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Darryl Maree leads the Hollywoodbets Racing Stars Punters Challenge Week 5 log after winning week 4.


After the curtain came down on a thrilling first month of gruelling competition at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Sunday, the great news is that the Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge Racing Stars competition, which offers prize money of R111 000, is set to continue through May and June, to a date with destiny on 1 July!

South Africa’s racing presenters, personalities, commentators and journalists compete on every South African race meeting, covering KZN, Western Cape, Gauteng, and Eastern Cape.
A final major day pinnacle showdown is set for Hollywoodbets Durban July day, Saturday 1 July, at the Theatre Of Champions.
Click here every day to see the latest leaderboards.
While there were daily winners of R500 every day of local racing in April – including Racing 240 veteran Cecil Mthembu who topped Sunday’s leaderboard – with four weekly R3000 (shared R2500 for points and R500 for winners) recipients into the bargain, the top five finishers for the month celebrated the R10 000 monthly cash giveaway as the sun set on a great day’s racing in the KZN Capital City on Sunday.
The R10 000 is apportioned amongst the monthly top five on the leaderboard as follows:
1st – R6250 / 2nd – R2000 / 3rd – R1000 / 4th – R500 / 5th – R250
As the proud inaugural winner of Month 1, Grant Knowles received a R6250 cash prize, a special Purple Cap, a Hollywood Star Trophy, and a hamper!
And of course the prestigious title of Racing Stars Champion until the end of next month!
In second, Rouvaun Smit earned a well deserved R2000, with Paul Lafferty banking R1000 in third, Graeme Hawkins the R500 fourth placed cheque, and Neil Pretorius earning R250 for his consistency rewarded in fifth.
The Week 4 winner on points was Darryl Maree, with Devon Pretorius and Chase Liebenberg sharing the R500 cash award for most number of winners for the week.
There are nine weeks left, so there is plenty of opportunity for the stars to shine!
Week 5: 1st May – 7th May
Week 6: 8th May – 14th May
Week 7: 15th May – 21st May
Week 8: 22nd May – 28th May
May Monthly Competition ends on 31st May
Week 9: 29th May – 4th June
Week 10: 5th June – 11th June
Week 11: 12th June – 18th June
Week 12: 19th June – 25th June
Week 13: 26th June – 2nd July
June Monthly Competition ends 30th June
The first day of the 2nd month had the first double header of the Challenge and Weighted To Win’s Darryl Maree won the Hollywoodbets Kenilworth meeting Challenge and Gold Circle presenter, commentator and page designer Devonne Govender won the Hollywoodbets Greyville meeting Challenge.
The Tuesday Vaal Classic meeting Challenge saw Weighted To Win’s Daryn Burroughs being left high and dry on six winners out of six and within grasping distance of a massive payout when the meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather. However, he was awarded the R500 prize as leading tipster on the day.
Today, Nino Podesta tipped seven winners on the Hollywoodbets Kenilworth meeting Challenge to walk away with R500.
Darryl Maree leads the week 5 Racing Stars Punters Challenge. 
The public can join in and challenge the professionals as the competition is hosted within the massively popular Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge platform and the Racing Stars are in position on the daily leaderboard –  so it’s a chance for every punter countrywide to pit their individual skills against the professionals!
South Africa’s most popular racing competition pits the skills, wits and form assessment knowledge of players against each other on the designated racemeeting, with the leaderboard being updated after each race.
Players select one horse per race in the free-to-enter challenge and points are allocated for the finishing position, with an additional weighting for a winner based on the Hollywoodbets starting price.
Recently extended to include all local racemeetings, as well as Hong Kong and Singapore, the Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge has created a host of big winners.
The game is simple and FREE to play. So take up the challenge and take on the stars today!
All you need to do is login to the Hollywoodbets Punters Challenge website with your Hollywoodbets account.

Pick one horse for each of the races, and click on submit. Points are awarded based on finishing position, and the Hollywoodbets SP of the winner.