Wet weather that has hindered preparation of horses to race has led Hastings Racecourse to scrap its April 23 program and instead offer a 10-race card April 24.
Emerald Downs in Washington and Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver, British Columbia, will offer a bonus for horses that sweep the tracks' signature events for 3-year-olds in 2016.
One of the richest schedules ever presented at Hastings Racecourse launches with the Sir Winston Churchill and Brighouse Belles (allowance stakes) on opening day, Sunday, April 17.
Square Dancer and Touching Promise were honored as the top horses at Hastings Park for the 2015 season at British Columbia's annual Thoroughbreds Awards Dinner.
One new steward and eight new members were appointed to The Jockey Club of Canada during the annual meeting of the members in June at Woodbine,
Hastings Racecourse general manager Darren MacDonald has been named director of BC Racing and will direct British Columbia racing operations for Great Canadian Gaming.
The opening of the 2014 Thoroughbred season at Hastings Racecourse April 27 will officially mark the 125th anniversary of racing in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
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