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Stakes Schedule

APPROVED STAKES PROGRAM-2017



(1) John Deere Ajax Downs Juvenile Challenge ($20,000 ADDED)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, who are AQHA Challenge enrolled
Trials: June 18th
Final: July 9th – 350 YARDS
To nominate:
To Sustain:
Entry fee:
All purses paid for this race will be paid in U.S. funds
Added money for this race is an aggregate amount of $20,000 (“Added Monies”), the source of which is $10,000 from QHRIDP and $10,000 from AQHA corporate sponsors and the AQHA Racing Challenge purse fund
All nomination and sustaining payments to be made to the AQHA Racing Challenge.
This Regional Challenge race is to be run under conditions set by the AQHA Bank of America Racing Challenge.
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(2) Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity $55,000 Added By QHRIDP

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: July 23rd
Final: August 13th 330 YARDS
To nominate: April 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: May 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)

  • May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 15th – $250.00 (Cdn.)
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(3) Alex Picov Memorial Futurity $75,000 ADDED + $15,000 Purse Bonus ($70,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: Sept. 18th
Final: Oct. 9th – 400 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)

  • June 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 15th $150.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 15th $300.00 (Cdn.)
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(4) Ontario Sires Stakes Derby ($55,000 ADDED by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For three-year‐old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry
Trials: June. 18th
Final: July.1st – 350 YARDS
To nominate: April 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)

  • May 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • May 15 – $250.00 (Cdn.)
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(5) Picov Derby $70,000 ADDED + $15,000 Purse Bonus) ($65,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: Sept. 3rd
Final: Sept. 18th – 400 YARDS
To nominate: May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: June 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

  • July 15th – $300.00 (Cdn.)
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(6) Adequan Ajax Downs Derby Challenge $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses who are AQHA challenge enrolled horses.
Trials: July 30th
Final: August 13th – 400 YARDS
To nominate:
To sustain:
Late penalty
Entry Fee:
All purses paid for this race will be paid in U.S. funds.
Added money for this race is an aggregate amount of $20,000 (“Added Monies”), the source of which is $10,000 from QHRIDP and $10,000 from AQHA corporate sponsors and the AQHA Racing Challenge purse fund.
All nomination and sustaining payments to be made to the AQHA Racing Challenge.
This Regional Challenge race is to be run under conditions set by the AQHA Bank of America Racing Challenge.

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(7) Picov Maturity $50,000 ADDED + $15,000 Purse Bonus ($45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses
Trials: May 21st
Final: June 4th – 300 YARDS
To nominate: April 1st – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 1st – $200.00 (Cdn.)

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(8) Ontario Sires Stakes maturity $50,000 Added by QHRIDP

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry
Trials: July 1st
Final: July 16th – 330 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)

  • June 1st – $250.00 (Cdn.)

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(9) Challenge Maiden $20,000 ADDED

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up Quarter Horses. All nominated horses must be a maiden at time of nomination to be eligible.
Trials: May 21st
Final: June 4th – 330 YARDS
To Nominate:
To sustain:
Entry fee:
All purses paid for this race will be paid in U.S. funds.
Added money for this race is an aggregate amount of $20,000 (“Added Monies”), the source of which is $10,000 from QHRIDP and $10,000 from AQHA corporate sponsors and the AQHA Racing Challenge purse fund.
All nomination and sustaining payments to be made to the AQHA Racing Challenge.
This Regional Challenge race is to be run under conditions set by the AQHA Bank of America Racing Challenge.

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(10) All Canadian Classic $35,000 Added + $15,000 Purse Bonus

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses. Highest lifetime money earners preferred. Not trial based.
Trials: None
Final: Sept 18th – 350 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Entry fee: $500.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $3000.00 (Cdn.)

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(11) Bank of America championship Challenge (G3) $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-olds and up Quarter Horses, AQHA Challenge enrolled horses.
Trials: Aug. 6th
Final: Aug. 20th – 440 YARDS
To nominate:
To sustain:
Late Penalty:
All purses paid for this race will be paid in U.S. funds.
Added money for this race is an aggregate amount of $50,000 (“Added Monies”), the source of which is $25,000 from QHRIDP and $25,000 from AQHA corporate sponsors and the AQHA Racing Challenge purse fund.
All nomination and sustaining payments to be made to the AQHA Racing Challenge.
This Regional Challenge race is to be run under conditions set by the AQHA Bank of America Racing Challenge.

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(12) Alex Picov Memorial Championship $75,000 Added + $15,000 Purse Bonus ($70,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up Quarter Horses. Not trial based.
1. Quarter horses that have made at least three starts in Ontario in 2016. Preference given to horses that have won a Derby or Maturity in 2017. Remaining entries will be determined by lifetime earnings until 10 eligible entries have been received.
2. Also Eligible horses will also be selected however entry fees will only be payable if AE horse starts.
Trials: None
Final: Oct 9th – 440 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $1000.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $5000.00 (Cdn.)