APPROVED STAKES PROGRAM-2018

(1) Bonus Challenge Futurity ($15,000 ADDED Plus 1/3 of $10,000 USD from AQHA)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, who are AQHA Challenge enrolled
Trials: June 24th
Final: July 15th – 300 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th $ 100.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • May 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 15th $200.00 (Cdn.)

An amount equal to 7% of the gross added money (including both QHRIDP and AQHA sources) will be reserved by the Racing Department of AQHA to be used for enrollment awards at the end of 2018. The 7% is split among the enrollers of the top five finishers of the Bonus race; see AQHA Racing Challenge Condition and Rule Book for more information.

(2) Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity ($55,000 by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired , as recorded with the Program Registry
Trials: August 5th
Final: August 26th – 330 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th $ 100.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • May 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 15th $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 15th $250.00 (Cdn.)

For two-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.

(3) Alex Picov Memorial Futurity $75,000 ADDED  ($70,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs

For two-year-old Quarter Horses

Trials: September 17th
Final: October 8th – 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.)

(4) Bonus Challenge Derby $15,000 Added Plus 1/3 of $10,000 USD from AQHA

Ajax Downs
For three-year‐old Quarter Horses, who are AQHA challenge enrolled horses.
Trials: June. 3rd
Final: June 17th – 300 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

An amount equal to 7% of the gross added money (including both QHRIDP and AQHA sources) will be reserved by the Racing Department of AQHA to be used for enrollment awards at the end of 2018. The 7% is split among the enrollers of the top five finishers of the Bonus race; see AQHA Racing Challenge Condition and Rule Book for more information.

(5) 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: August 12th
Final: Sept. 2nd – 350 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • May 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • June 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 15th – $250.00 (Cdn)

(6) Picov Derby  $70,000 Added ($65,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: Oct 1st
Final: Oct 15th – 400 YARDS
To nominate: May 1st $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 1st $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • September 1st R300.00 (Cdn)

(7) Picov Maturity $50,000 ADDED  ($45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family)

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses
Trials: May 20th
Final: June 3rd – 300 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

(8) Bonus Challenge Maiden $15,000 Added Plus 1/3 of $10,000 USD from AQHA

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 27th
Final: June 10th – 300 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain: May 15th – $200.00 (Cdn.)

An amount equal to 7% of the gross added money (including both QHRIDP and AQHA sources) will be reserved by the Racing Department of AQHA to be used for enrollment awards at the end of 2018. The 7% is split among the enrollers of the top five finishers of the Bonus race; see AQHA Racing Challenge Condition and Rule Book for more information.

(9) All Canadian Classic $35,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses. Highest lifetime money earners preferred. Not trial based.
Trials: None
Final: July 22nd – 350 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $500.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $3000.00 (Cdn.)

(10) 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: Aug. 19th
Final: Sept. 2nd – 330 YARDS
To nominate: May 15th $100.00 (CDN)
To sustain:

  • June 15th $100.00 (CDN)
  • July 15th $250.00 (CDN)

(11) Alex Picov Memorial Championship $75,000 Added ($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 2018. Preference given to horses that have won a Derby or Maturity in 2018. 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 8th – 440 YARDS
To nominate: April 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $1000.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $5000.00 (Cdn.)