Awesome Slate Wins British Columbia Premier's Handicap at Hastings Racecourse
The G3 British Columbia Premier's Handicap took place Monday, October 9 at Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver, British Columbia - a 1 3/8-mile dirt race for horses three years old and upward. It was 9-1 shot Awesome Slate that proved best on the day after a perfect trip produced a one length win. 25-1 longshot Crazy Prophet finished a good second in the field of eight while 3-1 second betting choice Venetian Mask held well for third. Neveradoubt was fourth while Calgary Caper, Highway Boss, Hunters Appeal and two-time defending champion and 2-1 race favorite Killin Me Smalls completed the order of finish.