March 15 Stakes Payment News Centre

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Trot Insider has compiled all of the March 15 stakes payment reminders that have been sent to Standardbred Canada from the industry.

Owners and horsepeople are also reminded that the Meadowlands Racetrack (read here), Woodbine Mohawk Park (read here) and Ontario racetracks (read here) have announced that they have adopted owner integrity conditions.

The contents of Standardbred Canada’s own March 15 stakes payment reminder appear below, followed by the rest of the list.

Trot Insider will be updating the list of payment notices – which appear below – when they are received, so please check back and scan the entire list for the most up to date information.

To consult SC Stakes Online, please click here.


STANDARDBRED CANADA’S MARCH 15 STAKES PAYMENT NOTICE

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners/trainers that stakes payments are due on March 15.

Stakes payments can be paid with debit or credit card using SC Stakes Online. A video tutorial is available to help you get started.

Payment information and stakes conditions can be viewed on the Online Stakes Guide by clicking here.

A generic stakes form can be used to submit payments by mail. It can be located by clicking here.

Aged Sustaining Payments
• Prix d’Ete – $1,000

Two-Year-Old Nomination Payments
• Blair Andrew Memorial $100 or $450 (see conditions for nomination fee details)

Two-Year-Old Sustaining Payments
• Atlantic Sires Stakes – $100
• Barrieau McIsaac Stake – $200
• Dawn Bremner Memorial – $75
• Island Breeders Series – $200
• Joe O’Brien Memorial – $100
• Lady Slipper Pace/Trot – $100
• Maritime Breeders – $300
• Maritimer – $125
• Nova Scotia Stake – $100
• Milton Downey Memorial – $100

Horsepeople paying the Atlantic Sires Stakes sustaining payment must also pay the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association membership fee of $60 per-owner per-year. If you have not already paid this fee in 2019, please remit it with your March 15 stakes payments.

Alberta Stakes
• Gord & Illa Rumpel Memorial – $300
• Don Byrne Memorial – $300
• Ralph Klein Memorial #4 – $300
• Western Canada Pacing Derby #58 – $300

Please mail and make cheques payable to:

Standardbred Canada – Stakes Department
2150 Meadowvale Blvd.
Mississauga, ON
L5N 6R6

Payments can also be made by Interac (debit) or with a credit card via SC Stakes Online.

For more information, contact Robin McClure, at 905-858-3060 (Ext. 247) or rmcclure@standardbredcanada.ca.


CITY OF LONDON SERIES NOMINATIONS DUE

The Raceway at Western Fair District is pleased to announce the return of the City of London Series.

The City of London Series consists of four events, each for Ontario-sired four-year-olds and younger that were non-winners of $10,000 lifetime as of midnight February 28, 2019.

The eliminations will be contested on May 22 and May 24. All four finals will take place on the Camluck Classic undercard on Friday, May 31.

Event 1 – Pace: Horses & Geldings
– Eliminations raced on Wednesday, May 22 ($7,000 ea)
– Final raced on Friday, May 31 ($20,000 A)

Event 2 – Pace: Fillies & Mares
– Eliminations raced on Wednesday, May 22 ($7,000 ea)
– Final raced on Friday, May 31 ($20,000 A)

Event 3 – Trot: Horses & Geldings
– Eliminations raced on Friday, May 24 ($7,000 ea)
– Final raced on Friday, May 31 ($20,000 A)

Event 4 – Trot: Fillies & Mares
– Eliminations raced on Friday, May 24 ($7,000 ea)
– Final raced on Friday, May 31 ($20,000 A)

To view the nomination form for the City of London Series, click here.

Nominations are due March 15 and the fee is $200 ($165 USD).

Woodbine Entertainment handles administration of the City of London Series. Payments can be made online through SC Stakes Online or Woodbine’s website.

