HBPA 2024 Programs

2024 people Housing Relief Subsidy

The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) of Alberta has rolled out an housing subsidy program aimed specifically for Trainers, Exercise Riders, Grooms, Jockeys, and Pony People. This initiative is designed to alleviate the financial burdens associated with housing for those who have dedicated their time and effort to work at both Century Mile and Century Downs racetracks.

What You Need to Know:

One Time Program 

  • Payment will be $1,000 on a 
    First Come, First Serve Basis 
Are You Eligible?

Horse Race Alberta License 

  • You must be licensed by Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) as an Trainer, Exercise Rider, Groom, Jockey, and/or Pony Person.

Work Record For 2024 Racing Season

  • It is mandatory that employees have worked at both Century Mile and Century Downs tracks.

Proof of Accommodation

  •  Applicants must provide receipts or proof of payment for accommodations from both locations.

Application Deadline

Application deadline will be August 15th with the payment deadline being November 15th as long as supporting receipts have been submitted. 

How to Apply:

  Gather all necessary documentation, including your 

  • Horse Race Alberta Licence  
  • Employment records from both Century Mile and Century Downs
  • Receipts or proof of accommodation payments at both locations

  Fill Application Form Attached Below with required documents

 Send complete form to [email protected] or Fax: 587-6892180

Housing Relief Application Form

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