Nomination Deadline for Gold Cup & Saucer is Monday
Charlottetown, PE – The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and Red Shores released details of a Welcome Package being offered to all starters in the Gold Cup and Saucer Trials. The NOMINATION Deadline is Monday August 10th .
2020 marks the 61st running of one of the Greatest Shows in Harness Racing, the Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer, with Trials held on Saturday, August 15th and Monday, August 17th leading up to the Final Saturday, August 22nd. Many restrictions and guidelines will be in place due to COVID 19 but the horses will be ready to compete.
Through the generous support of several Prince Edward Island businesses, all horses participating in the Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer Trails will be offered the following to their ownership teams.
– The Nomination and Starting Fees ($800 total) have been waived
– Complimentary Table of 4 in the acclaimed Top of The Park at Red Shores for either the Gold Cup and Saucer Final or James Roach MacGregor Gold Cup and Saucer Consolation (whichever applicable).
– A complimentary Confederation Bridge Pass
– $50 Gas Card
– Complimentary Golf Passes for 2
– Complimentary Gift Card from Old Dublin Pub
In addition, all Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer Final starters receive an invitation to the Gold Cup and Saucer Reception Friday August 21st as well as a specialized Gold Cup and Saucer jacket for all Drivers in the Final and other gifts.
For Gold Cup Week, owners who wish to watch their horses race live can register to attend in a designated owners area for that night under the guidelines and limited capacity rules. Owners who travel and work with their horses in the ship in area should ensure their names are submitted by their trainers on the applicable Race Day list. More details will be announced Tuesday at the Press Conference which will be broadcast live.
A Lasix program is in place for horses that require the program, and a reminder that the Standardbred Canada MVP Program has a link for discounted offers
For more information please contact the Red Shores at Charlottetown Driving Park Race Office at 902- 629-6636.