Three Qualifiers Each for the NHC and Flo-Cal Faceoff Plus New Play-Ins for Santa Anita, Hialeah and Tampa Bay Downs Among 18 Featured Tourneys This Friday, Saturday, Sunday

With the Exacta Extravaganza in the books, it’s time to square our sights on the $250,000 Guaranteed Flo-Cal Faceoff (the first leg of the 2023 Tourney Triple) now just barely more than a month away. We’ll have a qualifier a day for the Flo-Cal this weekend—and the same holds true for the 2023 NHC.

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Joe Koury Wins $23,750 in Exacta Extravaganza; Anthony Trezza Triumphs Three Times During Week; Sean O’Malley Lands NHC, Pegasus Packages (Weekly Recap, November 30-December 4)

In an endeavor synonymous with up-and-down emotions and long dry spells, Joe Koury was pretty darned consistent in the two-day, $50,000 Guaranteed Exacta Extravaganza. He hit five three-horse exacta boxes on Saturday to finish the day in 3rd place. On Sunday, he connected on another five gimmicks to amass the second-best score of the day. When all the final accounting was done, it was Koury, “The People’s CFO”, who was the victor, earning the top prize of $22,500 plus an additional $1,250 in day money for his top-three finishes each day.

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“Winter Rules” Now In Effect

This blog is sent out annually as a reminder of some tweaks we here at HorseTourneys employ to try and mitigate the effects of winter weather on scheduling. For beginners and veteran tourney players alike, it’s always a good idea for a quick refresher:

As we roll into the winter months, it’s a good idea that we explain our approach to scheduling, which we tweak this time of year.  We’ve employed this approach every year, and it just bears a quick reminder every November or so as chilly temperatures descend across the land.

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First Qualifier to Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship, $50,000 Month-End Blowout and New Multi Entry Mania Tourney Highlight the Thanksgiving Weekend Featured Schedules

The Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship will be back in 2023 (on January 28), and you can win a $6,000 entry for it—plus a $500 travel stipend—for $384 this Sunday when we offer our first qualifier to the prestigious live-bankroll competition.

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Travis Pearson Extends HT Tour Lead With Saturday Triumph; Ken Jordan Earns Three Grand Prizes; Jerry McClenin Wins $9,200 Plus an NHC Seat (Weekly Recap, November 16-19)

Unfortunately, with the premature termination of the Sunday card at Woodbine, our five-day featured-tourney week turned into a four-day featured-tourney week. However, there were still plenty of seats and cash to go around—and one player managed to visit the winner’s podium three times.

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First Qualifiers to the 2023 BCBC Among 23 Featured Tourneys This Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Just two weeks after the completion of the 2022 Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland, contest players—this week at HorsePlayers—can begin earning seats to the 2023 renewal of the world’s richest and most prestigious live-bankroll tournament, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. (The Breeders’ Cup, by the way, will be held at Santa Anita next year.)

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Joseph Zuer Sweeps the Big Bucks Tourneys; Mike Cebula Sweeps Wednesday; Saturday Takes Two to Tang (Weekly Recap, November 9-13)

Joseph Zuer has been a force to be reckoned with these days in HorseTourneys cash games. Last month, he won a Saturday, $30,000 HT Tour event plus a Big Bucks Pick & Pray on the same day. This past weekend, he spread his sharp-eyed skills across two days, sweeping the Saturday and Sunday Big Bucks tourneys.

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