Free, Saturday NHC Qualifier to Offer Three of Weekend’s Seven Guaranteed Seats; First Chance/Last Chance Qualifier to Santa Anita Derby Challenge Gets Things Started on Friday

If you have a 2020 NHC Tour membership (and if you don’t, you can get one at NTRA.com), you need to be at HorsePlayers on Saturday for a free, 15-race Pick & Pray qualifier that will reward three contestants with berths to the big dance at Bally’s next February. That tourney represents three of seven guaranteed NHC spots on offer this weekend. There are also three guaranteed Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge entries available, a guaranteed entry to The BIG One and $61,000 in guaranteed cash. The weekend action (guaranteed to be fun) gets started on Friday.

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$12,000 Jackpot Eludes Charles McLaughlin Following Last-Race Near Miss; Mark Stillmock Records Friday Hat Trick; Russell Priola Records Bookend Victory to Begin and End the Week (Weekly Recap May 27-31)

With two races left in Sunday’s $8 Pick 6 Jackpot tourney, there were six entries still alive for a $12,633 windfall, and Charles McLaughlin owned two of the six. McLaughlin survived that next-to-last race but, in doing so, made a difficult tactical decision that may have ultimately proved costly.

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HorseTourneys Closes Out May with an All Optional Live Weekend…and the NHC Lowers the Winning Ratio on its Friday $75 Qualifiers

We haven’t been able to been able to offer All Optional Live tourneys in quite some time…because, frankly, we haven’t had enough weekend tracks with which to create a 25-race schedule. That changes this week, however, with Santa Anita and Golden Gate back on board. We have six “AOL” featured tourneys—but those don’t start until Saturday. Our weekend begins on Friday, of course, and this Friday’s schedule includes an improved winning ratio in one of the week’s most popular events.

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Rhonda Graziano Takes Third Straight Exacta Tourney; Spa on Friday, Surf on Monday for Sean Alvarez; Ken Jordan Wins $11,000 Plus NHC, Spa & Surf Seats on Sunday (Weekly Recap May 20-25)

The recap blog is a day later than usual due to the Memorial Day holiday. So there’s more ground than ever to cover—25 featured events, to be exact. The first of them was a brand new contest combining the best of two different worlds.

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A Second Big Bucks Tourney Joins the Memorial Day Weekend Lineup, Which Will Consist of More Than 20 Featured Events.

There won’t be many parades, but there will still be plenty of exciting gatherings here at HorseTourneys over Memorial Day Weekend. For the first time, we will be offering not one but two $1,150 Big Bucks tourneys—one on Saturday and one on Sunday. Those are just two of more than 20 featured events on tap during a holiday weekend that, for us, gets rolling on Friday.

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