Hialeah Park Distance and Sprint Series

2015-16 Distance Series – $20,000 Bonus
DATE RACE AGE DISTANCE PURSE
Sunday December 27, 2015 Orange Blossom Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 550 yards $25,000 added
Sunday January 31, 2016 Moonstone Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 660 yards $25,000 added
Sunday February 28, 2016 Sailfish Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 1000 yards $25,000 added
2015-16 Sprint Series – $15,000 Bonus
DATE RACE AGE DISTANCE PURSE
Monday December 28, 2015 Speedball Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 110 yards $20,000 added
Sunday January 31, 2016 Tallahassee Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 220 yards $20,000 added
Sunday February 28, 2016 Beautiful Prairie Stakes Three Year Olds and Up 250 yards $20,000 added

Bonus Format and Distribution for Both Series

Points will be awarded to the first five (5) finishing horses in each of the series three (3) races with the winning horse receiving five (5) points, four (4) points for second, three (3) points for third, two (2) points for fourth, and one (1) point for fifth. lf a dead heat occurs amongst the top five (5) finishing horses, points will be equally divided between the runners respective of their flnishing position. The horse which has accumulated the highest point total at the conclusion of the series and has competed in two (2) of the three (3) races in the series, will be declared the winner. lf a tie regarding points earned should occur, the following criteria will be utilized as a tie breaker commencing with point one (1) and culminating with point three (3).

Tie Breaker Format

  1. Must have competed in at least two (2) of the three (3) races in the series
  2. Point total in head to head competition
  3. Total money earned in the series

Bonus Distribution Format

  • 1s place – 60%
  • 2nd place – 20%
  • 3rd place – 11%
  • 4rth place – 6%
  • 5th place – 3%
  • 6rh – last – flat $200.00

The Bonus total will be reduced by $200.00 each for sixth through last places with first through fifth places receiving the appropriate percentage of the remainder. Any positional bonus monies not awarded will revert back to the total bonus pool for distribution. lf less than five (5) places are eligible for bonus distribution, alternate percentages will be enacted as follows:

4 places 3 places 2 places
1st place – 61% 63% 70%
2nd place – 21% 23% 30%
3d place – 12% 14%
4ttr place – 6%