ZED RUN UK Meet Up: See what’s in store for the Manchester gathering
Miami Meets ZED RUN: ABC News in Miami interviews Chris Ebeling
DanShan Twitter Spaces: Director of Product Facundo Carril chats ZED RUN
Product Updates: Cha-cha-cha, changes! Tournament changes from last week
Top Sales: ZED Bot makes a triumphant return with week’s top racehorse sales
Meet the ZED Headz: Chopping things up with Chef Dough Boy
PonyPlug Claiming Races: Tune-in on Aug 12 at 9pm EST
ZED RUN UK Meet Up
ZED Headz are uniting in Manchester, UK this weekend for a proper community meet up!
Merch giveaways, exclusive in-person tournaments, food and drinks are just a few of the festivities on tap for the gathering.
The event's grand finale will feature a custom mini-tournament sponsored by Arbitrage.run.
To learn more, give the community blog a read.
ZED RUN Featured on Miami ABC News
Last week, Local 10 ABC news in Miami interviewed Creative Director and Co-founder, Chris Ebeling, introducing millions of South Floridians to the wonderful world of ZED RUN.
Channel 10 Sports Director and Miami Heat sideline reporter, Will Manso, chatted with Ebs about ZED RUN, received his first racehorse, and won his first race, all in the span of just a few minutes!
If you missed the segment, give it a watch.
DanShan Twitter Spaces with Director of Product, Facundo Carril
Topics included the future of conditional racing, lending and the pros and cons of ‘lotto’ breeding.
If you missed it or just want to hear it again, listen here.
Product and UX Updates
- Last week’s Daily Tournament Schedule saw quite a few updates in an effort to try out new scoring systems and payout distributions.
- Visit the ZED RUN Guide to review all tournament changes.
- The UX team will be running group feedback sessions on early stage thinking around class system and progression changes. If you’d like to be considered as a participant for this project, sign-up here.
- Qualifying for last week’s paid conditional tournaments took place in open class. All races had a $2.50 entry fee.
- Paid races featuring six racehorses will be available from August 15 - August 18 (AEST).
- Class points will still be earned and lost in races with six racehorses.
Let’s check in on the biggest racehorse purchases in the last week:
- Pearl Secret (Z1 Nakamoto Genesis Mare): 27.5 ETH ($46,510.47 USD)
- Dangersome (Z2 Nakamoto Legendary Mare): 12.0 ETH ($20,278.74 USD)
- Big Setup (Z2 Nakamoto Genesis Mare): 5.6 ETH ($9,456.55 USD)
- Lively Drifter (Z2 Nakamoto Genesis Mare): 5.0 ETH ($7,998.53 USD)
Meet the ZED Headz: Dough Boy
Most know longtime ZED Head Dough Boy as a major cog in the Pony Plug 247 content machine. But IRL, he’s known as Chef Jose’ – master of the culinary arts.
Get to know Dough Boy, the subject of this week’s Meet the ZED Headz profile.
Pony Plug Claiming Races
On August 10, the Pony Plug team randomly selected the 12 racehorses that will appear in the first-ever ZED RUN claiming races. The eight claiming races take place on August 12 at 9 pm EST.
Tune-in to watch the PonyPlug247 crew find some racehorses a new home.