Official Refer-A-Friend Derby Contest Rules


Dates: April 1st – April 30th, 2008


Participating Locations:


How to Participate:
Registered Players will compete against other registered Players in a competition for the most "referrals" during the month of April. The Player with the highest number of successful referrals from April 1st, 2008 through April 30th, 2008 ("Contest Period") will be declared the winner of the "Refer-A-Friend Derby". All entrants must be registered Players. In order to count as an official "Referral" (for contest placing), new TwinSpires referrals must successfully sign-up for a new wagering account and make an initial successful deposit of at least $50. The winner’s name will be posted on the TwinSpires website: Winner need not be present to win. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or U.S. mail by May 31st, 2008.

In order to participate:
• Go to /referafriend
• Provide us with the names and email addresses of your friends by completing the "Refer-A-Friend Form".
• We will send an email to your friends (containing your special referral code) and a personalized message from you telling them about the many benefits of TwinSpires.
• We will deposit a $50 cash bonus into your wagering account for each friend* who signs up for TwinSpires using your special referral code provided to them, makes a minimum initial deposit of $50 within 30 days of signing up, and wagers a minimum of $500 in the first 60 days.
• Referrals for the Refer-A-Friend Derby will be counted when "new friend" completes sign-up, enters referral code that was sent to them and successfully deposits $50.

*Referral bonuses will only be paid for those friends which are new account holders and live in households which do not already have, (or previously had) a or AmericaTAB wagering account. The referring friend can not live at the same address.

The 2008 Refer-A-Friend Derby (the "Contest") is open to registered Players only who must be legal residents of the United States residing in a state from which TwinSpires accepts wagers and at least 18 years or older except for Washington residents who must be 21 years or older. is a free service; sign-up opportunities exist via or by calling 877-SPIRES-1. Employees of Churchill Downs Incorporated and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, their contractors, 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.

Conditions: Players who do not wish to participate in the Promotion should notify TwinSpires Player Services in writing.

1st Place (most referrals): Two tickets to the 2009 Kentucky Derby, airfare for two on American Airlines, hotel accommodations for 3 nights at the Galt House (downtown Louisville), and 500,000 Twin Spires Club Points (approx. est. value: $2500, actual value will vary.)
2nd Place (2nd most referrals): 100,000 Twin Spires Club points
3rd Place (3rd most referrals): 50,000 Twin Spires Club points
4th Place (4th most referrals): 25,000 Twin Spires Club points
5th Place (5th most referrals): 10,000 Twin Spires Club points

Points will be added to winners’ account by Friday, May 30th, 2008.

Churchill Downs Incorporated and each reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Promotion 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 may, in its 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 Promotion.

General Conditions:
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 appropriate tax forms and 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 and as a condition of accepting a prize,, 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. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.

Prize Conditions:
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.

For additional information, including a copy of these official rules and a winner’s list, please contact:
P.O. Box 8510
Lexington, KY 40533-8510

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