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  EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS MESSAGE CORNER

 

 September 25, 2014


ATTENTION ALL BC TRAINERS:

There has been a positive for RACTOPAMINE, there had been some positives for this related to feed in other jurisdictions.  This is a reminder to owners and trainers that it remains their responsibility to obtain horse feed and supplements that are free from substances that may trigger a positive test.

NEON RUN

Access to Fraser Downs backstretch will be very limited Saturday night (September 27th), 62nd Ave may be closed and Horsemen will require their GPEB license and would have to be escorted into the barn area for safety reasons from 8:00 - 10:00 PM.  There will be approximately 3,500 runners involved.

REMINDER:

Greener Pasters Pub fundraiser is Saturday, October 11th at Rusty's in Cloverdale.

Raffle tickets are now available for Greener Pastures as well, first prize is 2 round trip tickets anywhere West Jet flies, second prize is $100 gift certificate for a liquor store and an early bird draw for a $50 certificate for Olive Garden.  Tickets are available from Darren Callaghan, Alina MacLeod, Sandra Roberts and myself.

Thank you to all of the volunteers for the 5th annual HRBC Open house.  I would like to thank Sandra Roberts and Diane Pennington who co-ordinated the event for the rest of us volunteers.  Well over 200 people attended with a lot of new faces and repeat visitors.

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in volunteering their time for a couple of event days that are coming up, sales stake finals day (October 10th) and Breeders Classic day (November 11th), let us know in the HRBC office.

The new website is getting close and we want to feature the Horsemen, please stop by the HRBC office and answer five basic questions that are points of interest for our followers.

THE MIXED SALE WILL BE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND, APPLICATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE.

Until next time.....

 


 

 REMINDERS:

Wall of Memory- The Board of Director's would like to update the "Wall of Memory", please let the office know the persons name and year of passing.

 


 

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Important Announcement

2014 Mixed Sale - November 22, 2014

Please be advised that a Mixed Sale has been scheduled for November 22nd @ 1:00 pm, held in the Paddock.  Entry fee is $50 (pedigree to be included by HRBC) with a deadline to enter of October 31, 2014.  For further information, please go to Events and click Mixed Sale.

 

Other racing industries looking out for themselves....

http://www.standardbredcanada.ca/news/8-13-14/horse-racing-show-air-ctv.html

The word is out......Standardbred Canada has just released the details on their website : Racing at Desert Park in Osoyoos, please follow link to see story.

A Racing First For Canada?

2014 STAKE SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER ARE NOW AVAILABLE

To view the schedule, please click Stakes, following Stakes Schedule and then open the appropriate download.  

 
 

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