Online Contests Offer Four Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge Berths This Weekend

by | 10.18.2018 | 12:54pm

With only two weeks remaining until the 2018 Breeders' Cup World Championships, chances to qualify into the $1 million* Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) are going fast, but a big weekend is at hand with four contests offering spots into the largest live-money handicapping contest in the world, highlighted by Saturday's (Oct. 20) tournament which has a super-low qualifying ratio (1 per 11) and a $1,000 entry fee.

Players can sign up right now at, the official qualifying website for the 2018 BCBC.

The winners of this weekend's featured contests will receive a free $10,000 berth into the 2018 BCBC, which will take place on Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs, select satellite sites and participating ADWs. 

The guaranteed-berth qualifying action begins Friday, Oct. 19 with a Pick & Pray format contest carrying a $500 entry fee and a low 1 per 23 qualifying ratio with one $10,000 BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is:

The action continues on Saturday, Oct. 20 with two contests. The first is a live contest that has a $1,000 entry fee and a super-low 1 per 11 qualifying ratio with one BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is:

Saturday's second featured live format contest carries a $179 entry fee and a 1 per 65 qualifying ratio with one BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is:

The final contest of the weekend, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, is a live format contest and will award at least one $10,000 BCBC seat guaranteed. This contest has a $500 entry fee and a 1 per 23 qualifying ratio. The link for this contest is:

Feeder contests are available for all qualifying contests. Varying in entry fee based on the qualifier's entry fee, all feeders award one seat into the respective qualifying contest for every 10 entries in the feeder.

Registration for all upcoming BCBC qualifying tournaments can be found at

*based on 400 entries into the 2018 BCBC

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