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Final Day! $1,500 Mandatory Payout at Saratoga

Bet $10

Place a $10 Show bet on every race at Saratoga

Hit Every Race

Cash your first $10 Show bet in every race or survive the longest without losing at Saratoga

Win Cash

Win up to $1,500 in daily cash prizes or more on carryover days

How To Play

HOW TO PLAY

Place a wager for exactly $10 to Show on a single horse or entry in every race on the designated contest track of the day. For the purposes of contest play, only your first $10 Show wager on a single horse or entry in a given race will count as your official contest wager.

HOW TO WIN
On every contest day, except Sundays, the Player or Players who place a winning contest wager ($10 Show) on every race at the designated contest track of the day will win or split the $1,500 daily cash prize evenly.    

CARRYOVER PROVISION
On every contest day, except Sundays, if no Player places a winning contest wager on every race at the designated contest track, the daily cash prize will be carried over and added to the prize money for the next day's contest.

SURVIVOR SUNDAY MANDATORY PAYOUT
On Sundays only, all prize money accumulated over the contest week will be paid out to either:
           (1) The Player or Players who place a winning contest wager on every race at the designated contest track or
           (2) The Player or Players who place a winning contest wager on the most consecutive races, starting with the first race on the program, at the designated contest track.

See SCHEDULE & RESULTS page for contest dates, results and carryovers.

 

CONTEST FAQs

Q: If I bet $10 across-the-board (Win/Place/Show), will the $10 wagered to Show count in the contest?
A: No. Combination Win/Place/Show, Win/Show and Place/Show wagers are not eligible for contest play.

Q: Can I use more than one horse or betting interest in my $10 Show wager?
A: No. If more than one betting interest is used in a $10 Show wager, making the total bet amount greater than $10, the wager will not count in the contest.

Q: What happens if my horse is scratched?
A: If your horse is scratched, you may place a $10 Show wager on another horse in the same race and it will count in the contest. Any wager placed on a scratched horse must be re-bet in order to count in the contest. There are no favorite replacements for scratched horses and any wager on a scratched horse that is not re-bet will count as a losing wager.

Q: What happens if I skip a race?
A: Players cannot skip races. In order to win a prize, players must cash a winning $10 Show wager on every race in which Show wagering is available at the contest track of the day. If a player skips a race in which Show wagering is offered, it will count as a losing wager.  

Q: What happens if Show wagering is cancelled or is not offered on a race?
A: If Show wagering is cancelled or is otherwise not available on any contest race, players may skip that race without penalty.

Schedule & Results
Date Track Prize Money Winners Highlights
July 17 Del Mar $1,500 0 Carryover to Thursday!
July 18 Del Mar $3,000 2 Click for Winners
July 19 Del Mar $1,500 4 Click for Winners
July 20 Del Mar $1,500 0 Carryover to Sunday!
July 21 Del Mar $3,000 1* Jeffrey H. *(first 8 of 9 races)
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July 24 Saratoga $1,500 0 Carryover to Thursday!
July 25 Saratoga $3,000 TBA Double Carryover to Friday!
July 26 Saratoga $4,500 1 Zelma H.
July 27 Saratoga $1,500 0 Carryover to Sunday!
July 28 Saratoga $3,000 4 Each winner receives $750
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July 31 Del Mar $1,500 0 Carryover to Thursday!
Aug. 1 Del Mar $3,000 1 Ernest F.
Aug. 2 Del Mar $1,500 0 Carryover to Saturday!
Aug. 3 Del Mar $3,000 0 Carryover to Sunday!
Aug. 4 Del Mar $4,500 1 Brett W.* (first 6 of 9 races)
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Aug. 7 Saratoga $1,500 0 Carryover to Thursday!
Aug. 8 Saratoga $3,000 1 Henry R.
Aug. 9 Saratoga $1,500 3 Eric G, Jeff H, Merlin R.
Aug. 10 Saratoga $1,500 0 Carryover to Sunday!
Aug. 11 Saratoga $3,000 1 Paul C.
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Aug. 14 No Contest N/A N/A No Contest 
Aug. 15 Arlington $1,500 0 Carryover to Friday!
Aug. 16 Arlington $3,000 2 James G. & Joseph K.
Aug. 17 Arlington $1,500 0 Carryover to Sunday!
Aug. 18 Arlington $3,000 2 Edward S. & William C. (9 of 9)
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Aug. 21 Del Mar $1,500 2 Faye W. & Robert R.
Aug. 22 Del Mar $1,500 5 Paul C, Michael R, Christopher M, Jason H. & Scott A.
Aug. 23 Del Mar $1,500 7 Edmund R, Kevin I, Ryan Y, David G, Charles R, Dennis W. & Jerry C.
Aug. 24 Del Mar $1,500 0 Carryover to Sunday!
Aug. 25 Del Mar $3,000 2 Edmund R. & Robert W. (first 9 of 11)
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Aug. 28 Saratoga $1,500 0 Carryover to Thursday!
Aug. 29 Saratoga $3,000 1 Dan W.
Aug. 30 Saratoga $1,500 1 Adam A.
Aug. 31 Saratoga $1,500 1 Bruce M.
Sept. 1 Saratoga $1,500 12 (first 7 of 12 races) David G, David M, Dennis B, Edward S, John Z, Jospeh C, Kevin P, Paul D, Robert R, Robert H, Susan O, Tibor Peter B.
         
