American Nationals on tap Saturday at Balmoral
November 10, 2011
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Balmoral Park will play host to some of the top Standardbreds as the prestigious American National Stakes are contested this Saturday night.
Some of the horses pulling into Balmoral Park this weekend include: BETTERTHANCHEDDAR – won both the 2011 Breeders Crown and the Cane Pace (1st leg of the pacing Triple Crown); BIG BAD JOHN – won 2011 Little Brown Jug (2nd leg of the pacing Triple Crown); FOILED AGAIN – set track record while winning 2011 Indiana Pacing Derby (1:49.2). Current winnings stand at $1.3 million for 2011 and $3.3 million during his career; LUCKY JIM – trained by Illinois native Erv Miller boasting 28 career wins with lifetime earnings of $1.9 million; BETTOR SWEET – won the 2010 American National and is back to defend his title. Set the world record this June of 1:48.1 while winning Bettor’s Delight and won $500,000 Breeders Crown race in 1:48.4.
Fans also have a chance to win over $5,000 in cash to a single person in Balmoral Park’s semi-annual “Mystery Voucher” promotion. Vouchers were mailed to over 15,000 of Balmoral Park’s rewards members and are all valued at anywhere between $2 and $5,000. Vouchers are only redeemable this Saturday between 6:30-11 p.m.
Balmoral Park will also featured “guaranteed pools” of $30,000 on its Pick 4, $30,000 on its High 5 and $10,000 on its Pick 5 wagers giving fans throughout the country a chance to play into some of the largest pools in North America! (Balmoral Park)