For the third consecutive year, Churchill Downs and NBC have
partnered to give one person the chance to place a life-changing $100,000 win
bet in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on Saturday, May 5.
Two years ago, Glen Fullerton of Houston won $900,000 when
Super Saver won the Kentucky Derby at odds of 8-1. Last year, Dave “Rico”
Flores of Chicago came close but fell short when Mucho Macho Man finished third
behind Animal Kingdom.
your turn. U.S. residents age 21 and over can enter this year’s $100,000
Kentucky Derby DreamBet contest online via Twitter and/or Facebook until
Saturday, April 14 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Simply follow CNBC on Twitter and send the
following tweet: “I want to win the @CNBC #derbydreambet.” Also, Facebook users
can enter the contest by visiting the CNBC (www.facebook.com/cnbc),
NBC Sports (www.facebook.com/NBCSports)
or Kentucky Derby (www.facebook.com/KentuckyDerby)
Facebook pages and complete the sweepstakes entry form appearing on each page
to be considered for the grand prize.
fan will be selected at random at the end of the promotion period to win a VIP
trip for two to the 2012 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks (includes airfare,
lodging and ground transportation) and the chance to place a $100,000 win bet
on any horse in the Kentucky Derby. If the horse wins, they’ll keep the
“Participating in the Derby Dream Bet experience will forever
be one of my greatest life experiences,” said Fullerton, whose reaction
delivered a memorable television moment when captured on NBC Sports’ coverage
of the Kentucky Derby.
NBC Sports’ exclusive coverage of Kentucky Derby 138 on
Saturday, May 5 will air from 4-7 p.m. ET – the centerpiece of 14 hours of
Kentucky Derby Week coverage on NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network.