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Hastings Announcer Jukich To Enter B.C. Sports Hall Of Fame

The man who has called more than 20,000 thoroughbred races at Hastings Racecourse was among those in the winner’s circle when the BC Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2019 inductees Wednesday in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Dan Jukich, “Voice of the Races” at Hastings for the past 28 years, was named to […]

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Favored Sky Promise Comes Running To Collect British Columbia Derby Win

The year 2015 flashed before trainer Craig MacPherson’s eyes Saturday at Hasting Racecourse in the closing seconds of the 73rd running of the BC Derby. It was one of those moments when you cringe and say to yourself:   “Oh no, this can’t be happening; I’ve already lived through this.” MacPherson, a two-time leading trainer at Hastings, had every reason […]

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Hastings Schedules 52 Days Of Live Racing For 2018

Live thoroughbred racing in 2018 will begin with opening day on Saturday, April 21 and continue through Sunday, October 14 it was announced by Darren MacDonald, General Manager, Hastings Racecourse & Director, BC Racing. “The 2018 season will encompass 52 live racing dates,” MacDonald said. “Our stakes schedule will be released in January. In the […]

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Weekend Lineup: A Turf Feast Awaits At Kentucky Downs

It’s a light weekend of graded stakes across the country, with Kentucky Downs soaking up most of the spotlight with a historically excellent card. The 10-race day features four stakes, three of them graded, with total purses reaching $1.7 million. The feature event and final race is the Grade 3, $600,000 Calumet Farm Kentucky Turf […]

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Hastings: Modern Prevails In Eventful Pacific Customs Brokers Classic

Under normal circumstances, veteran rider Richard Hamel would have been celebrating his third win of the day wearing a smile and happily making his way back to the jock’s room to prepare for his next race. But there was little that could be described as normal in Monday’s featured $50,000 Pacific Customs Brokers Classic for […]

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Hastings: Three Stakes Added To Rich 2017 Schedule

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 purchase weanlings and yearlings we thought it was important to increase the number of opportunities […]

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Hastings Concludes Successful Season; All-Sources Wagering Up For Second Straight Year

High winds and steady rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of thoroughbred racing fans during the final weekend of the 2016 season at Hastings Racecourse. With all-sources wagering surpassing $733,000 on Sunday’s 10-race card, the overall handle resulted in over $1.2 million during the closing two-days, leaving management and horsemen in good spirits at the […]

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Glen Todd ‘Overwhelmed’ In Aftermath Of First BC Derby Victory

On one hour’s sleep, horse owner Glen Todd was back at his Hastings Racecourse stable Sunday morning wondering if life could get any better. It was 12 hours earlier when Todd had won his first BC Derby with Sorryaboutnothing, describing the moment as “the last thing on my bucket list”. The victory in Saturday’s 71st […]

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Weekend Lineup: Super Derby, Kentucky Turf Cup Highlight Saturday Cards

The racing lineup this Saturday is highlighted by a pair of Grade 3 races with relatively large purses: The Super Derby at Louisiana Downs with a $400,000 purse, and the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs with its $600,000 pot. Kicking off the action on Saturday is the G3 Violet Stakes (5:04PM EST) at Monmouth […]

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Champion Hansen Sires First Winner

Hansen’s Victory took the lead at the start and never looked back as he charged to a 1 3/4-length victory in the first race at Hastings Race Course to become champion Hansen’s first winner. The Blood-Horse reports that Hansen’s Victory, a bay gelding out of the multiple stakes winner, Victory With Class (by Stormy Victory), covered the […]

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