Twelve-year-old Zippy Chippy, who has never won a race against Thoroughbreds, will take on Miss Batavia, an accomplished pacer, in "The Battle of Batavia" on July 26 at Batavia Downs in New York.
In a promotion for the exhibition race, 97 losing tickets will be pulled from our registration box, one for each loss that Zippy Chippy has had. The first 94 will receive betting vouchers, number 95 will get a $5.00 ticket on every horse in the 10th race, number 96 will get a $10.00 ticket on every horse in the 10th and the 97th name drawn will get an exacta on every combination in the 10th.
Zippy and Miss Batavia will battle it out in a half mile dash..
The first 1,000 patrons through the doors on July 26 will receive a free Zippy Chippy T-shirt.