August 02, 2016
The National Handicapping Championship is the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping tournament. There is no buy-in for the NHC, players must win their way in through a qualifying tournament. A limited number of these are open to any NHC ...
The National Handicapping Championship is the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping tournament. There is no buy-in for the NHC - players must win their way in through a qualifying tournament. A limited number of these are open to any NHC ...
August 01, 2016
Joe Johnson, a 59-year-old gastroenterologist in San Antonio, Tex., had himself quite a day on DRF Tournaments on Saturday. Johnson, who had already won a $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge seat in a BCQualify tournament earlier this year, went ...
The two most important and valuable handicapping contests of the year just got a more important and valuable. The NTRA and Breeders’ Cup announced this weekend that a $3 million bonus – the largest bonus ever offered in the handicapping contest world ...
July 29, 2016
Bill Holmes is headed back to the National Handicapping Championship for the fifth time in his six years of playing contests. Holmes, 49, lives in Burlington, Ontario, and he grabbed the third spot in an NHCQualify event on DRF Tournaments last weekend.
July 28, 2016
Ed Robinson and Ed Briggs are one of the handicapping contest world’s most successful partnerships. Playing together, each under his own name, the two have cashed in the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge on multiple occasions. Thanks to an outright win ...
July 27, 2016
Shea Harrod discovered contests completely by accident. Harrod, a 31-year-old lifelong racing fan, works in digital imaging for Lands’ End in Wisconsin. Back in 2012, he was attending the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita when he decided to take a walk ...
July 26, 2016
From time to time, I answer readers’ questions in my work, both in writing and on the DRF Players’ Podcast, which I co-host with Mike Hogan and Jonathon Kinchen. A lot of the questions are difficult: “What score should I shoot for in a live bankroll ...
July 25, 2016
Things are clicking right now for Shea Harrod. Last weekend in a BCQualify event on DRF Tournaments, Harrod won his $2,500 buy-in for the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge by finishing third. He'll still have to provide his $7,500 bankroll for the ...
July 22, 2016
The NYRA low-roller contests are back. Select Saturdays (including opening Saturday), as well as each Sunday and Monday (except Labor Day) of the Saratoga meet, players will have a chance to compete in on-track tournaments.