HorsePlayers.com to Offer Only Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge Contests During October
LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 3, 2019) - With just one month remaining to what is shaping up to be the biggest-ever Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC), the Breeders’ Cup announced today that all contests on Horseplayers.com in October will be exclusive to the BCBC with up to five qualifying contests offered each weekend.
The winners of each qualifying contest on Horseplayers.com will receive a free $10,000 berth into the BCBC, Thoroughbred racing’s biggest live money handicapping event, which will take place on Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, at live satellite locations at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida, Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey and Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Entrants can also play online at TVG.com, the Official Wagering Partner of the Breeders’ Cup, and on Xpressbet.com. For more information on the BCBC please visit BreedersCup.com/BCBC.
During October, BCBC qualifying contests will range from the standard $179 entry fee with a 1 in 65 qualifying ratio, to the high-roller $2,200 entry fee contests that feature an ultra-low 1 in 5 qualifying ratio. Up to 20 free berths in the BCBC, representing $200,000 in value, are on the line through HorsePlayers.com contests this month. Feeder contests are available every day on the site and have entry fees as low as $20.
Registration for all upcoming BCBC qualifying tournaments, and daily Feeders, can be found at HorsePlayers.com.
Qualifying contests for the National Horseplayers Championships (NHC) will resume in November.
Five guaranteed berths into the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) – including one in a $2,200 Super Qualifier on Sunday, Oct. 6 – are on the line this weekend (Oct. 4-6) on Horseplayers.com.
• The action begins on Friday, Oct. 4 with a Pick & Pray Qualifier contest carrying a $500 entry free and a low 1 per 23 qualifying ratio. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/521831.
• There will be two contests on Saturday, Oct. 5. The first is a Pick & Pray event with a $179 entry fee and a 1 per 65 qualifying ratio. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/521829. The second Saturday contest is a Live tournament which carries at $1,000 entry fee and a low 1 per 11 qualifying ratio. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/521830.
The guaranteed BCBC qualifying action continues Sunday, Oct. 6 with two more contests:
• The first contest is a Pick & Pray format with a $2,200 entry fee and a super-low 1 per 5 qualifying ratio. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/521828.
• Sunday’s second contest in a live event and has a $500 entry fee and a low 1 per 23 qualifying ratio. The contest link is https://horseplayers.com/contest/522324.
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 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 championship races (13 Grade 1 events and one Grade 2 race) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held on November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., 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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