Racing Promotions Hero Shot

Racing Promotions

From April to November you can listen to the beat of the Horses featuring some of the finest races in the area. In 2009, Vernon Downs Casino Hotel was the home of The Night of Champions bringing in over 2000 people to enjoy the greatest names in racing. Combine that with a casino, daily simulcasting, gaming promotions, good food and an all suite hotel … makes Vernon Downs Casino Hotel a great place to have fun at an affordable price.

4th of july Racing

4th of July Racing

Thursday, July 4, Post Time 6:10pm
Play Uncle Sam’s Cash for a chance to win up to $250.
Fireworks following live racing!
Gold Cup Buffet 5pm-8pm

Wiener Dog Trot!

2nd Annual Wiener Dog Trot

Saturday, July 13, Post Time 6:10pm
Three heats – top three wieners from each heat race advance to the finals.
Open to the first 30 entries. Register your dachshund online.

1st Place: $500 wagering voucher
2nd Place: $200 wagering voucher
3rd Place: $100 wagering voucher

Wiener Dog Trot
  1. Participating canines must be real dachshunds. There are no weight or age restrictions.
  2. Only the dachshunds registered to race are allowed in Vernon Downs Casino Resort. No spectator canines are allowed. A total of 30 canines will be allowed to participate, all must be pre-registered prior to July 13th, 2019.
  3. Each dachshund will race 20 yards on the Vernon Downs track.
  4. Each participating dachshund will need to bring two (2) humans. Humans must be able to carry and catch the dog while standing/walking on a dirt surface.
  5. One human will carry the canine to the starting line and hold the canine. The other human will stand on the finish line and catch the racing canine.
  6. All humans must clean up after their canines and dispose of any waste in trash cans. No waste can be left in the Backyard or on the track.
  7. All humans are required to sign a consent waiver releasing Vernon Downs from all liabilities and allowing Vernon Downs to use their names and likenesses in promotional advertising. (This must be completed before race time)
  8. No canine food is allowed on the racetrack. The humans may coax their runners with a favorite chew toy only and/or calling the canines. No dog whistles or other shrill whistles are allowed. Nothing breakable or edible is allowed on the racing surface. No throwing of objects/toys is allowed. (No balloons or doggie treats)
  9. Humans should not carry any loose articles on the racetrack. Humans should wear comfortable shoes.
  10. Participant check-in on July 13th at promotions table. All contestants must arrive prior to 5:30 p.m. At check-in each canine will be provided their qualifying heat information and timeline of events.
  11. Participants will be responsible for bringing their canine to the Winner’s Circle for their designated race (an announcement will be made). Participants are not allowed in the Winner’s Circle until their designated race.
  12. Participating canines are not allowed trackside except for their individual race. Canines must be kept in the Tent area while not racing.
  13. Upon completion of the wiener dog race, all participants MUST RETURN their dog’s assigned racing jacket to personnel and exit the Winner’s Circle.
  14. The top three from each qualifying heat will advance to the final heat. The winner of the Final will receive a 500 betting voucher, 2nd place finisher receives a $200 betting voucher and 3rd place finishers receive a $100 betting voucher.
  15. Remember these races are for fun only! Judges’ decisions are final. For the safety of everyone concerned, Vernon Downs Casino Resort reserves the right to refuse participation to humans and canines that don’t meet all qualifications of the race. Any aggressive canines or canines exhibiting dangerous behavior will be asked to exit the Track.
  16. These races are held rain or shine.
  17. Dog must have current license & must be up to date on all shots including rabies vaccination. Owner must provide proof by day of event.
Lousy T-Shirt Contest: Little Brown Jug Trip Giveaway

Lousy T-Shirt Contest – The Little Brown Jug

Saturdays in July
Your chance to win an all expenses paid trip to The little Brown Jug, September 19 and 20.
Contestants drawn July 6, 13 and 20. Final winner drawn July 27.
Must be present to win grand prize.

