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.
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.
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).
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|
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.
How to Qualify
Win your $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge seat by dominating your qualifying event.
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.