Horseplayers

NHC Rookie Part 3: ‘It’s A Hard Game’

 Kyle King, a 30-year-old math teacher at a suburban Chicago high school, won Hawthorne’s live-money tournament on the Aug. 12 Arlington Million card to qualify for the first time to the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas. King’s wife, Elizabeth, had their first child, Evelyn, on New Year’s […]

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Pair Of Longshots Vault Littlemore To The Top Of NHC Day 2

Chris Littlemore, a retired autoworker from Whitby, Ontario, Canada,landed two big prices Saturday to take control of the 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas with a $311.70 mythical bankroll after Day 2 of the three-day tournament at Treasure Island. The top 10 percent of the field – the […]

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Santa Anita’s Sunday Card Features $86,000 Pick Six Carryover

There is a Pick Six carryover of $86,767 into Sunday at Santa Anita and track officials project Sunday’s total Pick Six pool should approach $500,000.  Additionally, there is a Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot carryover of $18,592. With a nine-race card on tap Sunday, the Pick Six will be comprised of races four through nine.  Approximate post time for Sunday’s fourth race […]

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Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Will Have $500,000 Carryover On Sunday Card

Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 will have a carryover Sunday of $506,538.61. Multiple winning tickets with six winners Saturday returned $14,263.40. First race post Sunday is noon. The Rainbow 6 sequence begins with the seventh race, a maiden special weight event for 3-year-olds at five furlongs on the turf. The sequence includes five turf races and an optional claimer at […]

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NHC Rookie: ‘Math Guy’ Kyle King Spent Six Years On His Handicapping Program

Kyle King, a 30-year-old math teacher at a suburban Chicago high school, won Hawthorne’s live-money tournament on the Aug. 12 Arlington Million card to qualify for the first time to the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas. King’s wife, Elizabeth, had their first child, Evelyn, on New Year’s […]

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Stone, Stauffer From Booth To Ballroom In NHC18

They’re off! Actually, in this case, they’re on. Among the 568 individuals in this year’s 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas are Travis Stone, the voice of Churchill Downs, and Vic Stauffer, track announcer for Oaklawn Park. After Friday’s first round, Stone was tied for 203rd at $64.40, while […]

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Paulick Report Joins Celebs, Media In Charity Handicapping Challenge

Eddie Olczyk of NBC Sports has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite for today’sTito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge coming off his stunning victory in the Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship two weeks back. The hockey announcer and horse racing analyst has been undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer but managed to win the live-money Pegasus contest playing from […]

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$175,066 Ticket Cashes On Friday’s Pick Six At Santa Anita

With a modest carryover of $31,694 coming into today’s Pick Six at Santa Anita, $210,542 in “new money” was wagered, helping to create a total Pick Six pool of $249,027, that also included a Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot carryover of $6,791. Despite the fact Friday’s ninth and final race was taken by 8-5 post […]

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Ryan Goes Against ‘Biscuits’ To Lead NHC After Day One

Michael Ryan, a 52-year-old fraud investigator from Herndon, Va., leads the 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas with a $150.80 mythical bankroll after Day 1 of the three-day tournament at Treasure Island. Ryan is a three-time NHC qualifier and has never finished high enough to earn a […]

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Record 702 Entries Set To Compete At National Horseplayer’s Championship

Tournament officials determined the final field size and purse distribution for this weekend’s 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas at the conclusion of Thursday’s “Last Chance” qualifier, hosted by Treasure Island, which added 11 entries to this weekend’s main event and contributes to the cash prize pool. […]

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