Draw Reminder For Holiday Cards

Published: July 28, 2014 11:09 am EDT

Horse Racing New Brunswick will have not one, but two cards this upcoming holiday long weekend. The programs will be taking place at Connell Park and Fredericton Raceway.

On Friday, August 1, the tradition will continue with racing at Woodstock at the beautiful Connell Park. Officials have offered up some big purses on Friday, with a minimum purse of $1,100.

Horsepeople are asked to have entries into the HRNB offices by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29. Outside entries are welcome and you can fax your entries to 506-459-3204 or 506-206-2403 or phone them in to 506-636-6927.

Friday's premier event is the yearly invitational pace, which will feature a purse of $5,000. Named in memory of Kelti Burnett, the race is sponsored by Corey Ford. Post time is slated for 7 p.m.

On Monday, August 4, Fredericton Raceway is the place to be with the yearly New Brunswick Day card of holiday racing. Horsepeople are asked to have their entries in by Wednesday, July 30 by 10 a.m. at the same numbers as provided above. First-race post time for Monday's card is 2 p.m.

(With files from HRNB)