We’re kicking off Arlington Million week in style by doubling the prize money in Let-8-Ride. Take advantage of this one-time opportunity to get your Let-8-Ride bets virtually paid for on TwinSpires.
Never played Let-8-Ride before? There’s never been a better time to try and it’s easy; just play the required contest bet amounts listed below for each day of the contest. If you advance to Saturday’s round by placing winning contest bets on Thursday and Friday, you will be eligible to split the $1,000 insurance prize if you choose to wager your winnings and lose.
On Thursday: Start the contest by placing an $8 Win bet on the 8th race at Arlington Park. Players may place as many $8 Win bets as they like, only in Thursday’s round of the contest. Players who place a winning contest bet in Thursday’s round qualify to advance to Friday.
|Day||Date||Race||Live Players||Contest Bet||Results||Payout||Prizes||Winners|
|Thursday||08/14||AP 8||230||$8 WIN||#4 Paid $13.60||$54.40||None||60|
|#1 paid $15.40||$415.80||
|3||$415 WIN||#6 paid $4.20||$871.50||Insurance pays $1,000||2|
|Sunday||08/17||AP 8||2||$871 WIN||#1 paid $25.80||$0.00||Jackpot pays $2,000||0|
Final Results: John M. lost on Friday but picks up the full $1,000 insurance prize. Craig P. and Marilynn G. wagered and lost on Sunday and split the $2,000 Jackpot Prize. Thanks to everyone for playing Let-8-Ride during Arlington Million week.
Important notice: In Friday’s round and beyond, please select “Other” when choosing your bet amount in TwinSpires Classic, TwinSpires Express or TwinSpiresTV. If you encounter any difficulty using the “Other” feature, we recommend trying to place the bet in TwinSpires Express.
On Friday: If Thursday’s bet is a winner, let it ride (reinvest your winnings, rounded down to the nearest dollar) to Win on a single horse in Friday’s 8th race at Arlington. Friday’s Official Contest Bet Amount will be posted above. Players may place only one (1) contest bet on a single horse or entry in Friday’s round. Players who place a winning contest bet in Friday’s round qualify to advance to Saturday.
On Saturday: If Friday’s bet is a winner, you are eligible to collect a share of Saturday’s $1,000 Insurance Prize when you let it ride and LOSE in Saturday’s 8th race at Arlington. Saturday’s Official Contest Bet Amount will be posted above. Players may place only one (1) contest bet on a single horse or entry in Saturday’s round. Players who place a winning contest bet in Saturday’s round qualify to advance to Sunday.
On Sunday: If Saturday’s bet is a winner, you are eligible to collect a share of Sunday’s $2,000 Jackpot Prize as long as you let it ride one final time in Sunday’s 8th race at Arlington – win or lose. Sunday’s Official Contest Bet Amount will be posted above. Players may place only one (1) contest bet on a single horse or entry in Sunday’s final round.
Official Contest Rules:
- There is no entry fee to participate in Let-8-Ride.
- A new contest begins every Thursday and ends when no Players remain “alive” in the contest or on Sunday’s 8th race at Arlington, whichever occurs first.
- All contests bets are real money wagers; players may keep all winnings in addiition to any contest prizes they may win.
- Only wagers placed for the Official “Contest Bet Amount” on the corresponding day and date listed above will qualify in the contest.
- Players may place contest wagers on multiple horses in Thursday’s round only. Only one (1) contest wager on a single horse or entry is permitted on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
- Only Win bets placed for the specified bet amounts will count in the contest.
- Combination Win-Place, Win-Place-Show or Win-Show wagers are not eligible for contest play.
- $500 Insurance Prize: All Players who successfully advance to Saturday’s round, place the required Contest Bet for Saturday and lose, will win or split $500 with all other losing players.
- $1,000 Jackpot Prize: All Players who successfully advance to Sunday’s final round and place the required Contest Bet for Sunday will win or split $1,000 with all other players who place the required Contest Bet, regardless of whether their contest bet is a winner or not.
- Prizes will be credited by the Tuesday following each Sunday program at Arlington Park.