Oaklawn will offer three qualifying handicapping tournaments leading up to the final August 12 & 13 where the top two (2) finishers will receive cash prizes and a trip to the $1 million* Horse Player World Series at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV March 8 - 10, 2018. Prize includes entry fee, hotel accommodations, several meals and $300 towards travel expenses.

Two (2) entries allowed per person per contest
Top Three (3) finishers from each qualifying round receive one FREE entry into Final.

Contest Dates:

Saturday, May 27 Registration | 11am-1pm   For the results, click here.

Saturday, June 17  Registration | 11am-1pm   For results, click here.

Saturday, July 15  Registration | 11am-1pm   For results, click here.

Saturday, Aug. 12 Registration | 11am-1pm   For results, click here.

Entry Fee:

Qualify Rounds: $50

Final Round: $200

To enter, mail check or money order to Jennifer Hoyt, Oaklawn, PO Box 699, Hot Springs, AR 71902

For more information, call Jennifer Hoyt at (501) 701-1497 or send an email to jhoyt@oaklawn.com

For an Aug. 12 entry form, click here.

For Aug. 12 official rules, click here.

August Contest Tracks: (May be subject to change)


Monmouth Park

Gulfstream Park

Arlington Park

Laurel Park

Mandatory Races

In the event that one or more of these races are cancelled, only the races run will be mandatory. There would still be 18 required plays, but the rest would optional.

Arlington - Race 6 (3:17 p.m.) and Race 10 (5:35 p.m.)

Gulfstream - Race 8 (3:27 p.m.)

Laurel - Race 10 (4:40 p.m.)

Monmouth - Race 5 (1:50 p.m.) * First mandatory race of the contest

Saratoga - Race 6 (2:55 p.m.)