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    Weekends July-August
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Horses At Evergreen Park - July & August

The Horses At Evergreen Park go Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting July 8 and continuing until August 27.

Post times are 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. On 18 the Friday-Saturday post times switch to 6 p.m.

There are many highlight races during the summer with the main event of the summer being Derby Day on Sunday, July 30.

On Derby Day the Alberta Derby, Grande Prairie Derby and Peace Country Futurity are being held.

Admission to the races is free and everyone is invited to visit the Pines Restaurant & Casino before and after the races.

Here is the schedule:

Saturday, July 8 6:30 p.m. Post Time (Special Event: Poor Man's Marathon First Leg over one mile)

Sunday, July 9: 1 p.m. Post Time (Special Events: Jerry Stojan Memorial Trials over 300 yards and Sprint Series First Leg over 5 1/2 furlongs)

Friday, July 14: 6:30 p.m. Post Time

Saturday, July 15: 6:30 p.m. Post Time (Special Events: Marathon Series First Leg over 51/2 furlongs; Evergreen Park Distance Challenge Trials over 870 yards; and Adequan Derby Challenge Trials over 400 yards)

Sunday, July 16: 1 p.m. Post Time (Special Event: Distaff Series First Leg over a mile; Albert Quarter Horse Racing Association Aged Final over 440 yards and Tiger Lily Insulation of 400 yards)

Friday, July 21: 6:30 p.m. Post Time

Saturday, July 22: 6:30 p.m. Post Time (Special Events: Blink of an Eye over 110 yards and  Poor Man's Marathon Second Leg over 1 1/16 of a mile)

Sunday, July 23: 1 p.m. Post Time (Special Events: Jerry Stojan Memorial Finals over 300 yards and Sprint Series Second Leg over six furlongs)

Friday, July 28: 6:30 p.m. Post Time with feature race Evergreen Park Maiden Challenge Trials

Saturday, July 29: 6:30 p.m. Post Time (Special Event: Marathon Series Second Leg over 1 1/16 mile)

Sunday, July 30: 1 p.m. Post Time (Special Events: Alberta Derby over 1 1/16 mile; Grande Prairie Derby over one mile; Distaff Series Second Leg over six furlongs; Adequan Derby Challenge Finals over 400 yards; Evergreen Park Challenge over 870 yards; and Peace Country Futurity over five furlongs)

Friday, August 4: Post Time 6:30 p.m. with feature race Evergreen Park Distance Challenge Trials

Saturday, August 5: Post Time 6:30 p.m. (Special Events: John Deere Juvenile Challenge Trials over 350 yards and Poor Man's Marathon Third Leg over 1 1/8 mile)

Sunday, August 6: Post Time 1 p.m. (Special Events: Evergreen Park Maiden Challenge Trials over 350 yards and Spring Series Third Leg over 6 1/2 furlongs)

Friday, August 11: Post Time 6:30 p.m. (Special Event: Bank of America Trials over 440 yards)

Saturday, August 12: Post Time 6:30 p.m. (Special Events: Marathon Series Third Leg over 1 1/8 mile and Merial Distaff Challenge Trials over 400 yards)

Sunday, August 13: Post Time 1 p.m. (Special Events: Evergreen Park Paints Stakes over 300 yards; Distaff Series Third Leg over 6 1/2 furlongs and John MacLeod Memorial over 870 yards)

Friday, August 18: Post Time 6 p.m.

Saturday, August 19: Post Time 6 p.m.

Sunday, August 20: Post Time 1 p.m. (Special Events: John Deere Juvenile Challenge Finals over 350 yards and Evergreen Park Maiden Challenge Finals over 350 yards)

Friday, August 25: Post Time 6 p.m.

Saturday, August 26: Post Time 6 p.m. (Special Events: Future Stakes over six furlongs; Bank of America Finals over 440 yards and Merial Distaff Challenge Finals over 400 yards)

Sunday, August 27: Post Time 1 p.m. (Special Events: Mr. Mike's Paint The Park Purple over six furlongs; Juvenile O/N Stakes over 300 yards and Lafleur Stakes over six furlongs)

Mr. Mike's Paint The Park Purple & Race For The Cure - August 27

Gordon Badger Stadium at Evergreen Park will take on a purple hue on Sunday, Aug. 27.

It's the second annual Mr. Mike's Paint The Park Purple - Race For The Cure.

The event is a fund-raiser for pancreatic cancer.

Everyone is invited to dress up in purple to salute the day.

Admission is free and post time is 1 p.m.

Monster Truck Destruction Tour - Sept. 8-9

It’s going to be a monster of a weekend at Evergreen Park Sept. 8-9!

The Monster Truck Destruction Tour, rated one of the top tours of its kind in North America, visits Gordon Badger Stadium at the Park.

You can purchase tickets online at: http://www.monstertruckdestructiontour.com/grande-prairie--ab.html

Gates open at 6 p.m. both nights and the destruction starts at 7:30 p.m. Pit party is 6-7 p.m.

There are adult and child-priced tickets and children under three are free.

Included in the lineup of monster trucks will be Rock Star, Willie Crash, Identity Theft, Skeltor and Pound Bound.

The Pit Party includes a driver autograph session. Come early, meet the drivers, get autographs and take a photo with the drivers ant their monsters. Pit Party pass must be accompanied by an event ticket.

You can also Ride The Truck! That’s right! Get the ride of your life on-board a real monster truck during the Pit Party and intermission.

Quad Wars is also part of the show. Watch as these hard core off-roaders go head-to-head to find the toughest riders.

While the event is outdoors please be prepared for loud noise and exhaust fumes. The show is not recommended for children under two years of age.

No video cameras or professional extended lens cameras are allowed.