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Jul 29, 2014, 17:04 ET Media Advisory - Ralph Bower Horse Racing Photo Gallery to be unveiled Monday, Aug. 4 at Hastings

Thoroughbred Fans Will Marvel at His Collection VANCOUVER, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Ralph Bower spent 40 years of his professional life with the Vancouver Sun keenly watching the world pass by through...


Apr 16, 2014, 11:58 ET Patti Tubbs Shares Sovereign Award with Hastings Racecourse 'Family'

Photo of Jockey Fuentes Wins National Prize For Single Mom VANCOUVER, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Red carpets, champagne receptions and $250-a-plate dinners have never been part of Patti Tubbs' lifestyle. ...


Mar 20, 2014, 20:08 ET Media Advisory - Darren MacDonald Welcomes Challenge as Hastings Racecourse General Manager

VANCOUVER, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren MacDonald to the position of General Manager of Hastings Racecourse. MacDonald,...


Mar 18, 2014, 17:14 ET Hastings Community Days in 2014 Includes 12 Fund-Raising Groups

Live Racing Events Part of Community Benefits Program VANCOUVER, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - A total of 12 non-profit organizations from Hastings-Sunrise and across Vancouver have been selected to...


Feb 17, 2014, 19:22 ET Hastings race season takes forward step with confirmation of funding extension

VANCOUVER, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - A late April or early May start to the 2014 racing season at Hastings Racecourse is on the drawing board following an announcement from the B.C. Horse Racing Industry ...


Jul 18, 2013, 12:16 ET Hastings Racecourse forced to cancel racing card due to ongoing equine virus

VANCOUVER, July 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Hastings Racecourse and Slots in agreement with all three B.C. Racing Associations has announced the cancellation of the Saturday, July 20th card at Hastings...


Jul 10, 2013, 13:24 ET Circumstances cause cancellation of two live cards July 26 & August 3, 2013 at Hastings Racecourse

VANCOUVER, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Hastings Racecourse and Slots has announced that all three B.C. Racing Associations have decided and agreed upon the cancellation of the Friday, July 26th and...


Jun 26, 2013, 16:11 ET Media Advisory - Canada Day weekend live racecard reduced due to shortage of race-ready horses

VANCOUVER, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Hastings Racecourse and Slots advises racing fans that the upcoming Canada Day live racing weekend will be reduced with the cancellation of the Saturday June 29th...


Mar 04, 2013, 20:00 ET Tradition continues at Hastings Racecourse as 15 non-profit local organizations receive support through the 'Community Days At The Track' Program

Groups Invited to Raise Funds on Designated Race Days VANCOUVER, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The results are in and 15 non-profit organizations in Hastings-Sunrise area and across Vancouver have been...


Sep 14, 2012, 18:34 ET BC Derby Winning Owner Peter Redekop Pays Top Price at CTHS Yearling Sale

NHL's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Buys Chestnut Filly VANCOUVER, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Legendary horse owner Peter Redekop obviously believes in keeping the wheels of commerce spinning when it comes to the...


Sep 06, 2012, 15:09 ET Taylors Deal, Hoist & Devil in Disguise Form a Powerful BC Derby Entry

Biggest Day of the Year at Hastings on Sunday VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Owned by Glen Todd and trained by Troy Taylor, the imposing trio of Taylors Deal, Hoist and Devil in Disguise will go as ...


Jun 29, 2012, 14:11 ET /R E P E A T -- Hastings Racecourse anticipates a record-breaking crowd to welcome hometown Jockey Mario Gutierrez, winner of the 138th Kentucky Derby and Preakness, as he rides in the $50,000

Plans are in the works for racing fans to be able to meet Mario and have a VIP souvenir photograph taken with him following the live racing card on Monday July 2nd at Hastings VANCOUVER, June 29,...


Jun 22, 2012, 22:13 ET Hastings Racecourse anticipates a record-breaking crowd to welcome hometown Jockey Mario Gutierrez, winner of the 138th Kentucky Derby and Preakness, as he rides in the $50,000 Lieutenant Governor's

Plans are in the works for racing fans to be able to meet Mario and have a VIP souvenir photograph taken with him following the live racing card on Monday July 2nd at Hastings VANCOUVER, June 22,...


