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Arlington Expands Handicapping Contests, Seminars and Chats for 2010

| Churchill Downs Communications | 06/21/2010 #

During the 2010 live meet at Arlington Park, our Handicapping Seminar Series will feature nationally prominent racing analysts such as the Daily Herald's Joe Kristufek and M. Scott McMannis, whose daily Arlington selections appear in the Chicago Sun-Times. Each seminar will breakdown a selection of the day's races, provide some basic handicapping education, and reveal some wagering strategies.

Arlington Handicapping Challenge
Featuring Scott McMannis Seminars :

  • Live-money handicapping contest series
  • No entry fee
  • Play with your money
  • Enter at Twin Spires Membership Services Center
  • Features live handicapping instruction from M. Scott McMannis at Starting Gate Theatre
  • Compete for cash prizes and trips to Las Vegas to play in the Coast Casinos Horseplayer World Series

  • Schedule

    Saturday, May 8 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, May 22 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, June 5 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, June 19 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, July 3 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, July 31 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, August 14 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, August 28 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, September 11 - AHC Contest*
    Saturday, September 25 - AHC Contest**

    * The first nine contests offer a first-place prize of a trip to the Coast Casino Horseplayer World
    Series in Las Vegas.
    ** The final contest in the series (9/25) is a "Last Chance" contest is for points only to determine the Series net cumulative point champion who wins the same prize package as each weekly first-place winner.

 

Scott McMannis Visiting Expert Seminars

  • Free handicapping instruction
  • Starting Gate Theatre
  • 2010 Schedule Coming Soon

Joe Kristufek Learn to Win Seminars:
Learn to Win with Horseplayernow.com's Joe Kristufek and Brian W. Spencer will be held on selected weekend dates during the 2010 season. On each date, Joe and/or Brian will be in the Park area to help give fans the tools they need to be a successful bettor.

Schedule:
Sunday, May 9 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Friday, May 28 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Monday, May 31 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 5 - 12:15 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.
Friday, June 11 - 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 20 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Friday, July 2 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 3 - 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 5 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Friday, July 9 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 10 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 24 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Friday, July 30 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 7 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 13 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 20 - 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 21 - 11 a.m. at the Starting Gate Theatre (Arlington Million Q & A)
Monday, Sept. 6 - 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Horse Player NOW Big Event Chats
Join Horseplayernow.com handicapping experts the night before major races locally and nationally and chat with fellow horseplayers exchanging handicapping strategies and opinions.

Big Event Chat Schedule:
Thursday, April 29 - Kentucky Oaks/Kentucky Derby - 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Friday, May 21 - American 1000 Guineas/Arlington Classic - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday, June 18 - Prairie State Festival - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday, July 16 - Million Preview Day - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 20 - Arlington Million - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 5 - Turf Showcase - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 10 - Futurity/Lassie - 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Horse Player NOW Night School Chats
Let horseplayernow.com experts teach you how to become a more successful horseplayer with special Night School Chats. Each Night School Chat will be devoted to a particular topic where our experts will be able to answer questions and moderate lively chats where opinions can be exchanged to make a better learning experience for all. Detailed descriptions of topics will be available prior to each chat.

Night School Chat Schedule
Monday, June 21 - Approaching a Day at the Races - 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Monday, July 12 - Wagering Strategies - 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Monday, July 19 - Jockey/Trainer Handicapping - 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 2 - Reading Between the Lines - 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 16 - Handicapping Turf Races - 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.