There are generally two types of contests:
LIVE FORMAT allows selections up until the off of each contest race. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that players submit all their selections prior to the first race and then go back and edit as needed. Post times are subject to change by the tracks. The Participant is 100% responsible for ensuring that a contest wager has been accepted, regardless of the circumstances.
ALL IN FORMAT requires that all selections be made prior to a set time, usually the off of the first contest race. Selections will not reopen after the off of the first race. The Participant is 100% responsible for ensuring that a contest wager has been accepted, regardless of the circumstances.
Players will select horses by name and official program number. Coupled entries serve as one betting interest for the purpose of this contest. Selections can be made as early as the evening prior to the contest, as soon as the contest selection process is opened. Typically, contest selections will open the evening before the contest.