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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Meadowlands Hosts 2-Day Breeders Crown Handicapping Challenge

East Rutherford, NJ - The first Meadowlands WHHC Qualifier will be a two day Breeders Crown Challenge on November 21 & 22.  Total Challenge fee is $300 ($150 entry fee + $150 bankroll) and requires players to bet all 12 Breeders Crown races.  The Challenge format is Win, Place, Show or WPS wagers with $10 minimum, no maximum wager.  The official Breeders Crown Challenge brochure can be downloaded at  . 

On April 25, 2015 the top horseplayers in North America will compete for over $50,000 in prize money* in the 2015 World Harness Handicapping Championship, at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ. 

 The World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC) is the partnership between Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment and the United States Trotting Association formed to create the industry’s ultimate tournament experience.  Standardbred Canada supports the project by facilitating the participation of Canadian racing and wagering outlets.  

The WHHC Final is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior.  Players may earn a seat in the WHHC through a qualifying event at a partner wagering outlet or through direct $800 buy-in.  The WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of seven Meadowlands races, plus three designated mandatory races from partner tracks.  Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings.  Prize payouts are to the Top 10, with an estimated prize pool of $50,000 *

 The WHHC Final entry form and complete rules will be available in late February 2015. Registration deadline for the WHHC Final is 10 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2015.
Both the Meadowlands and the United States Trotting Association, will be conducting WHHC qualifiers. 

For more information on how to become a WHHC partner outlet or sponsor, contact Rachel Ryan, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment ( or Kathy Wade Vlaar, Standardbred Canada ( 

*estimated final prize pool, based on 100 entries