TwinSpires.com, a sponsor of The Downey Profile, is offering its players an opportunity to win up to $1 million by betting the Kentucky Derby preps and the Triple Crown with TwinSpires.com.
The Triple Crown Showdown challenges players to make a winning $20 show bet on a series of 20 Kentucky Derby prep races starting with the Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds this Saturday, Feb. 25. If a player survives all 20 Kentucky Derby prep races, they qualify for a chance to win the $1 million top prize by sweeping all three legs of the Triple Crown.
“Making TwinSpires.com your home to bet the Kentucky Derby preps and the Triple Crown could make you a millionaire,” Jeremy Clemons, TwinSpires.com Vice President of Marketing said. “We are excited to continue our tradition of offering players innovative opportunities to win through the $1-million Triple Crown Showdown.”
In addition to the $1-million ultimate prize, TwinSpires.com is also offering an additional $10,000- guaranteed prize pool and a chance to win tickets to the Kentucky Derby.
“As illustrated by TwinSpires.com player Michael Beychok winning the National Handicapping Championship in January, TwinSpires.com players are among the most skilled and talented players in racing.” Clemons said. “The Triple Crown Showdown will certainly challenge our players' skills and reward them handsomely for success.”
Complete details about the Triple Crown Showdown and official rules are available at www.twinspires.com or by clicking the TwinSpires banner at the top of this page. Look for the Contests and Promotions tab.
Customers may open a TwinSpires account by clicking the ad at the top of the page. The website is www.twinspires.com. Telephone by dialing 1-877-SPIRES-1 (1-877-774-7371). Customers may deposit funds into their TwinSpires accounts at any time via their phone, the TwinSpires website or postal mail. TwinSpires charges no fees to register, to wager or to maintain an account; and TwinSpires offers live video streaming of races as well as free race replays and free Brisnet.com past performances to all wagering customers.
--Edited TwinSpires.com release
|Saturday, February 25|
|Fair Grounds – Risen Star Stakes||G2||$300,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Sunland Park – Borderland Derby||$150,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Sunday, February 26|
|Gulfstream Park – Fountain of Youth||G2||$400,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Saturday, March 3|
|Aqueduct - Gotham Stakes||G3||$400,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Turfway Park – John Battaglia Memorial||$100,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Saturday, March 10|
|Gulfstream Park – Swale Stakes||G3||$150,000||7 Furlongs|
|Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Derby||G2||$350,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Santa Anita - San Felipe Stakes||G2||$300,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Saturday, March 17|
|Oaklawn – Rebel Stakes||G2||$500,000||1 1/16 Mile|
|Saturday, March 24|
|Turfway Park – Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes||G3||$500,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|Sunday, March 25|
|Sunland Park - Sunland Derby||G3||$800,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Saturday, March 31|
|Meydan (UAE) – UAE Derby||G2||$2,000,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Gulfstream – Florida Derby||G1||$1,000,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Sunday, April 1|
|Fair Grounds – Louisiana Derby||G1||$1,000,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Saturday, April 7|
|Aqueduct - Wood Memorial||G1||$1,000,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Hawthorne - Illinois Derby||G3||$500,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Santa Anita - Santa Anita Derby||G1||$750,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Saturday, April 14|
|Keeneland - Toyota Blue Grass Stakes||G1||$750,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Oaklawn - Arkansas Derby||G1||$1,000,000||1 1/8 Miles|
|Saturday, April 21|
|Keeneland – Lexington Stakes||G2||$500,000||1 1/16 Miles|
|FINAL ROUND – THE TRIPLE CROWN|
|Saturday, May 5|
|Churchill Downs – The Kentucky Derby||G1||$2,000,000||1 1/4 Miles|
|Saturday, May 19|
|Pimlico – The Preakness Stakes||G1||$1,000,000||1 3/16 Miles|
|Saturday, June 9|
|Belmont Park – The Belmont Stakes||G1||$1,000,000||1 1/2 Miles|
**Please note that the order of races for this contest is official as listed above. Every effort has been made using the previous year’s information to ensure the most accurate listing of the order of races. The official list and order for purposes of this contest is as listed above. However, Sponsor reserves the right to revise the official list and order of races as necessary due to any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court of jurisdiction, infection by computer virus, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other cause not reasonably within the control of Sponsor (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence). If Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to revise the official list and order of races as a result of a Force Majeure event, a notice will be posted on TwinSpires.com.