Free $500 Handicapping Contest at Ponies & Pints OTB

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm  to  6:00 pm

FREE CIGAR MILE HANDICAPPING CONTEST Saturday December 2nd at Ponies & Pints 

Participate in our new series of FREE handicapping contests that will take place monthly at a Virginia Bets OTB. These are free and offer $500 in cash prizes. Saturday December 2nd should be a bonanza day for horseplayers —  Aqueduct hosts 4 graded stakes including the Grade I Cigar Mile Handicap. Gulfstream kicks off their championship meet that day with the $1.1 Million Claiming Crown, featuring 9 stakes for claiming horses that traditionally draw big fields. A whopping 294 horses nominated for the 9 races!

Here are the simple contest details:  

*Pick up an entry form that day upon arrival.

*Select a horse in each of 8 contest stakes races that afternoon.

*Players get a $2 mythical win/place bet on that selection.

*Turn in contest entry before first contest race.

*Contestants with the 5 highest mythical bankrolls win a prize.

Expected contest races at Aqueduct include:

*$750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap (Gr. I)

*$250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (Gr. 2)

*$200,000 Go For Wand Stakes (Gr. 3)

*$250,000 Remsen Stakes (Gr. 2)

Expected contest races at Gulfstream include:

*$200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel

*$125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara

*$125,000 Claiming Crown Emerald

*$110,000 Claiming Crown Express