Attention all Owners and Trainers

 

The HBPA and the MJC are pleased to announce that a contract for the 2009 season has been negotiated and signed.  AS well, the GRADED PURSE SCHEDULE HAS BEEN Set.

 

By advising You, the horsemen of the changes for 2009, At this early time we hope to help you decide what stock to keep, sell, and buy so you can be well prepared, and have a most successful season in 2009!

 

The following are highlights of some of the changes for next season:

 

LIVE RACE CALENDAR

 

 

GRADED PURSE SCHEDULE

 

 The first two races of the series will be for horses that have started at least once in 2008-2009 for claiming $6000. or less offering purses of $9,000. a piece. The final two will be Starter Allowance Races offering purses of $12,000. and for the final $15,000..  The races will be run at 1 1/8,  1 ¼, 

1 ½  ending with the  final at 1 ¾ miles.

 

In order to run in the final races you must have started in at least one of the previous two races.

 

Stakes Schedule

 

While the dates for this schedule have not been finalized as yet, some confirmed changes include:

 

Local preparation for Manitoba Derby:

 

 

Enhancements to the 2 Year Old Program: