PEI Colt Stakes

Sponsor: PEI Harness Racing Industry Association (PEIHRIA)
Eligibility:

For 2 and 3-year-old pacers and trotters (foals of 2019, 2020, 2021) who are Maritime sired or foaled for which a nomination fee is paid.

Two legs for each of 2 and 3-year-old pacing colts, 2 and 3-year-old pacing fillies and 2 and 3-year-old trotters.

CONDITION CHANGES: A) No division of the stake shall consist of more than eight entries. B) Changes to purse distribution. C) Removal of Late Nominating Payment for three-year-olds

Province: PE
Raced at: Charlottetown and Summerside Raceway
2FP

Leg 1: July 31, 2022 at Summerside
Leg 2: September 10, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

2CP

Leg 1: July 31, 2022 at Summerside
Leg 2: September 10, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

3FP


Leg 1: May 29, 2022 at Summerside
Leg 2: September 10, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

3CP

Leg 1: May 29, 2022 at Summerside

Leg 2: September 10, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

2T

Leg 1: July 31, 2022 at Summerside
Leg 2: September 8, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

 

3T

Leg 1: July 31, 2022 at Summerside
Leg 2: September 8, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park

Payment Schedule:
Three-Year-Old Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 31, 2020 $30

Late 2 YO Nomination Fee: March 15, 2021 $500 (if yearling nomination missed, due with 2yo sustaining fee)

2 YO Sustaining Fee: April 9, 2021 $200

3 YO Sustaining fee: February 15, 2022 $300

Late 3YO Sustaining Fee: February 28, 2022 $600(If 3YO sustaining payment was missed)

Two-Year-Old Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2021 $75

Late Yearling Supplemental Nomination Fee: August 31st, 2021 $150

Late 2YO Nomination Fee: March 15, 2022 $800 (if yearling nomination was missed, includes 2YO sustaining fee)

2 YO Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2022 $200

Late 2YO Sustaining Fee: March 31st, 2022 $600 (if 2 yr. old sustaining payment missed)

3YO Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2023 $300

Late 3 YO Sustaining Fee: February 28, 2023 $600(If 3YO sustaining payment was missed)

Yearling Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2022 $75

Late Yearling Supplemental Nomination Fee: $150.00 due August 31st, 2022

Late 2 YO Nomination Fee: March 15, 2023 $800 (if yearling nomination missed, includes 2yo sustaining fee)

2 YO Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2023 $200

Late 2 YO Sustaining Fee: March 31st, 2023 $600 (if 2 yr. old sustaining payment missed)

3 YO Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2024 $300

Late 3YO Sustaining Fee: February 28th, 2024 $600(if 3 yr. old sustaining payment missed)

Starting Fee:

Trotting Divisions: $200 per event

Pacing Divisions:

Grassroots Pacing Divisions: $200 per event

Gold Pacing Divisions: $300 per event

Fee Notes:

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

Payments can also be made directly to Standardbred Canada by mail.

Conditions:

TO BE RACED AT: Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway.
DECLARATION TO START: Three days prior to race date excluding Sundays and holidays. All owners declaring in
shall be responsible for payment whether the horse starts. Failure to pay the starting fee by the date of the event shall
result in the suspension of all horses owned by said owner from participation in this or any subsequent edition of the
PEI Colt Stakes until the fee is paid in full.
FORMAT: Two legs for each of 2 and 3-year-old pacing colts, 2 and 3-year-old pacing fillies and 2 and 3-year-old
trotters.
3 yr. old Pacing Colts Summerside
3 yr. old Pacing Fillies Summerside
3 yr. old Trotters Summerside
2 yr. old Pacing Colts Summerside
2 yr. old Pacing Fillies Summerside
2 yr. old Trotters Summerside
3 yr. old Pacing Colts Charlottetown
3 yr. old Pacing Fillies Charlottetown
3 yr. old Trotters Charlottetown
2 yr. old Pacing Colts Charlottetown
2 yr. old Pacing Fillies Charlottetown
2 yr. old Trotters Charlottetown
BREEDERS AWARD: Breeders’ awards, as determined by the sponsor, shall be paid to two- and three-year old colts
and fillies whose certificate of registration indicates place of foaling to be Prince Edward Island and whose dam
resided on PEI for at least 183 days of the foaling year. (Residency requirement to be verified by signed affidavit
submitted to PEIHRIA preferably before December 1 st of the foaling year). These awards shall be paid by the PEI
Harness Racing Industry Association subject to funding made available from Government programs in support of the
Island breeding industry.
PAYMENTS: The following payments are required to become and remain eligible. Please note that as of
Starting Fees:
Trotting Divisions: $200 per event
Pacing Divisions: Grassroots Pacing Divisions: $200 per event
Gold Pacing Divisions: $300 per event

