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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tgdn5/8 - TIoga Downs Showdown Begins Friday


$1,500 top prize, contestants must register for free by Friday, May 17

NICHOLS, NY – The inaugural edition of Tioga Downs “Showdown” contest begins tomorrow (Friday) as the track’s live racing season continues. Free registration is still available.

“Showdown” requires contestants to select one horse in any race each racing night. That horse must finish first, second or third in order for the contestant to remain in the competition. If the contestant is successful, they will advance to the next race night, otherwise, they will be eliminated.

Contestants must register for free and make their horse selection no later than 6:40 PM Eastern Time Friday, May 17 in order to be eligible for the contest.

The contestant that lasts the longest will win the $1,500 top prize. The runner-up will receive $750.

Tioga Downs has also partnered with Trackmaster to offer contestants free Race of the Day platinum past performances to assist with making their daily selection.

Fans can register and make their daily selection by visiting

Free online streaming video is also available on the Tioga Downs website so contestants can follow along with their selections each race night.