America’s Best Racing – Fan Choice Awards – Win – Wager” one (1) wagering voucher for a single “win” bet valued at $10000.00 to be placed on the Breeders’ Cup Classic race on November 7 2020.
OFFICIAL RULES – “America’s Best Racing Fan Choice Awards”
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ENTRY INTO THIS
SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. VOID
WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
This document sets forth the official rules (“Official Rules”) of the America’s Best
Racing Fan Choice Awards (the “Sweepstakes”). By entering the Sweepstakes as set
forth below, you accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the
decisions of TJC Media Ventures, Inc. (“Sponsor”), which shall be final, binding and
conclusive on all matters.
Sponsors will be collecting personal data about participants when they register and
enter the Sweepstakes. Any use of your data will comply with the terms of the
respective Sponsors’ privacy policies (depending upon which of the Sponsors is
holding your data, both having the ability to do so) located at:
For TJC Media Ventures, Inc.: https://static.americasbestracing.net/s3fs-
TERM: Registration for the Sweepstakes opens at 9:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on
November 6, 2019 and closes at 4:01:59 p.m. (ET)(“Drawing Deadline”) on
November 20, 2019 (the “Term”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to individuals who are 21 years of age and
older and a legal residents of the United States (including the District of Columbia).
Employees, suppliers, officers and directors, affiliates and subsidiaries and
advertising, promotion, and legal advisors as well as the immediate family and
household members of any of TJC Media Ventures, Inc., The Jockey Club, Keeneland
Association, Inc., Old Smoke Clothing, Christine A. Moore Millinery, Secretariat.com,
and Breeders’ Cup Limited are not eligible. Additional restrictions also apply. Void
where prohibited or restricted by law.
ENTRY: To enter, visit the America’s Best Racing Fan Choice Awards Sweepstakes
webpage, located at www.americassracing.net/fan-choice-awards/vote-now
(“Webpage”), during the Term to provide your email address and make a selection.
Be sure to follow the instructions on the Webpage on how to vote, provide all
required information and submit your entry according to the directions on the
screen before the Drawing Deadline. In order to submit a valid entry, each entrant
must provide a valid email address and make a selection for a Fan Choice Award
winner. LIMIT: ONE (1) ENTRY VIA THE WEBSITE PER EMAIL ADDRESS.
Subsequent entries utilizing the same email address will be disqualified. All entries
become the property of Sponsors.
Based upon Sponsors’ time clock, your Sweepstakes entry will be determined by
Sponsors to have been/not been received by the Drawing Deadline. Electronic
entries received after the Drawing Deadline will be void. Sponsors are not
responsible for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, or illegible entries, or
for any computer-related, online, telephonic, or technical malfunctions that may
occur. Entries are void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged,
irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, forged, mechanically reproduced,
or obtained through fraud or theft. By entering, you agree to be bound by these
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be
deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address
submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the
natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A selected
entrant may be required to provide Sponsors with proof that he/she is the
authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry.
SELECTION OF THE WINNER: The single potential winner will be determined by
random drawing on or about November 21, 2019 at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET.
The winner will be notified by email on or about May 21, 2019 via the e-mail
address provided upon their entry. The potential winner will have forty-eight (48)
hours from the sending of the email notification to claim the prizes. No prize
transfer, assignment, or substitution by winner permitted. Sponsors may substitute
the prize or any component thereof for another prize (or component, as the case
may be) of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and
surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner. Sponsors is not
responsible and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts
to notify potential winner. The potential winner will be required to complete, sign
and return to Sponsors documents of Sponsors’ choosing including, without
limitation, tax documents, an affidavit of eligibility, and a release of liability, among
others. With regard to the prizes awarded in connection with this Sweepstakes, if
(a) the contacted potential winner is deemed ineligible or (b) the contacted
potential winner does not contact the Sponsors within 48 hours from the time that
Sponsors sends notification that the potential winner is a potential winner or (c) the
contacted potential winner does not complete all of the documentation required by
Sponsors, another potential winner will be randomly selected. For the avoidance of
doubt, no person will be able to utilize or enjoy the benefits of the prize unless such
person completes (to Sponsors’ satisfaction) and returns to Sponsors all of the
documents required by Sponsors.
