Hambletonian Maturity supplements and entries due July 9
Cranbury, NJ — The $400,000 (est.) Hambletonian Maturity trotting race is scheduled for Saturday (July 13) at The Meadowlands.
It is the sixth edition of the race created by the Hambletonian Society and The Meadowlands to provide a racing opportunity for 4-year-old trotters.
The Hambletonian Maturity allows for supplemental entries under the following conditions: Supplemental entries are due and payable by 8 a.m. on Tuesday (July 9). Payment of $50,000 ($42,000 plus the $8,000 entrance fee) must be in certified U.S. Funds and received in the Racing Office prior to 8 a.m. (local time) on that day along with the supplemental entry. The supplemental check may also be delivered to the Hambletonian Society office before the end of the business day on Monday (July 8). All supplemental entrance fees shall be made payable to the Hambletonian Society Inc. All supplemental fees shall be added to the amount of the purse of the specific race.
Entries for eligible Maturity horses are due at the standard entry time of 9 a.m. Tuesday (July 9).
If any supplemental entries are received for the Hambletonian Maturity, notice will be dispersed via Meadowlands text message service.
Like the Hambletonian and Oaks, the Maturity racing conditions prohibit the use of Lasix, the only race day medication permitted in New Jersey, and entrants are subject to out of competition testing. All contestants must report to the Stakes Barn at the Meadowlands no later than 11 p.m. on Friday (July 12).
The Maturity is raced at a distance of a mile and an eighth and all starters will receive money.
The complete race conditions and eligibles can be found here.
Please call the Meadowlands Racing office at 201.842.5130 or the Hambletonian Society at 609.371.2211 for further information.