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Official Rules & Regulations
Japan Racing Association Social Contest
Presented by Woodbine Entertainment Group


Contest starts Monday, April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am ET and continues until Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00 pm ET (the “Contest Period”). No purchase necessary. Limit one (1) entry per person. Woodbine Entertainment Group is the sponsor of this contest (the “Contest Sponsor”).

This contest is open only to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are at least 18 years of age (must be 19 years of age or older in British Columbia) and excluding employees of the Contest Sponsor and those with whom they are domiciled. Entrants must have a full access HPIbet account in order to be eligible for this contest. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules & Regulations and the decisions of the Contest Sponsor, which are final.

No purchase is necessary to qualify for this contest.

  • To enter the contest:
    • Eligible participants must follow one of the following accounts to be eligible:
      • @WoodbineTB: Facebook or Instagram or Twitter
      • @WoodbineSB: Facebook or Instagram or Twitter
      • @HPIbet on Twitter page
    • Eligible participants must then “Tag a Friend” to post about the races conducted by the Japan Racing Association (“JRA”) listed below, on @WoodbineTB, @WoodbineSB or @hpibet
  • A random draw will be conducted among eligible entries Fridays, with the last draw to be held on the Friday immediately following the end of the Contest Period.  Each Friday draw will include participants who meet all eligibility requirements with respect to the JRA race held on the previous Saturday as per the schedule below.  Draws will be held as follows:  April 9, April 16, April 23, May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4.  All draws will be conducted at 12:00 noon ET. Each selected entrant will be contacted via the account they used to post. Each selected entrant will have 24 hours to respond to claim the prize.
  • Qualified entrants are eligible to win 1 prize for “Tagging a Friend” activity with respect to each of the following JRA races:
Sr. No Name of the Race Location Date of the Race Plushie to be won
1 Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas) (G1) Hanshin Sat, Apr 10 Daring Tact Plushie – S
2 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) (G1) Nakayama Sat, Apr 17 Contrail Plushie – S
3 Tenno Sho-Spring (G1) Hanshin Sat, May 1 Blue Hand Towel
4 NHK Mile Cup (G1) Tokyo Sat, May 8 Orange Hand Towel
5 Victoria Mile (G1) Tokyo Sat, May 15 Almond Eye Plushie – S
6 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) Tokyo Sat, May 22 Daring Tact Plushie – L
7 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) Tokyo Sat, May 29 Contrail Plushie – M
8 Yasuda Kinen (G1) Tokyo Sat, Jun 5 Orange Hand Towel

The approximate retail value of each prize is between $20 – $40.

  • Each selected entrant will have to correctly answer, unaided, a time‐limited mathematical skill testing question in order to claim the prize and return a signed Confirmation of Acceptance of Prize and Release. To be declared a winner, the selected entrant must meet the requirements set out above.
  • If the selected entrant incorrectly answers the skill‐testing question, declines the prize, fails to return a Confirmation of Acceptance of Prize and Release or is otherwise ineligible for the prize, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to select another entrant or to cancel the contest.  Should the Contest Sponsor elect to select another entrant, a new entrant will be drawn from the pool of eligible entrants. This drawing process will continue until an eligible winner has been contacted and can accept the prize as presented. When contacted, the winning account holder must supply their correct account number, mailing address and telephone number to the Contest Sponsor representative. Once these details are verified and the winner correctly answers the skill testing question and submits a Confirmation of Acceptance of Prize and Release Form, they will then receive their prize.
  • The Contest Sponsor’s rulings are final and without appeal in all matters related to the contest and the awarding of the prize.
  • Prizes must be accepted as awarded, may not be transferred or exchanged and are not redeemable for cash. No substitutions are permitted. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of at least equal value in the event of the unavailability, for whatever reason, of the advertised prize.
  • The Contest Sponsor shall have the right in its sole discretion to substitute, amend, reschedule and/or cancel any element of the contest. Prize(s) may not be awarded to any winner and winners shall not be compensated for such cancellation.

By entering this contest, entrants consent to the use of their entry, name, city of residence and/or any photograph that may be taken in publicity carried out by the Contest Sponsor and/or its advertising agencies, without further notice or compensation.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by the Contest Sponsor. The Contest Sponsor takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed entries, or for typographical or other production errors. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this contest. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

No communications will be entered into except with selected entrants unless otherwise permitted by the entrant. By entering this contest, entrants give permission for Contest Sponsor to contact them via the account they used to enter the contest in the event they are selected as a winner.  No further informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants unless entrants provide Woodbine Entertainment Group with explicit permission to do so. Please see Woodbine Entertainment Group’s Privacy Policy at‐policy for information on its policy towards maintaining the privacy and security of user information.

This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, associated with or administered by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

By entering this contest, entrants release and hold harmless Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, the Contest Sponsor and its advertising and promotional agencies and the contest judge(s), their affiliates and respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releases”) from any liability in connection with this contest or, if declared a winner, the prize.

Entrants acknowledge and agree that the Contest Sponsor has not made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, related to the prize, including but not limited to its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. This contest will be run in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations, subject to amendment by the Contest Sponsor. Entrants must comply with these Rules and Regulations and will be deemed to have received and understood the Rules and Regulations by participating in the contest. The Contest Sponsor may amend or modify these Rules and Regulations or cancel or postpone this contest at its sole discretion at any time prior to the distribution of prizing. Any disagreements or disputes arising out of this contest will be resolved by the Contest Sponsor at its sole and absolute discretion.