Weekend Schedule Topped by The BIG One on Saturday and Sunday; Last-Chance Qualifier Friday: Prize Pool Up to $186,000 plus 15 NHC/BCBC/Pegasus/HPWS Seats; Seven Buy-ins Available to Round Out Maximum Field of 57

One of the biggest weekends on the HorseTourneys calendar is coming up with The BIG One taking place this Saturday and Sunday. A field of no more than 57 will compete for 10 seats to either the NHC, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge or the Pegasus World Cup (player’s choice) plus another five entries are up for grabs for the Horse Player World Series (or $1,500 in cash if the player prefers). There’s also a large chunk of cash on the line.

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Ken Jordan Takes Lucrative Cash Games on Back-to-Back Days; Evan Trommer & Craig Hom Stay Hot; Three Wins for Pete Acocella; Two—and a Half—for Brett Wiener (Weekly Recap September 9-13)

When you have as many as 28 featured tourneys in a five-day period, one of the fun by-products of that is that the door is opened wider for some interesting, out-of-the-ordinary results. We seemed to have more than our usual share of that last week.

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Last Weekend to Qualify for The BIG One Among the Many Reasons to Study the Schedule of 24 Featured Tourneys this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Only five online spots remain for The BIG One next Saturday and Sunday. With 10 seats up for grabs to the NHC, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge or the Pegasus World Cup (winners get to choose!) plus another five entries on the line for the Horse Player World Series (or $1,500 in cash in the player prefers)…plus a cash-prize pool of $169,032…all being shared by a field of no more than 57, there is certainly a lot to play for next weekend. Seven seats are set aside for buy-in entries—which are priced at $7,500 each—but you can win one of the five remaining online spots for $395 if you succeed during this final weekend of qualifying.

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Sheldon Usprech the First to Qualify for January’s Flo-Cal Faceoff; Sean Nolan, Josh Thorpe and Paul Cush Each Score Two Victories; Evan Trommer & Craig Hom Win Yet Again (Weekly Recap September 2-7)

Tracking all of the featured tourneys during Labor Day week was pretty…labor intensive…with 29 such events taking place from Wednesday through Monday. For many of our players, however, handicapping was a labor of love last week—and a rewarding one at that.

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Several All Optional Live Tourneys Plus Our First Qualifier to January’s $150,000 Guaranteed Flo-Cal Faceoff Make Handicapping a Labor of Love During the Holiday Weekend

It’s Labor Day weekend coming up—which means it’s your last chance to play Saratoga and Del Mar for a while. And on Monday, you can become the first to qualify for the January 9-10 Flo-Cal Faceoff—a $150,000 Guaranteed event focusing solely on full-card racing from Gulfstream and Santa Anita. As announced just this week, the Faceoff, whose inaugural edition (worth $225,000) was won by Thomas Blosser of Cornville, Arizona, will serve as the first leg of the 2021 Tourney Triple series which offers a $2 million bonus should someone sweep all three legs, a $1 million bonus for winning two out of three and valuable tournament seats to the top three overall performers during the three competitions.

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It’s a “Big” Saturday for Howard Welsh, Neal Metzger Takes a Pair on Sunday; Ruben Villarreal Celebrates NHC Seat Win by Capturing Exacta Tourney (Weekly Recap August 26-30)

The summer is nearing an end but the winning continues at HorseTourneys and HorsePlayers. Last week’s action contained a nice mix of new qualifiers and good, old-fashioned cash, NHC seats and BCBC entries. The featured-tourney fun began on Wednesday.

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First Chance for Keeneland, Last Chance for Monmouth and $68,000 in Guaranteed Cash Just Some of the Highlights During Final Weekend of August

Could we already be nearing the end of summer? According to the calendar (which seems like a less believable companion this year), the answer is “Yes”. On what will be the final weekend of August, we have 19 featured events—including a last chance, a first chance and lots of fun stuff in between.

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Five Guaranteed NHC Seats, Four Certain BCBC Spots and Last Chance for Pacific Classic Challenge Among the Highlights of 19 Featured Tourneys This Weekend

The contest world and the racing media, alike, are still buzzing over the $644,000 Spa & Surf Showdown that saw Scott Fiedler win $248,000. It’s time to turn the page, though, because another weekend of featured-tourney action is already upon us.

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