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Handicapping Challenge

November 23, 2019 12:00PM

A new series of Handicapping Challenges return Saturday, November 23 in the Racebook.

Competition is free to enter and play. Registration begins at 12:00pm in the Racebook. The event includes prizes and light refreshments.

November's Challenge Track is Woodbine Racetrack. 

New Challenge Rules & Information: 

  1.  Contestants must register at front desk prior to the start of the contest in order to receive their BET SLIPS.
  2. Each contestant will receive $48 in fantasy money to wager on the 6 contest races.
  3. Contestants will wager a total $8 per race, including $4 on WIN and $4 on PLACE.
  4. Players may bet the full amount on one horse, or choose to bet on two different horses for each pool.
  5. Contestants will clearly mark their betting selections on the BET SLIP and submit this form to the Registration Table prior to the start of the corresponding race. If bets are not received before the start of the race, $0 will be wagered for that race.
  6. If Bets are incorrectly marked on the Entry form, or if bets cannot be clearly read, $0 will be wagered.
  7. All bets do not have to be made in advance.
  8. Leaders will be ranked by money won.
  9.  No changes can be made after Bet Slips have been submitted.
  10.  In the event of a scratch, changes will be accepted if time permits. If there is not enough time to accept changes, the WIN pool favourite will be applied.
  11. Each handicapping challenge awards prizes to the top three finishers. First place wins a $100 betting voucher. Second place wins $50. Third place wins $30.
  12. In the event of a tie, prize money may be split.
  13. The top 15 finishers from each event will advance to a grand finale on April 25, 2020.Contestants can only qualify for the finale once. If a contestant in the top 15 has already qualified, the next eligible contestant will advance to the finale.
  14. Grand Finale winner on April 25, 2020 will receive a $500 voucher, dinner for 4 in theTurfside Dining Room, and free Fort Erie programs for the 2020 season. 2nd place finisher wins $150, 3rd place finisher wins $50.
  15. Rules are subject to change without notice. All decisions made by Fort Erie Race Track contest administrators are final.
  16. Contestants must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this competition.


Upcoming Challenge Dates

December 14
January 25
February 29
March 28
Finale: April 25 - By Invitation Only