Be the King of the Cup - Breeders’ Cup Trifecta Challenge

TwinSpires and Youbet are teaming up and giving our Players a chance to "Be the King of the Cup" and earn an additional $10,000 on Breeders' Cup Weekend.  

Play the "Breeders' Cup Trifecta Challenge" November 5th and 6th for your chance at the $10,000 first place prize, on top of your trifecta winnings.  All you have to do is hit a trifecta on more races than anyone else on either TwinSpires or Youbet and you'll win.  $15,000 will be awarded in total cash prizes.  Additionally, 10 pairs of tickets will be given away to the 2011 Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs.

Who knows... maybe you'll be the Trifecta King!

$10,000 Breeders' Cup Trifecta Challenge - Results

Results will be available Monday, November 8th 


 WebsiteTotal Points
 1 Kenneth S.
 Cumberland, IN TwinSpires 18 $10,000
 2 John G.
 Pine Plains, NY
 TwinSpires 15 $1,500
 2 Richard C.
 Naperville, IL
 TwinSpires 15 $1,500
 4 Louis G.
 Morriston, FL
 TwinSpires 14 $500
 5 Jonathan S.
 New York, NY
 Youbet 13 $500
 6 Donald F.
Fort Gratiot, MI
 Youbet 12 $200
 6 Robert K.
 Austin, TX
 TwinSpires 12 $200
 8 Terrance B.
 Elk Grove Village, IL  TwinSpires 11 $200
 9 Bill C.
 Indianapolis, IN
 Youbet 10 $133.34
 9 Henry C.
 Shelton, CT
 TwinSpires 10 $133.34
 9 Nick S.
Sarasota, FL
 Youbet 10 $133.34

2011 Breeders' Cup Ticket Winners

Anthony I.
Tampa, FL
Cleveland G.
Tallahasse, FL
David S.
Bowling Green, KY
Douglas P.
Poway, CA
Douglas W.
Schaumburg, IL
Jeffrey R.Louisville, KY
John T.
Webster, FL
Michael M.
Waterbury, CT
Norm M.
North Savage, NY
Stephen S.
Lexington, KY


How to win:


1) $15,000 in total cash prizes awarded to the Top 10 finishers.

All races held at Churchill Downs on November 5 and 6 are eligible for contest play.

Contest scoring:

  • Players earn 1 point for each race in which they place a winning Trifecta wager with their or account.
  • If a player places at least one winning Trifecta wager on a given race, s/he earns 1 point for that race.
  • If a player does not place a winning Trifecta wager on a given race, s/he earns 0 points for that race. 
  • A maximum of 1 point is awarded per race, regardless of the total number of winning Trifectas played.
  • At the end of contest play, the player or players with the most points will earn the following cash prizes:

                                 1st place: $10,000
                                 2nd place: $2,000
                                 3rd place: $1,000
                                 4th place: $500
                                 5th place: $500
                                 6th-10th: $200 each

  • In the event of a tie for any of the top 10 placings, the combined earnings of the tied players shall be divided equally among the tied players.
  • For instance, if two players are tied for first, each player will share the 1st and 2nd place prizes ($12,000 total) and earn $6,000 each.
  • If 10 players tie for first, then the entire $15,000 in cash prizes will be divided equally among all 10 winners.

2) 10 pairs of tickets to the 2011 Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs

  • All Players who place at least one winning Trifecta wager, but do not earn a cash prize will earn one entry per point earned to a random drawing for a pair of tickets to the 2011 Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs.
  • 10 Winning names will be drawn at random from a list of qualifying entries.

Official Contest Rules:

  •  This contest is open only to and Players.
  • Wagers must be made through a or wagering account.  Contestants may enter the Breeders' Cup ticket drawing for free with a No Purchase Necessary entry.
  • Contest dates are November 5 and 6, 2010
  • All races on Nov. 5 and 6 at Churchill Downs are eligible for contest play regardless of whether they are Breeders' Cup races or not.