Two Guaranteed Berths into Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge on the Line This Saturday in Qualifying Tournaments on Horseplayers.com
LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 17, 2017) – Guaranteed berths into the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) are on the line this Saturday, August 19, in two contests on Horseplayers.com, the official and exclusive qualifying site for the 2017 BCBC. The winners of each of these featured tournaments will receive a free $10,000 berth into the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, Thoroughbred racing’s biggest live money handicapping event, which will take place on November 3-4 at Del Mar Racetrack, at live satellite locations and on select online ADW sites. Saturday’s first BCBC qualifying tournament is a Pick and Pray low ratio contest with a $500 entry fee. This tournament has a maximum of 52 entries, 25 of which have been filled as of Thursday morning. In the Pick & Pray format, selections will close for all contest races once the first contest race closes. Players cannot edit selections throughout the contest and must have all selections made prior to the first contest race. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/237108 Saturday’s second BCBC qualifying tournament is also a Pick and Pray contest, which has a $179 entry fee with a maximum of 130 players. The qualifying ratio for this contest is 1 per 65 entries. If the maximum number of entries is attained, the maximum entries will increase. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/237109 Registration for all upcoming BCBC qualifying tournaments can be found at https://horseplayers.com/
- June 23, 2018
Merchant Navy (AUS) Wins Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot and Earns Automatic Berth into Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint
Merchant Navy (AUS) edged City Light (FR) by a short head at the wire to win the six-furlong Diamond Jubilee Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot and earned an automatic berth into the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge.
- June 23, 2018
La Divina (PER) and Smart Choice (ARG) Lead Sunday's Gran Premio Pamplona at Montericco in Peru for Automatic Berth into Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf
Led by Stud Unicornio’s 3-year-old filly La Divina (PER), a winner of her last four starts, and the consistent Smart Choice (ARG), 13 fillies and mares have been entered for Sunday’s 1 ¼- mile Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) at Hipodromo Monterrico for an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge.
- June 22, 2018
Champion sprinter Harry Angel will face 11 rivals at Royal Ascot on Saturday in the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, a race that has attracted exceptional sprinters from across the globe.