The first stakes series of the year at the Meadowlands close for nominations Dec. 15.
The marquee event for free-for-all pacers, the Presidential, has an estimated final purse of $110,000. The Clyde Hirt Stake for 4-year-old conditioned pacers (n/w of 3 pari-mutuel races or $75,000 lifetime) has a $73,000 estimated final purse. The Super Bowl final for 4 year old trotters, (n/w of 2 pari-mutuel races or $30,000 lifetime) is estimated at $58,500.
All three race finals will be held on Saturday Jan. 26. Nomination forms for these series as well as others that close in January and February are available at MeadowlandsRacetrack.com.
The holiday draw schedule for opening weekend, Dec. 28 and 29 along with Jan. 3, 4, and 5 is also available at MeadowlandsRacetrack.com. Qualifying races will be offered on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. Entries for Dec. 20 qualifiers are due by 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19.
This will be a fun winter meet! Cant wait for the 28th, opening night