Lousy T-Shirt Contest - The Little Brown Jug

Scheduled Promotion Dates: July 6, 13, 20, and 27
• Guests must submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• 10 winners will be randomly selected each Saturday to receive a ‘Lousy T-Shirt’ and an entry into the final drawing on July 27 to win the grand prize

• A total of 40 winners will receive a ‘Lousy T-Shirt’ and be entered into the grand prize drawing

• Of the 40 winners, 1 person will be randomly selected to win the grand prize trip to the Little Brown Jug on September, 19th & 20th 2019 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. Grand prize includes Admission and Pavilion Tickets on Jug Day, parking pass, and two-night accommodations at a local hotel.

• One entry per person per race night. Guests may enter each Saturday, but can only earn one entry into the grand prize drawing

• Guests must be present to win the grand prize on July 27 and may not transfer their entry to someone else without Vernon Downs Management approval. Should the Grand Prize winner not claim the prize within 10 minutes, a new winner will be selected

• Grand Prize package will be mailed to winner after conclusion of contest.

• Should a person not claim their T-Shirt, they will still be entered into the Grand Prize drawing on July 27. No additional names will be selected.

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Herps Alive! Interactive Reptile Exhibit.

Herps Alive! Interactive Reptile Exhibit

Saturday, July 20, Post Time 6:10pm
Free admission. Snakes, lizards, turtles and more!
Plus…Enter to win a trip to The Little Brown Jug in our Lousy T-Shirt Contest.

Million Dollar Ball Drop

Million Dollar Ball Drop

A chance to win $1 million dollars!
Enter June 1 – August 3 during live racing. Last chance entries August 17.
Drop date August 17 during live racing, Post Time 6:10pm.

Sponsored by Bud Light

One entry per person, per day. $1 Million Dollars is paid out over 40 years. 

Million Dollar Ball Drop

Scheduled Promotion Date: August 17
• Guests will have a chance to win many prizes, with the Grand Prize being $1 Million Dollars.

• Guests may enter once per live race day beginning Friday, June 1, 2019 through Saturday, August 3, 2019 including a last chance entry date on Saturday, August 17 where (10) final entries will be drawn as a last chance qualifier.

• Guests must completely fill out the official entry blank and drop the entry into the designated entry barrel. Any entries that are not completely filled out will be disqualified. Entries will be reviewed on a daily basis to ensure that only one entry per person per day rule is followed.

• There will be a barrel with signage to indicate the drop point and Vernon Downs personnel will be available to help with any questions that may arise concerning the rules and regulations.

• Guests must be a “Your Club” player member on or before Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 6:10 p.m. to be eligible to claim a prize. All requirements to be a member are subject to verification. Guests may see a Player’s Club representative for details.

• The week following the close of entries on Saturday, August 3, 490 names will be randomly selected from the list of entries. These 490 names (a person can have more than 1 entry) will be assigned a numbered ball in the “Million Dollar Ball Drop.” The 490 selected entries will be notified via telephone of their selection.

• On the day of the Million Dollar Ball Drop Saturday, August 17 guests may enter a FINAL chance drawing where Tioga or Vernon Downs Management will randomly draw (10) names from the designated entry barrel after a designated race to be guaranteed a golf ball in the Million Dollar Ball Drop. One entry per person, must hold a valid players club card, must claim your golf ball number within (10 minutes, and be 18 years of age or older with valid ID.

• On Saturday, August 17, 2019, 500 numbered golf balls will be dropped from the top of a fire truck ladder onto a target area in the infield of the racetrack

• Prior to August 17, 2019, Odds On Promotions will place one randomly generated number ranging from 1 to 500 into a sealed envelope. If the ball dropped closest to the target hole is that same pre-selected number in the sealed envelope, the guest will win $1,000,000.00 to be paid out over 40 years.

• If the ball dropped closest to the pin does not match the pre-selected number in the sealed envelope, the guest will win the 1st Place prize of $5,000.00.

