September 6, 2013

HorseRacing Central – Friday, September 6th, 2013   10-RACE CARD SET FOR BC DERBY DAY CELEBRATIONS With more than $550,000 in total purse money on the line, the 68th running of the $150,000 BC Derby for 3-year-olds highlights Sunday’s 10-race card with an early start of 12:50 p.m. because of all the festivities surrounding the…

September 20, 2013

HorseRacing Central – Friday, September 20th, 2013 NINE RACING DATES REMAIN ON HASTINGS CALENDAR The 2013 thoroughbred season is approaching the finish line at Hastings Racecourse with only nine dates left on a schedule that ends Monday, October 14.  The countdown begins this weekend with back-to-back eight-race cards Saturday and Sunday with the regular 1:50…

September 27, 2013

HorseRacing Central – Friday, September 27th, 2013   REMAINING STAKES RACES COULD BE THE DECIDING FACTOR With just seven live racing days left on the 2013 Hastings Racecourse calendar, Amadeo Perez has a good chance to capture the leading rider honours for a second straight year. But the title isn’t going to be handed to…

October 4, 2013

HorseRacing Central – Friday, October 6th, 2013   “THE MOJ” OUT TO SET BEEF-EATING RECORD Team 1040 sportscaster Bob (The Moj) Marjanovich has made it known over the years that he enjoys the finer things in life, beginning with a hearty meal.  Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis once commented on the air during a…

October 11, 2013

HorseRacing Central – Friday, October 11th, 2013   CURTAIN ABOUT TO CLOSE ON HASTINGS SEASON With an excellent closing day card, the 2013 thoroughbred season will go out with a bang at Hastings Racecourse on Thanksgiving Monday. It’s a three-day finishing weekend that goes Saturday, Sunday and the Holiday Monday with start times for each…