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$1,000,000

In Cash Prizes

how to play

Player’s Bankroll

The 2017 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge is a “real money” handicapping challenge. Players will be required to deposit $10,000, of which $7,500 will be the players’ bankroll for wagering during the Tournament.

Where To Play

Del Mar Racetrack (host site), Churchill Downs, Gulfstream Park or online via participating ADWs.

Format

Tournament races will include ALL live races from Del Mar on Friday, November 3, 2017 and live races through the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Wager types permitted are Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double (excluding the special Distaff/Classic Double).

Estimated Prizes

Of the $10,000 buy-in, $2,500 will be placed in the prize pool. If 400 players enter the Tournament, the cash prize pool paid will be $1,000,000.

1st Place - $300,000 6th Place - $50,000 11th Place - $20,000
2nd Place - $200,000 7th Place - $40,000 12th Place - $17,500
3rd Place - $110,000 8th Place - $35,000 13th Place - $15,000
4th Place - $75,000 9th Place - $30,000 14th Place - $12,500
5th Place - $60,000 10th Place - $25,000 15th Place - $10,000

BCBC/NHC Bonus

A $3 million National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Tour bonus – the largest prize ever offered in the handicapping contest world – will be awarded to any horseplayer who wins the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship, presented by Racetrack Television Network, Stats Race Lens and Treasure Island Las Vegas.



Register Now

For complete details see the Official Rules

How to Qualify

Play

Enter an online qualifying event at Horseplayers.com or a live qualifying event.
 Online feeder contests have entry fees that start as low as $20.

Score

Win your $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge seat by dominating your qualifying event.

Enjoy

Make a run at the grand prize in the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge at Del Mar on November 3 and 4. You can also play at Churchill Downs, Gulfstream Park or online via participating ADWs.

Upcoming Live Qualifiers

Date

Tournament Location

Tournament Info/Registration

Tournament Contact

Oct. 13

Keeneland

More Info

Jim Goodman (859) 288-4261

Oct. 14

Keeneland

More Info

Jim Goodman (859) 288-4261

Oct. 15

Keeneland

More Info

Jim Goodman (859) 288-4261

2017 Participants

Player Entry Method
Greg Abel Buy-in
Greg Abel Buy-in
Pete Acocella HorsePlayers.com
Ali Aksoy Qualified Live (Woodbine)
John Allunario Qualified Live (Del Mar)
See All Participants

2016 Final Standings

Name

Score

Prize

1

Joe Appelbaum

$64,000

$300,000

2

Charlie Davis

$61,505

$200,000

3

Allen Harberg

$59,830

$110,000

4

Blaise Brucato

$58,403

$75,000

5

Robert Traynor

$49,800

$60,000

6

David Gutfreund

$45,050

$50,000

7

Robert Mathews

$44,010

$40,000

8

Steve Jaffe

$41,225

$35,000

9

Lee Searing

$40,831

$30,000

10

Al Sirica

$40,080

$25,000

11

Garett Skiba

$40,074

$20,000

12

Paul Weizer

$38,121

$17,500

13

Sam Alipio

$37,300

$15,000

14

Vic Stauffer

$37,300

$12,500

15

Jackie Jenkins

$35,030

$10,000