Peter Thomas Fornatale

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Format: 2014-10-02
Fri Aug 1
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns
[bc_playlist_id:327053:] The Breeders’ Cup is synonymous with great racing, and for horseplayers, it’s also synonymous with great wagering opportunities: big fields, super-talented runners, and monstrous payouts. For the last several years, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge has given horseplayers another opportunity to make a big score by potentially parlaying a qualifying fee of as little as $110 at BCQualify.com into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Thu Jul 31
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns
High season for tournaments continues this weekend with simultaneous events once again on BCQualify.com and NHCQualify.com this Saturday.
Wed Jul 30
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns
The New York Racing Association recently announced the debut of a low-roller series of contests. For the remainder of the Saratoga meeting, NYRA will host a low-buy-in contest each Monday afternoon, including Labor Day, and NYRA hopes to continue the series in some form downstate this fall.
Tue Jul 29
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns
Former trainers Brent Sumja and Gary Johnson have already proven that horsemen can make an impact on the national handicapping contest scene. You can now add bloodstock agent/clocker Gary Young’s name to the list of horsemen who’ve proven themselves as handicappers. Young won $96,146 last weekend at the Del Mar Betting Challenge.
Mon Jul 28
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping Columns
Out at Del Mar this past weekend, there was no three-peat. Gary Young, of Pasadena, Calif., won the 11th annual Del Mar Handicapping Challenge with a very strong second day to demolish the competition by turning his initial bankroll of $4,500 into a final bankroll of $36,146.