Focus on Mohawk Million and rookie trots as deadline nears

January 24, 2020

MILTON, January 24, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment would like to issue a reminder to all interested parties of its upcoming stakes nomination deadline on February 18, with a focus on the Mohawk Million and its major two-year-old trotting events.

The Mohawk Million follows a buy-in formula with nine slots available for purchase at a cost of $110,000. The tenth and final spot will be awarded to the winner of the William Wellwood Memorial.

The William Wellwood Memorial has received a purse increase in 2020 with the final estimated at $610,000.

Any two-year-old trotting fillies eligible to the Peaceful Way will be able to enter the William Wellwood Memorial by paying a $5,000 starting fee.

The William Wellwood Memorial and Peaceful Way will take place on Saturday, September 12. The Mohawk Million is scheduled for Saturday, September 26.

The deadline to nominate to each event is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

The Mohawk Million requires a $55,000 nomination fee by February 18, 2020 to be eligible for a slot in the $1 million (USD) race. The other $55,000 is due June 1, 2020. If more than nine nominations are received, a draw will be held to determine the slot recipients.

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