tweet the winner – win $500 for the classic and $500 for ladies classic

Welcome to the Breeders’ Cup  "Tweet the Winner" Twitter Contest

Here’s how it works:

  • Be sure to "follow" TwinSpires on Twitter (click here to follow @TwinSpires)
  • There are two totally separate contests
    • Ladies Classic Friday
    • BC Classic Saturday
  • Each day, followers may submit ONE tweet using the official contest hashtag to pick the winner of that day’s big race (Race 10, BC Ladies Classic, Friday, 11/4 and Race 11, BC Classic on Saturday, 11/5)
  • Tweets must be received and officially recorded (As per the @TwinSpires Twitter feed) prior to the official post time of each respective race
  • Tweets must include the following
    • Winner of the race (using official name of horse)
    • Total payout of the $2 Trifecta for that race
    • Official "#" for each day
      • Friday, 11/4: #TwinSpiresLadiesClassic
      • Saturday, 11/5: #TwinSpiresBCClassic
  • Only ONE entry permitted per Twitter account
  • Entries MUST have all of the above information on each tweet
  • Entries will ONLY be accepted day of each specific race – Friday for Ladies Classic Tweets and Saturday for BC Classic Tweets ONLY
  • There will be ONE winner each day. Winner will be decided by who has correctly picked the winner AND has come the closest to guessing the official $2 Trifecta payout for that race (as per Equibase and official payout information) 
  • SAMPLE TWEET FOR FRIDAY: Plum Pretty. $4,325.50 #TwinSpiresLadiesClassic


  • There will be ONE winner each day. The Tweeter who correctly selects the winner AND is closest to guessing the $2 Trifecta payout for that day’s race will win $500 (see below for payout details and rules)
  • In case of more than one winner (on any given day), prize will be split evenly among winners
  • Winners who have a wagering account, or live in a state where accepts wagering accounts will be required to receive prize money via a account**


  • Only one entry per Twitter account, per day. If for some reason, more than one entry is submitted, ONLY the first entry will accepted
  • TwinSpires retains the right to disqualify any entry they deem inappropriate, or that is suspected of cheating
  • ONLY submissions for Friday’s Ladies Classic will be accepted Friday, 11/4
  • ONLY submissions for BC Classic will be accepted Saturday, 11/5
  • Official post times are:
    • Ladies Classic : 7:30pmET/4:30pm PT
    • BC Classic: 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT
  • Winners who do not have an open wagering account, but reside in a state where accepts wagering accounts will be required to open an account to receive prize money
  • Tweets MUST have at least the following information to be counted as an entry:
    • Official hashtag (for appropriate day)
    • ONE horse name (winner)
    • Amount (guess) of the winning, official $2 Trifecta payout of that race
  •  Winners may need to accurately fill out a W-9 in order to recevie any cash credit winnings