Champion of the Track is a sporty and fun online video slot game by Net Entertainment. The theme for this slot is based on horseracing and features images of horses, jockeys, a racetrack, trophies and the likes. The first thing players will notice about this game is that the reels are surrounded by a racetrack that is actually one of the main features of the game.
Every part of the screen has been incorporated into the workings of the game itself. The graphics and animation are high quality with realistic sound effects and entertaining background music that increases the excitement and quality of the game.
5 Reel Horseracing Slot
The slot setup in Champion of the Track is the classic 5 reel, 30 payline arrangements. The game itself includes a number of bonus features in the form of wild symbols; scatter symbols free spins, a bonus game as well as the Career Bonus involving the racetrack. On the reels, players will find a host of images all relating to horseracing and the jockey’s themselves. Some of the highest paying symbols in the game include a wreathed jockey, a blue ribbon, a handheld timer, horseshoes, and binoculars. The lower paying symbols are all played by the jockeys themselves. The low paying jockey symbols include the blue number 9 jockey, the red number 7, the green number 5 and the yellow number 4 jockey.
Jockey Wild Symbol
The wild symbol in Champion of the Track is red jockey with a wreath around his head. In this game, the wild symbol can be used to substitute for any of the other standard reel symbols in order to create a winning combination. The only two symbols the wild symbol cannot substitute for is the horse scatter symbol and the trophy bonus symbol. The jockey wild symbol is also the highest paying symbol of the game. If players are lucky enough to find all five wild jockey symbols across the reels, they will trigger the slot jackpot of 10 000 coins.
Free Spin Scatter Symbol
The horse symbol in Champion of the Track plays the role of the scatter symbol in the game. Scatter symbols pay out in any position and are multiplied by the total bet stake. The horse scatter symbol is also the key to triggering the free spin bonus game. If players land 3 or more horse scatter symbols anywhere on the reels, they will activate the free spin bonus. Once triggered, players will be awarded with 10 free spins. In the free spin bonus round, all wins are doubled.
Racing Bonus Round
The bonus symbol in Champion of the Track is the trophy symbol. If players land 3 or more bonus trophy symbols from left to right, they will trigger the bonus game. In the bonus game, players are taken to a second screen where they must pick one of four horses to race. When the race is complete the position of the chosen horse determines the prize for the bonus game. This simplifies bookies on horse racing betting in New Zealand. In the bonus game, players can move up to four positons on the career track and win up to a 5x multiplier.