Gold Cup & Saucer Nominations Due Monday

Gold Cup and Saucer race and crowd

The nomination deadline for Gold Cup & Saucer horses is Monday, Aug. 8 at 3 p.m. Atlantic time for the 63rd running of the $100,000 Gold Cup & Saucer presented by Atlantic Lottery.

Trainers can enter their horses through the Red Shores race office by calling 902-629-6634.

The official draw for the Gold Cup & Saucer trials, to be contested on Saturday, Aug. 13 and Monday, Aug. 15, will take place live in the Red Shores grandstand on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Old Home Week racing begins on Thursday, Aug 11 followed by Friday, Aug. 12. Post times are 7 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 13, Red Shores will feature a double header scheduled for 1 p.m.  (tentative) and 7 p.m. Live race presentation continues every night from Monday, Aug. 15 through Friday, Aug. 19 with 7 p.m. post times. On Saturday, Aug. 20, Red Shores will host another double header at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. leading up the Gold Cup & Saucer final.

The Smash The Track promotion for $5,000 on the Gold Cup final returns for 2022 presented by Warren Ellis & Family of Summerside Chrysler Dodge.  The current track record is 1:50.1.

Red Shores is also proud to announce The Guardian, as part of the Saltwire Network, is the title sponsor of the James “Roach” MacGregor Gold Cup Consolation on Friday, Aug. 19.

Red Shores Racing Access to the Grounds

Please be advised that admission gates are back in place for the 2022 Old Home Week. However, accommodations have been made for Standardbred horsepeople coming to Red Shores to compete in the racing programs.

Standardbred horsepeople may show their valid Standardbred Canada or Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission license to gain access to the main barns, ship in/paddock areas and the Race Office. Reminder this is for the licensee only.

SC or APHRC license access is available only via the Barn Area entrance off Exhibition Drive, or through the Ship In/Paddock Barn Security area off Park Street. These licenses will not be valid for access through any other gates on the Old Home Week Grounds.

(With files from Red Shores)