Indiana horsemen and horsewomen are gearing up for the 2021 racing season at Harrah’s Hoosier Park. With that comes stakes payments and the first round of deadlines are set for Monday, Feb. 15. Several of the Open stakes at Harrah’s Hoosier Park will have a nomination payment due.
Facilitated by the Hambletonian Society, stakes on the list include the Elevation, Caesar’s Trotting Classic, Carl Erskine, Circle City, Hoosier Park Pacing Derby, Monument Circle, Pegasus Series, USS Indianapolis, Star Destroyer, Crossroads of America, Kentuckiana Stallion Management, Madison County, and Dan Patch Stakes. Also, Hoosier Park will offer several new stakes in 2021, including the Phil Langley Memorial and Thanksgiving Classic Series, also due Feb. 15.
The Indiana State Fair Grand Circuit Stakes are also included on the list for Monday. Those stakes are the Horseman, Hoosier Stake and the Fox Stake.
The Hambletonian Society offers several different forms of payment, from wire transfers to credit card payments. For more information on stakes at Harrah’s Hoosier Park, go to the track’s Website at www.hoosierpark.com or contact the Hambletonian Society to submit payments at (609) 371-2211 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returning to Hoosier Park in 2021 is the Hoosier Cup. The Hoosier Cup will be for Indiana sired three-year-old pacing colts and geldings with an elimination set for Sunday, June 27 followed by the $75,000 final and $17,500 consolations set for Sunday, July 4. There is no nomination required and all entry fees will be added into the final. More information on the Hoosier Cup may be obtained from the Hoosier Park Racing Office at (765) 609-4869 or by email at email@example.com.
The next round of nominations will include the Indiana Sired Fair Circuit, Indiana sired late closers and the Indiana Sires Stakes due March 15.