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Format: 2014-11-28
Mon Nov 3
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns
Bob Traynor, a 54-year old packaging sales rep from Oceanside, Calif. won over $300,000 in the sixth running of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, a two-day live-bankroll handicapping contest held annually over the two days of the Breeders’ Cup. Players competed for over $700,000 and 15 berths to the National Handicapping Championship.
Sat Nov 1
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship, Classic
Chaos reigned at the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge after the controversial ending to the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Bayern’s victory gave Robert Traynor the win with a score of $71,000. Traynor reportedly had a $10,000 win bet on Bayern. In addition to the money he won, Traynor takes home $230,000 in prize money for a total haul of more than $300,000 at the BCBC.
Fri Oct 31
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns, Breeders' Cup
Ming Meyer, of Parker, Colo., is the Day 1 leader at the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. Meyer, who won into the event via BCQualify.com, ended up with $28,397. Her biggest win came in the fourth race, won by Long On Value, where she won about $14,000.
Thu Oct 30
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns, Breeders' Cup
Players looking for news and information on the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge need look no further than DRF.com. Coverage will start on Live.drf.com Thurdsay afternoon at 2 p.m. Eastern with a 30-minute BCBC “pre-game” show at 2:30. Later on Thursday, the pre-game show, featuring me and Matt Bernier and hosted by Dan Illman, will be available at drf.com/videos#tournaments. A wrap-up of each day's play will also be posted on DRF.com.
Wed Oct 29
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns
On Friday, the sixth edition of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge begins at Santa Anita Park. Should Patrick McGoey, of Metairie, La., be victorious, he will have won half of them. The BCBC is the most important live-bankroll horse-racing contest in existence. A purse of more $650,000 is expected, and 15 seats to the National Handicapping Championship – the richest handicapping contest in the world – are on the line.