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$1,000,000* in cash prizes

Are you up for it?

Do you have what it takes to compete in the biggest live handicapping tournament in the country? Put your betting and handicapping skills to the test and join the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) for a chance to score the ultimate reward. Find a live qualifying event today.

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.

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 and Trifecta only.

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.

New 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 Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC).


For complete details see the Official Rules
How To Qualify
  1. PLAY. Enter an online qualifying event at Horseplayers.com or a live qualifying event. Online Feeder contests entry fees start as low as $20.
  2. SCORE. Win your $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge seat by dominating your qualifying event.
  3. 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 one of multiple satellite locations, which will be announced at a later date.
Upcoming Online Qualifiers
Qualifying Events: 

Sunday, April 30

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Friday, May 5

Register

2016 Participants
Player Entry Method
2016 ▼
2016 2015 2014
Final Standings
# Player Score Prize
2016 Final Results: 

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

1

Tommy Massis

$90,682.25

$230,000.00

2

David Kramer

$72,735.55

$165,000.00

3

John Gamane

$42,755.65

$112,000.00

4

David Bajorek

$40,874.00

$75,000.00

5

Gary West

$38,844.00

$45,000.00

6

Damian Roncevich

$28,963.00

$35,000.00

7

John Hewitt

$26,320.20

$30,000.00

8

David Wolf

$25,917.50

$20,000.00

9

Eric Moomey

$25,873.00

$18,000.00

10

Joseph Cirone

$24,872.60

$15,000.00

11

Jim Sebes

$24,440.00

$14,000.00

12

Sean Espino

$22,305.10

$13,000.00

13

Paul Viskovich

$20,838.50

$12,000.00

14

Kevin Cox

$17,190.00

$11,000.00

15

Patrick Gianforte

$16,835.00

$10,000.00

1Robert Traynor$71,000.00$230,000.00
2Paul Weizer$54,770.00$130,000.00
3John Conte$44,958.50$80,000.00
4Nicholas Tammaro$44,674.80$60,000.00
5Bob Graham$39,071.90$45,000.00
6Matt Bernier$38,154.00$35,000.00
7Gordon D'Angelo$33,126.10$30,000.00
8Ed Briggs$31,950.50$25,000.00
9Kenny Mayne$31,833.60$20,000.00
10Anthony Acierno$31,211.00$15,000.00
Upcoming Live Qualifiers

April 29

Santa Anita

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May 5-6

Churchill Downs

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May 20-21

Santa Anita

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June 3

Monmouth Park

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June 9-10

Belmont Park

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