All payments will be made to Standardbred Canada apart from starting fees.
Starting payments are due at the host track one hour prior to post time of the event.
All payments under this program are forfeits. Any payment returned NSF (not sufficient funds) shall be considered as
non-payment and the entry will not be accepted.
QUALIFICATION: All horses must qualify to race based on time and performance standards established for the
Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association or as amended by the participating racetrack with the approval of the PEI
Standardbred Breeders Association and the Prince Edward Island Harness Racing Industry Association.
FUNDING: A minimum of $80,000 Added ($40,000 at both 2 and 3) - $16,000 for each of fillies and colts and $8,000
for trotters - Plus applicable nomination, sustaining, starting, and supplemental fees. All nomination, supplemental,
and sustaining fees will be allocated as follows: 50% to each event. Host tracks add $1,5000 per Grassroots Division,
$2,000 per Gold Division, and $2,000 per Trotting Division
PURSE: The purse shall consist of nominating, sustaining, supplementary fees, Government funding, starting fees,
host track contribution, and added sponsorship money. All divisions of any event shall carry the same purse based on
total purse divided by the number of divisions. Gold pacing divisions will race for a minimum of double the purse set
for the grassroots pacing divisions. Purses will be set at the discretion of the stake administrator.
DIVISIONS: Horses declared in any event shall be divided by SC electronic draw where there are 9 or more
declarations to start and no division shall consist of more than 8 entries. For any event held before August 15 th ,
two-year-old pacers with $3,000 or less in lifetime earnings at the time of declaration will be eligible to race in a
grassroots division and three-year olds with $10,000 or less in lifetime earnings at time of declaration will be eligible to
race in a grassroots division. For any event held after August 15 th , two-year-old pacers with $7,000 or less in lifetime
earnings at time of declaration will be eligible to race in a grassroots division and three-year-old pacers with $15,000
or less in lifetime earnings at time of declaration will be eligible to race in a grassroots division. Owners of horses
fitting the proceeding conditions will have the ability to choose between entry in a grassroots or gold division at time of
entry. All other horses with earnings exceeding the above thresholds must compete in the gold division. Trotting
events will separate filly and colt divisions of the same age group if there is a minimum of three horses of the
same sex in each division.
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GENERAL CONDITIONS:
1. APHRC assumes no liability for purses, injury, damages, or loss to participants in this event.
2 Each event is to be contested at one mile (1609 m)
3. Purse distribution for five or more finishers is 45%, 25%, 15%, 10% and 5%, four finishers 50%, 25%, 15%, and 10%, three finishers 50%, 30%, and 20%, two finishers 60% and 40%, and one finisher 100%. Purses shall be paid out by the participating track on behalf of the PEI Standardbred Breeders Association and the Prince Edward Island Harness Racing Industry Association.
4. All nominating, sustaining, and starting fees shall be added to the purses with no deduction for clerical or managerial work, advertising, or publicity.
5. If more horses declare to start than are permitted in one dash on the track where the race is to take place, the event shall be split into divisions with entries determined by Standardbred Canada electronic draw. No division shall consist of more than eight entries. If two or more divisions are required, the host track shall add the regular portion to each division.
6. Any entry changing gait after the sustaining fee(s) have been made will be transferred to the new gait adopted,providing such request is in writing. The starting fees for the said entry shall be applied to the new gait.
7. The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and the PEI Standardbred Breeders Association, within their sole discretion, may from time to time make changes to the terms, conditions, and/or to the purse structure of the PEI Colt Stakes of any kind whatsoever, including added money, as well as nomination and sustaining payments and starting fees and the nominator agrees to be bound by such changes.
8. Should conditions beyond the control of the PEIHRIA and the PEISBA prevent the racing of any event, the
PEIHRIA and the PEISBA reserve the right to declare off any event and redistribute the money to those currently
eligible, or to transfer the event to another date, or to another track, or to do both.
9. Standardbred Canada, the PEIHRIA, and the PEISBA assume no responsibility for nominations or payments made by mail which are not received. Sending payments by Registered Mail is recommended. All payments must be post-marked no later than the said due date.
10. If an explicit interpretation of these conditions might not be acceptable to all parties, the Board of Directors of the PEISBA and the PEIHRIA reserve the right to interpret these conditions in an implicit manner in accordance with the
goals and objectives of the organizations as may be established and amended at any time

Contact:

PEIHRIA - Julie Jamieson - 420 University Ave. Suite 204A, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 7Z5, Tel: (902) 569-1682, Fax: (902) 569-1827, e-mail: [email protected], website: www.peiharnessracing.com

Administration:

Standardbred Canada Stakes Department - 1-2150 Meadowvale Boulevard, Mississauga, ON, L5N 6R6 Tel: (905) 858-3060, Fax (905) 858-8047, e-mail: [email protected], website: www.standardbredcanada.ca