09/11/2014 11:40AM

Fornatale: BCBC berth can be had for $110


This Saturday on BCQualify.com there’s another opportunity to win your way into the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge for only $110. It’s the second of three round 1 events for September. Contestants finishing in the top 10 percent of round 1 will advance to round 2. Up to eight players from round 2 will win full $10,000 seats to the BCBC, plus a travel voucher. The BCBC will be held at Santa Anita on the two days of the Breeders’ Cup, Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1.

Last week’s BCQ contest filled up so to make sure you don’t miss out, you should sign up now at https://www.bcqualify.com/buy_advanced.aspx.

Races will be listed on BCQualify.com once they are announced.                                                                                        

NHCQualify free contest

As reported earlier in the week, there’s a free contest on NHCQualify.com on Sunday where the top 10 finishers will win an entry into the Sept. 27 NHCQualify event. The top finishers on Sept. 27 will win into the 2015 National Handicapping Championship where they will have a chance to win their share of at least $2 million.

This tournament marks the debut of the unique Points4Picks format where mutuel prices aren’t counted. As the name suggests, players simply get points when their selections finish in the money: 20 points for first, 10 points for second, 5 points for third. This contest is filling up fast so make sure you register now at https://www.nhcqualify.com/buy_advanced.aspx.

Races will be listed on NHCQualify.com once they are announced.

Contests at Canterbury, Monmouth

There’s also plenty of other contest action across the country this weekend. The NTRA will be offering a free contest on Saturday, with NHC berths on the line. You can sign up at http://www.ntra.com/en/nhc/free-online-contest/.

As detailed earlier this week, Canterbury Park is hosting an important two-day contest. Check out http://www.drf.com/blogs/fornatale-tournament-draws-passionate-players to revisit the details.

On Sunday, Monmouth hosts the latest of their one-day, live-bankroll events. For more information on that one, contact Brian Skirka via Monmouth’s main phone number, 732-222-5100. Hey, you might just be able to make a bet on the NFL games going on concurrently.

As always, you can check out the full slate of National Handicapping Championship qualifying events at http://www.ntra.com/en/nhc/nhc-tour-schedule/.