FIRST EVER ‘FILLIES ONLY’ HANDICAPPING CONTEST TO BE STAGED AT SANTA ANITA ON KENTUCKY OAKS DAY, FRIDAY, MAY 1

 

SPONSORED BY CHRISTINA A. MOORE MILLINERY & THE LANGHAM, PASADENA, LIVE MONEY TOURNEY TO OFFER $5,000 TOTAL PRIZE POOL TO WOMEN 18 & UP

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 24, 2015)–Santa Anita Park will offer a first-ever “Fillies Only” Handicapping Contest, featuring a total prize pool of $5,000, on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 1. The Grade I Kentucky Oaks, which traditionally showcases the best 3-year-old fillies at a mile and one eighth the day before the Kentucky Derby, will be run for the 141st time and will be the centerpiece of the “Fillies Only” contest at Santa Anita, which is restricted to women who are 18 and up.

Sponsored by Christina A. Moore Millinery and The Langham, Pasadena, the “Fillies Only” Handicapping Contest will be comprised of the following:

–1st Place: $3,000, and a Christina A. Moore Millinery Prize

                –2nd Place: $1,500 and a Langham, Pasadena Prize

                –3rd Place: $500.00 and $200.00 Champions! Gifts & Apparel Gift Certificate

 

                RULES & PROVISIONS:

                –A $250.00 “buy in” is required ($200 live bankroll and $50 entry fee towards prizes)

                –Each entry includes a hosted lunch in Santa Anita’s Gallop Out area on Kentucky Oaks Day

                –A maximum of two entries per person will be allowed

                –There will be a minimum of five races to bet, comprised of four Santa Anita races and the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs

                –Wagers to be restricted to win, place, show and exactas

                In-person contest registration and payment must be made in Santa Anita’s Gallop Out area starting at 10:30 a.m. on May 1. Contestants may also register in advance online at santaanita.com, or by contacting Jodie Vella Gregory at (626) 574-6389, or at Jodie.vella-gregory@santaanita.com

 

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