Jun 10, 2012, 00:36 ET Mario Gutierrez was at Hastings Racecourse in Spirit with a Record Crowd Showing Its Appreciation

VANCOUVER, June 9, 2012 /CNW/ - An estimated crowd of 14,000 plus fans were on hand at Hastings Racecourse Saturday afternoon to salute their home-town hero Mario Gutierrez, the celebrated rags to...


Jun 08, 2012, 17:06 ET All systems go for the party of the year at Hastings Racecourse to honour Mario Gutierrez and his loyalty to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The celebration to acknowledge Mario Gutierrez at Hastings Racecourse Saturday afternoon will go as scheduled, despite the fact I'll Have Another was scratched early...


Jun 07, 2012, 19:47 ET Record Crowds expected at Hastings Racecourse Saturday as Vancouver gathers to cheer on Super Mario in his bid for the Triple Crown

VANCOUVER, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Not since 1978 has a horse won the coveted Triple Crown when Affirmed took the honours. This Saturday Hastings jockey Mario Gutierrez will ride I'll Have Another and...


May 10, 2012, 12:15 ET Media Advisory - Jockey Mario Gutierrez, winner of the 138th Kentucky Derby coming home to Hastings Racecourse for a special press conference and a public Meet & Greet with fans on Sunday, May

VANCOUVER, May 10, 2012 /CNW/ - On Sunday, May 13th Kentucky Derby winner Mario Gutierrez will host a special press conference at Hastings Racecourse to celebrate his extraordinary accomplishment and ...


May 07, 2012, 14:17 ET Celebration of Mario's Kentucky Derby win had fans buzzing at Hastings Sunday

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Mario Gutierrez remained first and foremost on the minds of pretty well everyone at Hastings Racecourse Sunday afternoon in the celebration of his stunning Kentucky...


Apr 03, 2012, 17:18 ET Popular Community Days at Hastings Racecourse Continue with Nine Groups Invited to Participate this Racing Season

Fun-filled Live Racing Events Part of Community Benefits Program VANCOUVER, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Hastings Racecourse continues to honour its commitment to non-profit organizations in...


Feb 01, 2012, 15:29 ET 2012 stakes schedule at Hastings Racecourse features 40 races and $2.5 million in purses

BC Premiers on Oct. 8 Upgraded to Grade 3 Status VANCOUVER, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Hastings Racecourse has released its 2012 stakes schedule that includes 40 races with a total of $2.5 million in purse ...


Jan 09, 2012, 19:28 ET Excitement builds for 2012 thoroughbred season as Hastings Racecourse to open for training February 1st

40 Stakes Races on Tap with $2.5 Million in Purses VANCOUVER, Jan. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Building on the momentum of a successful 2011 thoroughbred season, Raj Mutti, Regional General Manager, BC Racing,...


Dec 23, 2010, 19:46 ET Double Digit Increase Announced for 2011 Purses at Hastings Racetrack &
Casino

VANCOUVER, Dec. 23 /CNW/ - Hastings Entertainment announced today that the average overnight purse at Hastings Racecourse & Slots in 2011 will see a double digit increase with average daily...


Oct 08, 2010, 17:56 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Long-time Hastings employee to receive special Award of
Merit for heroic actions taken on July 31, 2010 during Private Mambo tragedy

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - On Monday, October 11, 2010 Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, Ross J. McLeod, will acknowledge the heroic efforts of...


Sep 22, 2010, 16:36 ET THE 'BAZE WATCH' PICKS UP MOMENTUM AS BC DERBY WEEKEND APPROACHES

VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - With his agent Ray Harris juggling radio, television and newspaper requests from the Vancouver media, Russell Baze is quite aware that he hasn't been forgotten in his home ...


Aug 10, 2010, 16:13 ET Record 30 mascots entered for the 2nd annual Mascot Derby at Hastings
Racecourse on Saturday, Aug.14

Double the Mascots; Double the Family Fun In Support of Variety - The Children's Charity VANCOUVER, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Bread Head from Cobs Bread won the inaugural Mascot Derby at Hastings Racecourse...