• Prizes will also be awarded for the next 24 closest golf balls to the target hole as follows: 2nd Place: $3,000.00; 3rd Place: $1,500.00; 4th Place: $1,000.00; 5th Place: $500.00. 6th Place through 25th Place will receive a $25.00 wagering voucher. Prizes for 1st place through 5th place will be issued by check.
• Guests MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN ALL PRIZES and must report to the promotions table within 10 minutes of winners being announced.
• Executive Management of Vernon Downs will be the official measuring agent. The Grand Prize is to be paid by a third party vendor, “Odds On Promotions.”
• Management reserves the right to alter the method of dropping the golf balls due to inclement weather.
• Dates of Promotion:
June: 1, 2, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 28, 29
July: 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
August: 1, 2, 3

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.
• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Horseplay

Horseplay

Enter Now – August 31 during live racing.
Grand Prize Drawing Saturday, August 31 during live racing, Post Time 6:10pm

Make a $1 donation and receive a Rubber Horse for your chance to toss and enter to win a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Rubber Horses available at the Promotions Tables.
Hey kids! Be part of the action. Help collect a rubber horse from the track and redeem for a free ice cream!

Courtesy of Williams Toyota

Horseplay

Scheduled Grand Prize Drawing Date: August 31
• Must be 18 years of age or older to participate

• Promotion Dates: Every live race day (weather permitting) from Friday, April 20th through Saturday, August 31

• Car Giveaway Date: Saturday, August 31 during live racing

• Guests may enter by making a $1.00 donation to the designated charity of the month to receive a special numbered rubber horse for that night’s Horseplay toss

• Each special numbered rubber horse will be registered to the purchaser and purchaser will be given the rubber horse to throw at the moving.

• After the designated race has been decided by Tioga/Vernon Downs Management, the giveaway car
will drive around the track once. Fans will attempt to throw their rubber horses into the open windows of the car as it travels around the track

• All rubber horses that are successfully tossed into the car will be placed into a bucket. Three rubber horses will be randomly selected and the winning guests will receive a wagering voucher and an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing to win the giveaway car during live racing on Saturday, August 31.

• The 1st rubber horse winning guest will receive $50, the winning guest of the 2nd rubber horse will receive $100, and the winning guest of the 3rd rubber horse will receive $150, all in the form of a wagering voucher.

•Guests can only win once per Horseplay promotion.

• The Horseplay toss will also be conducted on Saturday, August 31 (weather permitting) during the first half of the live racing card. The subsequent winner will be the final qualifier into the Grand Prize Drawing to be held later that day

• On Saturday, August 31 following the Horseplay toss, a backwards draw will begin with all of the entries into the Grand Prize drawing. The final entry in the official drawing barrel will win the giveaway car.

• During the backwards draw, all guests whose entry is drawn prior to the grand prize will receive a $25.00 wagering voucher

• Guests must be present to win any prizes, including the grand prize. Entries may not be transferred.

• Prizes are non-transferrable

• All taxes, title and fees for car will be paid by Vernon/Tioga Downs. All other taxes are the responsibility of the winner

• Winner will set up an appointment with car dealer within seven days to finalize any necessary paperwork associated with winning the car

• A new charity will be selected each month. The charity of the month will receive $1.00 from the sale of each rubber horse for that month’s live race nights. Vernon Downs will match the amount raised from the sale of the rubber horses and add that amount to the final donation made to the charity of the month

• Children will be allowed on the track after each Horseplay toss to gather rubber horses that were not successfully tossed into the car. Each child will receive a free ice cream cone from the designated concession stand. One free ice cream per child per day

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. During the final backwards draw if the final name drawn out of the designated barrel fails to claim the horseplay car, the 2nd to last entry will be drawn, and so on until a winner is present. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion. Winner must present a State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: All Lottery Key License holders and employees of the NY State Gaming Commission, Vernon Downs, Tioga Downs, New York Lottery, Bally Technologies, Spielo, IGT, SDG and/or Multimedia Games and/or any subsidiaries or affiliates, their spouses, siblings, children and/or other dependents living in the same residence; owners, drivers, trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc. in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. All prizes will be awarded regardless of the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution of prizes is permitted.

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

• By participating in this promotion, participants agree to release and hold harmless Tioga Downs, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities and their respective entities and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any claim and/or cause of action arising out of participating this promotion or the receipt or use of any prize from this promotion.

