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$35,000 Handicapping Challenge

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$35,000 Caesars Rewards Handicapping Challenge 

 Win a Top Prize of $20,000, a Seat at the NTRA’s National Horseplayer’s Championship and a ­Shot at $1 Million

 Sponsored by John Deere and Cowpokes 

Join us for the very first Caesars Rewards Handicapping Challenge and handicap your way to the top of The Empire. The top ten contestants will win their share of $35,000. The ultimate handicapper will walk away with $20,000, a seat at NTRA’s $3 million estimated National Horseplayers Championship in February of 2020 and an additional $1Million cash prize in the event of a double victory.

Challenge participants will choose 12 out of 20 designated races to handicap, and must play at least one race per race track. Five races will be offered each by Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, Harrah’s Philadelphia, Indiana Grand and Harrah’s Hoosier Park.

A $150 entry fee to the Challenge includes food, light beverages, live racing programs, and premier contest seating. Call (866) 357-1731 today to reserve your spot at the location of choice.

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Time:  3:15PM – 7:30PM CST

Registration 12:45PM – 2:45PM CST

Reserve Your Spot by Calling: (866) 357-1731

Entry Fee: $150 per Entry (limit 2 entries per person)

Limited to 400 Total Entries| Reservations must be made by calling (866) 357-1731. Reservations may also be made at each participating location. Payment must be made at time of registration on June 22, 2019. Pre-payments may be made by Check or Credit Card at any participating race track or OTB location. Please visit Caesars Rewards if you would like to pre-pay.

$35,000 Prize Structure

  • First Place - $20,000, a seat at the NTRA’s $3 million estimated National Horseplayers Championship in February of 2020 and an additional $1 Million cash prize in the event of a double victory.
  • Second Place - $10,000
  • Third Place - $1,500
  • Fourth – Tenth Place - $500

Play at these Locations:

  • Harrah’s Louisiana Downs
  • Harrah’s Louisiana Downs OTB (Mounds)
  • Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
  • Winner’s Circle OTB Clarksville
  • Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
  • Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB Indianapolis
  • Winner’s Circle OTB New Haven
  • Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack

Races available for contest include:

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs: Races 2 - 6 

(Est.time frame – 4:45 – 6:45pm EST)

(Est. time frame – 3:45 – 5:45pm CST)

Harrah’s Philadelphia: Races 8 – 12 

(Est. time frame – 4:25 – 5:45pm EST)

(Est. time frame – 3:25 – 4:45pm CST)

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino: Races 1 – 5

(Est. time frame – 6:19 – 8:20pm EST)

(Est. time frame – 5:19 – 7:20pm CST)

Harrah’s Hoosier Park: Races 2 – 6

(Est. time frame – 6:50 – 8:10pm EST)  

(Est. time frame – 5:50 – 7:10pm CST)  

Caesars Rewards membership is required and can be obtained for free the day of the contest. Must be 21 years or older to enter contest. Limit of two entries per person, per $150 entry fee. Limit of 400 total entries. Official rules available.Management reserves all rights. Must be 21 or older to gamble, 18 or older for pari-mutuel wagering. Know When To Stop Before You Start. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-522-4700.