NA Cup handicapping, TV news
June 17, 2010
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In addition to a trio of Pepsi North America Cup eliminations this Saturday night, Mohawk Racetrack will play host to the first of four Extreme Handicapping Challenges with advance registration still available up until 11:00 p.m. Friday night.
Also, there will be full television coverage of the NA Cup final, set for June 26. This year’s $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup will air nationally on Canada's The Score from 8:30 pm -10 pm, and TVG and Sirius Satellite Radio will also cover the race.
Well known harness racing host and analyst, Gary Seibel, a part of the TVG team, will join Chad Rozema, Greg Blanchard, Renee Kierans and double Hall-Of-Famer Ron Waples on The Score broadcast. Sirius Satellite Radio’s ‘Saturday Night At The Races’ will be hosted by Bill Finley.
As for this Saturday's Extreme Handicapping Challenge, the entry fee is $25 in addition to a bankroll of $50 to play. A total of $5,000 in prize money will given away to the top five finishers and the top 25 finishers will also win a free entry into the North America Cup Extreme Handicapping Championship on Saturday, June 26, with $7,500 to be won.
For full contest details, click on the ‘event details’ section of the northamericacup.com website. While there, you can also access your free ticket to the Q-107 Trackside Party on North America Cup night at
The North America Cup post position draw will be held this Tuesday morning at Mohawk Racetrack. The Guest drawmaster will be Montreal Canadiennes rising star P.K. Subban. Full coverage will also be available on the NA Cup website.
Fans are also reminded that the North America Cup program will feature an early pick-4 guarantee of $75,000 which will end with the big race itself, carded as race seven.
To keep up to date on everything you need to know about this year’s Pepsi North America Cup, be sure to bookmark www.northamericacup.com. (WEG)