from the USTA Communications Dept
In conjunction with BetAmerica and the $50,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC), the U.S. Trotting Association announced that they will sponsor a free, on-line, qualifying contest at BetAmerica.com on Friday, April 1, with the top 10 finishers earning an entry ($800 value) into the WHHC final to be held at the Meadowlands on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
TrackMaster will provide free Platinum Plus past performances for the online, qualifying contest.
Contestants can enter the online, qualifying contest for free at BetAmerica.com by clicking here. Players new to BetAmerica can register for free to be able to participate in the contest.
The contest format will be the selection of one horse and an alternate, in case of a late scratch, for a $2 Win-Place wager on each race at the Meadowlands on Friday, April 1and will feature the LIVE PLAY option that allows selections for each race to be made up until approximately two minutes to post time.
Winning mutuel payouts will be limited to 20-1 ($42) for win and 10-1 ($22) for place. If both selections are scratched, the player will receive the post-time favorite for that race. Entries will be limited to one per player.
The 2016 World Harness Handicapping Championship will bring together horseplayers from across North America to compete for $50,000 in prize money (based upon 100 entries) in a one-day contest on Saturday, April 30. The buy-in fee to enter the WHHC final at the Meadowlands is $800, with $500 for the entry fee and $300 as the contest bankroll. For more information on the 2016 WHHC contest format and rules, click here.
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