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BROODMARE AND BC BONUS AWARDS - On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 the bonus cheques will be ready for distribution.  The calculations for the period of September 20, 2018 to April 28, 2019 is as follows:

BC BONUS AWARD paid 0.142321

BC BROODMARE AWARD paid 0.315735

HRBC Office will be closed May 16 - 20 due to Cloverdale Rodeo and Victoria Day

 

RACETRACK PARKING, BACKSTRETCH LOT, RACETRACK INFIELD DURING RODEO TIME

Members, please be advised that the following dates and time for the backstretch duing CLOVERDALE RODEO timeline are as follows:

1. Cloverdale Rodeo will take over Racetrack @ 10:00 am on Tuesday May 14th to May 24th.

2. Training Track will be available to horsemen up to 9:00 am from May 14th to May 24th.

3. Cloverdale Rodeo takes over the BACKSTRETCH PARKING LOT on Sunday, May 5th am.  Backstretch Parking Lot will be returned by Cloverdale Rodeo on Wednesday, May 22nd pm.

4.  FIREWORKS will be staged from infield of Racetrack, Friday night of May 17th

 

 

2019 YEARLING SALE - OCTOBER 2, 2019 - AGRIPLEX, CLOVERDALE FAIR GROUNDS

Sale Entry Applications can be printed when you go to EVENTS.

 

SUMMER STABLING - For off season stabling please visit the HRBC office and have your horses listed on the SIGN UP SHEET; barns available will be  B & D.  Stalls will be assigned with preference to 2 year olds in training and 3 year olds in training. 

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO HAVE YOUR HORSE STABLED AND HAVE MANURE REMOVED IN THE FD BACKSTRETCH BARNS, YOU MUST BE A 2019 PAID UP MEMBER OF HARNESS RACING BC.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

May 15th through May 31st - Horsemen to vacate the grounds or move to the 2 barns designated as above.

 

BC STAKES PAYMENT DUE MAY 1, 2019 - Please submit payment to Standardbred Canada  

 

BC BRED STAKES:

BC Bred Stake #20 - 3 year old in 2019 (foals of 2016) $150

BC Bred Stake #21 - 2 year old in 2019 (foals of 2017) $100

BC Bred Stake #22 - Yearlings in 2019 (foals of 2018) $50

BC OPEN STAKES:

For foals of 2018 to be raced as an Open Stake for 3 year olds in 2021 are as follows:

Keith Linton Memorial  Open Colts & Geldings (foals of 2018) $10 

Penny Bath Memorial Open Fillies (foals of 2018) $10

BC SALE STAKE:

Particiapants of the 2018 Yearling Sale Stake #21 -2 year old sustaining fee $100

 

April 11, 2019 - ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2019-2020 - CONGRATULATIONS!

JACKIE WARRINGTON, PRESIDENT - RANDY RUTLEDGE, VICE-PRESIDENT, BILL PAMBRUN, SECRETARY/TREASURER

 

ELECTION RESULTS OF THE HRBC BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2019

 

Breeder Directors: Randy Rutledge 2 year term - Rick Turner 2 year term - Kelly MacMillan and Deanna Merritt existing

 

Owner Directors: Donna Scrannage 2 year term - Jackie Warrington 2 year term - Bill Pambrun and Earla Sifert existing

 

Trainer/Driver Directors: Gord Abbott 2 year term - Margaret White 2 year term - Jeff Waltenburgh and Clint Warrington existing

 

Congratulations to all and welcome to the new Board members!

 

 

REMINDER TO MEMBERSHIP - HRBC AGM - MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019 5:00 PM BACKSTRETCH KITCHEN

 

2019 REVISED RACE SCHEDULE

Due to the hard work of the HRBC Executive, HRBC has a REVISED 2019 RACING SCHEDULE.  To view, go to About HRBC and click Race Schedule.

 

2018 HRBC Awards

Just wanted to thank all  who came out to support our industries champions by attending the March 2, 2019 awards banquet held at Newlands Golf & Country Club. To view the list of the winners, please go to Events.

 A very special thank you goes out to the following people who offered their help, supporting and assisting with the event; thank you, Dan Jukich,  Randy Miller, Cherie Paskaruk, Michelle Yates, Kassandra Linford, Kelly & Dave Hudon.

A special applause goes out to Sandra Roberts for all of her help arranging the stallion breeding and silent auction with proceeds going to Greener Pastures, assisting her was Jim Marino and Wayne Stanley.......job well done and thank you!!

