Horseplayers

Indiana Grand Cancels Tuesday Races Due To ‘Unsafe Track Conditions’

After horses for the first race on the Tuesday card at Indiana Grand left the paddock over a track rated “sloppy,” jockeys met and decided not to ride because of track conditions, according to paddock analyst Nancy Ury-Holthus’ Twitter account. The nine-race card was summarily cancelled. Weather forecasts for the remainder of Tuesday afternoon called […]

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Ron Rippey Handicapping Award Now Accepting Entries

The 4th-annual Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is open for entries. Brisnet.com will present the winner on Thursday, November 2, at the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters dinner at the Brigantine overlooking Del Mar. The Rippey Award is open to any article, blog post, or multimedia presentation pertaining to a handicapping topic published (in print […]

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Sept. 23 Live Money Handicapping Contest At Los Al Offers Three NHC Berths

The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer a cash prize, three seats to the 2018 National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas and more with a live money handicapping contest Saturday, Sept. 23. In addition to the berths in the NHC, there will be also be five spots available for the Autumn Handicapping […]

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Saratoga’s ‘Wagering Wizard Wil’ Captures Inaugural Showdown Sweepstakes Grand Prize

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today that Saratoga Springs resident Wilfred “Wil” Reed has won the inaugural Saratoga Showdown Sweepstakes Grand Prize, collecting a 2018 Belmont Stakes VIP Package that includes two seats in the Champagne room, two programs, food, merchandise and a $500 betting voucher. Saratoga Showdown launched on Sunday, June […]

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Belmont Park Live Returns To MSG+, Regional Fox Sports Networks

Highlighted by Saturday’s coverage and analysis of the Grade 2, Sands Point from Belmont Park and special coverage of the Grade 1 Northern Dancer and Grade 2 Canadian from Woodbine Racetrack, Belmont Park Live returns this weekend from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday on MSG+ and regional FOX Sports Networks. […]

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‘Belmont Showdown’: NYRA Launching Free Online Handicapping Contest

Following the popularity of the Saratoga Showdown during the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today launch of the Belmont Showdown, a free online handicapping contest allowing fans to place mythical wagers and collect real prizes. The contest will be available to horseplayers on Saturdays and Sundays […]

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Delaware Park: Saturday’s Turf Races Transferred To Main Track As Precautionary Measure

After the five-horse spill that occurred in the third race at Delaware Park on Thursday, September 14, the two remaining turf races on the card were transferred to the main track, as a precaution to give track management adequate time to conduct thorough inspections of the course. The inspections did not reveal any concerns with […]

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Three Guaranteed Berths Into BCBC Up For Grabs On Horseplayers.com This Weekend

Three guaranteed berths into the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) – including one in a $1,000 Super Qualifier on Sunday – are on the line in three featured contests on Horseplayers.com, the official and exclusive qualifying site for the 2017 BCBC. The winners of each of these featured contests will receive a free $10,000 […]

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NYRA/Woodbine Pick 5 Wager On Offer This Weekend

An innovative joint Pick-5 wager in partnership with the New York Racing Association will be offered on Saturday’s lucrative Ricoh Woodbine Mile card. Featuring a horseplayer friendly 15 percent takeout and offering a $0.20 minimum entry point, the cross-border Pick-5 will feature three turf stakes from Woodbine and two turf events from Belmont Park. Race […]

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Ten NHC Spots Available In Weekend Handicapping Contests

A Friday contest on HorsePlayers.comwith the entry fee set at a bargain price of $50 highlights this weekend’s offerings of qualifiers to the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping contest, the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas, to be held February 9-11, 2018, […]

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