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Confederation Cup

Sponsor: Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
Eligibility: For 4-year-old pacers.
Province: ON
Raced at: Flamboro Downs
Eliminations - $20,000 G each
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Final - $175,000 E ($150,000 A)
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Payment Schedule:
Nomination Fee: February 15, 2017 $500 CAD ($360 USD)
Sustaining Fees: March 15, 2017 $500 CAD ($360 USD)
April 15, 2017 $500 CAD ($360 USD)
Supplemental Fee: Any horse, as described above, for which the above mentioned nomination payment was not made, may become eligible if $15,000 CAD (includes starting fee) is paid prior to the closing of the box for the elimination races.
Starting Fee: $1,500 CAD (USD TBA)
Due with declaration of intent to start in an elimination race and payable no later than one hour prior to post time of the race to be contested. No starting fees for the final.

Fee Notes: Failure to make a payment when it is due constitutes automatic withdrawal from this event.
Dates listed for payments are post-marking dates.

U.S. funds will be accepted at the fees designated on the stake conditions. All nomination and starting fees will be added to the final.
All supplementary fees will be added to the final purse.

U.S. funds will be converted to Canadian funds when deposited to the bank. U.S. funds will be converted at Woodbine Entertainment's internally published buying rate for U.S. dollars.

Payments can be made directly to Woodbine Entertainment (see info below).

Payments can also be made through SC Stakes Online by clicking here.

Conditions:

Draws will be conducted by Ian Fleming at Clinton Raceway (519-482-5270 or ifleming@clintonraceway.com)

The Rules of Racing of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) in effect at the time the race is contested shall govern this race and any and all entries to the race will be received only with the understanding and on the agreement of the subscriber that the said Rules of Racing govern and that the following additional rules apply.

Distance: All races to be raced over a distance of one mile (1609m).

Number of starters: If 11 or more horses declare to start, the race will be contested in eliminations. If 10 or fewer horses declare to start, the Confederation Cup will be contested as a single final dash, without eliminations, on Sunday, May 21, 2017. If eliminations are required, the final event will be limited to 9 horses. All ties will be decided by a draw by lot.

Declaration to start: All horses must be declared to start in the elimination races by the regular box closing date and time. Post positions for horses advancing to starting positions and also-eligible positions in the final will be drawn after the last elimination race is contested on May 14, 2017.

Post position draws: All post positions will be drawn by lot in all events.

Final race starters: The top 9 finishers from the elimination races will automatically be drawn in to the final. All ties will be broken by a draw by lot. If 2 eliminations are held, the top 4 from each division will advance and 1 or the 2 fifth-place finishers (as determined by a draw by lot). If 3 eliminations are held, the top 3 from each division will advance, and so forth.

Also-eligible horses: There will be a first and second also-eligible horse in the final race. Also-eligible horses are chosen from the next top horse as determined by order of finish in the elimination races. All ties are broken by a draw by lot. No also-eligible will draw in to race after wagering has opened.

Money division: 5 or more starters: 50%, 25%, 12%, 8%, 5%; 4 starters: 55%, 25%, 12%, 8%; 3 starters: 55%, 30%, 15%; 2 starters: 65%, 25%; 1 starter: 100%.

Emergency clause: In the event of a natural disaster or similar occurrence beyond our control (such as fire, flood, or any Act of God), Flamboro Downs reserves the right to cancel or postpone any or all of the Confederation Cup events. Flamboro Downs' responsibility and liability under such circumstances is limited to refunding without interest nomination, supplemental and starting fees collected toward cancelled events, if those fees have not been disbursed at the time of cancellation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: QUALIFYING STANDARDS FOR ALL ADDED MONEY EVENTS ARE GOVERNED BY THE RULES OF THE AGCO.

Payment: This event is hosted by Flamboro Downs but stake administration is handled by Woodbine Entertainment. Flamboro Downs strongly recommends sending payments by registered mail or courier to ensure proper documentation of mailing dates.

NOTICE: The race dates referred to in these conditions are subject to confirmation by the AGCO.

Contact:

Kim Neelands, 555 Rexdale Blvd., P.O. Box 156, Toronto, ON, M9W 5L2, Tel: (905) 854-7805, Fax: (905) 854-7828, e-mail: kdn@woodbineentertainment.com,website: www.woodbineentertainment.com

Administration:

Woodbine Entertainment Group - Kim Neelands, 555 Rexdale Blvd., P.O. Box 156, Toronto, ON, M9W 5L2, Tel: (905) 854-7805, Fax: (905) 854-7828, e-mail: kdn@woodbineentertainment.com,website: www.woodbineentertainment.com


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