Happy Deys is Here Again, Dewey Reaches for the Stars; The Two Wieners Win a Big Two (Weekend Recap June 22-24)

It has been quite a June for Peter Deys. That statement would have been true even if he had just rested on his laurels after June 8. That’s the day (Belmont Stakes day) that he triumphed in both a Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge qualifier and in our $75,000 event, earning total cash and prizes of $43,750.

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New Woodbine Mile, Hawthorne OTB and Lone Star Qualifiers Join Roster of 17 Featured Events During First Weekend of Summer

Not only can you compete for contest seats this weekend in all of your favorite events like the NHC, BCBC, The BIG One, Saratoga Del Mar and Keeneland, this week we have three newcomers to the proceedings—the Woodbine Mile Horseplayers Tournament, the Stars of Texas Betting Challenge and the Hawthorne OTBs Summer NHC Qualifier—and all have direct qualifiers this weekend at HorseTourneys.

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HT Classic: Why Can’t Players Get Free PPs or Make Tourney Selections Sooner?

Recently, our support@horsetourneys.com customer service email account has gotten a few queries from players eager to get a quick start on their handicapping and on their contest selections. They knew that entries for a given day had already been drawn and were wondering why the tourneys they had signed up for weren’t yet open to accept selections or to offer PPs. We went into that topic in a fair amount of depth on March 7 of last year, so here is that blog again for those who are curious about these sorts of timelines:

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Peter Deys, Robin Buser Carve Up Belmont Stakes Day; Peter Osella’s Four Sunday Winners Lands Him All-Inclusive Package to The BIG One (Weekend Recap June 8-10)

One of the slightly odd things about being a tournament player is that our frame of reference for big days can be completely different from that of the rest of the racing world. For 99.9% of racing fans, Justify will be the horse they remember from this past weekend and rightly so. That other tiny slice, though, might remember it more for the horses that helped propel them to victory in a big tournament—horses like Still Having Fun, Spring Quality, He’s Like Violence and Candid Desire. We salute Justify because he was outstanding and historic last weekend—and at the same time we know, in our little world, those other horses were the ones we really needed.

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Guaranteed $75,000 No Limit Belmont Stakes Day Tourney Headlines 15 Featured Events During Blockbuster Triple Crown Weekend

There are so many reasons to look forward to the upcoming weekend of racing—and HorseTourneys gives you one more: a 14-race, $75,000 Guaranteed live-format event on Belmont Stakes Day in which $75,000 represents the bare minimum of what the purse will be worth. If enough people enter, it could be worth $100,000, $125,000 or more. You will decide ultimately what the pot will be, but it will be worth $75,000 even if all our players decide to mow their lawns instead. But this big-money game is just one of 15 featured events with significant cash prizes or seats to some of the most anticipated onsite tournament events.

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