The single Winner of the Sweepstakes will be awarded the following prizes (subject
to the limitations set out below):
VIP trip for two to the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at
Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on November 6 and 7, 2020,
o Tickets for two (2) VIP Trophy Lounge seats (in no event are the
tickets transferable) – Approximate Retail Value: $5,000
o Subject to the limitation set forth in this paragraph and below, round-
trip coach class (or the equivalent) airfare for the Winner and one (1)
guest to Lexington, KY’s Bluegrass Airport (“LEX”) from the airport
closest to Winner’s residence offering direct or indirect service to the
LEX airport with the outbound flight taking place on November 5,
2020 and with the return flight taking place no later than November 8,
2020. The Winner will be responsible for booking companion
departure and return flights for both Winner and the Winner’s guest
with the cost thereof to be charged to the Winner’s credit card. Within
a reasonable time of the Winner’s presentation of evidence of
payment for such tickets, Sponsor will reimburse the Winner for such
airfare costs up to but not exceeding $1,000. In the event that such
airfare/travel costs exceed $1,000, then the winner will be
reimbursed $1,000 and the balance of the costs shall be for the
Winner’s account. Approximate Retail Value: $1,000.
o Subject to the limitations below a three (3) night stay for the Winner
and the Winner’s guest in a room of Sponsor’s choice at a hotel of
Sponsor’s choice in the vicinity of Lexington, KY, with check-in on
November 6, 2020 and check out on November 8, 2020; Approximate
Retail Value: $1,500
Subject to the limitations and provisions set out below under the header entitled
“Prize – Wager”, one (1) wagering voucher for a single “win” bet valued at
$10,000.00 to be placed on the Breeders’ Cup Classic race on November 7, 2020.
Approximate Retail Value: $10,000.
Two Old Smoke Clothing T-shirts from the ABR collection, one of each for
each of the winner and guest. Approximate Retail Value: $70.
The Winner and the Winner’s guest will each receive either a fedora or
fascinator by Christine A. Moore Millinery from the America’s Best Racing
Signature Collection. Approximate Retail Value: up to $400, depending upon
Cash in the amount of $2,500.00.
Estimated total value of all prizes: $19,470
The wager prize will be provided to the Winner in the form of a voucher that may
only be used by the Winner to place a single “win” bet on the outcome of the
Breeders’ Cup Classic race on November 7, 2020. The Winner has not won Ten
Thousand Dollars ($10,000) but has simply won the right to direct one (1) free
“win” wager in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) which will be placed
on one (1) horse selected by Winner. The wager voucher itself has no cash value to
Winner and cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash by the Winner. Failure by
Winner to place the full amount of the voucher on a single win bet on the above-
referenced Breeders’ Cup Classic race will result in forfeiture of this portion of the
Prize. Winner will win the proceeds, if any, of the free wager to be redeemed in
accordance with all Keeneland Race Course policies and procedures and applicable
law. If the 2020 Breeders’ Cup Classic is cancelled for any reason, the $10,000
voucher will not be awarded and the remaining elements of the Prize shall
constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to winner and no additional
compensation will be awarded.
Travel to Lexington, Kentucky is subject to flight availability. Changes to airline and
hotel reservations, once made, may not be permitted. Positive identification will be
required at the time of check-in at the airport and hotel. Checked luggage fees may
apply. Travel must be round-trip and is subject to standard airline and hotel terms
and conditions. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Travel may
not be combined with any other offer and may not qualify for frequent flyer miles or
hotel points. All travel will be at the risk of winner. Sponsor will not replace any lost
or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates.
All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the
responsibility of the Winner, including but not limited to: round-trip transportation
between the residence of the Winner and any airport, round-trip transportation
between the airport and the hotel, alcoholic beverages, bag check fees, fax, food,
gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service,
service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls.
The winner is responsible for any and all taxes, delivery fees, and/or costs related to
the processing, maintenance, set up, use and/or receipt of the prize by the winner.
Sponsors reserves the right to substitute a prize or an aggregation of prizes of equal
or greater value. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
If a winner is a subject to the U.S. tax law (U.S. citizen or U.S. resident), he or she
must complete and submit to Sponsors IRS form W-9 prior to receiving the prize.
