The contest will cost $99 to enter, $60 of which will be used for the contestants wagering card for the night, with the remaining $39 going towards the prize pool which will be paid out to the top four finishers.
Entries will be taken up until the night of the event, but entries paid prior to Saturday, March 8th (11:30 p.m.), will automatically be entered into an early-bird drawing for six $50 cash vouchers given out prior to the March 15th live racing program.
Contestants will be limited to four entries per person. The seats to the World Harness Handicapping Championship are valued at $800, roundtrip airfare and two night accommodations will also be provided to the winners. The payouts for the contest are as follows:
1st place - 45% of the entry pool, plus seat, airfare, and accommodations to the $60,000 WHHC Championship to be held at The Meadowlands on April 19th.
2nd place - 25% of the entry pool, plus seat, airfare, and accommodations to the $60,000 WHHC Championship to be held at The Meadowlands on April 19th.
3rd place - 20% of the entry pool
4th place - 10% of the entry pool
The entire Pompano Park live card will be used as part of the contest, where contestants must choose exactly six races to bet a minimum of $10 to win, place, or win and place. There are no mandatory races.
"We are excited to be hosting a qualifier this year for our fans, and look forward to sending two representatives from Pompano Park to compete in the 'World Series' of harness handicapping contests, the $60,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship on April 19th at The Meadowlands," said Dave Crupi, Racebook Manager at Isle Casino Pompano Park Racing.
For full rules or further questions please contact Dave Crupi at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (954) 633-6529.
Live racing continues at Pompano Park every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday evening with a first post of 7:05 p.m.
by Gabe Prewitt, for Isle Pompano Park