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Friday, March 10, 2017

March Payment Deadline for Hambletonian Society-Serviced Stakes Approaching

Cranbury, NJ… March sustaining and nominating payments to 131 Hambletonian Society stake events at 14 different tracks are due Wednesday, March 15 and per USTA Rule 12 section 2, must be postmarked by midnight on Thursday, March 16.

Please note that there is a separate Breeders Crown 2-year-old future eligibility payment of $500 due March 15 that maintains eligibility for the Breeders Crown 3-year-old events of 2018.

The Landmark, W.N. Reynolds Memorial, and the Tompkins-Geers races for two-year-olds have been restructured as early closers that race in the year payments are collected. There will now be a single nomination fee per colt or filly due March 15, 2017 and a single sustaining fee due May 15 2017, payable to the Hambletonian Society should you wish to participate in the race(s). The entrance fee to start in any division of the races will apply.

There is also a March 15 sustaining payment due for the new Pegasus Series for 3-year-old Pacers and Trotters to be raced at Hoosier Park as an undercard event to accompany the Breeders Crown weekend.

The Hambletonian Society services most of the sport’s richest and most prestigious events and provides one-stop shopping for your staking needs. The website contains all the tools and information necessary to stake your horse yourself.

All forms are available on the web site and are PDF fillable. Race conditions, payment forms and much more information are now available online, as well as eligibility lists for races that had a final payment on Feb. 15, 2017.

For additional information call the Society offices at 609-371-2211.
Listed below are the stakes with payments due for all ages due March 15.