A few new races have been added for this season at the Meadowlands.
The Meadowlands Maturity is an opportunity for the 4 year olds to race for a purse estimated at $100,000 ($75,000A). There is no condition on the race; it is open to all aged 4 years and the top 10 lifetime money winners entered will be accepted into the race. No payment is necessary to be eligible other than the declaration fee of $2,500. The trotting race is set for Saturday, May 4, with the pacers to go on May 18.
The Hudson River Pacing Series is open to both 4 and 5 year olds that have not won four races or $150,000 lifetime with all state-bred earnings being excluded. This one travels between the Meadowlands, Mohegan Sun at Pocono and Tioga Downs for $18,000 legs and the top earners will convene at The Big M for the $75,000e ($35,000A) final on May 11. A nomination fee of $1,000 is due by March 15 to gain eligibilty to this series.
Finally, the All Sires for 3 year olds that started in any sires stakes program in 2012 and did not win $100,000. The All Sires offers two $15,000 legs and a $60,000e ($25,000A) final all raced at the Meadowlands starting April 6. Nomination is at a cost of $750 and also due March 15.
Further information and a nomination form to the Hudson River and All Sires may be found at this link. No action is necessary regarding the Meadowlands Maturity races until entry time. (Meadowlands)