from the Meadowlands Media Relations Department
East Rutherford, NJ—Next Saturday (April 29), the top horseplayers in North America will compete for $50,000 in prize money in the 2017 BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship, at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J.
The BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior. Forty-nine players qualified via BetAmerica online tournaments and on-site track tournaments held at the Meadowlands, Tioga and Vernon Downs, Northville Downs, Monticello, Standardbred Canada, Buffalo, Plainridge, Scioto Downs and Hoosier Park. Players that did not earn a seat through a qualifying event can directly buy-in for $800.
The BetAmerica WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of six Meadowlands races, plus four designated mandatory races from Buffalo, Hoosier Park, Mohawk, and the Meadowlands. Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings. Prize payouts are to the top 10, with a guaranteed prize pool of $50,000.
Walk-up registrations will be accepted for the BetAmerica WHHC final until 7 p.m. on April 29.
For the contest entry form and complete rules visit www.PlayMeadowlands.com.