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SANTA ANITA ‘SHOWVIVOR’ TO RE-IGNITE MARCH 2, ON-LINE HANDICAPPING CONTEST FREE TO ALL FANS, CONTEST SPONSORED BY TREASURE ISLAND, LAS VEGAS
ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2012)—Santa Anita’s popular on-line handicapping contest, Showvivor will again be available to all fans, free of charge, beginning Friday, March 2. Santa Anita’s original ShowVivor, which attracted 5,600 players earlier in the current winter/sprint meeting was hit on Feb. 11, enabling one lucky fan to win $3,000.
ShowVivor2, sponsored by Treasure Island in Las Vegas, will again require fans to select one horse each racing day, in any race, and that horse must finish first, second or third in order for the contestant to remain “alive.” The contest will again offer $5,000 in prize money, with a $3,000 prize going to the top finisher. The second-place finisher will win $1,500 and $500 will be awarded to the third-place contestant.
All selections must be registered on-line at www.santaanita.com no later than 10 minutes before first post time at Santa Anita.
Santa Anita first launched ShowVivor in January, 2007.
“ShowVivor has proven to be a great way for us to stay in regular contact with some of our best customers,” said Nate Newby, Santa Anita Director of Marketing. “It’s fun and it’s also a lot tougher than most people realize. Additionally, it helps to attract attention to our websites, which we certainly welcome.”
First post time on March 2 is 1 p.m. In order to participate in ShowVivor2, players must be registered by 12:45 p.m.
Santa Anita’s 72-day winter/spring meeting will conclude April 22. There will be a special early first post time this Saturday, March 3, of 12 noon. For more information, visit www.santaanita.com or www.santaanitalive.com.