(Woodbine Entertainment)


PRIX D’ETE NOMINATIONS DUE MARCH 15

Nominations for the 2019 edition of the $200,000 Prix D’Ete (for four-year-old pacers) at the Hippodrome 3R must be made by Friday, March 15.

One of only a handful of opportunities restricted to just four-year-old pacers, the Prix D’Ete is the showcase stakes event of the season at the Hippodrome 3R and will take place on Sunday, August 18 in 2019.

Continued from 2018 in the conditions for the race is that horses that finish sixth through eighth will each get $1,000. Only the top eight money winners this season, up until time of entry, will be allowed in the race.

To make nomination payments, owner/trainers can go to standardbredcanada.ca or to quebecjockeyclub.com and get the necessary nomination forms.

Please note there are no supplemental payments allowed for the Prix D’Ete. This first nomination payment must be made to be eligible.

The Prix D’Ete, once the richest and most prestigious race in Canada, was revived by the Quebec Jockey Club back in 2013.

(With files from the Quebec Jockey Club)


RED MILE STAKES PAYMENTS DUE MARCH 15

Red Mile management has announced that Grand Circuit stakes payments are due March 15.

Complete information is available here.

(Connie Hochstetler)


‘BIG M’ STAKES CONDITIONS ADVISORY

With stakes payments for this season’s Grand Circuit events currently being accepted, the Meadowlands Racetrack is advising owners that are nominating horses to these races to be aware that the stakes conditions contain language requiring the nominated horse(s) be in the stable of an approved trainer by the date listed in those conditions…. read on.

(With files from the Meadowlands Racetrack)


GOVERNOR’S CUP, THREE DIAMONDS A GO

Sponsors have rallied around the Grand Circuit stakes program at the Meadowlands Racetrack, pledging their support for the upcoming season. As a result the Governor’s Cup and Three Diamonds freshman stakes will be raced as scheduled in November of 2019.

Nominators should continue the series of sustaining payments with the March 15 installment…. read on.

(With files from the Meadowlands Racetrack)


NOMS TO ‘BIG M’ SERIES DUE MARCH 15

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have issued a reminder that nominations to the three-year-old late closing series to be raced through the month of April are due by March 15.

The form may be found on the web (here) and the race office will help with questions and/or details by dialing 201-842-5130.

(Meadowlands Racetrack)


ZWEIG PAYMENTS DUE MARCH 15

Two-year-old sustaining payments for the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot (open) with a filly division are due March 15.

There are many eligibles that changed ownership after last fall’s yearling sales. Please be aware that you may have a two-year-old that requires a March 15 sustaining payment to remain eligible for the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot (three-year-olds) to be raced in 2020 at Vernon Downs or Tioga Downs, date to be announced in January 2020.

A list of eligibles (colts at the top), and payment forms are available on HHBNYS.com.

(HHBNYS)


‘BONUS TROTTING SERIES’ NOMS DUE FRIDAY

Nominations for the 2019 Yonkers Raceway/Standardbred Owners Association for New York Bonus Trotting Series close this Friday (March 15).

The series, which will begin on Tuesday, April 2, is open to three-year-olds and up who are/were non-winners of six pari-mutuel races or $100,000 through this past February 1. There’s the ‘carrot’ of a potential $10,000 bonus paid by the SOA, with details in the form.

The nomination form can be accessed here. For more information, please contact the race office at 914-457-2627.

(Yonkers Raceway)


TIOGA NOMS, PAYMENTS DUE MARCH 15

Officials with Tioga Downs have issued a reminder to the industry that Tioga’s marquee stakes require payment due by March 15.

The Empire Breeders Classic for New York-bred sophomores has a three-year-old sustaining and two-year-old nominating payment.

The Grand Circuit stakes for older horses, Roll With Joe, Artiscape, Crawford Farms and Joie de Vie, require a March 15 nomination and April 15 sustaining payment.

Forms may be found on the web (here) and the race office will answer your questions at 607-699-7688.

