'The Jumps' is back! Turn £2 to £100,000 with William Hill
William Hill bookmakers have launched on November 11th their exclusive fantasy horse racing competition 'The Jumps' - where punters can scoop a bumper £100,000 windfall for as little as £2 per stake.
Following the huge success of last season's competition, The Jumps returns and Punters have until November 26th to register their entries - and this time it's bigger and better than ever with monthly prizes of £4000 to be won.
Plus a 20 per cent winnings bonus on your 'Stable Star' - and free text updates every time they take to the racecourse.
This year, select your stable star from big names such as William Hill King George winner Long Run, Champion Chaser Sizing Europe plus exciting up-and-coming chasers Peddlers Cross and Captain Chris amongst numerous other 'big guns' of the equine world.
Kate Miller, spokeswoman for William Hill, said 'We were delighted with the fantastic response to last season's 'The Jumps' competition, so are giving horse racing fans a second chance to relieve us of another six-figure sum - from as little as £2 per go!'
Last year's winner was Paul Maguire from Skelmersdale in West Lancashire, who bagged the bumper prize after staking just £24.
Mr Maguire entered his horses to follow for the season - which included Champions Big Buck's and Long Run - but managed to solidify victory in the final strides thanks to many of his other selections winning at the Cheltenham Festival, where the bonus points are up for grabs.
The lucky punter sealed the deal when his 'Stable Star' Hurricane Fly was triumphant in the Champion Hurdle, rewarding him with extra points needed to ensure victory was his.
Mr Maguire's 2010/11 selections were: Stable Star HURRICANE FLY (70 Pts), Horse 1 AL FEROF (55 Pts), Horse 2 MASTER MINDED (20 Pts), Horse 3 SOLWHIT (10 Pts), Horse 4 BIG BUCKS (45 Pts), Horse 5 PEDDLERS CROSS (45 Pts), Horse 6 QUEVEGA (25 Pts), Horse 7 LONG RUN (60 Pts), Horse 8 RIVERSIDE THEATRE (20 Pts), Horse 9 ROYAL CHARM (10 Pts).
ABOUT THE JUMPS
The game itself is easy to enter, players must simply pick 10 horses from 'The Jumps' Easy Slip which is available in any of William Hill's 2400 UK-wide betting shops. In the same style as filling out teams on a football coupon, players must mark the box next to their selections and hand this in to a member of staff along with their £2 entry fee, and in return they will receive a printed slip of their selections and a wallet.
One of the ten selections must be from the list of eight stable stars. Your 'Stable Star' (the selection picked from the list of eight) entitles you to 20 PER CENT BONUS ODDS every time it runs throughout the competition dates. To avail of the bonus odds, players must bring along their printed entry slip and wallet when they're backing their selection.
Slips will be available in William Hill betting shops from Friday 11th November.
The competition kicks off on Hennessy Gold Cup day, November 26th 2011, and runs up to and including the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, March 16th 2012 - entries and monies need to be in by NOON on November 26th.
Punters can enter as many times as they like. Each stable costs £2 and there are no transfers throughout the competition.
You can find out further details about the game; including the rules, the scoring systems, how to play and the prize structures, on www.thejumps.com or in any of William Hill's 2400 shops across the UK and Ireland.