If any potential winner declines the prize, fails to claim the prize, fails to submit the
required information, is unavailable for prize fulfillment, fails to abide by the Official
Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsors may select an alternate winner from all remaining
eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes. If any prize or prize notification is
returned as undeliverable, that prize is forfeited and Sponsors may select an
alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.
The receipt by the winner of the prize identified above is conditioned under the
compliance with these Official Rules and with any and all applicable federal and
state laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by any winner (at the
Sponsors’ sole discretion) will result in such winner’s disqualification as winner and
the sweepstakes and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated.
WINNER’S NAME. By entering into the Sweepstakes, you agree that Sponsors may
make public and use your name and address without further consideration (a) on
the Webpage and (b) in any media now known or hereafter developed for
promotional and/or publicity purposes, unless expressly prohibited by law.
Acceptance of the prize constitutes deemed permission for Sponsors to make public
and otherwise use winner’s name, voice, picture, likeness, opinions, biographical
information, city and state of residence, and submitted work without further
compensation in any media now known or hereafter developed for promotional
and/or publicity purposes, unless expressly prohibited by law. The winner also
agrees to participate in and cooperate with any promotional activity and/or
publicity relating to the Contest, as Sponsors may reasonably request from time to
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
By participating, the winner release Sponsors, their respective affiliates, parents,
and subsidiary companies; their employees, agents, and officers; and their
advertising and promotion agencies, as well as all others associated with the
development and execution of this Sweepstakes, from and against any and all
liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Sweepstakes and the
awarding and use of the prize.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS, THEIR LICENSEES AND/OR THEIR PARENTS,
AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND/OR RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING
OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,
EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR
ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF
THE SWEEPSTAKES, ACCESS TO, PROVISION OF OR USE OF THE PRIZE.
EVERYTHING PROVIDED BY SPONSORS IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY OR
Sponsors shall not be responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate registration
information, human error, technical malfunction, failures, omissions, interruptions,
deletions, or defects of any electronic or telephone network, computer online
system, computer equipment, servers, access providers, or software, including any
injury or damage to participants’ or any other persons’ computers relating to or
resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; inability to successfully transmit
your entry; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of
entries; entry submissions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete,
garbled, or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on
the Internet or any website. Proof of entering information and submission is not
considered proof of delivery or receipt. The submission of entries online within the
allotted time shall be the sole responsibility of the registrant; Sponsors is not
responsible for lost, unopenable, misdirected, or late entries, failure to deliver or
delays in delivery. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsors and will not
be returned or acknowledged.
If you are acting within the scope of your employment, as an employee, contractor,
or agent of another party, you warrant that such party has full knowledge of your
actions and has consented thereto. You further represent and warrant that your
actions do not violate your employer’s or company’s policies and procedures.
DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that any
and all disputes which cannot be resolved between you and Sponsors, and causes of
action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action. Such disputes shall be
resolved before a state or federal court located in Lexington, Kentucky which court
shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky without regard for principles
of conflicts of law. Your registration for the Sweepstakes signifies your consent to
the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Lexington,
Kentucky. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be
permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive,
incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’
fees, other than your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with
entering the Sweepstakes), and you further waive all rights to have damages
multiplied or increased. In addition, in connection with any such dispute you waive
your right to a jury trial.
(a) Sponsors reserves the right at its sole and absolute discretion (i) to cancel,
terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes; and/or (ii) to disqualify any
individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the
Sweepstakes or Webpage. Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in
the Sweepstakes or winning the prize if, in its sole and absolute discretion, it
determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of
the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices
(including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse,
threaten or harass any other entrants, Sponsors or users of the Sponsors service.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and
should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserves the right to seek damages from
any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law.
(b) Nothing contained in these Official Rules or on the Sponsors website shall be
construed to place the entrant and Sponsors or any other person or entity in the
relationship of partners or joint venturers.
(c) No waiver, modification or cancellation of any term or condition of these
Official Rules shall be effective unless expressly stated in a writing executed by
WINNER LISTING. To receive the name of the winning entrant, send a self-
addressed, stamped envelope to “America’s Best Racing Fan Choice Awards”, to
Senior Manager, Digital Media, TJC Media Ventures, Inc., 821 Corporate Drive,
Lexington, KY 40503 and a notification identifying the winner will be sent to you.