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Mass Cap, worth at least $500k, set for Sept. 22

Updated: June 13, 2007, 7:18 PM ET
By Rowland Hoyt | Daily Racing Form

Suffolk Downs announced on Wednesday that the Massachusetts Handicap will be run Sept. 22 this year and will have a base purse of $500,000. The value of the 1 1/18-mile race would grow depending on whether the winner is a Grade 1 winner at a mile or over this year.

Majority track owner Richard Fields announced the date and purse structure at a press conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Boston.

"The Mass Cap put horse racing at Suffolk Downs on the map," said Fields. "I ...

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