national handicapping championship

‘Completely Different Mindset’: Jockey Agent Doug Bredar Takes On NHC

As a topnotch jockey agent and former racing secretary at some of the biggest tracks in the country, Doug Bredar is adept at handicapping horse races. After all, it’s his job to put Florent Geroux on as many winners possible this winter at the Fair Grounds and elsewhere for stakes races. But the Louisville-based Bredar […]

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‘Crazy Bet’ Nets Native New Zealander Her First NHC Berth

No one came farther to the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, Caesars Entertainment and Bally’s Las Vegas than Trish Dunell of Auckland, New Zealand. The thoroughbred owner-breeder qualified for the 2020 NHC by winning the top prize in a series handicapping competitions in her country. “I was lucky enough to […]

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Tampa Bay To Hold Second Annual High Rollers Contest Jan. 11

The second annual High Rollers Handicapping Contest, featuring a potential first-place prize of $20,000, will be held Saturday in the VIP Room at Tampa Bay Downs. Players are required to deposit $1,000, of which $500 serves as the player’s wagering bankroll and $500 goes to the prize pool. Any dollar amount remaining in their bankroll […]

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Tampa Bay Downs To Host High Rollers Handicapping Contest Jan. 11

The second annual High Rollers Handicapping Contest, featuring a potential first-place prize of $20,000, will be held Saturday, Jan. 11 in the VIP Room at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla. Players are required to deposit $1,000, of which $500 serves as the player’s wagering bankroll and $500 goes to the prize pool. Any dollar […]

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Great Lady M. Stakes, Handicapping Tourney Share Los Alamitos Spotlight

Defending champion Marley’s Freedom and the streaking Danuska’s My Girl head a field of seven entered in the $200,000-guaranteed Great Lady M. Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos in Cypress, Calif. A Grade II, the Great Lady M. is for fillies & mares, 3-year-olds and up, at 6 ½ furlongs. It is the last of nine […]

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Four NHC Seats On The Line At Los Alamitos’ Live Handicapping Contest July 6

The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer a cash prize and as many as four seats to the 2020 National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas with a live money handicapping contest Saturday, July 6. Cost to enter is $400. Of that amount, $100 will be placed in the contest prize pool with the remaining funds […]

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Little Red Feather Announces Partner-Only Handicapping Events; Winners To Get Entry To NHC Qualifiers

Little Red Feather, the largest racehorse ownership syndicate based in California, has announced its first ever LRF Partner Handicapping Tour. All summer long, LRF will host 10 private handicapping contests for partners only on www.horseplayers.com. The winner of each tournament receives entry ($165 or $210 value) into the weekend’s NHC qualifier on www.horseplayers.com where participants can […]

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‘I’ve Never Met A Horseplayer Who Wasn’t My Friend’: Pineiro Ready For Belmont Stakes Challenge

Eric Pineiro will never forget his first Belmont Stakes. And neither will anyone else who has seen that race. Pineiro was just six years old in 1973 when his father and uncle took him and his brother from their house in Sunset Park, Brooklyn to the famed New York oval to see a Triple Crown […]

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Bertram Tops MJC Champions Handicapping Tournament To Score BCBC Berth

Alex Bertram of Kingsville, Md. finished with a balance of $4,067 to edge Mark Sapperstein and capture the spring session of the Maryland Jockey Club’s Champions Handicapping Tournament held Saturday, March 16 at Laurel Park. The tournament was open to players for a fee of $300, which covered a $100 entry fee and $200 bankroll. […]

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