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HRBC OFFICE HOURS UPDATE - Due to staff holidays, please be advised that the HRBC Office hours are as follows:

Monday, July 1st - CANADA DAY - Closed

Tuesday, July 2nd to Friday, July 5 - 9 am to 12 pm

Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 12th - 9 am to 12 pm

Monday, July 15th - 9am to 12 pm


 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING OCTOBER 2, 2019 HRBC SALE

Please be advised that Harness Racing BC Society has been given notice by the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association that the Agriplex building which we had booked for our sale will be undergoing significant renovations that will necessitate a full closure from August 2019 – December 2019.

The HRBC Board of Directors has discussed several possibilities for the venue and a decision was made to have the Sale on grounds (FD backstretch).   We would like to reassure you that a well put together sale can still be accomplished by renting the equipment needed to seat our guests comfortable and ensure the safety of our horses. If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact Diane Pennington at the HRBC Office.

 

TRACK CLOSURE - Due to July events, please be advised that the main track will be closed July 1st - 6am to midnight and July 6th - 6am to 3 pm

 

APPLICATION FOR STABLING 2019/2020

Stabling Applications for 2019-2020 race meet are now available, deadline to submit is JUNE 22, 2019.  Forms are located in the HRBC office, Backstretch Security and listed under HRBC News and then click Horsemens Corner on this website to view form.


 

ATTENTION MEMBERS: On Saturday, June 8th HRBC will be a part of the Surrey Doors Open.  Please ensure that your barn area is clean, safe and tidy for the public to attend.  Perception is everything so please, be mindful.

 


 

Entries for the 2019 Sale are beginning to come in... to view the current list please click EVENTS to review entries.


 

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

 

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!

 

  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!!

 


  

 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.

 

 


 

    HARNESS THE VISION...At Harness Racing BC, we strive to provide quality, exciting races to increase revenue for our industry participants and the government.  Harness Racing in Cloverdale contributes substantially to the BC economic sectors more than most sports and entertainment through job creation in a variety of sectors - agriculture, hospitality, tourism and careers directly related to working with the horses in the racing industry

 

 

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