• For names of winners, available at the conclusion of the offer, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Racing Department, American Racing-Tioga Downs, Inc. 2384 W. River Rd. Nichols, NY 13812

Taxes
• Any valuation of the prize(s) stated awarded in this contest is based on available information provided to Tioga Downs/Vernon Downs from the provider, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner will be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an appropriate IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

Racing Promotion: Dollar Days

Dollar Days

Fridays during live racing
$1 Live Race Programs, $1 Hotdogs, $1 10oz. Drafts, $1 Sodas and $1 Popcorn.

Racing Promotion: Change Your Luck

Change Your Luck

Fridays during live racing
Your Non-Winning Race Ticket could win you a $30 Race Wagering Voucher!

Change Your Luck

Scheduled Promotion Dates: Every Friday when there is Live Racing

  • This is a game of chance. Guests will write their name on all non-winning wagering tickets from the previous Vernon Downs live race and drop into the official entry barrel.
  • Non-winning tickets for wagers totaling less than $1.00 will not be eligible as entries. For example, a single $0.10 superfecta ticket or single $0.50 trifecta ticket will not be eligible as an entry. A ticket must have a total wagering value of $1.00 or more.
  • Following the next race, a member of the Vernon Downs promotions department will randomly select one ticket from the entry barrel. The winner will receive a free $10 WPS wager ($30 total) to be used entirely on a horse in the next race. Guests may only win the $10 WPS wager once each night. A member of the promotions staff will escort the winner to a pari-mutuel teller to place the wager
  • For example, the first winner will be selected following Race 2 from the non-winning wagering tickets from Race 1.
  • The drawing will be repeated following Races 2-9 for a total of $240.00 in wagers.
  • Following each race, the entry barrel will be emptied to ensure that only tickets from the eligible race are entered. Tickets from races other than the previous race or from tracks other than Vernon Downs will be ineligible for the drawings. It is the responsibility of each guest to place only losing tickets in the entry barrel. Vernon Downs is not responsible for retrieving tickets out of the entry barrel that are not losing tickets.
  • Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.
  • Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.
  • Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.
  • Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.
  • Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.
  • The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.
  • Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.
  • All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.
  • Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted
  • All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner

Racing Promotion: 60 Second Wagering Spree

60 Second Wagering Spree

May 11, June 29, September 28, October 12
Place your bet on us! How many $2 EXACTA BETS can you make in 60 seconds?
Keep what you win in the form of a Wagering Voucher!

60 Second Wagering Spree

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 11, June 29, September 28, October 12
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Three winners will be randomly selected and assigned to participate in one of the three designated contest races

• Each contestant will have 60 seconds to make as many $2 exacta wagers on their designated race with Vernon Downs paying for the wagers and the contestant keeping any winnings

• Wagers must be made at a live teller, not a self-bet machine, and must be supervised by a member of Vernon Downs promotions staff

• Contestant must call out each wager individually and may not wager using ‘boxing,’ ‘wheeling’ or ‘keying.’ For example, wagers must be called “$2 exacta 1-2, $2 exacta 1-3, $2 exacta 5-3, etc

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: And They're Off!

And They’re Off!

May 25, August 24, October 19
Your chance to win a $50 wagering voucher!

And They're Off!

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 25, August 24, October 19
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel. One entry per person.

• Following Race (1), one contestant will be randomly selected and receive a $50 wagering voucher and a chance to ride in the starting gate truck for the race they placed the wager(s) on.

• The contestant must wager the entire $50 amount on the following live race at Vernon Downs. They may make as many wagers as they choose in any of the available wagering pools, but MUST wager the entire amount. The contestant keeps any pari-mutuel earnings

• A new contestant will be randomly selected to wager on Races 3-7. A contestant may only win once per day

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• . Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Cash Cube

Cash Cube

May 18, September 21
Grab as much CA$H as you can in 30 seconds and win that amount in the form of a Wagering Voucher!

