Three Guaranteed Berths into Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge on the Line This Weekend on Horseplayers.com
Sunday’s Qualifier Features ‘Lowest Ever’ 1 per 5 Ratio
Feeder Contests Running Daily
LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 20, 2018) – With just six weeks left until the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, qualifying contests for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) are in full swing with three guaranteed berths into the largest live-money handicapping contest in the world on the line this weekend, highlighted by Sunday’s (Sept. 23) tournament which has the lowest-ever qualifying ratio (1 per 5) and a $2,300 entry fee. Players can sign up right now at HorsePlayers.com, the official and exclusive qualifying website for the 2018 BCBC.
The winners of these featured contests will receive a free $10,000 berth into the 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, Sept. 21 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: https://horseplayers.com/contest/357891
The action continues on Saturday, Sept. 22 with a live contest that has a $179 entry fee and a 1 per 65 qualifying ratio with one BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is: https://horseplayers.com/contest/357893
The final contest awarding a guaranteed $10,000 BCBC seat is on Sunday, September 23. This contest is a Super Qualifier with a $2,300 entry fee and an all-time low 1 per 5 qualifying ratio. The link for this contest is: https://horseplayers.com/contest/356922
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 https://horseplayers.com/
About Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC)
Now in its tenth year, the $1 million-estimated BCBC is the biggest and most prestigious live money handicapping tournament in the world, with a $10,000 buy-in required to participate. Players enjoy first class access to the two-day World Championships with VIP seats that include buffet lunch each day and other amenities. Online and on-site qualifying tournaments, offering $10,000 berths into the BCBC as prizes, continue throughout the summer and fall leading to the November Breeders' Cup. For more on the BCBC, visit www.breederscup.com/bcbc.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races (13 Grade 1 events) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held November 2-3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
- December 17, 2018
The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, today revealed the logo for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will take place on November 1 and 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California for a record-breaking 10th time.
- December 16, 2018
Il Mercato Holds Off Sixties Song to Win Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini in Argentina and Gains Automatic Berth into 2019 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf
Ricardo Benedicto's Stud Rubio B’s 3-year-old Il Mercato (ARG) prevailed by a head at 17-1 over the favored Sixties Song (ARG) to win Saturday’s $319,394, 1 ½ -mile Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini (G1).
- December 13, 2018
Sixties Song Leads Saturday's Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini in Argentina for Free Berth into 2019 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf
Led by multiple Group 1 winning 5-year-old Sixties Song (ARG), a standout field of 19 has been entered for Saturday’s 1 ½ mile, $319,394 Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini (G1)- South America’s most prestigious race - at San Isidro Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the 2019 Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge.