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Stakes races land in North Sydney, N.S.

Published on August 26, 2017

Northside Downs in North Sydney, N.S., is hosting five Atlantic Sires Stakes divisions today.

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NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – A stakes-filled race card goes today at Northside Downs in North Sydney, N.S.

It includes the Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing colts racing in two A divisions each worth $9,900 in purse money and one B division going for $2,500.

First race post time is 1 p.m.

Meanwhile, the three-year-old pacing fillies will go in two A divisions worth more than $10,000 each.

Points earned in Atlantic Sires Stakes A division pacing events and each trotting event go towards securing a spot in the season-ending Atlantic Breeders Crown championships Thanksgiving weekend at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.