Cash Cube

Scheduled Promotion Dates: May 18, September 21
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Three winners will be randomly selected to enter the Cash Cube following the designated races

• Each contestant will attempt to grab as many paper slips as possible during the allotted 30 seconds

• The Cash Cube will be filled with paper slips in the following denominations: 50-$1, 50-$2, 5-$25, 4-$50, 2-$100 and 1-$250

• Contestants must face forward in the Cash Cube at all times; wear safety goggles, catch all paper slips in the air and cannot trap the slips against the walls of the Cash Cube with hands or body. Contestants cannot reach below waist to grab paper slips and must have all paper slips in their container before the clock reaches zero or else they will not count

• All paper slips in container will be added up and the contestant will receive that amount

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner

Racing Promotion: Cash It or Stash It

Cash It Or Stash It

August 1
Your Chance to Bet $50 or Keep a $10 Betting Voucher.

Cash It or Stash It

Scheduled Promotion Dates: August 1
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel prior to the designated race. One entry per person.

• Five contestants will be randomly selected and assigned one of five designated contest races

• Each contestant will decide to either ‘Cash It or Stash It’

• If the contestant chooses to ‘Cash It’ they will be given a $50.00 wagering voucher to make a $50.00 ‘Place Bet’ on one horse in the designated race. The contestant gets to keep all winnings

• If the contestant chooses to ‘Stash It’ they will be given a $10.00 wagering voucher and can walk away

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Easy As 1-2

Easy As 1-2

September 14
Predict the Winning Exacta and win your share of a $250 Wagering Voucher.

Easy As 1-2

Scheduled Promotion Dates: September 14
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel up to one race prior to the designated race

• 5 names will be randomly selected prior to the designated race and the guests will have to write down their prediction for the winning ‘exacta’ in the designated race

• The two numbers submitted on the entry blank will be treated like an ‘exacta box’ wager. For example, if a guest submits an entry with the combination of 1-7 and the official order of finish is 1-7 or 7-1, the guest will be considered a winner

• The 5 randomly selected guests will share in a $250.00 prize pool. If only 1 of the 5 guests selects the correct exacta, they win all $250.00. If 2 guests select the winning exacta, they will split the $250.00 prize

• If the guests do not select the correct ‘exacta’ combination, they will receive a $25.00 wagering voucher

• In the event of a late scratch, the guest may make an alternate selection prior to post time

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• If a contestant fails to show at the designated promotions table within (10) minutes it will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Uncle Sam's Cash Gameboard

Gameboard

“Uncle Sam’s Cash”
Thursday, July 4, Post Time 6:10pm
Your Chance to Win up to a $250 Wagering voucher!

Gameboard

Scheduled Promotion Dates: April 27, July 4, October 5
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official drawing barrel prior to the start of Race 5.

• After Race 5, five contestants will be randomly selected to participate

• A game board will be displayed featuring 8 game pieces attached face down on the board. Each piece will have a dollar amount ranging from $0 up to $250. Dollar amounts will be as follows: (2) $0, (2) $25, (2) $50, (1) $100, (1) $250,

• Each contestant will select a game piece off the board. One by one, they will reveal the dollar amount on their piece. Each contestant will have the option of keeping their dollar amount or exchanging their piece for another piece still attached to the game board. If they choose to exchange their piece, they will win the dollar amount on their new piece. They may only exchange their piece once

• Each promotion date, the game board will have a different theme or design but dollar amounts will be the same each date

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• In the event a contestant fails to be present at the designated promotions table within (10) minutes another entry will be drawn out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Giveaways

Giveaways!

May 27: Golf Umbrella
August 17: Baseball Hat
September 15: Long Sleeve T-shirt
November 2: Stainless Steel Tumbler

Racing Promotion: Handicapping Contest

Handicapping Contest

May 27, June 16, July 11, August 15, September 2
Select a horse to win or Place in each race and win up to $250!

Handicapping Contest

Scheduled Promotion Dates: April 20, May 27, June 16, July 11, August 15, September 2

• Entry is free. One entry per person. Entry forms may be picked up on day of contest at the Promotions Table

• Contestants will select one (1) horse in each of the 10 designated Vernon Downs live races (or fewer if race program has less than 10 races)

• Contestants will amass a mythical bankroll if their selection officially finishes first or second in the designated race. Official $2 WIN and PLACE payoffs will be added to the mythical bankroll. Official race results will serve as the order of finish. The contestant who accumulates the highest mythical bankroll is the winner.

