With several promotions going on with Saratoga, the summer at Sports Haven will be a lot of fun. Here is a summery of current Saratoga events:
Bonus Trophy Club Points - Trophy Club members earn bonus trophy club points on all EXOTIC wagers on Saratoga. This includes exactas, trifectas, superfectas, daily doubles, Pick-3, Pick – 4 and Pick – 6. Just swipe your Trophy Club Card before making a wager, or use your On The Wire Phone wagering account. If you’re not a member of the Trophy Club, see a manager to sign up – it’s free and easy to join.
Thursday NYRA Challenge – The Thursday NYRA contest will continue. Pick any five races from the Saratoga card and select who you think will win each of those races. The person with the highest pay-offs wins $200. Contest available at both Sports Haven and Shoreline Star.
New Haven Register Online Challenge – Each day of Saratoga, sports writers Dan Nowak, Bob Ehalt and Bill Clouthier will be making their selections in the featured race. You can play along and enter for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Silks Restaurant at Sports Haven. Just log on to www.handicappingcontests.net and sign up for free. Make your selection in the designated race, and everyone who has the winning horse is entered to win! You can play every day of the Saratoga meet.
FREE Seminar & Contest – Every Saturday during Saratoga, one of the Register Sports writers will hold a free handicapping seminar, starting at noon. In addition, you can enter a Saratoga handicapping contest. It’s free and easy to play – plus the winner takes home $250! The top ten finishers win a free entry in the live-money handicapping contest on Labor Day.
Labor Day Live Money Contest – The Saratoga meet will end on Labor Day, September 1 and Sports Haven will send it off with a live-money handicapping contest. The entry fee will be $20 and you keep all pari-mutuel earnings. It’s a $2,000 winner take-all prize.
Complete rules these promotions can be found on www.ctotb.com
Saratoga Post Times: Saratoga post time is 1:00 PM daily, except: Friday, July 25 (2:45 PM); Saturday, August 23 (Noon – Travers Stakes Day); and Friday, August 29 (2:45 PM). Dark on Tuesdays.
Watch and wager on all the action on Sports Haven, located on Long Wharf Drive in New Haven. Sports Haven features movie size screens, hundreds of TV monitors, the Shark Bar, Silks Restaurant, and a food court featuring Planet Wings. Doors open at 11:30 AM daily with free parking & free admission.