Woodbine Cares Charity Contest – LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society

On Saturday, September 16th, CharitableWager.com will host the 2017 Woodbine Cares handicapping contests in which players pledge to donate 25 CAD to charity. Contestants in the 2017 Woodbine Cares Contest will choose from the Woodbine Cares approved charities for which to play. Woodbine Entertainment Group has agreed to seed the Donation Pool with $100 donation to charity selected by the contest winner.

The roster of potential charity beneficiaries includes LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society. LongRun fosters, rehabilitates and finds loving adoptive homes and alternative careers for thoroughbreds as event or pleasure horses and companion animals. The Society also endeavours to educate the Ontario thoroughbred racing community, as well as the public, about these alternatives. Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has a longstanding partnership with LongRun where a mandatory contribution for retired race horses is funded through WEG purse accounts.

Click to Play Video about LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society.

In Chartiable Wager’s ‘Winner Gives All’ contests, no monies trade hands between the contest organizers or any contestants. Donations are made on the honor system. 100% of donation pool goes to the winners’ charities. Each contest winner chooses from a list of contest designated charities. The Winner Gives All.

In addition to selecting the recipient of the complete Donation Pool, the winner of the Woodbine Cares handicapping contest will also receive one of TEPIN’s halters (pictured below).

TEPIN halter

TEPIN’s last career win was the 2016 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. This year’s edition of the Woodbine Mile headlines Woodbine’s multiple graded stakes weekend of September 16th and 17th. While the races have not been drawn, the contest menu will be the entirety of Woodbine Mile racing program including four graded stakes races:

  • Breeders’ Cup Win & You’re In™ – Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade I)
  • Northern Dancer Turf (Grade I)
  • Canadian Stakes (Grade II)
  • Bold Venture Stakes (Grade III)

CONTEST RULES:

The contest will operate on under the framework of the Charitable Wager Rules as a $2 Win-Place-Show ‘lockdown’ formatted mythical bankroll handicapping contest with the following amended rules:

  1. Submission deadline for this contest is the “off time” (as reported by Equibase) for first race.
  2. ‘Fashionably Late’ entries will be accepted in this contest.

Follow http://charitablewager.com for more contest details as they become available.

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