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Hastings Season Completed

The weatherman cut us some slack. There was sunshine, the track dried out to a large extent and people showed up to close it down for another year. Four stakes races buttressed the card with a Marathon Series finale at read more

Awesome Slate won the Grade 3 $100,000 Premier race.

Claimers Have Big Success in Graded Races at Hastings

Horses that started the year as low level claimers had a successful weekend at Hastings winning two Grade 3 Stakes races. Notis the Jewel ($17.10), a four-year-old BC-bred by Stephanotis, won the Grade 3 $100,000 Ballerina at Hastings on October read more

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Hastings Racecourse to Host Ownership Info Session

Hastings Racecourse will host an ownership information session on Sunday September 10th. Anyone interested in buying a racehorse should attend to learn about the benefits of ownership, purchasing options and how to find a trainer, plus highlights of this year’s read more

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Hastings Biggest Weekend

While the 72nd running of the BC Derby will definitely be the feature attraction at Hastings Racecourse Saturday afternoon, the five supporting stake races deserve single billings of their own. That’s what happens when there is $550,000 in total purse read more

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Four Stakes Purses Reduced at Hastings

Three Thoroughbred Associations, the CTHS, BCTOBA, and the HBPA of BC, in order to maintain the integrity of the current overnight purse structure have agreed to and approved a reduction in four upcoming stakes. The track operator, Hastings Entertainment Inc., read more

Daz Lin Dawn won the Emerald Downs Handicap at Hastings Racecourse. Photo by David Milburn

A Sparkling Weekend for Daz Lin Dawn in Emerald Downs Handicap

It seems appropriate that a jewel like Daz Lin Dawn ($2.20) would win the Emerald Downs Handicap at Hastings Racecourse, something she did by seven lengths when jockey Richard Hamel turned her loose after being last of four and wide read more

Modern wins $50,000 George Royal with rider Richard Hamel. Photo by Patti Tubbs

Dapper Dino Scores Sunday Hat-trick at Hastings

Trainer Dino Condilenios was dressed to the nines on Mother’s Day in a dark blue suit and crisp blue-on-white button-down shirt. After winning three races Sunday at Hastings Racecourse including the $50,000 George Royal with Modern for a third consecutive read more

Dear Lily wins the Brighouse Belles with rider David Lopez. Photo by Four Footed Foto

Veteran Owners Share Limelight on Hastings Opening Day

Dating back centuries the phrase “familiarity breeds contempt” basically referred to a person disliking another after spending too much time together. It most certainly does not apply to Peter Redekop and Glen Todd, a couple of gladiators who have known read more

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Hastings to Offer More Stakes Races in 2017

The 2017 thoroughbred racing season will see an increase of three races to its stakes schedule it was announced today by Darren MacDonald, Hastings Racecourse General Manager & Director of Racing BC. “With all of the incentives now available to read more

Closing Day at Hastings

Closing day arrived on Sunday and it was a lot like the day before, wet. Once again the Hastings track crew produced a functional racing surface despite the meteorological challenges and all contestants appeared to return in good order. Most read more

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