Woodbine Mohawk Park is ready for another powerful year of live harness racing to commence. Woodbine Entertainment overseeing the racing location recently issued its live racing schedule for 2020 highlighting everything up for grabs over the following few months of operation. May 9 is about to see the official start of harness racing action with the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association live race.
Live harness racing aims to meet the expectations of players on a regular basis and the year 2020 would be no exception to this rule. Players across Ontario are in for a treat with another riveting schedule of live events that are about to diversify the weekends over the spring, summer and fall months of this year.
Live Events Back in May
May 16 would also bring another SBOA Stakes event with CA$160,000 waiting for someone to grab them. When all is said and done, upwards of CA$20 million in stakes are going to be up for grabs over the following months of live tournaments. June is also about to become a riveting month for the local horse racing enthusiasts, as the Pepsi North America Cup would take place.
The event comes with CA$1-million right next to its name. This makes it an even more exciting and lucrative opportunity for three-year-old horses. June 20is about to see the 37th edition of this live race welcoming pacers ready to make it to the top position on the leader board. It should be taken into account that Woodbine Mohawk Park is about to be more generous than other Standardbred racetracks in the US this year.
It is about to be the only location to introduce two live races with CA$1-million stakes within 2020. The second event with this colossal sum would take place on September 26. This would be the Mohawk Million event welcoming two-year-olds for the chance to win a big chunk of the cash prizes offered by the Standardbred racetrack.
CA$7m Stakes in September
The event would see its first edition this year, meaning that the levels of participation might increase as it approaches. Other hefty events would transform September into a heated month, as the CA$600,000 Canadian Pacing Derby is about to take place on September 5. The same Saturday is also about to introduce the Maple Leaf Trot event bringing some CA$650,000. Individuals interested in betting would have a riveting month.
September 12 is about to feature the CA$610,000 William Wellwood Memorial race welcoming two-year-olds for its final. Later on that month, Woodbine Mohawk Park is about to bring forward the Canadian Trotting Classic with stakes of CA$600,000. This race is projected to welcome three-year-old horses for a riveting start. September 26 is also about to witness an exciting event, as the CA$850,000Metro Pace is about to electrify the field.
Two-year-olds are about to participate in this race for the grand prizes coming with it. The month of September appears to be quite the hefty one, as it would feature stakes amounting to CA$7 million. Canadians are willing to see an improvement in the way the place their bets on live events. They want the legalization of single-event sports wagering following the example of some of the States in America.