The Canadian Indian Relay Racing Championships are set for Aug. 31 to Sept. 1.
The Canadian Indian Relay Racing Association will be held at century Downs this fall, with a prize purse of over $58,000
In a statement, The association put a call out on social media for a venue to host the finals. Century Downs was the top bidder.
Indian Relay is a sport that involves racing bareback on thoroughbred horses, with the rider jumping from one horse to another after each lap for three rounds.
Stoney Nakoda Chiniki band member & executive member of the association, Wyonah Snow-Wolftail, is pushing forward the motion of dedicating the 2019 Canadian Indian relay racing season to missing and murdered Indigenous women.