2008 Press Releases
|December 31, 2008||NEW YEARS DAY RACE CARD CANCELED|
Surrey, B.C. (Dec. 31/08) -- Live racing at Fraser Downs has been canceled for tomorrow, January 1st, due to unsafe track conditions. The limestone...
|December 15, 2008||DAVIS SATISIFED WITH DEAD-HEAT DECISION IN WESTERN REGIONAL DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP|
Surrey, B.C. (Dec. 15/08) -- Bill Davis was determined to advance to the Standardbred Canada National Driving Championship on March 21, 2009 at Fraser...
|November 18, 2008||Western Regional Drivers Confirmed|
Eight of Western Canada’s top reinsmen have been confirmed for the Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Saturday, December 13 at...
|November 12, 2008||Out-Of-Town Driving Stars Combine For Seven Exciting Wins|
Surrey, B.C. (Nov. 12/08) – They came, they saw and they conquered at Fraser Downs on Nov. 11, a Remembrance Day that will not soon be forgotten by...
|November 5, 2008||Two Driving Stars from Ontario will Donate BC Breeders Classic Winnings|
Surrey, B.C. (Nov. 5/08) – Next Tuesday’s $400,000 BC Breeders Classic card at Fraser Downs could aptly be re-named the BC Breeders “Classy” Classic. ...
|October 22, 2008||Clash Winner Round Table Review - Gets Deserving Applause From Co-Owner|
Surrey, B.C. (Oct. 21/08) – By winning the $100,000 Clash of the Pacific at Fraser Downs on Oct. 17, Round Table Review increased his career earnings...
|October 16, 2008||Class Character Plays a Major Role in an Old-Fashioned Western Showdown!|
Fraser Downs Racetrack will be buzzing with all the excitement of a big-time Hollywood movie shoot Friday night with the $100,000 Clash of the Pacific...
|October 2, 2008||Teamwork adds a Positive Touch to Success at Fraser Downs|
The smiles and friendly demeanor throughout Fraser Downs Racetrack these days are not an accident. They are by design.
“Over the past 12 months purses...
|October 1, 2008||Brisk Schedule at Fraser Downs Ends with Sunday's Yearling Sale|
With 22 entries logged for this year’s BCSA-sponsored $100,000 Clash of the Pacific Final on Oct. 17 at Fraser Downs, there are two intense qualifying...
|September 18, 2008||2008-09 Fraser Downs Season Opens With a Bang Friday Night|
Live entertainment, an old-fashioned barbecue/tailgate party, collectible give-a-ways and the top 10 drivers signing their new trading cards will all...
|September 17, 2008||2008-09 FRASER DOWNS SEASON OPENS WITH A BANG FRIDAY NIGHT|
Surrey, B.C. (Sept.16/08) – Live entertainment, an old-fashioned barbecue/tailgate party, collectible give-a-ways and the top 10 drivers signing their...
|September 15, 2008||Fraser Downs Welcomes Jackson Wittup, Director, Racing|
Fraser Downs is pleased to announce that Jackson Wittup will be joining Orangeville Racing Ltd., as Director, Racing, effective Wednesday, October 8th...
|September 12, 2008||Fraser Downs to Host 2009 National Driving Championship|
Standardbred Canada today announced that Fraser Downs in Surrey, British Columbia will be the host track for the 2009 National Driving Championship.
|July 30, 2008||Three-Day Summer Sandown Meet Pleases Director of Racing Operations|
Surrey, B.C. (July 31/08) -- The three-day harness racing summer meet in July at Sidney, B.C. was a resounding success according to all three parties...
|July 17, 2008||2007-08 Fraser Downs Racing Season - Lauded As Successful On All Fronts|
Surrey, B.C. (July 15/08) – More races with bigger purses was the theme at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino during the 2007/2008 season.
|July 2, 2008||Emotions Were Running High On Closing Night At Fraser Downs|
Surrey, B.C. (June 30/08) – A nostalgic retirement, an exciting birthday drama and an absolutely amazing statistic contributed to a fascinating finale...
|June 26, 2008||It Will Be A Birthday To Remember For 19-Year-Old Amber Lancaster|
Surrey, B.C. (June 26/08) – Hollywood movies don’t have better scripts than this: Amber Lancaster becomes a licensed trainer and on her 19th birthday...
|June 20, 2008||Victoria Author Nikki Tate Will Make Guest Appearances at Sandown|
(As seen in The Canadian Sportsman)
When Sandown Park resumes its tradition of staging standardbred racing on Vancouver Island in July, there will be...
|June 18, 2008||Local Horse Owner Wins Big At Mohawk|
The great 3-year-old Somebeachsomewhere stole the show at the $1.5 million North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack this past weekend but it was a pacer...
|February 14, 2008||'Think Pink' Will Be The Theme|
The old saying goes “Behind every great man stands a great woman”. And now we are reminded that some great women can be found behind horses, too,...
|February 12, 2008||Mildred Williams International Driver Series|
Mildred Williams was born 1916 on an Ontario farm in Ameliasburg located in Prince Edward County. She started training horses in Thorncliffe and drove...
|January 21, 2008||Who is Rick Uppal?|
As a young boy Rick Uppal would take the plastic coins he’d collected from cereal boxes and make them ‘pretend’ football players. With masking tape,...