Slot owners revealed for 2023 Mohawk Million
MILTON, February 27, 2023 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced the fourth edition of the Mohawk Million will officially be held on Saturday, September 23 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.
The Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters 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) race. The deadline to purchase a slot passed on February 15 with all nine slots sold.
The tenth and final slot will be awarded to the winner of the William Wellwood Memorial on August 26.
The slot owners for the 2023 Mohawk Million are listed below:
Determination (Two Slots)
Gino Toscani (Two Slots)
Hunterton Farms & Partners
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 on September 23 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 $850,000 Metro Pace, $600,000 Canadian Trotting Classic, $540,000 Shes A Great Lady and $375,000 Elegantimage all slated for September 23.
Fans can track the march to the Mohawk Million by following @WoodbineSB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The official hashtag of harness racing’s richest race for two-year-olds is #MohawkMillion.