MILTON, February 14, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment would like to issue a final reminder to all owners and horsepeople of Tuesday’s (February 18) deadline for nominations to all major stakes in 2020 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.
Nominations close on February 18 for all major events, including the 37th Pepsi North America Cup (three-year-old pacers), Metro Pace (two-year-old pacers), and William Wellwood Memorial (two-year-old trotters).
The opportunity to purchase a slot in the inaugural Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters also closes on February 18, as a purchase contract and $55,000 payment must be submitted.
The full list of events closing on February 18 is listed below. Purses are all estimated except for $1 million guarantees on Pepsi North America Cup and Mohawk Million.
|Event||Age, Sex, Gait||Purse + Nomination Fee|
|Pepsi North America Cup||3-Year-Old Pace||$1 Million|
|Mohawk Million||2-Year-Old Trot||$1 Million USD|
|Armbro Flight||Filly & Mare Trot||$250,000|
|Canadian Pacing Derby||Open Pace||$600,000|
|Canadian Trotting Classic||3-Year-Old Trot||$600,000|
|Casual Breeze||3-Year-Old Filly Trot||$180,000|
|Elegantimage||3-Year-Old Filly Trot||$375,000|
|Eternal Camnation||2-Year-Old Filly Pace||$240,000|
|Fan Hanover||3-Year-Old Filly Pace||$450,000|
|Maple Leaf Trot||Open Trot||$650,000|
|Metro Pace||2-Year-Old Pace||$850,000|
|Milton||Filly & Mare Pace||$250,000|
|Peaceful Way||2-Year-Old Filly Trot||$400,000|
|Roses Are Red||Filly & Mare Pace||$330,000|
|Shes A Great Lady||2-Year-Old Filly Pace||$540,000|
|William Wellwood Memorial||2-Year-Old Trot||$610,000 (winner receives slot in Mohawk Million)|
To download the nomination form for all major stakes, click here.
To download the 2020 Woodbine Stakes Booklet (including full conditions), click here.
Woodbine Entertainment also handles the administration of stakes races contested at various tracks across Ontario. Nominations are also due February 18 for the following events.
Grand River Raceway:
Battle of Waterloo (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Pace)
Battle of the Belles (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Filly Pace)
Confederation Cup (4-Year-Old Pace)
Balanced Image (Ontario Sired 2-Year-Old Trot)
Dream Of Glory (Ontario Sired 3-Year-Old Trot)
Kin Pace (Ontario Sired 3-Year-Old Filly Pace)
Sustaining payments are also due February 18 for the following stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park.
2020 Simcoe Open (foals of 2017)
2020 Simcoe Filly (foals of 2017)
2020 WEG SBOA Filly (foals of 2017)
(NOTE: A late nomination fee for the 2021 WEG SBOA Filly (foals of 2018) is also due if horse was not nominated in May of 2019.)
Visit www.Woodbine.com/Mohawk/Horsepeople/ for full information.
To make stakes payments online, click here.
If sending nominations by mail, envelopes must be clearly post-marked no later than February 18, 2020 or payment will not be accepted. Registered mail is recommended.