Ontario Sired Prospect Series

Sponsor: Ontario Horse Improvement Program, as administered by Ontario Racing (OR).
Eligibility:

To be raced as 2 and 3-year-old trotting and pacing colts, fillies and geldings in 2022 that are sustained to the Ontario Sires Stakes program.
Divided in to age, gait, sex, 5 legs in each division. All finals to be raced at Grand River Raceway.
Prospect Series legs are numbered 1 through 5
Horses entered in the Prospect Series cannot be entered in the corresponding numbered event in the OSS Program (Gold or Grassroots).

Purse: TBA
Province: ON
2-year-old Colt Pace
Friday, Jul 15, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Monday, Aug 01, 2022 at Dresden Raceway
Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at Hiawatha Horse Park
Sunday, Aug 21, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Sunday, Aug 28, 2022 at Leamington Raceway
Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Saturday, Sep 17, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Final: Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair

3-year-old Colt Pace

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 at Dresden Raceway
Friday, Aug 05, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 at Hiawatha Horse Park
Final Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair

2-year-old Filly Pace

Monday, Jul 11, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Sunday, Jul 31, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Sunday, Aug 21, 2022 at Leamington Raceway
Saturday, Sep 03, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Sunday, Sep 18, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Final Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fairl

3-year-old Filly Pace
Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
Saturday, Jun 11, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at Grand River Raceway  
Saturday, Jul 09, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Saturday, Jul 23 2022 at Hiawartha Horse
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Saturday, Sep 03, 2022 at Hiawartha Horse Park
Final Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
2-year-old Colt Trot
Monday, Jul 11, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Sunday, Jul 31, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at Hiawatha Horse Park
Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Saturday, Aug 27, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Tuesday, Sep 06, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Saturday, Sep 17, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Final: Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
3-year-old Colt Trot

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 at Rideau Carleton Raceway
Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at Leamington Raceway
Sunday, Aug 21, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Friday, Sep 09, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Final :Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair

2-year-old Filly Trot

Friday, Jul 08, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 at Dresden Raceway
Wednesday, Aug 03, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Sunday, Aug 21, 2022 at Clinton Raceway
Saturday, Sep 03, 2022 at Hiawatha Horse Park
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Final:Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair

3-year-old Filly Trot
Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Flamboro Downs
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
Saturday, Jun 11, 2022 at Kawartha Downs
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at Grand River Raceway
Saturday, Jul 09, 2022 at Hanover Raceway
Saturday, Jul 23 2022 at Hiawartha Horse Park
Final:Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at Georgian Downs
Saturday, Sep 03, 2022 at Hiawartha Horse Park
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at The Raceway at Western Fair
Payment Schedule:
Starting Fee: $100
Conditions:

The Rules of Racing of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) in effect at the time the race is contested shall govern this race and any and all entries to the race will be received only with the understanding and on the agreement of the subscriber that the Rules of Racing govern, and that the following additional conditions apply:
1. At the absolute discretion of the HOST track, the entries of any person (including this entry) or the transfer of any entry (including this entry) may at any time be refused and/or cancelled without either notice or reason being given and without liability except for the return of any subscriptions paid on an entry or entries refused and/or cancelled.
2. Subject to the said Rules of Racing, the HOST track reserves the right to cancel the race without liability therefor upon repayment of all subscription fees, if any, paid on such cancelled race.
3. The HOST track reserves the right to change the time and/or place of the race in its absolute discretion, subject, however, to the Rules and Regulations of the AGCO.
4. Purse distribution: 50 per cent, 25 per cent, 12 per cent, 8 per cent, 5 per cent, unless otherwise stated in the conditions. Purse distribution for added money events may be held for aminimum of 15 days.
5. All races to be a distance of One Mile (1609 M) unless otherwise stated in the conditions.
6. Horses will earn points in each of the 5 legs to qualify for the final. Points shall be awarded as follows for each finishing position:
1st = 50 points 2nd = 25 points 3rd = 12 points 4th = 8 points
5th = 5 points 6th = 3 points 7th = 2 points 8th = 1 point
Should a Prospect Series event fail to fill due to lack of entries horses may declare in the corresponding Gold & Grassroots event. All horses that entered into a Prospect Series event that fails to fill shall receive 5 points.
7. For each series conducted (unless otherwise stated in conditions): the Final event will be limited to nine horses according to the highest point earners in the series. All horses must declare in for the Final. If one of the nine highest point earners fails to declare in for the final, the next highest point earner declared will become eligible to the final. If the number of horses tied in point earnings for the last eligible starting position increases the field to more than nine horses, they will be drawn by lot to constitute a nine horse field. If enough point earners fail to declare in for the final, starters in the series that are not point earners and declared for the final may increase the field to nine horses, and such horses will be drawn by lot. If there is more than one division of the preliminary races, each division will race for 100% of the advertised purse. If there are more than 4 divisions of a preliminary leg, some divisions may be carried over to the next racing day.
8. Two Also Eligibles may be carried on the Final Event.
9. **Ontario Sired means bred by a sire that was registered in the Ontario Sires Stakes program in the year of the breeding. **
10. U.S. Funds will be accepted at the fees designated on the stake conditions. U.S. funds will be converted to Canadian funds when deposited to the bank.
11. All post positions will be drawn by lot unless otherwise stated in the conditions.
12. In series races a leg or a race shall be cancelled if less than five separate betting interests are declared to start or due to weather or track conditions. A cancellation of a leg will not affect the running of the remaining legs of the series.
13. Each Prospect Series event shall be numbered corresponding to each Gold & Grassroots event. A horse that participates in a Prospect Series event shall not be able to declare into the corresponding Gold & Grassroots event. Also, any horse participating in Gold & Grassroots event may not declare into the corresponding Prospect Series event.
14. Any horse that declares into a Prospect Series event that fails to fill may declare into the corresponding Gold or Grassroots event.
15. All horses who participate in the Prospect Series final will not be eligible to be declared into in the Grassroots Semi Final or Gold Super Final.
16. All nominated or supplemented horses must be registered as twins that were carried by the natural mother to term, or the only foal of the dam in any given year, or if produced through embryo/ovum transfer, must be the donor mare’s first born foal in any given year.
17. No Also Eligible will draw in to race after wagering has opened.
18. A breach of any of these General Racing Conditions and/or any applicable racing rules and policies of the HOST track that are in effect at the time of racing may result in fines, suspension of privileges, the loss of any or all nomination fees, sustaining fees and/or starting fees, and/or eviction from the premises of the HOST track.
19. Qualifying standards for all added money events are governed by the Rules of Racing of the AGCO.
20. All nominating and all sustaining payments must be postmarked no later than due date. Failure to make a payment when it is due constitutes automatic withdrawal from the event. Ontario Racing Management recommends that if payments are being mailed, that receipt of mailing is kept. It is suggested that payments be made by registered mail or be hand delivered to ensure safe delivery.

Contact:

Ontario Sires Stakes c/o Ontario Racing, PO Box 160, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0, Tel: (902) 899-6241, e-mail: [email protected] , website: www.ontariosiresstakes.com

Administration:

Ontario Sires Stakes c/o Ontario Racing, PO Box 160, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0, Tel: (902) 899-6241, e-mail: [email protected] , website: www.ontariosiresstakes.com