Video Feature: Put On A Show Makes Return in Overbid At Meadowlands
After a year layoff, Put On A Show returns to action in the $40,000 opening leg of the Overbid Series on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the Meadowlands. The Chris Ryder trainee was one of the top pacing fillies in the country before knee trouble placed her on the sidelines.
Watch what Chris Ryder has to say about her recovery and progress:
Trainer Tony Alagna will be the featured guest on Meadowlands Racetrack’s Friday night pre-card show. Watch the broadcast live at the Paddock Level television set or online at MeadowlandsRacetrack.com beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Rip Does It Again
Michael Rip, the 2009 National Harness Handicapping Champion, captured the $3,060 top prize in Meadowlands Racetrack’s recent tournament held Saturday, February 25.
resident topped the field of 173 entries with a $746 bankroll, earning him a
spot in the inaugural World Harness Handicapping Championship to be held in
2013 at Woodbine. (The tournament will return to the new Meadowlands
facility in 2014). James Valenza of Nutley, NJ finished
second in the standings with a $680 bankroll. Patrick Welsh, the youngest
person to ever capture a tournament at the Meadowlands last year at age 20, was
third with $460. New
The buy-in for the February 25 was $100, with $50 going into the prize pool. Players were required to bet their $50 on a minimum of 10 Meadowlands races, with a $5 minimum wager per race. Rip connected with five winners on the card, including a $70 win bet on Freddy Day Hanover ($11) in the seventh race, which helped propel him to the top of the tournament standings.
February 25 Tournament Standings
First Last City State Bankroll Prize
Mike RipJames Valenza
$746.00 $3,060 Nutley
Patrick Welsh Doylestown PA $460.80 $1,147