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Friday, February 10, 2012

M1 - Noms due Wednesday for Meadowlands Early Closers

Meadowlands Racetrack would like to remind horsemen that nominations are due February 15 for the 2012 Early Closing program and the Meadowlands Pace.

Stakes applications are available under the Horsemen Section at

Twelve of the 14 early closing stakes feature a 20 percent reduction in nominating and sustaining fees for 2012.  The early closers [with estimated purses and dates of finals] include the $220,000 Arthur J. Cutler Memorial and $200,000 Graduate on May 12; $235,000 Titan Cup on June 30; $350,000 Stanley Dancer Memorial, $275,000 Del Miller Memorial and $300,000 Mistletoe Shalee on July 14; $225,000 Golden Girls on August 17; and $550,000 William R. Haughton Memorial on August 18.  Six of the stakes are on the August 4 Hambletonian Day card: the $325,000 US Pacing Championship, $350,000 Sweetheart, $375,000 Merrie Annabelle, the $375,000 Peter Haughton Memorial, the $300,000 Woodrow Wilson and the $250,000 Lady Liberty.