Welcome to our Maryland Million Charity “Play for Jose” Handicapping Contest!
Below you’ll find the form to participate. Please fill in your name and email address. The donation to Jose Villegas is optional — and we certainly hope you will opt to do it! If you do, you will be contacted via email to obtain the donation. Those donations — plus an additional amount, donated by The Racing Biz and based on the mythical winnings accrued by the top finishers — will go to exercise rider Jose Villegas, who was paralyzed from the waist down in a training accident.
Click here for the full rules — MarylandMillionContest. A brief summary follows:
- Picks must be in by 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning; once submitted, you cannot change them (so make sure you get it right before submitting!).
- Your first five picks must be from among the races run at Laurel Park. The other five may be either from Laurel or from Charles Town.
- Select the race you want, and then in the “Horse” field, put the number of the horse you want. Note that when there are coupled entries, you get both halves of the entry with one selection.
- If your horse scratches, you will receive the post time favorite in that race.
- Each play will be a mythical $2 win-place wager on the horse you choose.
- Once you’ve selected your horses, follow the directions to submit.
- Your score will be determined by adding together the total payoffs of your mythical wagers.
- We will update the scores intermittently during the day.
- One winner will receive a $50 prize from The Racing Biz.
- Good luck and thank you!