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2016 Payment Forms:
Click on the links below to view/print entry form(s) in pdf format.

3-year old Trotting Colt                            3-year-old Trotting Filly

2-year-old Trotting Colt
                            2-year-old Trotting Filly

Yearling Stakes Form                               2016 Hambletonian Maturity

Hambletonian Maturity (Mares)                Hambletonian Maturity (Supp)

For 2017 Hambletonian Maturity

OWNED BY AND SERVICED BY: The Hambletonian Society, Inc.
FOR:  Foals of 2013
TO BE RACED AT: The Open and the Oaks will be raced over the mile track at The Meadowlands (“Track”), East Rutherford, N.J., as awarded by The Hambletonian Society (“Society”). Both the final races (“Final”) of the Open and the Oaks will be raced during daylight hours on the same day. Elimination races, if necessary, will be held one week prior to the Finals.
  • The $1,200,000 Hambletonian (Open): Saturday, August 6, 2016     (Heats same day)
  • $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks: Saturday, August 6, 2016                Eliminations: Saturday, July 30, 2015
  • $400,000 Hambletonian Maturity: Saturday, July 16, 2016

List of Eligibles:

Hambletonian No. 90 Maturity for 2016
Hambletonian No. 91 (3yr)

Click on the links(s) below to view a pdf document of the race conditions:

Hambletonian No. 90  Maturity (4yr)
Hambletonian No. 91 (3yr)
Hambletonian No. 92 (2yr)
Hambletonian No. 93 (yearling)

Seeding formula: Note: In accordance with the conditions and with the intention of making fields of equal caliber, the eliminations, if necessary, of the Hambletonian® Open and the Oaks will be seeded by the following procedure:

1. Horses will be sorted in the order of total money earnings based on the following formula: Total career money earnings will be considered -- but monies accumulated through the date of declaration during their three-year-old year and in their last six starts would be weighted twice as much as the monies earned during the two-year-old season. For example, if a horse earned $100,000 as a two-year-old and $200,000 as a three-year-old and $150,000 in his last six starts, his assigned value would be $800,000 ($100,000 + (2 x $200,000) + (2 x $150,000) = $800,000). These earnings would be based on USTA official money earnings at the time of declaration. 2. Horses will be assigned a rank (group) based on the above formula and the number of elimination heats. For example: If there are eighteen horses, there will be two elimination divisions. The horses with the highest and the second highest money earnings as calculated above will be assigned rank #1; horses three and four would be assigned rank #2; horses five and six would be assigned rank #3; down to horses seventeen and eighteen who would be assigned rank #9. Beginning with the 1st rank, at least half the field of each elimination division (five of nine horses in this example) will be determined by randomly sorting the horses of each group into a separate division. The remainder of the divisions will be determined by lot.

3. Horses either owned by common interests or trained from the same stable will be separated as much as possible.

No horse shall be permitted to race in the Open or the Oaks with Phenylbutazone (Butazolidin ™) or Furosemide (Salix™, formerly Lasix).

Payment Schedule:

Yearlings of 2016:
May 15: $25.00

2-Year-Olds of 2016:
March 15:  Colts $500/Fillies $250

3-Year-Olds of 2016:
February 15: Colts $2,000/Fillies $1,000

3-Year-Olds of 2016 to race in 2017

Maturity that didn't make Feb 15 payment:
$2,000 October 15, 2016

2016 Entrance Fee: Colts $15,000/Fillies $7,500

Filly Supplemental Declaration for the Open: $1,375 plus Entrance Fee

Maturity Entrance Fee: $8,000
Supplemental Entrance Fee $50,000



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