• For example, if your horse wins and pays $8.00 to win and $3.60 to place, you will add $11.60 to your mythical bankroll.

• Payoffs will be capped at $42 for WIN and $22 for PLACE.

• In the event of a tie for first place, the contestant that selects the most first-place finishers will be the winner. In the event of a tie for 2nd place, the prize will be split.

• If your horse is scratched, you will receive the post time betting favorite.

• Entry forms must be submitted to the Promotions Table prior to the start of the first designated contest race.

• Must be present to win and report to the Promotions Table within ten (10) minutes of contest winners being announced. Any contestant that enters more than one entry will have all entries disqualified. If the winner or second place finisher fails to report within five minutes, the next contestant in the standings will be elevated. If that person fails to report within five minutes, it is up to the discretion of the promotions staff to continue down the list of standings or simply not award the prize that was not claimed

• Prizes will be awarded in the form of a wagering voucher as follows: 1st Place: $250.00, 2nd Place: $100.00

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher

• Prizes can be picked up at the official promotions table.

• If a winner fails to claim their prize within (10) minutes the runner up in the contest will be selected. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Piece of the Purse

Piece of the Purse

August 3, October 26
Your chance to win a $100 Race Wagering Voucher!

Piece of The Purse

Scheduled Promotion Date: August 3 & October 26
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• Management will designate a race with eight horses (seven or nine-horse field if there are not any eight-horse fields)

• 8 contestants (or seven or nine) will be selected and assigned 1 of the 8 horses in the designated race

• The contestants will win based on where their horse finishes

• 1st Place: $100.00; 2nd Place: $50.00; 3rd Place: $25.00; 4th Place: $12.00; 5th Place: $5.00; 6th-8th Place: $2.00

• The winner will also be invited to have their picture taken in the winner’s circle with the winning horse and connections

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• Prizes not claimed within (10) minutes will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Racing Promotion: Spin To Win

Spin To Win

September 7
Spin the wheel to win up to a $150 Wagering Voucher!

Spin to Win

Scheduled Promotion Date: September 7
• Guests will submit an entry blank in the official entry barrel

• 5 contestants will be randomly selected

• After the designated races, each contestant will get a chance to spin the prize wheel and win the amount listed

• The maximum prize value per contestant is $150.00

• Any prize money will be awarded at the end of the contest in the form of a wagering voucher. Prizes can be picked up at the Promotions Table

• If a contestant fails to show at the designated promotions table within (10) minutes it will result in drawing another entry out of the designated entry barrel. Winners must be present to collect prize. Prizes are non-transferrable. Winners must be 18 years of age or older and present to win.

• Excluded patrons cannot participate in promotion.

• Winner must present State/Federal valid photo identification before prize can be claimed. Winner will be allowed ten (10) minutes to obtain identification if on property. If not, the winner will forfeit prize.

• Each prize winner grants the right to use their name, city of residence, and photograph in order to publicize their winnings. Street address and phone numbers will not be released for publicity.

• The following are ineligible to participate: employees of Tioga/Vernon Downs or any members of their immediate families; Owners, Drivers, Trainers and their agents who currently have horses racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs; Tioga/Vernon Downs agencies, vendors or suppliers and their immediate families; Stable hands and backstretch workers of horses stabled and racing at Tioga/Vernon Downs.

• Tioga/Vernon Downs Management has the right to disqualify any entries.

• All of these rules and regulations are subject to the sole interpretation of American Racing & Entertainment LLC, Tioga/Vernon Downs, Inc in its sole discretion. Any decisions of Tioga/Vernon Downs Inc., American Racing & Entertainment LLC management with respect to and all of these rules and regulations shall be final and binding on all participants.

• Odds on winning depend on the number of entries. Prizes are not transferrable and no substitution or prizes is permitted

• All taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

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