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Local Support For Fraser Downs

June 27, 2012:

In light of a revealed BC Lottery Corporation plan which would see another full-fledged casino come into competition with Fraser Downs, local business leaders are forgoing the Surrey Board of Trade and are demanding that expanded gaming be granted solely to the harness raceway if gambling expansion is indeed coming to the area by 2014....read on

BC's 10-Month Schedule Official

June 16, 2011:

While the Vancouver area didn't get a great result from the Canucks on Wednesday night, the local horse racing scene in British Columbia couldn't be more pleased. The British Columbia Government has officially announced the Standardbred 2012 Race Season ...read on

GCGC: Fraser Downs Is Profitable

August 25, 2010:

As fears mount over the future of harness racing in British Columbia, there is one shining light: Fraser Downs makes money...read on

Alberta-BC Circuit Scrapped, Gemmill Speaks

August 20, 2010:

"I'm just an old cog in a big wheel, this isn't going to affect me one way or the other but I'm not thinking of me. There's a lot of guys here in their 40's and families growing up in their 20's that are becoming young drivers and trainers. What the hell's going to become of them?"...read on

Sturko Clarifies; HRBC Calls Meeting

August 17, 2010:

Following an announcement made this weekend proposing race cuts and an Alberta-British Columbia circuit, Derek Sturko, Chair of BC Horse Racing Industry Management Committee, has issued another letter to the industry offering some clarification on the intentions for the 2011...read on

"You Realize The Fix Is In"

August 17, 2010:

"I sent a note to the Minister in British Columbia and basically said that. I said from a personal point of view, after I picked myself off the floor, I wondered what the...read on

Boden Steps Down, Currie Speaks Out

August 15, 2010:

In light of the announcement made by British Columbia Government's Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch of the Ministry of Housing and Social Development that places the future of harness racing in question, members of BC's racing community are up in arms...read on

BC To Drop 2011 Race Dates?

August 14, 2010:

In a bombshell announcement issued Friday by the British Columbia Government's Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch of the Ministry of Housing and Social Development, the future of harness racing on Canada's west coast...read on

Hare Remains Optimistic

March 2, 2010:

In the face of what's being termed a stop-gap year in British Columbia, the BC Standardbred Association's Executive Director remains optimistic about the long-term health of harness racing in the province...read on

BC: 2010 Is A "Stop-Gap Year"

February 23, 2010:

The British Columbia Horse Racing Industry Management Committee recently reported on its findings and recommendations for fund allocations, which could see the closure of Sandown Park and...read on

Primary Purpose To Chart His Own Course

March 19, 2009:

Undefeated as a freshman, Primary Purpose is only two days away from his three-year-old debut and trainer Rod Therres says his first few starts will be crucial in deciding how his sophomore campaign will play out...read on


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