August noms for $84,000 Show Day Futurity Series

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Tuesday 22 July

The Show Day Futurity Series (SDFS) will once again be programmed this spring at Addington Raceway with estimated stakes of $84,000.

Addington is also pleased to announce that for the second year running, harness racing enthusiasts Glenys and Philip Kennard are sponsoring and the series will be known as the Glenys & Philip Kennard/Graphite Developments Ltd Futurity Series.

Nominations will close on August 13 at 3pm.

The well-patronised series will cater for 3-year-old and older pacers assessed at C0 as at July 1, 2014, with the following criteria to be satisfied:

 Nomination fee is set at $100 plus GST with all funds received included in the stake for the SDFS Final on 14 November
 A horse must have started at least twice in the period from August 8 to October 31 at a NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club meeting
In 2014. It is proposed to run up to five races in the SDFS with the following conditions:
 September 5  – **horses assessed at C0 to C1 2600m – $11,000
 October 17  – **horses assessed at C0 only 2600m – $11,000
 November 14 – ***SDFS Final – $40,000
 November 28 – Horses who were not eligible to and did not contest the Final on 14 November – $11,000
 December 11 – Open to all SDFS horses excluding those horses who finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the Final on 14 November – $11,000
Total estimated stakes $84,000.

**Subject to programming.
***Total stake for the SDFS Final is estimated at $40,000 which is subject to total number of nominations. All runners to receive a minimum of $800 for starting in the Final subject to same conditions.

Full details can be viewed from Friday 25 July at under Racing – Promotions and Incentives. Alternatively, please phone Brian Rabbitt or Richard Bromley of Addington’s Racing Department on 03 338-9094.

Courtesy of Ged Mooar
Marketing & Commercial Manager