Paul Cush Wins Third Big Bucks Tourney Over Past Two Weeks; Michael Caposio Crosses Players Championship, Pegasus and BCBC off his Shopping List; John Doyle and Howard Welsh Capture Two Important Tourneys Each (Weekly Recap, January 13-18)

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday—along with qualifiers galore for the Pegasus World Cup and Players Championship—made for a long and lucrative week around here. There are 31 featured tourneys to recap…the first two of which took place on Wednesday.

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Two Santa Anita Longshots Propel Alan Levitt to a Victory Worth $206,443 in Second Annual Flo-Cal Faceoff

Though much of the $570,373 Flo-Cal Faceoff seemed dominated by short prices, there were a couple of cap horses out there during the two-day competition, and Alan Levitt of Baltimore capitalized on both of them—including 29-1 Five Pics Please in the final contest race—to score an improbable, come-from-behind victory worth a total of $206,443.

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The $338,000 (and Counting) Flo-Cal Faceoff plus Higher-Guarantee Cash Games on Friday and Sunday Highlight Blockbuster Weekend at HorseTourneys

The Flo-Cal Faceoff is finally upon us.

Already we know that the purse for this year’s event will exceed last year’s—by a lot. In 2020, Thomas Blosser won $87,000 from a final purse of $225,000. As of Thursday afternoon—with over a full day of qualifying plus buy-ins still to go—the pot sits at $338,512. 

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Announcing the Flo-Cal Faceoff Show Presented by HorseTourneys and Sport of Kings

HorseTourneys announces the Flo-Cal Faceoff Show, a two-night live broadcast that will discuss news, strategy, and action from HorseTourneys’ Flo-Cal Faceoff on Saturday and Sunday, January 9-10.

The two-night live-stream will air online for free from 6:00–8:00 PM ET this Saturday and Sunday on the HorseTourneys YouTube channel. Those interested in watching the show can sign up for tune-in alerts at the Sport of Kings website here.

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Crowded Qualifiers Bump Saturday’s Flo-Cal Faceoff Purse up to $306,000; Dennis Montoro Captures Cash Contests on Consecutive Days; Heartbreaking Finish to Pick 4 Jackpot Tourney (Weekly Recap, December 30-January 3)

The field for Saturday and Sunday’s Flo-Cal Faceoff now numbers 231 as 17 qualifiers last week added 51 to the roster of participants. That means that the purse for the two-day, Gulfstream and Santa Anita full-card extravaganza now sits at $306,652, and there are still three solid days (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) of qualifying—and five solid days of buying in—still ahead.

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Thirty-Four Featured Events, Including 13 Flo-Cal Faceoff Qualifiers and Three BCBC Play-Ins, Ring in the New Year at HorseTourneys and HorsePlayers

At $238,950, the purse for the January 9-10 Flo-Cal Faceoff has already exceeded the level of the 2020 event ($225,000) when Thomas Blosser won and took home $87,000.The next few days represent the final weekend of qualifying for the Faceoff, and we’ll be offering no fewer than 13 direct qualifiers that figure to drive the pot considerably higher. 

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