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