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Free Chance to Qualify for the WHHC Presented by DerbyWars

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

This Saturday, December 21, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is hosting a free handicapping contest with the Grand Prize of a $1,300 seat into the World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.

The free handicapping contest is open to all patrons on Saturday and there is no fee to enter.

Fans may register up until 7:15 p.m. on the night of the contest. The contest format requires players to make a mythical $2 "across the board" wager on one horse in races 1 – 10 at the Meadowlands. The winner is determined by the player that amasses the largest mythical bankroll from their selections.

The $150,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship Final is set for April 18th, 2020.  The World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior.  Players that did not earn a seat through a qualifying event can directly buy-in for $1,300.  The $1,300 entry fee includes a $300 bankroll, with the remaining $1,000 going to the prize pool.  The WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of seven Meadowlands races, plus three designated mandatory races.  Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings.  Prize payouts are to the Top 10. 

DerbyWars hosts online Qualifiers for the WHHC every Saturday night.  Players can qualify for as little as $22.    Complete DerbyWars Qualifier information can be found at

The remaining Meadowlands qualifier schedule is:

·         January 3, 2020 – March 28, 2020: Free Online Survival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats

·         Saturday, January 11: $400 Qualifier with 4 WHHC seats

·         Saturday, February 22 - $200 contest with top 2 WHHC seats

·         Saturday, March 7- $200 contest with 2 WHHC seats

For more information on how to become a WHHC partner outlet or sponsor, contact Rachel Ryan, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment ( or 201-842-5015.  For online qualifying on, players may contact

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