INGLEWOOD, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2010)—The first round of the Oak Tree Handicapping Challenge will begin Oct. 1 and continue through Oct. 3.

Players will have a chance to win a share of $5,000 and a large flat screen television. Entry is free into the contest where a handicapper gets to test their skills with win, place and show wagers.

Those who qualify during the opening weekend of the Oak Tree at Hollywood Park meet will move on to play in the second round on Oct. 17.

The contest will conclude on Oct. 31 – closing day of the Oak Tree season. Rules and information are available at or at any customer service booth at Hollywood Park.