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1/ST PREAKNESS CHALLENGE OVERVIEW

  • LIVE MONEY CONTEST on Saturday, March 21, 2022.
  • Buy-in: $1,500 ($1,000 Bankroll + $500 Entry Fee to Prize Pool).
  • 100% of Entry Fees are paid out as prizes.
  • Online registration opens Tuesday May 17, 2022 at approximately 12:00PM ET.
  • Entries will be accepted until the start of the seventh race at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 21, 2022, currently scheduled for 2:08PM ET (11:08AM PT).
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FORMAT

  • Tournament races are Races 1 - 13 from Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 21, 2022.
  • This tournament ends with the Preakness Stakes (Race 13). Any live races offered by Pimlico Race Course following the Preakness Stakes race will not be included.
  • Due to technical limitations, the Daily Double linking Race 13 to Race 14 may be offered on the Wager Menu for this tournament, but will not count for tournament wagers and tournament players should not wager in that pool.
  • Any races simulcast by the Maryland Jockey Club from Latin or South America as part of the Pimlico card are not included.
  • Permitted wagers are Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double.
  • No Superfecta, Super High 5, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5 or Pick 6 wagers are permitted in this contest. The Parlay function for Win, Place and Show wagers is not permitted in this contest.
  • Players must wager on a minimum of five (5) contest races at a minimum of $100 on each of those five (5) races.
  • Players must wager, at minimum, their entire $1,000 bankroll during the contest.
  • There are no maximums – players may wager as much as they want, including the winnings from their bankroll, whenever they wish.
  • For purposes of this contest, a Daily Double wager counts as a bet on one (1) contest race. For example, a Daily Double wager on Race 4 (linking to Race 5) will count as a wager on Race 4.
  • In the unlikely event of a cancellation of a race card, Tournament Officials reserve the right to substitute races from another racetrack or cancel the tournament and issue refunds to all participants.

PRIZES (BASED ON 100 ENTRIES)

  • One (1) entry into the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC), valued at $10,000.
  • Two (2) entries into the 2023 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), including airfare and hotel accommodations.
  • One (1) entry into the 2023 Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship (PWCBC), valued at $6,000.
  • $23,176.88 Cash Prize pool for the top five (5) finishers.

PRIZES (BASED ON 125 ENTRIES)

  • One (1) entry into the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC), valued at $10,000.
  • Two (2) entries into the 2023 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), including airfare and hotel accommodations.
  • Two (2) entries into the 2023 Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship (PWCBC), valued at $6,000 each.
  • $29,676.88 Cash Prize pool for the top five (5) finishers.

WHERE TO PLAY

PLAY ON-TRACK

Register to play at Santa Anita Park.


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PLAY ONLINE

Register to play online with Xpressbet.


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HOW TO QUALIFY

Thursday, May 19 & Friday, May 20, 2022

Play in the one or both of our Pimlico Feeder Tournaments to win a seat into the May 21 Preakness Challenge 2022.


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