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Hawthorne Handicapping Challenge

Satellite Contest

Saturday, October 29


 $50 entry fee


JUST ANNOUNCED:  ADDITIONAL $400 PRIZE FOR WINNER! First place now $1,100 in entry fees plus $500 for travel



Bruce Holden $1,658   Hawthorne NHC package
Bruce Meyer $1,474  Hawthorne NHC package
Dave Handeland $1,470  Hawthorne NHC package

Ray Davis $1,390  $600 cash prize



The Contest:
The Hawthorne Satellite Handicapping Contest on Oct. 29 at Canterbury Park will qualify a player(s) to the Hawthorne Fall  NHC Qualifier at Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney, IL on Nov. 25 and 26. Winner(s) receives $700 in entry fees plus a $50 NHC Tour registration and $500 for travel.


Each player will pay a non-refundable $50 entry fee. One player for each 25 entries in the satellite will win  $700 in entry fees  plus a $50 NHC Tour registration and $500 for travel to the Hawthorne Fall NHC Qualifier.

Contest race options will consist of the entire program at Keeneland and Hawthorne. Players will make mythical wagers on eight races only, choosing from the Keeneland and Hawthorne races.
Players will select one horse in each of eight contest races and will earn points based on a mythical $20 across the board wager, with caps as follows:  $600 win; $400 place; $200 show.  Selections will be made using screen-activated wagering machines. Each selection must be submitted prior to post time of each contest race. The player with the largest mythical bankroll at the conclusion of the contest will win the prize. The contest will begin with the first race at Keeneland.


  Each selection must be placed prior to post time of each contest race. Entrants may place selections before post time of each contest race or may submit all selections in advance and will receive the post time favorite should a scratch occur.