WELCOME TO DERBY/OAKS DAY

By Darren MacDonald General Manager, Director of BC Racing   It seems like just yesterday we were dusting off the welcome mat with four $50,000 stakes of our own that coincided with the running of the 145th Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 4. Now here we are celebrating the 74th edition of…

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HASTINGS RIDING TWINS ENJOYING THE JOURNEY

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport   SCENE & HEARD:  Apprentice jockeys and identical twins Lenny and Learie Seecharan are affectionately referred to in the backstretch at Hastings as the ‘Sea Urchins’. The well-liked Trinidadians accept the clever play on words as a form of endearment and continue to go about their riding assignments in…

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