Eric Moomey leads after Day 1 of the BCBC

Eric Moomey, a HorseTourneys qualifier to the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge via his third-place finish at The BIG One in September, made an all-in win bet of $8,322 on Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Mendelssohn ($11.60 to win for $2) to leapfrog his way to the top of the leaderboard, and he stayed there the rest of the day to finish Day 1 of the two-day competition with a total of $48,071.40.

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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).

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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.

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