Peter Thomas Fornatale

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Format: 2015-09-02
Thu Jul 16
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
After a one-week hiatus, contest action returns to the DRF family of tournament sites with four contests this weekend.
Wed Jul 15
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
Like superheroes, every horse player has his or her own origin story. Blake Jessee is a young man of 33, but his horseplayer "creation myth" has a decidedly old-school ring to it. "I was 12 years old when my mother and father got divorced and I was spending the summer with my father," he said, "and on our last day together he told me, 'We're going somewhere.' It was River Downs in Cincinnati. I grew up in Indiana and we didn't have any racetracks in Indiana at the time."
Tue Jul 14
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
In honor of Major League Baseball's All-Star Break, the NTRA has released an all-star list of its own for the NHC Tour. In baseball, fans and managers select players to compete in the all-star game based on their performances at the halfway point of the season. The NHC Tour shares a similair halfway mark to the big leagues -- so now is a sensible time to reflect on what's been happening throughout the year.
Mon Jul 13
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
Arlington Park awarded five seats to major tournaments on Sunday in their no-fee, live-bankroll handicapping contest. Blake Jessee landed on top of the field of 118 players and earned his full $10,000 entry to the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge in the process.
Fri Jul 10
2015
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns
Today's featured handicapper is Amy Brantley, who won her $10,000 seat to the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge on BCQualify.com last weekend. Brantley is an accomplished contest player who offers her thoughts on Saturday's Cape Henlopen at Delaware Park from the rail out. Take it away, Amy!