College rivalries will make an appearance this summer at the Saratoga Race Track. Not only do we have opening day to look forward to, but Saratoga will be hosting a handicapping tournament for college students and alumni to win up to $5,000 for their alma mater. What’s a better way to showcase your true school spirit?
How Can You Participate?
Thanks to the New York Racing Association, groups of 10 or more can participate in this tournament with a chance to win $5,000, $2,500, or $1,000 scholarships. Your group can can consist of college and alumni 18 years and older. All you have to do is register before July 21st by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Does it Work?
By registering you will automatically receive a $30 wagering card to begin your betting. This card may be used to place five $2 win/place/show bets on one horse in five different races of the day. Confused on how everything works at the Saratoga Race Track? Follow this simple guide to prepare yourself for the big day!
How Can You Win?
At the end of the day, the team with the most money remaining on their complimentary wagering card will win $5,000 for their alma mater. Teams in 2nd and 3rd place win $2,500 and $1,000 respectively. Remaining teams will have their days winnings returned in the form of a donation to their alumni associations.
In the spirit of summer and friendly competition, get your friends together and support your alma mater in this first ever handicapping tournament on College & Alumni Day. Make sure to break out your A-game, luck, and school colors on July 28th.