King of Australia - How to Win the Trip


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Final Round - How to Play

  • All qualified players may participate in the Final Round on Friday, September 2.
  • On Friday, September 2, all Australia tracks are eligible for contest play (tracks A, B and C).
  • Players may participate by placing a $5 Win/Place (combination) wager on a single horse in any race at Australia A, B, and/or C.
  • Multi-horse or boxed bets are not eligible for contest play.
  • Win and Place wagers placed separately are not eligible for contest play.
  • Only a player's first $5 Win/Place wager will count as his or her official contest wager.
  • Players must place a qualifying contest wager on at least twelve separate (12) races from Australia on Friday, September 2, to qualify to win a prize.
  • New Zealand races are NOT eligible for contest play.

How to Win

  • The player who records the highest gross winnings from all qualifying contest wagers will be declared the winner.
  • There is no cap on winnings and players may keep all winnings from contest wagers.
  • Total amount wagered is not factored into the calculation of gross winnings.


  • 1st Place: A trip for two to the 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup (click for details) and a $1,000 credit.
  • 2nd Place - A $1,000 TwinSpires credit
  • 3rd Place - $750 TwinSpires credit
  • 4th Place - $500 TwinSpires credit
  • 5th Place - $500 TwinSpires credit
  • 6th - 10th Place: $250 TwinSpires credit

Tiebreaker Rules

  • In the event more than one player finishes in a tie for any prize, the following tiebreakers will be used to break the tie, in the following order:
  • Most winning horses selected.
  • Most horses finishing second or better.
  • Highest Win mutuel payout among all winning bets.
  • Highest Place payout among all winning bets.
  • Most horses finishing third or better.