BCHRIMC MET YESTERDAY
The British Columbia Horse Racing Industry Management Committee met yesterday at the office of BCLC for their final meeting of 2019.
The budget and allocation were approved at yesterday’s meeting so the Associations can now proceed for laying out the programs for 2020. An all Association meeting is scheduled for December 28th and many of the allocation amounts will be approved and announced to the industry.
Important budget items such as the purse pool, stakes pool will be budgeted and published after that meeting.
HASTINGS UPDATES AND MOVE IN TIMES
The installation of the new inner rail is to start construction during the last week of January and scheduled completion on or about February 9-10.
The track will open for set-up on February 7th and move in of horses on February 9th and the track open for training on February 11th.
CTHS (BC DIVISION) HAVE ANNOUNCED SPRING PADDOCK SALE
The CTHS, Hastings Racecourse and the Horsemen’s Associations have all agreed to hold a Horses of Racing Age sale on Saturday, Match 14 with a preview on Saturday, March 7th.
The Hole in the Wall gang in conjunction with the BCHRIMC have purchased 12 – 2 year olds that will be offered in the sale.
Contact the CTHS Office for more details and entry forms for you to enter any horses you may wish to sell.
The Derby Bar and Grill daily Newsletter will be a little light on contend over the next couple of weeks as all of the California Tracks are closed until Boxing Day.
That only leaves us Turf Paradise and some eastern tracks still operating till after Christmas. Santa Anita Winter Meet and Golden Gate Winter Meet start on December 26th.