Four Berths into Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge at Stake this Weekend on Horseplayers.com
LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 18, 2018) – With only two weeks remaining until the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, chances to qualify into the $1 million* Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) are going fast, but a big weekend is at hand with four contests offering spots into the largest live-money handicapping contest in the world, highlighted by Saturday’s (Oct. 20) tournament which has a super-low qualifying ratio (1 per 11) and a $1,000 entry fee.
Players can sign up right now at HorsePlayers.com, the official qualifying website for the 2018 BCBC.
The winners of this weekend’s featured contests will receive a free $10,000 berth into the 2018 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, Oct. 19 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://www.horseplayers.com/contest/367417
The action continues on Saturday, Oct. 20 with two contests. The first is a live contest that has a $1,000 entry fee and a super-low 1 per 11 qualifying ratio with one BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is: https://www.horseplayers.com/contest/367418
Saturday’s second featured live format contest carries a $179 entry fee and a 1 per 65 qualifying ratio with one BCBC seat guaranteed. The contest link is:
The final contest of the weekend, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, is a live format contest and will award at least one $10,000 BCBC seat guaranteed. This contest has a $500 entry fee and a 1 per 23 qualifying ratio. The link for this contest is: https://horseplayers.com/contest/367420
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/
*based on 400 entries into the 2018 BCBC
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.
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