroughbred season at Hastings Racecourse will play a major role in Greater Vancouver’s Canada Day celebrations. With the July 1 holiday falling on Tuesday, the racing office and dedicated local horsemen have filled an awesome eight-race card that includes four $50,000 stakes:  the Monashee for fillies and…

MARIO BACK IN THE SADDLE AT HASTINGS

Mario Gutierrez, the ever-so-popular jockey who gave thoroughbred racing a big shot in the arm with his ride to glory on I’ll Have Another with 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness victories, returns to his roots Tuesday at Hastings.  Mario won last week’s $125,000 Santa Anita Juvenile aboard Wake Up Nick for trainer Doug O’Neil, also…