BC Oaks

Plenty Of Storylines Heading Into BC Derby, Oaks At Hastings Racecourse

There are so many intriguing storylines behind Saturday’s 74th running of the BC Derby and 56th edition of the BC Oaks at Hastings Racecourse, it is a challenge to know where to begin.  An ideal start might be Peter Redekop, the 84-year-old owner/breeder who’s been a major part of the local thoroughbred scene for more […]

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‘Throwback’ Wednesday: Hastings Schedules Special Mid-Week Card

Remember the “good ol’ days” in the 1980’s when going to a movie theatre cost $3 and you could dive into a big bag popcorn for 50 cents? A gallon of gasoline cost 59 cents; postage stamps were 13 cents and the average price of a new car was $7,200. It was also a time […]

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Emerald, Hastings Announce Bonus For Winners Of Tracks’ Oaks, Derby Races

Emerald Downs and Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver, British Columbia, have announced a new bonus for horses that sweep the tracks’ signature events for 3-year-olds in 2016. A sweep of the $75,000 Emerald Downs Derby on July 31 and $150,000 BC Derby (G3) on September 10 is worth a $25,000 (CDN) bonus, and a sweep of […]

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