 

 


 

Dear Members,

Please be advised that the 3 year old Open Stakes – Keith Linton and the Penny Bath WILL NOT have a nomination payment of $500 due March 1st.

 


 

FEBRUARY 22 & 24 2019 - RACE CARDS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR TRACK CONDITIONS


 

Februay 21, 2019 - ATTENTION MEMBERS:

The Board of Directors of Harness Racing BC hereby gives notice of the Annual General Meeting for 2019.  AGM to be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Backstretch Restaurant.  

Please note that only Active Members in good standing, and Honourary Members can vote at the AGM.  To be in good standing, you must have paid your 2019 membership dues. You must renew for 2019 no later than Monday, March 4th, 2019  or you will not be able to vote at the AGM.  Renewals will not be accepted past March 4th, 2019 or at the AGM. Please view  Notice of AGM and Nomination Form for Elections below. If you have not paid your 2019 membership feel free to contact the office to pay over the phone by credit card or mail a cheque to HRBC.

 

 NOTICE OF AGM 2019

NOMINATION FOR ELECTIONS 2019

 


ATTENTION MEMBERS:

Due to poor track conditions, racing for Friday, February 15th & Sunday, February 17th has been cancelled.

 


 

REMINDER
Stake Payments for the Keith Linton/Penny Bath Open Stakes for 2 year old's and 3 year old's are due tomorrow February 15th payable to Standardbred Canada.
Please note that if you missed the yearling payment (foals of 2017) you may pay a late sustaining/nomination fee of $500 which includes the $200, 2 year old sustaining fee which is due February 15, 2019.

 

 


 

Attention Members:

NOMINEES ARE IN........To view the nominees that have been nominated to the catogories of the Breeding and Racing Divisions, go to "Events" and click the PDF, or visit the HRBC office where they are posted.

 

Awards Banquet - Tickets are now on sale for $50 per person, banquet held on March 2nd at Newlands Golf & Country Club. This year, tables will seat 10 and if you are wanting to RESERVE a table, tickets must be  purchased in advance.

 

AGM - The HRBC AGM has been set for April 8th, 2019, please ensure that your 2019 membership is paid.  Notice will be given shortly noting the details of the Election/AGM.

 

FEBRUARY 15TH DEADLINE - LINTON/BATH OPEN STAKE SUSTAINING FEE FOR ( FOALS OF 2016) 3 YEAR OLDS & (FOALS OF 2017) 2 YEAR OLDS ARE DUE FEBRUARY 15TH, PAYABLE TO STANDARDBRED CANADA.


 

 START FEES DUE:

4 YEAR OLD BC BRED MARES -$300 START FEE DUE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

4 YEAR OLD BC BRED H & G - $300 START FEE DUE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH

REMINDER: MUST ENTER HORSES BY 9:00 AM BUT HAVE UNTIL 3 PM ON ENTRY DAY TO PAY START FEE

 


And the Winner is.......

Lady Cloverdale 4 YO Mares Open Stake Final Winner - BLUE GROTTO

Cloverdale Pace 4 YO H & G Open Stake Final Winner - BOILING OAR

 


 

2019 STAKE SCHEDULE AND STAKE FORMS APPROVED

 To view the 2019 HRBC Stake Schedule and forms, please go to Stake Schedule/Forms

 


 

HRBC IMPLEMENTS NEW POLICY FOR PURSE CHEQUES - EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 13, 2018

 

Members, please be advised that HRBC will be implementing a new policy regarding purse cheques that have multiple owners. The following options available to owners are as follows:

 

1. Owners must appoint an Athorized Owner allowing purse cheques to be made payable to only ONE OWNER.

 

2. Owners may fill out the HRBC Cheque Authorization form allowing HRBC to split the cheques accordingly.  To have the form accepted, HRBC will need signatures of all owners of said horse with appropriate percentage of ownership listed.

 

2018 HRBC CHEQUE AUTHORIZATION - PRINTABLE

 Please Note:  Standardbred Canada Authorized Agent forms are to be completed with Standardbred Canada, BC Representative, Sandra Isbister.  Please do not confuse the authorized agent forms with the CHEQUE AUTHORIZATION form you may be required to complete with HRBC.

 

 


 

2018 IS COMING TO A CLOSE WHICH MEANS DEADLINES COME DUE

2018 NEW FOAL INCENTIVE - Please be advised that the deadline to submit your 2018 New Foal Application is December 31, 2018. To receive the $1,750 incentive, only completed applications will be accepted.

 



 

  

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