buys slot in Mohawk Million

Woodbine Entertainment has revealed the names of the slot owners for the third edition of the Mohawk Million. makes its debut in the buy-in with 46 freshman trotters currently in training which could potentially fill the slot.

The Mohawk Million, to be raced on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, is an event for two-year-old trotters that follows a ‘buy-in’ format.

A total of nine slots were available for purchase at the cost of $100,000 (CAD) each for entry in the $1 million (CAD) Mohawk Million. The deadline to purchase a slot passed on February 15 with all slots sold. The 10th and final slot will be awarded to the winner of the William Wellwood Memorial on August 27.

The slot owners for the 2022 Mohawk Million are listed below:

Brad Grant
Crawford Farms
Doug Overhiser
Gino Toscani
Glengate Farms
Hunterton Farms & Partners
Steve Heimbecker

The owners of the slots are not required to declare a two-year-old trotter for the race until entry time and the slot is an entity that may be sold, traded or subject to lease. Each slot owner was required to submit $50,000 by the February 15 deadline. The remaining $50,000 is due by June 1.

The Mohawk Million is the feature event on one of harness racing’s richest cards of the year. More than $3.3 million in purses will be up for grabs on the ‘Million’ card with the $825,000 Metro Pace, $600,000 Canadian Trotting Classic, $500,000 Shes A Great Lady and $400,000 Elegantimage all slated for September 24.