ZED Derby Day 2022
Welcome to ZED Derby Day 2022! A celebration of horse racing in ZED RUN, featuring 12 fun races that will be taking place on May 7.
In the spirit of commemorating this event, all 144 racehorses who qualify will be immortalised in a digital Derby Day 2022 program made available below for anyone to download.
Derby Day 2022 Racing Guide.pdf
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Qualification

The qualification period will run from April 15, 12am UTC to April 29, 12am UTC. Details of how to qualify are laid out below for each racing event.
Racehorses scheduled to appear in Derby Day races will be locked in and therefore unable to participate in free races for approximately 24 hours leading up to the event on May 7.

Format

Here’s a quick breakdown of the ZED Derby Day format:
  • 12 custom racing events, each with specific eligibility conditions
  • 144 total racehorses involved
  • Specific distances for each race are predetermined and will be revealed at the time the races are scheduled

Race Details & Schedule

The details, qualification parameters and schedules for all ZED Derby Day racing events are outlined below.

Category 1 - Age & Fastest Pace

Tiebreaker: Most races run Fastest Pace: Distance of Race / Time Taken to Complete Race

Race 1

Name: The Old Guard Distance Funnel: Marathoners Start Time: 9pm UTC Qualification Parameters: - Racehorses born before 18 Mar 2022, 6pm UTC - No Genesis racehorses

Race 2

Name: The New Guard Distance Funnel: Sprinters Start Time: 9:10pm UTC Qualification Parameters: - Racehorses born after 18 Mar 2022, 6pm UTC - No Genesis racehorses

Category 2 - Genotype/Breed & Most Podiums

Tiebreaker: Most races run Most Podiums: Finishes in the top three positions of races

Race 3

Name: The Purebred Cup Distance Funnel: Sprinters Start Time: 9:20pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Z5+ Nakamotos only

Race 4

Name: The Szabo Stakes Distance Funnel: Midrunners Start Time: 9:30pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Z9+ Szabos only

Race 5

Name: The Finney Finals Distance Funnel: Marathoners Start Time: 9:40pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Z15+ Finneys only

Race 6

Name: The Buterin Bash Distance Funnel: Midrunners Start Time: 9:50pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Z21+ Buterins only

Category 3 - Gender & Social Media Giveaways

Social Media Giveaways: - All racehorses will be non-Genesis racehorses - For Race 7 there will be 4 winners from Twitter, 4 from Instagram, 4 from Facebook - For Race 8 there will be 12 winners from Discord - The racehorses won will then be entered into the race after the winners have received them - The competition launches April 18th 12am UTC & ends April 22nd 12am UTC - Prizes sent before the competition begins - ZED RUN’s LiveOps team will select winners, then the social team will contact winners - Winners must provide: Wallet address & Intended name of racehorse - The LiveOps team will then name the horse and send it to the winner - Drawn winners will have 24 hours to respond to request for the above information otherwise the LiveOps team will draw a new winner - Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for more information

Race 7

Name: The Social Media Colt Classic Distance Funnel: Midrunners Start Time: 10pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Colts only Social Media Giveaway racehorses only

Race 8

Name: The Discord Giveaway Filly Mile Distance Funnel: Marathoners Start Time: 10:10pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Fillies only Discord Giveaway racehorses only

Category 4 - Coats & Most Podiums

Tiebreaker: Most races run Most Podiums: Finishes in the top three positions of races

Race 9

Name: The Super Rare Rally Distance Funnel: Sprinters Start Time: 10:20pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Super Rare Coats only

Race 10

Name: The Rare Coat Oaks Distance Funnel: Marathoners Start Time: 10:30pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Rare Coats only

Category 5 - Genesis & Paid Wins

Tiebreaker: Highest class points Paid Wins: Most wins in paid races during the qualifying period

Race 11

Name: The Metaverse Stakes Distance Funnel: Sprinters Start Time: 10:40pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Genesis Szabos, Genesis Finneys, and Genesis Buterins only

Race 12

Name: The Metaverse Cup Distance Funnel: Midrunners Start Time: 10:50pm UTC Qualification Parameters: Genesis Nakamotos only

Prize Pool

The ZED Derby Day has a total prize pool of $20,700 USD. Each racehorse that qualifies wins $50, with additional prizes for the top three racehorses in each race, as follows:
Text
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Race 1
$600
$250
$150
Race 2
$600
$250
$150
Race 3
$600
$250
$150
Race 4
$600
$250
$150
Race 5
$600
$250
$150
Race 6
$600
$250
$150
Race 7
$600
$250
$150
Race 8
$600
$250
$150
Race 9
$600
$250
$150
Race 10
$600
$250
$150
Race 11
$600
$250
$150
Race 12
$1,500
$625
$375

Additional Rules

  • If your racehorse qualifies for multiple races, it will run in the latest race that is scheduled on Derby Day, meaning Race Twelve has priority all the way down to Race One.
  • Max three racehorses per stable for the duration of the entire event. In the event that a stable has more than three racehorses qualified into the leaderboard, VHS will select which racehorse(s) to exclude.
  • Racehorses scheduled for the Derby Day races will be locked in and unable to participate in free races for around 24 hours leading up to the event on May 7.
  • The owner of the racehorse at the time the race finishes is the user that will receive payment.
  • All prizes will be paid out within 72 hours of the completion of the final race.
  • Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for more information.