Rosecroft conditions available; purses rise 75%
August 26, 2012
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Race Secretary Mike Wandishin has released the first condition sheet of the 2012 fall meet and purses are expected to average at least $35,000 for the meet. This is an increase of 75 percent from the spring meet.
Racing will continue to take place on Tuesday and Saturday evenings with a first post of 7:25 p.m. Qualifiers will continue to take place before the races on Saturdays with a first post of 5 p.m. However, the first qualifiers of the meet scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, with take place at 10 a.m.
The draw schedule for Rosecroft has changed slightly to the following: Enter Wednesday noon to three for Saturday's card; Enter Thursday noon to three for Tuesday's card; Enter Friday noon to one for Saturday qualifiers; and scratch time is 10 a.m. the morning after entries are taken.
The condition sheet may be viewed at http://www.rosecroft.com/pages/condition-sheet.
Applications for fall 2012 races privileges are available at Rosecroft Raceway's website http://www.rosecroft.com/uploads/file/applications/Rosecroft_2012_Ship-In_Application1.pdf and are due at Rosecroft, not postmarked, by Sept. 8 for horses wishing to be considered for the opening week draw.
Maryland Sire Stakes' races return to Rosecroft on Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27 with the prospect of World Champion trotter Googoo Gaagaa's return to the races in the eliminations on Oct. 20. (Rosecroft)