(With files from Tioga Downs)


SBOANJ STAKES PAYMENTS REMINDER

Horsepeople should be aware that it is not too late to stake your horses to Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey-sponsored races and take advantage of the purse increases in New Jersey.

With the anticipated allocation of appropriation money from the state, the SBOANJ expects considerable purse increase for its events.

If you did not nominate your yearling, you have the opportunity to supplement your two-year-old to the following stakes: The Garden State Trot #2, the NJ Trotting Futurity #54 and the Home Grown Pace #2.

The supplemental payment for two-year-olds and sustaining payments for both two and three-year-olds are due March 15, 2019.

For payment forms and conditions, please visit sboanj.com. If you have any questions, please call the office at 732-462-2357.

(SBOANJ)


RENAISSANCE PACE PAYMENTS DUE FRIDAY

Owners of two-year-old pacers eligible to the New Jersey Sire Stakes Premier Division and/or the New Jersey Standardbred Development Fund are reminded that the sole sustaining payment for the Renaissance Pace, both Open and Filly Divisions, is due March 15.

The Renaissance races will be contested at Freehold Raceway in September with nominating fees of $700 for the Open Division and $400 for the Filly Division due March 15.

Payment forms, as well as race dates and other information, may be found on the NJSS website at www.newjerseysirestakes.com.

All payments must be in U. S. funds. No late payments will be accepted and no billing notices will be mailed. Certified mail is strongly recommended to NJSS, P.O. Box 330, Trenton, NJ 08625.

(NJSS)


OHIO STAKING NOMS DUE MARCH 15

Click here to find the digital version of the 2019 Ohio Stakes Guide. It is also on the front page of the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association website.

Download the digital version, type on the forms you need, print, then mail with payment to the address found on the form.

(Regina Mayhugh)


DSBF MARCH 15 PAYMENTS DUE

A $100 sustaining payment is due for DSBF-eligible two-year-olds who made the May 15, 2018 nomination payment of $40.

A two-year-old who was not nominated can pay a supplement fee of $350 along with the March 15 $100 sustaining fee and a copy of the USTA registration papers. If papers are held electronically a ‘Basic Horse’ report from the USTA’s Pathway will suffice.

It is strongly suggested to use mail with a tracking number, UPS, or Federal Express. All payments must be postmarked by March 15. Second sustaining payments are due by May 15 in the amount of $200.

For forms and information call 302-698-4610 or email Judy.Davis-Wilson@delaware.gov or visit the website at https://agriculture.delaware.gov.

(Judy Davis-Wilson)


FSBOA STAKES PAYMENTS DUE BY MARCH 15

FSBOA stakes payments are due by March 15 for two-year-old Florida-breds (foals of 2017).

FL Breeders Stake – $100*; FL Stallion Stake – $100*; Sunshine State Stake – $50* and Melvyn Aylor Memorial – $150.

Non-sired two-year-olds (foals of 2017): Florida Breeders – $100*; Sunshine Stakes – $50* and Melvyn Aylor Memorial – $150.

*Must be made to remain eligible as a three-year-old.

Sustaining forms and online payment schedule are available on www.floridaharnessracing.com or contact Rosie Huff at 954-972-5400.

(Rosie Huff)


MARCH 15 DR. H.M. PARSHALL MEMORIAL PAYMENT DUE

Two-year-old sustaining payments for the Dr. H.M. Parshall Memorial Stakes are due March 15.

Currently there are more than 725 eligibles from 14 states and Canada, many of which changed ownership at last fall’s yearling sales. Please be aware that you may have a two-year-old that requires a March 15 sustaining payment to remain eligible for the Parshall Memorial Stakes, to be raced August 21 and 22 at the Great Darke County Fair, Greenville, Ohio.

A list of eligibles and payment forms are available at www.ohiocoltracing.com.

For further inquiries, please call 614-778-2480.

(Lisa Schwartz)