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Friday, November 4, 2016

Cal Expo, DerbyWars continue Free $500 handicapping contest

By Mark Ratzky, publicity – Cal Expo Harness

Cal Expo and are offering another in a series of free $500 handicapping contests on Saturday night’s Watch and Wager LLC program.

The contest covers Cal Expo races 2 through 8 and will start at 6:30 Pacific Time. Last week saw all 500 spots filled and 500 more entries will be taken this weekend.

Players can enter the free $500 contest by going to and the top 50 finishers win money.

Free past performances are available courtesy of, there is a new live leaderboard and the Cal Expo TV broadcast will show a live update of the leaderboard after each race.

First post for the 14-race program is 6:10 p.m and there will be a $20,090 carryover in the 20-cent Pick 4 with a $75,000-guaranteed pool and a $5,685 carryover in the 50-cent Pick 5. Both wagers come with a reduced 16 percent takeout rate.