Saturday March 10th features three key Kentucky Derby prep races — the Tampa Bay Derby (at Tampa Bay Downs), Gotham Stakes (at Aqueduct) and San Felipe Stakes (at Santa Anita) Horseplayers can also advance bet the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and play an advance Oaks-Derby Double. Need more of a reason to come out to the new Chesapeake Off Track Betting Center at Buckets Bar & Grill in Great Bridge? Of course you can enjoy lunch or dinner, sip your favorite libation, watch the “March Madness” basketball games AND, compete in a FREE handicapping contest as well with $500 in cash prizes!
Contestants will make a selection in 8 different contests races — all most likely will be at Tampa Bay Downs (which has a stakes filled program) — and get a $2 mythical win/place wager on those selections. The contestants with the 5 highest mythical bankrolls will share in the $500 pool as follows:
1st – $250; 2nd – $125; 3rd – $60; 4th – $40; 5th – $25
Final contest races will be posted here Thursday March 8th.