Official Rules

 

TwinSpires.com $50,000 Summer Showdown Official Rules

SUMMARY
For seven consecutive weeks, from July 17 through September 1, 2013, TwinSpires.com will conduct a wagering contest on 34 designated race days with a daily cash prizes $1,500. Each week will feature one of the finest summer tracks - Arlington, Del Mar or Saratoga. Players compete by placing a single $10 Show wager on each race at the designated track of the day, with the goal of surviving the entire race card without placing a losing wager. If a Player places a winning $10 Show wager on every race on a single card at the designated track, he or she wins or splits the daily cash prize of $1,500 with all other winners. If there are no winners on a single day of racing, that day’s prize will “carry over,” and be added to the next day’s prize money. Each Sunday, there will be a mandatory payout of the week’s accumulated prize money. On Sunday’s only, the Player or Players who place a winning $10 Show wager on the most consecutive races, starting with the first race on the card, will win or split Sunday’s total cash prize.

HOW TO PLAY
Players may participate in the contest by placing a $10 Show wager on a single horse or entry on every race at the designated contest track of the day. Players must place all wagers personally.  No person shall directly or indirectly act as an intermediary, transmitter or agent in placing wagers for the player. For the purposes of contest play, only a Player’s first $10 Show wager on a single horse or entry will count as his or her official contest wager. Each contest wager must be placed for exactly $10 to Show. Combination Win/Place/Show, Win/Show or Place/Show wagers are not eligible for contest play. Wagers using more than one program number or betting interest are not eligible for contest play. Players may not skip races; any race in which a Player does not place a contest wager will count as a losing wager. Wagers on scratched horses must be re-bet or they will count as losing wagers. There will be no favorite replacements for scratched horses. In the event Show wagering is cancelled or is not offered on a given race, Players may skip to the next race without penalty. Players who place a winning contest wager ($10 Show) on every race at the designated contest track of the day will win or split the daily cash prize of $1,500 with all other winners.

CARRYOVER PROVISION
In the event there are no winners on any contest day other than a Sunday, the Daily Cash Prize of $1,500 will not be paid out and will be added to the next day’s daily cash prize.

SURVIVOR SUNDAY MANDATORY PAYOUT
All Prize money that carries over into Sunday will be paid out on that Sunday to the Player or Players who place a winning contest wager on the most consecutive races, starting with the first race on the card. On Sunday’s only, the goal is to be the Player who places a winning contest wager on every race or survives the longest without placing a losing contest wager. Players may not skip races; any race in which a Player does not place a contest wager will count as a losing wager. For example, if a Player places a winning contest wager on the first three races on Sunday, but loses in the 4th race, he ends the day with three (3) winning contest wagers. Any further contest wagers he may place on subsequent races will not count toward his score. The Player or Players who place a winning $10 Show wager on the most consecutive races, starting with the first race on the card, will win or split Sunday’s total cash prize.


