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Eligibility: Anyone can enter the contest as long as they verify their stable. Verifying is free and is outlined in the help section.
Cost: The contest is free.
Deadlines: The handicapping contest is a weekly contest starting with the first race every Monday and ending every Sunday after the last race. The 2013 finals will start on 1/21/2013 at 6:00am EST and run through 1/28/2013 at 3:00am EST. So, the last week to qualify for the 2013 championship will be 1/14/2013 6:00am EST – 1/21/2013 3:00am EST.
Qualifying for the Finals: To qualify for the finals a participant must finish first or second in any of the weekly contests leading up to the finals.
Prizes: The weekly contest will have the following prizes: 1st-3 horse vouchers & entry to finals, 2nd-1 horse voucher & entry to finals. Weekly prizes will be paid out during maintenance on the Tuesday after the weekly competition has ended. Prizes for the finals will be: 1st-500 credits, 2nd-250 credits, 3rd-100 credits, 4th-50 credits, 5th-45 credits, 6th-40 credits, 7th-35 credits, 8th-30 credits, 9th-25 credits, 10th-20 credits. Free stables will be paid in extra credits instead of game credits.
Game Rules: Participants start with 100 wager credits each week. During maintenance on Tuesday through Sunday of each week 100 additional credits are added to each owners balance. Participants place wagers with a live toteboard and payout system simulating real life. There is a limit of 500 credits wagered per day. If 500 credits are not wagered in a day the remaining amount is rolled over to the next day. Each week the max amount is reset. The winner of the weekly contest will be the participant that accumulates the most wager credits throughout the week. Participants must place at least 1 wager to be eligible.
There must be more than 1 owner in a race for wagering to be open to the public.
A Place and exacta wager is only available with 4 or more horse fields.
A Show and trifecta wager is only available with 5 or more horse fields.