ARAUJO’S GRAND SLAM AN EYE-CATCHING MOMENT

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport SCENE & HEARD: Canada’s jockey “watchdog” was in the house at Hastings Racecourse on Mother’s Day and liked what he saw. Robbie King, Jr., Executive Director of the Jockey’s Benefit Association of Canada headquartered in Toronto, said in the aftermath of Sunday’s card: “The riding talent at Hastings is…

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LOCAL BREEDER GUNTHER SEES TRIPLE CROWN AHEAD

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport SCENE & HEARD: Can Justify become the 13th Triple Crown winner in thoroughbred racing history? John Gunther thinks so and after knocking on wood when he says it, the Langley-based breeder of this year’s Kentucky Derby champion doesn’t hesitate to share his thoughts. During an in-depth interview with James…

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Hamel Wins Weekend Stakes

HERE’S HANNAH SERVES NOTICE SHE’S READY TO RESUME WINNING WAYS Thrilling Finish at the Wire in Ross McLeod Stakes      Vancouver, B.C. (May 6) – On the way back to the winner’s circle aboard Here’s Hannah Sunday afternoon, jockey Richard Hamel kept pointing an outstretched hand at the smart-looking filly making her first start…

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COMMUNITY PROGRAM GETS LAUNCHED TODAY

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport   SCENE & HEARD: Racing fans might be hearing a certain “clicking” sound emanating from the Marquee area at Hastings Racecourse this afternoon. That’s because the community-based charitable foundation CLICK will be on hand raising funds … CLICK as in Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids. Once again…

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DAPPER DON NOW ON HASTINGS HORIZON

By Greg Douglas / Dr. Sport SCENE & HEARD: The aptly named Daz Lin Dawn was the darling among 3-year-olds at Hastings Racecourse in 2017. In ‘dazzling’ fashion, she won seven consecutive stake races to boost her career earnings to more than $280,000. After collecting four major trophies at the B.C. Thoroughbred Awards Dinner last…

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