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Format: 2015-03-26
Tue Feb 10
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Bill Shurman is going back to Las Vegas to play in the NHC for a 13th time after a victory in Saturday's NHCQualify.com contest. Only a handful of players have made the trip more often than him. “Going back for a thirteenth straight year, it’s just tremendous,” Shurman said.
Mon Feb 9
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
William Shurman of Danville, Calif., will be headed to the National Handicapping Championship for the 13th time after being the outright winner in Saturday’s NHCQualify.com contest. Eric Moomey of Aldie, Va., last year’s NHC Tour winner, was third overall, ensuring that he’ll be making his fourth straight trip to Las Vegas for the NHC come next January. The other three qualifiers were Larry Hausman of Floram Park, N.J., Bruce Dagostini of Gilbert, Ariz., and Robert Earle of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Thu Feb 5
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping
On Sunday, DRFQualify.com will be hosting an $80 qualifier for the $3,500 buy-in Santa Anita Betting Challenge, which will be held live on track March 14-15. Winners also will receive a $500 travel allowance. With no other contests in the Daily Racing Form family of contests Sunday, participation is expected to be high, and as many as four seats to the Santa Anita contest could be on offer. Up to 232 entries will be allowed.
Thu Feb 5
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping
On Saturday, NHCQualify.com is hosting its second National Handicapping Championship Tour event/qualifier of the year. Entries cost $165, and up to six seats to the NHC will be awarded. There also will be a DRFQualify.com qualifier Saturday for the Gulfstream Park live-bankroll contest Feb. 28. The buy-in is $80, and players will be competing for up to four spots.
Thu Feb 5
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping
A new contest starts on PublicHandicapper.com this weekend, the Public Handicapper Prep. The contest will last 12 weeks and feature many of the key preps for the Kentucky Derby, including the Florida and Santa Anita derbies and the Wood Memorial. First prize in the contest is $1,000 and a three-month past-performance subscription. “The PH Prep is a great way to stay on top of all the Derby preps and contenders,” said Public Handicapper founder Scott Carson. “Best of all, it’s absolutely free.”