INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 15, 2011)—The first Vegas Gold Handicapping contest will take place Sunday, April 24 – opening weekend of the Spring/Summer meet at Hollywood Park.
The “real money’’ contest will continue every Sunday throughout the season, which concludes July 17.
The fee to participate is $70 – $20 to enter and a $50 live money bankroll to make contest card wagers. All contestants must wager exactly $5 Win and place ($10 total) on one horse in any five live races at Hollywood Park. The player with the largest bankroll after the final Hollywood Park race is official is the winner.
There is a $1,000 weekly prize for the highest final bankroll, $500 for second highest and $250 to the third highest bankroll. Each of the top five finishers weekly qualify for the final round July 17.
The top finisher in the final round will receive an entry in the 2012 Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas. The grand prize also includes travel and hotel accommodations.
Those interested can enter at the Contest Central booth on the second floor of the grandstand across from the main customer service booth. For complete rules and information, visit any customer service booth or go on-line at www.hollywoodpark.com.
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