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Maritime Breeders

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

For foals of 2018, 2019 and 2020. 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 2 and 3-year-old pacing colts and fillies and 2 and 3-year-old trotters.

Change of Conditions:

a) Commencing in 2021, the Maritime Breeders Association has changed the format of its Trot Divisions to be split by sex provided there are a minimum of three fillies and three colts in each age group. 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. The Starting Fees for the Trot Division in 2021 have also increased from $100 to $200. b) Yearling Nominations in 2021 will also increase from $50 to $75.

Province: NB/NS/PE
Raced at: Charlottetown Driving Park, Truro Raceway, Summerside
October 30, 2021 at Charlottetown Driving Park
October 30, 2021 at Charlottetown Driving Park
October 17, 2021 at Truro
October 17, 2021 at Truro
September 9, 2021 at Charlottetown Driving Park
September 9, 2021 at Charlottetown Driving Park
Payment Schedule:
Three-Year-Old Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2019 $50
Late Nomination: August 15, 2019 $200 (if yearling nomination missed)
Late Entry: March 15, 2020 $50 (must also pay the $200 sustaining fee)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2020 $200
Sustaining Fee: April 9, 2021 $200

Two-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
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2022 $200

Yearling Payments:

Nomination Fee: May 15, 2021 $75
Late Nomination: August 15, 2021 $200 (if yearling nomination missed)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2022 $200
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2023 $200

Starting Fee:

Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $300

Three-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $300

Two-Year-Old Pacing Colts: $200

Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies: $200

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].


TO BE RACED AT: Atlantic Provinces racetracks as determined by the sponsor.

PAYMENTS: All payments will be made to Standardbred Canada with the exception of starting fees.

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 in a final event 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 of the elimination heats or one hour prior to the final, if eliminations are not required. 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.

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: 
2-year-old Pacing Colts: 22% 
2-year-old Pacing Fillies: 22%
2-year-old Trotters: 6% 
3-year-old Pacing Colts: 22% 
3-year-old Pacing Fillies: 22%
3-year-old Trotters: 6%

If 5 or more finishers: 45% 22% 15% 10% 8%
If 4 finishers: 47% 24% 17% 12%
If 3 finishers: 51% 28% 21%
If 2 finishers: 61% 39%
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 as may be amended from time to time.

DIVISIONS:Divisions shall be determined by Standardbred Canada electronic draw.

NOTICES: The only notice required to be given under this stake program will be the dates and locations of the elimination and final events. Form of notice will be determined by the MBA.

1) APHRC assumes no liability for purses, injury, damages, or loss to participants in this event.
2) 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.
3) 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.
4) In the event that an explicit interpretation of these conditions might not be acceptable to all parties, the Board of Directors 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.  


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