Congratulations to the top 5 finishers in Saturday’s (December 30) free Holiday Week Handicapping Contest, which was held at the Buckets Bar & Grill OTB in Chesapeake. The top 5 finishers shared in a $500 prize pool including 88-year-old winner Sid Stadler! Here is the top 5:
1st – Sid Stadler – $250 (contest bankroll of $82.40)
2nd – Roderick Pierce – $125 (contest bankroll of $67.20)
3rd – James Elder – $60 (contest bankroll of $34.00)
4th – Shelby Giannine – $40 (contest bankroll of $33.60)
5th – George The Greek – $25 (contest bankroll of $30.20)
The next free $500 handicapping contest is Saturday January 13th at the Breakers Sports Grille OTB in Richmond’s west end. Contestants will be asked to select a horse in 8 different races. They will get a mythical $2 win/place wager on each selection. The five highest mythical bankrolls will share in the prize pool. Details will be at www.virginiahorseracing.com in the days leading up to the contest.