10/11/2001 11:00PM

Las Vegas handicapping contests

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Monday

New Frontier: Contest on last six races at Calder ($10 entry) $500 added to prize pool

Tuesday

Boulder Station: Losers contest on Philadelphia Park card ($10 entry) $1,000 added to prize pool; pick one horse, plus alternate, to finish out of the money in each race; prize pool carries over to next Tuesday if no one wins.

Wednesday

Arizona Charlie's: Win & Quin contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) $800 added to all entry fees

Santa Fe Station: Triple Q (free) $500 aggregate for hitting three quinellas on selected races, carryover if not hit

Texas Station: Contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) 60 percent of prize money to winner, 30 percent to second and 10 percent to third; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Excalibur: Contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) $2,000 in cash prizes, plus drawings after every race (drawings after odd-numbered races are for food prizes, drawings after even-numbered races are for $100 cash)

Gold Coast: Contest on last five races at Oak Tree (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

Thursday

Texas Station: Contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) 60 percent of prize money to winner, 30 percent to second and 10 percent to third; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Suncoast: Contest on last five races at Oak Tree (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

Friday

Binion's Horseshoe: 'Shoe Q on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) $500 added to all entry fees, plus drawings for $100 in mutuel wagers

Sunset Station: Win & "in the money" contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) $1,000 to highest combined mutuels; entry fees go into "in the money" progressive

Texas Station: Contest on Oak Tree card ($10 entry) 60 percent of prize money to winner, 30 percent to second and 10 percent to third; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Las Vegas Hilton: Contest on Oak Tree card (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Orleans: Contest on last five races at Oak Tree (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Union Plaza: Contest on last five races at Oak Tree (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

Saturday

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winners); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday; $100 aggregate bonus for going 5-0 on Saturday

Sunday

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winners); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday; $100 aggregate bonus for going 5-0 on Sunday

Upcoming Events

Oct. 14: NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series: The Orleans 350, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 3 p.m.

Oct. 15: Seminar with jockeys Mike Smith and David Flores, Orleans race book, 9 a.m.

Oct. 19: Daily Racing Form Breeders' Cup handicapping seminar with Richard Eng, Ralph Siraco, Lauren Stich, and Dave Tuley, Paris Hotel-Casino race book, 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 20: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings, NBA exhibition, Thomas & Mack Center, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 20: UNLV football vs. Colorado State, Sam Boyd Stadium, time TBA

To make changes to these listings, call Dave Tuley at 702-806-3866 or e-mail davetuley@hotmail.com