Milton, ON – Woodbine Entertainment announced Friday (Dec. 20) the date for the inaugural Mohawk Million, which is to be contested in 2020 at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The $1 million (USD) race for 2-year-old trotters will headline a C$2.5 million-plus card on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.
The C$850,000 (estimated) Metro Pace and C$540,000 (estimated) Shes A Great Lady will also take place on September 26 to showcase harness racing’s finest 2-year-olds.
The Mohawk Million follows a buy-in formula with nine of 10 slots in the race available for purchase. The 10th and final spot will be awarded to the connections of the 2020 William Wellwood Memorial winner at no cost. The William Wellwood Memorial is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, two-weeks prior to the Mohawk Million.
A slot in the Mohawk Million costs $110,000 (USD) and is considered an entity, which may be sold, traded or leased.
Slot payments have been split into two $55,000 installments. The first payment is due February 18, 2020 with the second payment due June 1, 2020.
Any interested parties seeking more information on the Mohawk Million may contact Bill McLinchey, director of dacing, at firstname.lastname@example.org.