Thursday October 8, 2020

Charlottetown, PE – The Atlantic Classic Sale will again kick off the Weekend of Champions, the fall feature event of Atlantic Canadian harness racing.

The sale will start at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Crapaud Exhibition grounds, and will offer numerous siblings to 2020 stakes stars. A number of consigners arrived Thursday to allow prospective buyers an early opportunity to view the yearlings.

On Saturday, the Atlantic Breeders Crown consolation races will start at 12:30 p.m. at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. There will also be a banquet presented by the PEI Standardbred Horse Owners Association starting at 7:00 p.m. that evening in the Top of the Park and Turf’s Bar & Grill. Booking was reserved for finalists. Limited seating remains available in Turf’s Bar & Grill. Call 902.620.4264.  Myles Heffernan Sr and Kevin Dorey will be special guests on the industry panel at the banquet. The event celebrates the achievements of several stars of the Atlantic Canadian breeding industry.

Sunday will kick off with a complimentary pancake breakfast at 9:00 a.m. at Turfs Bar & Grill.

The 2020 Atlantic Breeders Crown champions will be crowned Sunday afternoon starting at 12:30 p.m. at Red Shores.

For more information on the Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend, race programs or live broadcasts go to www.redshores.ca