It wasn’t a Spa & Surf Showdown or Flo-Cal Faceoff weekend around here…but thanks in good measure to the better-late-than-never Preakness Stakes, more than $162,000 still went flying out the door last week—and that was just in our marquee events. The featured tourney fun—and winning—got rolling on Wednesday.Continue reading
We have $80,000 in Guaranteed cash headed out the door across three featured cash tourneys on Preakness day. If you like stakes races, Saturday just might be your day as all 14-contest races that day will be of the added-money variety. Pimlico and the Preakness serve as the centerpiece of an exciting weekend with 21 featured competitions with plenty of NHC, BCBC, Flo-Cal Faceoff and Keeneland entries up for grabs as well. The fun begins on Friday.
From October 1 through October 31, HorseTourneys.com will be the exclusive home of all NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifying events. NHC Qualifiers this coming weekend will each award two (2) Guaranteed NHC Entry Packages.
The NHC is the most prestigious and lucrative handicapping competition in America. Each year, top players of all backgrounds travel to the NHC Finals in Las Vegas to compete for the title of Horseplayer of the Year, an Eclipse Award and a share of millions in prize money and rewards. These top players earn their way in to the Finals by competing in official qualifying tournaments.
In the month of October, these qualifiers will run exclusively at HorseTourneys.com. Feeders for NHC qualifying events will also take place daily at HorseTourneys, though a direct buy-in to qualifiers is also an option.
HorseTourneys players looking to compete in qualifying events must be NHC Tour members in order to accept the NHC Entry Package prize. More information on the NHC Tour and links to join can be found at ntra.com/nhc.
A detailed schedule of NHC Qualifiers through the month of October is available at horsetourneys.com/schedule. There are two NHC Qualifier tournaments this weekend, one on Friday Oct 2 and the second on Sunday Oct 4. Details on both tournaments, including how to enter, and their feeders can be found by going to HorseTourneys.com and sorting by “NHC.”
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Scott Fiedler can certainly afford to buy his way into the $150,000 Guaranteed Flo-Cal Faceoff—but now he won’t have to.
It’s hard to keep up with the sporting calendar this year (as evidenced by the fact that the Preakness is a week from Saturday). Among all the other “how-can-this-be’s?” is the fact that we’re also already up to the final free NHC qualifier for the 2020 season. It takes place on Saturday, and it’s one of 21 marquee games this weekend.
As the two-day The BIG One was about to begin, Ted Apple smiled at his wife Cheryl and retreated to his upstairs “man cave” that he calls “The Paddock.” Cheryl knew that meant he had a contest to play, but Ted didn’t share any further details with her. “I didn’t want to say anything about the money involved, knowing how many really excellent horseplayers there were in it,” he said. “I was just hoping to finish in the Top 10.”
It was The BIG One—but for Ted Apple, it really was more like The BIG Hour.
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.
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.
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.