Revised Times For "Barrieau Express"

Published: April 14, 2011 12:20 pm EDT

Horse Racing New Brunswick and the Saint John Horsemen’s Association are co-ordinating the 'Barrieau Express' to the National Driving Championship at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park

on Saturday, May 7.

Racing fans can take the Barrieau Express for only $35 and cheer on local horseman Gilles Barrieau as he competes in the NDC. There are still a limited number of seats available for the Barrieau Express. Please note the revised pick up times which were changed to accommodate the 6:00 p.m. post time at Red Shores. The 'Express' will depart Exhibition Park Raceway at 1:00 p.m. There will be a pick up in Sussex at 1:45 p.m. and Moncton fans can also catch the bus at Mapleton Park on Gorge Road at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.

The bus trip will be a three-hour scenic ride from Saint John to Charlottetown, including a pick-up in Moncton and a cross over the world famous Confederation Bridge which links New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

Bus passengers can take part in a trivia contest and there will also be a number of draws for prizes.

For more information, contact EPR at 506-636-6929 or Bob Roach in Moncton at 506-381-7639.

For complete information on the NDC, click here.

(With files from HRNB)