Maritime Breeders

Sponsor: Maritime Breeders Association (MBA). Others, as may be arranged, who might contribute money, goods or services.
Eligibility:

For foals of 2019, 2020 and 2021. For foals that are sired by eligible sires as determined by the sponsor standing in the Maritime Provinces of Canada or Newfoundland and Labrador.

TO BE RACED AS: Two and three-year-old pacing colts, two and three-year-old pacing fillies, two and three-year- old trotters. Trotters may be split by sex if sufficient numbers exist. For this stake that number will be a minimum of three colts and three fillies to create two divisions in each age group.

Change of Conditions:

CHANGE OF CONDITIONS:

A) No division of the stake shall consist of more than eight entries.

B) Addition of late payment structure retroactive to foals of 2019 and 2020.

C) Change to purse distribution.

D) Commencing in 2022, starting fees for two-year-old pacing divisions will be $300.

Province: NB/NS/PE
Raced at: Charlottetown Driving Park, Truro Raceway, Summerside
3FP
June 25, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park
3CP
25 jun 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park
2FP
October 21, 2022 at Truro
2CP
October 21, 2022 at Truro
3T
October 20, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park
2T
October 20, 2022 at Charlottetown Driving Park
Payment Schedule:
Three-Year-Old Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 31, 2020 $50
Late Nomination: August 15, 2020 $200 (if yearling nomination missed)
Sustaining Fee: April 9, 2021 $200
Late Sustaining fee: February 28, 2022 $600 (If 3YO sustaining fee missed)
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2022 $200

Two-Year-Old Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2021 $75
Late Nomination: March 15, 2022 $800 (if yearling nomination missed, includes 2YO sustaining fee)
Late Sustaining Fee: March 31, 2022 $600 (if yearling nomination fee paid in 2021)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2022 $200
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2023 $200
Late sustaining fee: February 28, 2023 $600 (if 3YO sustaining fee missed)

Yearling Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2022 $75
Late Nomination: August 15, 2022 $150 (if yearling nomination missed)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2022 $200
Late Nomination: March 15, 2023 $800 (if yearling nomination missed, includes 2YO sustaining fee)
Late Sustaining Fee: March 31, 2023 $600 (if yearling nomination fee paid in 2022)
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2024 $200
Late sustaining fee: February 28, 2024 $600 (if 3YO sustaining fee missed)

Starting Fee:

Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $300

Three-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $300

Two-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $300

Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $300

Two and Three-Year-Old Trotters: $200

Fee Notes:

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

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

Sending payments by Registered Mail is recommended. All payments must be post-marked no later than the said due date [unless the payment date falls on a weekend or holiday in which the post-mark must be on or before the next business day].

Conditions:

TRACK CONTRIBUTIONS: Tracks shall contribute $3000 per division.
PURSES: Notwithstanding the provision of breeders’ awards, purses will consist of a portion of the payments from eligible sire owners, a portion of contributors’ funds as may be arranged from time to time, nomination and sustaining payments, and track contributions.
BREEDER AWARDS: Breeder awards shall be paid to the registered breeder(s) of any horse earning money and shall consist of amounts equal to 10% of the respective purse amounts.
STARTING FEES: Starting fees must be paid at tracks hosting the event one (1) hour prior to post time. The owner(s) of a horse declared to start in an MBA event shall be liable to pay the starting fees for that race whether or not the horse starts and failure to do so will result in suspension from MBA participation for all horses owned in whole or in part by any owner(s) so liable until the required payment is made. The amount of starting fees are as follows:
Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $300
Three-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $300
Two-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $300
Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $300
Two and Three-Year-Old Trotters: $200
FUND SPLIT: Nomination fees together with any portion of stallion owners’ and other contributors’ funds as determined by the MBA shall be divided as follows:
Two-Year-Old Pacing Colts: 22%
Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: 22%
Two-Year-Old Trotters: 6%
Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts: 22%
Three-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: 22%
Three-Year-Old Trotters: 6%
PURSE DIVISION: If 5 or more finishers: 45% 25% 15% 10% 5% If 4 finishers: 50% 25% 15% 10% If 3 finishers: 50% 30% 20% If 2 finishers: 60% 40% If one finisher: 100% Trotting Divisions Split by Sex: The stakes administrator reserves the right to adjust the purse so that the greater portion of the overall purse for that age division will go to the sex group from that division with more entries.
DECLARATION: Declarations shall be made in accordance with APHRC rules.
QUALIFICATION: All declared entries must have met and continue to meet qualifying standards as set forth by the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association or as amended by the participating racetrack with the approval of the Maritime Breeders Association.
DIVISIONS: 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 track contribution to each division
NOTICES: The only notice required to be given under this stake program will be the dates and locations. Form of notice will be determined by the MBA.
GENERAL: 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) 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.
4) All payments are forfeits. Any payment returned NSF (not sufficient funds) shall be considered as non-payment and the entry will not be accepted. The Board of Directors of the MBA reserves the right to reject any nomination or entry and to reschedule any race. If a race is cancelled, the available funds will be evenly distributed among entries still eligible.
5) The Maritime Breeders Association Board of Directors, within its sole discretion, may from time to time make amendments to the terms, conditions, and/or to the purse structure of the Maritime Breeders Stake of any kind whatsoever, including added money, as well as nomination and sustaining payments and starting fees, and the person nominating and/or sustaining agrees to be bound by such changes.
6) Standardbred Canada and the MBA 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.
7) In the event that an explicit interpretation of these conditions might not be acceptable to all parties, the Board of Directors of the MBA reserves the right to interpret these conditions in an implicit manner in accordance with the goals and objectives of the organization as may be established and amended from time to 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