Dear WinStar Stablemates,
Well, it is that fantastic time of year again and WinStar Farm is delighted to announce the highly anticipated return of its very popular Fantasy Derby contest. Fantasy Derby 2012 is free for everyone, easy to play, and offers the very best in possible prizes!
This year's contest will allow each fan to name his or her own Fantasy Stable, and then select horses in different categories, all with the goal of establishing the "winning" stable.
WinStar President Elliott Walden sees Fantasy Derby 2012 as another step in WinStar Farm's broad desire to engage ever more with you, our loyal racing fans and WinStar StableMates: "This contest makes it really easy for our fans to get interested in the Derby Prep races, and get to know and follow the horses who are on the Derby watch lists."
Winners will be determined by who has the most Fantasy Stable earnings through the contest period. Fantastic prizes will be awarded to the Top 10 finishers:
Contestants must enter and have from today until noon, Saturday February 18th to select their 'Stable' to play and be eligible to win the prizes!
- First Prize is 2 VIP tickets to the 2012 Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby including Accommodation for two nights.
- Second and third prize are 2 VIP tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks respectively.
- Fourth prize is a complimentary one year Grade 2 WinStar StableMates membership.
- Competitors finishing from 5th to 10th place receiving a complimentary one year Grade 3 WinStar StableMates membership.
- All prizes include a 'behind-the-scenes' VIP guided tour of WinStar Farm on Friday May 4th.
WinStar is committed to being a leader not only on the track and in breeding, but in all efforts in lifting the profile of thoroughbred racing, especially connecting with our great fans through WinStar StableMates.
Thank you all for making this contest such an amazing game, in the past two years thousands of fans have played in the WinStar StableMates Fantasy Derby. It has been an overwhelming success with racing fans and popular clamor for its return started up recently on our WinStar Farm Facebook page, which is now, thank to you, the fastest growing Facebook page among thoroughbred farms.
WinStar's robust Facebook presence coupled with our full menu of videos, events, farm cams, fan-oriented games and contests on WinStar StableMates makes WinStar one of the industry's leaders in online fan interaction as well as social media. Thanks to our amazing fans, WinStar StableMates continues to thrive as Thoroughbred Racing's Most Fun and Exclusive Thoroughbred Experience.
So go ahead, check it out and start selecting your stable - Contest entry is super quick and easy, and Fantasy Derby 2012 is of course, free to play! Fans can register to play at stablemates.winstarfarm.com/derby so everyone can be part of this years' Derby Trail!
Wishing you the best of luck!
Director of WinStar StableMates
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