Cranbury, NJ — The deadline for potential supplements to the 3-year-old and older Breeders Crown races and for all eligible horses to declare in to the year-end championship events at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino occurs next week.
Supplemental entries for 3-year-old and open events are due and payable by Noon (EDT) on Monday (Oct. 19) in the race office of Harrah’s Hoosier Park or at the Hambletonian Society offices in Cranbury, N.J. There are no supplements for 2-year-old races.
All Breeders Crown eligible horses must declare in by 11 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday (Oct. 20). All eligible 3-year-olds have the option of entering the sophomore event to which they were nominated or an Open event.
Supplemental declaration amounts are listed below. Click here for more instructions on supplementing.
$500,000-Open Trot & Pace-$62,500
$300,000-Open Mare Pace & Trot-$31,250
The entrance fee is included in the supplemental amount. A minimum of half the amount of the supplemental fee, minus the entrance fee, will be added to the purse. This one-time supplemental payment also makes a horse eligible to all subsequent years’ Breeders Crown events under the normal schedule of payments.
You can access the Harrah’s Hoosier Park condition sheet here.
Eliminations, if needed, will occur for all 2-year-olds and all 3-year-old fillies on Friday (Oct. 23) with a post time of 6:30 p.m. (EDT). Three-year-old colt and open eliminations, if needed, will race Saturday (Oct. 24), with a post time of 6:30 p.m. (EDT).
All eliminations will race for a minimum of $25,000.
If there are eliminations, post positions in the final will be determined by an open draw with the exception that elimination winners, in an order determined by lot, will draw for post positions number one through five in the final. All other finalists will be placed in an open draw for the remaining post positions. Any horse(s) that receive a bye into the final will be in the open draw for post positions in the final. All horses that start in the final receive money.
All 2-year-old races will be held Friday (Oct. 30) with an early post time of 6 p.m. (EDT). All 3-year-old and Open events will race Saturday (Oct. 31), also with an early post of 6 p.m. (EDT).
For more information and racing conditions click Harrah’s Hoosier Park Breeders Crown or call 609.371.2211.