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Bonus Races Explained - 2017-12-15

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    We have been running the bonus races since Hotspot 1 and have received a few queries wanting to know more about how it works.

    They are available on all online Training Flights and Races and there are several options for each flight. They are at any one time set up for the next 3 flights so you can start placing entries up to a week in advance before the flight.

    What to do:

    1. First you need to have a positive account balance. Your race account and bonus account are the same so any prize money won or extra funds sent to us can be used. To top up your account simply send funds to us as you usually would and email the proof of payment through.
    2. Log into your account (all fanciers have been sent their details- if you have not received them kindly let us know)
    3. Click the “Bonus Races” tab
    4. Under “Upcoming Bonus Races” all the races that you can enter are listed (for the next 3 flights).
      So if we take the $10, 1 in 10 event as an example. It costs you $10 to enter a bird into this event and you have a 1 in 10 chance of winning. If there are 10 entries, the best pigeon will win a prize money payout of $85. If there are 20 entries then bird 1 and bird 2 will each win $85. If there are less than 10 entries this payout will be apportioned. This is also true for any entries more than 10 but less than 20. VFWCPR takes a commission of 15% of the bonus races entry fee.
    1. Choose a race to enter and click on Enter Bonus Race. Select which bird you want to enter from the drop-down. You can enter more than one bird in the same event and the same bird in more than one event if you wish to. Any bird that is racing under your name may be entered into a bonus race (activated birds as well as reserve birds).
    2. Under “Pending Bonus Races” you can see which birds you have entered into which bonus races.
    3. Under “Entry History” you can see the results of your previous entries.

    If your bird is not basketed for the bonus race your entry fee for that bonus race will be refunded automatically.

    Bonus races cannot be entered or cancelled after the closing date which is 2 hours before the race liberation time.

    If you are the only entrant to the bonus race your entry fee for that bonus race will be refunded automatically.

    Bonus race results will only be published 24 hours after the race has been stopped.

    Bonus race prize money will be credited to your VFWCPR account automatically.

     

    GOOD LUCK!