The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in March and April will offer eight early- and late-closing series, including four for 3 and 4 year olds and four for sophomores only.
The events for 3 and 4 year olds, which are limited to Pennsylvania-owned or -sired horses, each will feature two preliminary legs plus a championship with an estimated $20,000 purse. The series for 3 year olds, restricted to Pennsylvania-sired horses, include two preliminary legs and a final worth an estimated $25,000.
The entry fee for each series is $300.
The series are:
The Donna Dunn Memorial Pace, 3- and 4-year-old filly and mare pacers, first leg March 6;
The Ken Weaver Memorial Trot, 3- and 4-year-old colt and gelding trotters, first leg March 7;
The Mary Wohlmuth Memorial Trot, 3- and 4-year-old filly and mare trotters, first leg March 8;
The Walter Russell Memorial Pace, 3- and 4-year-old colt and gelding pacers, first leg March11;
The Medusa Pace, 3-year-old filly pacers, first leg April 3;
The Tamarind Trot, 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters, first leg April 4.
The Princess Pablano Trot, 3-year-old filly trotters, first leg April 5
The Unlocked Pace, 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers, first leg April 8;
Nominations close Feb. 15 for the 3 and 4 year old events, March 15 for the sophomore series. For nomination forms or more information, contact The Meadows Race Office, (724) 225-9897, or visit the track's Web site, meadowsgaming.com. (The Meadows)