Maloof Wins Keeneland BCBC/NHC Challenge

(By Jim Mulvihill of the NTRA and courtesy of Keeneland)

Tom Maloof, a 59-year-old project management consultant from Middleborough, Mass., cashed big on the first and last races of the card to amass a final bankroll of $13,004 and win Sunday’s BCBC/NHC Challenge, the richest handicapping contest of the meet. In addition to his bankroll winnings, Maloof took home a $21,000 first-place cash prize, plus an all-expenses-paid berth to the $2.9 million (est.) National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) and a paid entry to the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC).

Continue reading

Stateler Goes ‘All-In’ on Pitch Count to Homer in Ellis Park Bluegrass Tournament

(Courtesy of Ellis Park)

HENDERSON, Ky. (Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017) — Timothy “Marc” Stateler of Marissa, IL, captured Sunday’s inaugural Bluegrass Tournament presented by AmWager at Ellis Park. He’s stamped his ticket to Las Vegas to compete in next year’s National Horseplayers Championship, where millions of dollars will be at stake.

Continue reading

Saturday’s Free BCBC Tourney Just One of Many Preakness Weekend Highlights at HorsePlayers

No matter what your plans are Saturday…no matter from where you plan to watch Always Dreaming’s attempt to win the second jewel of the Triple Crown, you need to devote at least part of your day to HorsePlayers where the very best type of Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) qualifier will be offered—a free one!

Continue reading