In Charlottetown this weekend
CHARLOTTETOWN – The greatest show in Maritime harness racing will take centre stage on Prince Edward Island this weekend.
Atlantic Breeders Crown championship weekend will feature the best two- and three-year-old performers of the 2013 Atlantic Sires Stakes’ racing season. Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park is hosting this year’s event.
The Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend of Champions has become a premier event in Maritime harness racing and over $120,000 in purse money will be handed out to the weekend's top performers.
The events will feature the Atlantic Breeders Crown pacing consolation events on Saturday afternoon, and the pacing finals and trot invitational events will take place on Sunday.
Other weekend events include the Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale and the Atlantic Breeders Crown dinner honouring a year of harness racing excellence
First-race post time on both Saturday and Sunday is 1 p.m.