B.C. RACING HALL OF FAME MEMBERS HONOURED

Beginning Saturday, July 19 and running through August 22, British Columbia Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductees will be saluted at Hastings Racecourse with races named in their honour. The list includes owners, trainers, jockeys and history-making horses who contributed over the years to the industry’s rich heritage in B.C. First out of the gate…

64 Darling Dachshunds Enter Two-Day Competition

WIENER DOG RACES JULY 12-13 AT HASTINGS A DEFINITE SIGN THAT ‘PUPPY LOVE’ LIVES July 10 2014 – For a sixth consecutive year, track announcer Dan Jukich will launch the annual Wiener Dog Races at Hastings Racecourse this weekend with the words: “Owners: Start your wieners!” What began six years ago as a plea for…

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…