ELIGIBILITY
The TwinSpires $50,000 Summer Showdown (the "Contest") is a contest of skill and is open to TwinSpires.com registered players only. TwinSpires.com is a free service; sign-up opportunities exist via www.twinspires.com or by calling 877-SPIRES-1. Employees of Churchill Downs Incorporated and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, their advertising agencies and racing officials and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.

By entering, all participants and/or entrants release Churchill Downs Technology Initiatives Company and its parent company, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant's participation and/or entry in this Promotion and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion. This promotion is governed by U.S. law and is void where prohibited by law.


METHOD OF ENTRY
The contest is open to all TwinSpires.com customers who have a valid, open TwinSpires.com wagering account. To enter the contest, players with a valid TwinSpires.com wagering account may enter by making a $10 Show wager on a single horse or entry in every race at the designated contest track of the day. Players must place all wagers personally.  No person shall directly or indirectly act as an intermediary, transmitter or agent in placing wagers for the player.

PRIZES
There is a total of $51,500 in prize money allocated to 34 contest days from July 17 through September 1, 2013. Only wagers made through TwinSpires.com are eligible for this promotion. Winning account credits will be deposited into winning players accounts within five (5) business days of the official results being posted to the TwinSpires.com website.  


CONDUCT
Churchill Downs Incorporated and TwinSpires.com each reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Contest and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the process, violates these official rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. Without limiting the foregoing, Churchill Downs Incorporated and TwinSpires.com may, in their sole discretion, prevent an entrant who has been disqualified, has questionable eligibility, or is otherwise ineligible to receive a prize, from continuing to participate in the Contest.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
The TwinSpires $50,000 Summer Showdown (the "Contest") is a contest of skill. The odds of winning any of the prizes listed depend upon the number of eligible contest entries on each contest day and the skill of each player. TwinSpires' decisions with respect to the potential winner and any other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final. The potential Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If TwinSpires is unable to contact the potential winner within five (5) days of the initial attempt to contact, if a potential winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date or if a potential winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prize winner shall be selected. By entering the Promotion, all entrants consent to the use of their name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes, including online announcements, worldwide and without limitation and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with a prize or the acceptance and use of any element of a prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the respective winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are winner's responsibility. Prizes may not be transferred or exchanged.

INTERNET/TECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS
If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of TwinSpires, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this contest, TwinSpires and its affiliates/agents reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and select winners in a manner, which in the sole judgment of TwinSpires, is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. TwinSpires and its affiliates/agents reserve the right to disqualify any individual who violates these Contest Rules or the associated rules sets referenced. Herein, if anyone tampers with the entry process or engages in any conduct detrimental to TwinSpires, the Contest or any other player (in each case as determined at TwinSpires' sole discretion), to lock out any individual whose eligibility is in question, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest at any time. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. None of the Released Parties are in any way responsible or liable for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by TwinSpires on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any associated Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any materials in this Contest.

NOTIFICATION
Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone.  Any notification returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. In the event of a dispute about the identity of any player, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the TwinSpires account submitted at time of entry. A potential winner will be required to provide proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the TwinSpires account associated with the winning entry.

CONTEST SPONSOR
The sponsor of the contest is Churchill Down Technology Initiative Co. The address for the purposes of this contest is:
Churchill Down Technology Initiative Co.
P.O. Box 8510
Lexington, KY 40533-8510
Attn: Nancy Kanaval

HEADERS
The section headers contained herein are only provided for convenience purposes only and shall not be used to modify or interpret the terms of these Official Rules. To begin the $50,000 Summer Showdown, log into your account at http://www.twinspires.com/. For questions about this game, send e-mail player.services@twinspires.com

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, TWINSPIRES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK FROM ANY SUCH PERSON DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO TWINSPIRES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.