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Sponsor: New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association (NBSBOA) & Standardbred Canada

For foals of 2016, 2017, 2018 to be raced as 3-year-old pacing fillies in 2019, 2020, 2021 and that are registered with Standardbred Canada or the USTA at the time of nomination and are 100% Canadian owned as of January 31, 2019/2020/2021 and/or Canadian sired (sired by a stallion that stood in Canada for the applicable breeding season). If not Canadian sired, fillies must remain in 100% Canadian ownership for the duration of the series.

All owners of horses participating in the program must be a current member of the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association ($20 per year). Due when nomination or sustaining eligible fillies to the program. Please send membership fee to NBSBOA directly.

Purse: $20,000 E - Minimum $1,000 A
Province: NB
Raced at: Exhibition Park
Eliminations & Final
July 27, 2019
Payment Schedule:
Three-Year-Old Payments: Nomination Fee: May 15, 2017 $20
Late Nomination: March 15, 2018 $300 (if yearling nomination missed, due with 2yo sustaining fee)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2018 $125
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2019 $125

Two-Year-Old Payments: Nomination Fee: May 15, 2018 $20
Late Nomination: March 15, 2019 $300 (if yearling nomination missed, due with 2yo sustaining fee)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2019 $125
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2020 $125

Yearling Payments: Nomination Fee: May 15, 2019 $20
Late Nomination: March 15, 2020 $300 (if yearling nomination missed, due with 2yo sustaining fee)
Sustaining Fee: March 15, 2020 $125
Sustaining Fee: February 15, 2021 $125

Starting Fee: $300 due at time of declaration and payable not later than one hour before the race
Fee Notes:

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

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


To be raced at a New Brunswick Racetrack in 2021 with date approved by APHRC.

1. The event will be presented by the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association Inc. (NBSBOA). The NBSBOA will add a minimum of $1,000 to the purse.
2. The rules of Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission, or their successors shall govern the conduct of the race.
3. All fillies must be registered with Standardbred Canada and 100% Canadian owned or sired by a stallion standing in Canada (sired by a stallion that stood in Canada for the applicable breeding season).
4. The event will be held at a New Brunswick racetrack at a distance of one mile. The event is for 3-year-old pacing fillies.
5. In the event that more fillies are declared in than can be accommodated in one race, the event will be conducted in eliminations and a final. The eliminations and the final will be held on the same program on the same day at the host racetrack. Sixty percent of the purse will be divided equally among the eliminations. The final will be contested for forty percent.
6. The total purse for the race will consist of a minimum of $1,000 added money, plus nominating, sustaining, and starting fees, plus the added money from the host racetrack. Purse Distribution for five starters: 50%, 25%, 12%, 8%, and 5%. If only four (4) starters: 50%, 25%, 15%, and 10%. Less than four starters, balance goes to the winner.
7. Declarations to start in this event must be made three (3) days (excluding Sunday) before the event at the host track, at a time before ten o'clock in the morning. The starting fees to be paid at least one hour before the race and all starting payments are due on declaration and payable to the host track. Failure to make any nomination or sustaining payment required by the conditions constitutes automatic withdrawal from the event.
8. All nominators and sustainers must be a member of the NBSBOA to participate in this program.
9. The New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association reserves the right to reject any nomination and cancel this event without any liability upon refund to horses eligible at the time of all nomination and sustaining fees paid on such scheduled race. The NBSBOA reserves the right to change race dates or race location by approval of the APHRC.
10. If there are two (2) elimination dashes, the first four (4) finishers in each dash qualify for the final; if three (3) or more elimination dashes, not more than three (3) horses will qualify for the final from each qualifying dash, in the event that the raceway hosting the event cannot accommodate more than eight (8) horses in the final as per APHRC rules the final two (2) post positions will be drawn by lot from the three (3) fillies qualifying for third position); if a dead heat occurs in the elimination races for the third position that results in more fillies eligible to contend the final than the racetrack hosting the event can accommodate as per APHRC rules, the remaining starters and their post positions will be drawn by lot from the eligible fillies qualifying for third position); Provided further that in any elimination dash where there are horses unable to finish due to an accident and there are fewer horses finishing than would normally qualify for the final, the additional horses qualifying for the final shall be drawn by lot from among those un-offending horses not finishing.
11. The judges (as per APHRC Rule 208, Subsection 2) shall draw the positions in which the horses are to start in the main event by the following methods: They shall draw positions to determine which of the two (2) dash winners have the pole, and which the second position; which of the two (2) horses that have been second shall start in third position; and which in fourth, etc. if three (3) eliminations are required the first three (3) winners draw for the pole, second position and the third position and second place finishers shall draw for post four, post five and post six etc.
12. NBSBOA Inc is not liable and assume no responsibility for loss by fire, theft or accident of or to persons, animals, equipment or vehicles on the premises owned or leased or controlled by said Horse Racing New Brunswick Inc or its successor. Use of grounds, track, or buildings thereon, owned, leased or controlled by Horse Racing New Brunswick Inc or its successor shall be at the risk of the owners or persons, and is assumed in full by any of them on their own behalf and/or behalf of their servants, agents, or employees.
13. Nominating and sustaining payments referred to under these conditions to be forwarded to Standardbred Canada. Memberships are to be forwarded to NBSBOA Inc. All envelopes must be clearly post-marked no later than the indicated payment date as posted in these conditions.

Notice: Reference date for payments in these conditions are post-mark dates, if any of the described dates fall on a weekend or holiday, post-mark can be no later than the next business day following. Standardbred Canada will forward on your behalf all such fees received on behalf of the Maritimer Stake and a list outlining each nominator, his current address, name of foal, sire, dam, age and colour. Use of information is outlined in the NBSBOA Inc. Privacy Policy, which may be requested from the Privacy Officer Jeffrey Lewis or his successor.


New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association - Attn: Jeffrey Lewis - 427 32 Fairlane Dr., Moncton, NB, E1C 0B5, Tel: (506) 372-4966, Email:[email protected]


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:

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