MGM Northfield Park announces Fall Late Closers

Northfield, OH — MGM Northfield Park has announced the dates of four, free to enter, Fall Late Closing series.

All of the newly added Late Closers carry a condition of non-winners of two pari-mutuel races (Ohio sired n/w three) or non-winners of $30,000 lifetime (through 10/5/2022).

Saturdays (Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12 and Nov. 19) will offer The Halloween Series for filly and mare pacers. Each leg will be raced for a $9,500 purse. The final will be Saturday (Nov. 26) for a purse of $20,000.

Sundays (Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20) offers The Gridiron Series for horse and gelding pacers. Each of the four legs will carry a purse of $9,500. The $20,000 final (all purses guaranteed) will go to post on Sunday (Nov. 27).

Tuesdays (Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22) will host The Election Night Series for horse and gelding trotters. Each of these legs will carry purses of $9,500. The $20,000 final will be Tuesday (Nov. 29).

Wednesdays (Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23) feature the Autumn Leaves Series for filly and mare trotters. All legs will be contested for a purse of $9,500. The final chases a $20,000 purse and goes to post on Wednesday (Nov. 30).

Horses can enter the series for the first time in any leg, and do not need to race in all four legs to make the final. A $9,500 consolation race for series starters that don’t make the final will be offered on the same night as the final.

Conditions for the series can be found at

Horsemen can call 330.467.4101, ext. 52300 to speak to Northfield Park’s race office, or email Director of Racing Dave Bianconi at with any additional questions.

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