04/08/2003 11:00PM

Churchill has $5M Derby contest


Churchill Downs is offering prize of up to $5 million for picking the precise order of finish of the entire field in the May 3 Kentucky Derby.

The Kentucky Derby $5 Million Pay Day is a free online contest on www.kentuckyderby.com. The $5 million can be won only if the Derby field includes 15 or more starters. For 12 to 14 starters, the payoff is $1 million. For fewer than 12 starters, the payoff is $50,000. The prize money will be paid as a 30-year annuity.