Breeders’ Cup unveils $10K Derby ‘Spin To Win’

September 2, 2020

Online contest gives fans the chance to win $10,000

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today launches the $10K Derby Spin to Win, a new fan contest tied to the 146th Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Sept. 5. Now live via, the digital campaign grants fans the chance to win $10,000, adding an extra level of excitement to the viewing experience. 

“Every year we look for new ways to engage with horse racing fans, create continuity for the season and build anticipation for the races ahead,” said Justin McDonald, Breeders’ Cup Senior Vice President of Marketing. “Taking place just two months before the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the highly-anticipated Kentucky Derby presents the perfect opportunity to reward the fan community for supporting the sport, and we hope this contest encourages more people to watch the race on NBC this Saturday.”

Open now until 7:00 p.m. ET on Sept. 5, the contest invites fans to spin a digital wheel that assigns them a horse running in the Kentucky Derby. After the drawing, fans are encouraged to watch the race on NBC this Saturday to see if their assigned horse is the winner. Lucky entrants whose horse achieves victory will then be entered into a pool from which six total winners will be chosen, with the first-place winner receiving the grand prize of $10,000 and five additional winners each receiving merchandise cards worth $500 to be used online at the Breeders’ Cup Shop click here 》

The contest is only open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. See Official Rules for the Contest at for complete details.

The 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships is scheduled to return to the historic Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky. for the second time on Nov. 6-7. To learn more about the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, please visit Breeders’ Cup is also committed to alleviating the impacts of the health crisis on the horse racing community.

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