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Hialeah Offers Distance Stakes Bonus

Distance series offers additional bonus for competitors.

Press Release
September 4, 2013

Hialeah Park

The upcoming Hialeah meet has an overnight stakes schedule that includes a distance series of five races. The races range from 550 to 1,000 yards, with purses of $30,000-50,000 added. A $20,000 bonus is offered to horses that compete in at least four of the five races, with the bonus split between the top five finishers.

The racetrack near Miami, Florida, will conduct its 2013-14 race meet from November 29 through February 23, racing on Friday-Saturday-Sunday each week, plus two holiday weekends. The 27 stakes races set will be worth approximately $1.2 million, and the overnight races worth approximately $100,000 per day.

The purses for trial races for the Hialeah Futurity, Hialeah Derby and South Florida Derby are set at $15,000, and the FQHRA Stallion Stakes will offer trial purses of $12,000.

2013/2014 Hialeah Park Stakes Schedule

Hialeah Futurity
$500,000-est., $200,000 Added
440 yards, for foals of 2011
Trials: Dec. 7, 2013, purse $15,000
Finals: Dec. 29, 2013

Hialeah El Niño Invitational
$40,000 Guaranteed
440 yards, foals of 2011 that entered but did not qualify for the Hialeah Futurity are preferred
Finals: Dec. 29, 2013

Hialeah Derby
$100,000 Added
440 yards, for foals of 2010
Trials: Dec. 8, 2013, purse $15,000
Finals: Dec. 29, 2013

Hialeah Sophomore Invitational
$30,000 Guaranteed
440 yards, foals of 2010 that entered but did not qualify for the Hialeah Derby are preferred
Finals: Dec. 29, 2013

Sunshine State Derby
$30,000 Added
400 yards, for accredited Florida-bred foals of 2011
Trials: Jan. 31, 2014, purses $12,000
Finals: Feb. 22, 2014

FQHRA Stallion Stakes Futurity
$50,000 Added
350 yards, for foals of 2011 sired by eligible stallions
Trials: Dec. 1, 2013, purses $12,000
Finals: Dec. 22, 2013

South Florida Derby
$100,000 Added
440 yards, for foals of 2011
Trials: Feb. 1, 2014, purses $15,000
Finals: Feb. 23, 2014

South Florida Invitational
$30,000 Guaranteed
440 yards, for foals of 2011 that entered but did not qualify for the South Florida Derby are preferred.
Finals: Feb. 22, 2014

For additional information or entry forms, visit FQHRA.com