East Rutherford, NJ — Next Saturday (Jan. 11) The Meadowlands hosts its first WHHC qualifier of the new year. Four spots are up for grabs in the $400 qualifier ($200 entry plus a $200 real-money bankroll).
The format requires players to make $20 Win, Place, Show or combo WPS bets on at least ten Meadowlands races of their choice. Players can wager more than $20 a race if they desire. Players can register on-site Saturday up until 7:15 p.m.
The remaining Meadowlands qualifier schedule is:
• Jan. 10–March 28: Free Online Survival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats
• Saturday, Jan. 11: $400 qualifier with 4 WHHC seats
• Saturday, Feb. 22: $200 contest with top 2 WHHC seats
• Saturday, March 7: $200 contest with 2 WHHC seats
DerbyWars hosts online qualifiers for the WHHC every Saturday night. Players can qualify for as little as $22. Complete DerbyWars qualifier information can be found at DerbyWars.com.
The $150,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship final is set for April 18. The World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.com is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior. Players that did not earn a seat through a qualifying event can directly buy-in for $1,300. The $1,300 entry fee includes a $300 bankroll, with the remaining $1,000 going to the prize pool. The WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of seven Meadowlands races, plus three designated mandatory races. Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings. Prize payouts are to the Top 10.
Players already qualified for the WHHC final include:
|Outlet||First Name||Last Name|
|2019 Summer Survival||Stanley||Jocz|
|2019 Summer Survival||Leroy||Kelly|
|2019 Summer Survival||Scot||Strong|
|November Meadowlands Contest||Joe||Pavlica*|
|November Meadowlands Contest||Alan||Hirschberg|
|December Meadowlands Contest||Russ||Adams|
• Spot will be taken by Joe Pavlica’s father
For more information on how to become a WHHC partner outlet or sponsor, contact Rachel Ryan, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 201.842.5015. For online qualifying on DerbyWars.com, players may contact email@example.com.