Win a VIP Trip to See Big Brown in the Haskell


Congratulations to Greg H. of NY who was the grand prize winner of the Haskell VIP Trip!

This July 4th weekend - beginning Friday July 4th - TwinSpires Players can qualify for a VIP trip for two to this year's Haskell Invitational August 3rd at Monmouth Park.

TwinSpires Players can qualify for the drawing - with the Grand Prize VIP trip for two to this year's Haskell by doing one of the following:

  1. Wager $50 on Monmouth Park each day - Friday July 4th, Saturday July 5th, AND Sunday July 6th (for a total of $150 wagered on Monmouth Park through TwinSpires - internet, phone, voice or mobile).
  2. Wager a total of $250 on Monmouth Park between July 4th and July 6th - through TwinSpires - internet, phone, voice or mobile.
  3. Send in a "No Purchase Necessary Card" to be postmarked no later than 5pm Eastern, July 7th 2008.

25 randomly selected runner-ups will receive either a commemorative Haskell t-shirt or hat.

One randomly selected winner will receive a VIP Trip for two to this year's Haskell that includes:

  • 2 Premium Seats Haskell Day
  • Roundtrip airfare for two**
  • FREE Admission, Programs, Valet Parking
  • Food and Beverage Credit
  • 2 Nights Hotel (Sat/Sun)
**Roundtrip airfare only available if winner is more than 250 miles from Monmouth Park. "Haskell VIP Trip" Contest Official Rules

Dates: July 4th - July 6th, 2008


Participating Locations:

How to Participate: Players will automatically be entered into a contest drawing by wagering either a) $50 or more on Monmouth Park July 4th, 5th AND 6th, 2008 or b) $250 or more (total) on Monmouth Park between July 4th and July 6th, 2008 through (internet, telephone, voice, mobile). Wagers may also be made by phone by calling 877-SPIRES-1. Players who meet either wagering requiremnt "a" or "b" (as stated above) will have their names entered one time into a random drawing to win a VIP Trip for Two to the Haskell Inviational, August 3rd, 2008 at Monmouth Park. "No Purchase Necessary" entries must be postmarked no later than 5pm, July 7th, 2008 and will be included in the "Promotion" draw. All entrants must be registered Players. The drawing will occur on the Wednesday after Promotion Day. Drawing will be conducted at California headquarters. 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.

The TwinSpires VIP Trip to the Haskell Promotion (the "Promotion") is open to registered Players only; legal residents of the United States who are 18 years or older who reside in one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The following states have higher age requirements: Alabama (min. age 19), Iowa (min. age 21), New Hampshire (min. age 21), Washington (min. age 21). 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 Initatives 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.

Play for Free/Alternative Method of Entry
No purchase necessary. A person wishing to enter without signing up, may fill out and sign a completed "No Purchase Necessary" entry by filling out a 4x6 index card with full name, address, and daytime phone number to: VIP Trip to the Haskell
P.O. Box 8510
Lexington, KY 40533-8510

Only one entry per person, per drawing. "No Purchase Necessary" entries must be postmarked no later than 5pm (EST), July 7th, 2008 to be included in the "Promotion" draw.

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

One randomly selected winner will receive 2 premium seats to the Haskell Invitational, Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 at Monmouth Park; admission, programs,valet parking, food and beverage credit and 2 nights hotel.

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

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 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, 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