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LUXAIR Jets Leaderboard – Final Table

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PlaceNamePoints
1Ray Arsenault-1407.7
2Stephen Wolfson, Jr.-1361.1
3Ryan Scharnowske **-2320.2
4Louis Filoso-2309.3
5Dan Kovalesky-1308.7
6Steve Hartshorn-1299.4
7Joe Jarvie-2284.1
8Frank Mustari-1279.4
9David Bernal-1270.8
10Michael Caposio-1265.4
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Keeneland Contests Head Bevy of NHC Action This Weekend

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Keeneland Contests Head Bevy of NHC Action This Weekend

Horseplayers from around the country are descending on Lexington, Ky., this weekend for a pair of major handicapping contests at Keeneland that combined will offer an estimated 13 berths to the world’s richest and most [...]

BCBC Crunch Time, NHC Tour Heats Up, and Players Will Keep More of What They Win

October 6th, 2017|Comments Off on BCBC Crunch Time, NHC Tour Heats Up, and Players Will Keep More of What They Win

By Noel Michaels Horseplayers everywhere are rejoicing at the finalization of the modernized IRS withholding regulations for pari-mutuel proceeds. The updated rules, which the NTRA sought on behalf of horseplayers for a decade, will save [...]

A Horseplayers Perspective to the New Pari-Mutuel Regulations

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on A Horseplayers Perspective to the New Pari-Mutuel Regulations

by: Chris Larmey On Wednesday, the IRS announced new regulations regarding the withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel proceeds that will significantly help horseplayers and the entire racing industry. Just let the enormity and preposterousness [...]

Modernized Tax Regulations On Pari-Mutuel Proceeds Go Official

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Modernized Tax Regulations On Pari-Mutuel Proceeds Go Official

Updated regulations regarding the withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel proceeds adopted by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) became official, as expected, with their publication in today’s Federal Register. The modernized [...]

NTRA Press Conference – Treasury/IRS Issue Updated Tax Rules

September 26th, 2017|Comments Off on NTRA Press Conference – Treasury/IRS Issue Updated Tax Rules

Horseracing Wins As Treasury/IRS Issue Updated Tax Rules

September 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Horseracing Wins As Treasury/IRS Issue Updated Tax Rules

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today announced that they will formally adopt modernized regulations regarding the withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel proceeds. The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has [...]

WOODBINE’S “GRADE AA” DAY: RAY GETS HARDWARE, ALI AKSOY GETS PAID

September 20th, 2017|Comments Off on WOODBINE’S “GRADE AA” DAY: RAY GETS HARDWARE, ALI AKSOY GETS PAID

By Noel Michaels National Horseplayers Championship [NHC] winner RAY ARSENAULT of Ontario didn’t have to go far and didn’t have to wait long to get his Eclipse Award as the 2017 Handicapper of the Year. [...]

Ten NHC Berths Available In Qualifiers This Weekend

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Ten NHC Berths Available In Qualifiers This Weekend

A Friday contest on HorsePlayers.com with the entry fee set at a bargain price of $50 highlights this weekend’s offerings of qualifiers to the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping contest, the NTRA National [...]

Eight NHC Berths Available In Qualifiers This Weekend

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Eight NHC Berths Available In Qualifiers This Weekend

At least eight horseplayers will be able to start packing their bags for Las Vegas after four tournaments this weekend that offer expenses-paid entries into the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping contest, the [...]

All Saratoga, Del Mar Races for Saturday’s Free NHC Online Qualifier

September 1st, 2017|Comments Off on All Saratoga, Del Mar Races for Saturday’s Free NHC Online Qualifier

Saturday’s free NHC Online Qualifier on HorsePlayers.com will be comprised entirely of racing from America’s premiere summer racing meets – Saratoga and Del Mar. An updated schedule was issued by contest officials Friday morning to [...]

Final Look Back at the NHC Tour’s First Half as the 2017 Tour Powers into Its Second Season

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Final Look Back at the NHC Tour’s First Half as the 2017 Tour Powers into Its Second Season

By Noel Michaels The 2017 NHC Tour has passed its midway point, and the competition continues into the second half of the season with still more than half of the overall seats to the [...]

Ferrozzo Wins NHC Tour First Half

August 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Ferrozzo Wins NHC Tour First Half

Mike Ferrozzo, of Eagan, Minn., came from out of the clouds with big wins in National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifiers hosted by HorseTourneys.com on the final two weekends of July to top the NHC [...]

Five NHC Spots Up For Grabs in Sunday’s Free NHC Online Qualifier On HorsePlayers.com

July 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Five NHC Spots Up For Grabs in Sunday’s Free NHC Online Qualifier On HorsePlayers.com

This year’s fourth of five free online qualifiers for the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) is set for Sunday on HorsePlayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the NHC. The top five finishers will earn automatic [...]

Matties, Kinchen, Beychok, Other NHC Stars Featured On Equestricon Handicapping Panel

July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Matties, Kinchen, Beychok, Other NHC Stars Featured On Equestricon Handicapping Panel

Reigning National Horseplayer Championship (NHC) hero Paul Matties, the 2015 NHC Tour winner Jonathon Kinchen, and 2012 NHC million-dollar man Michael Beychok are among the high-profile NHC regulars slated to participate in a landmark [...]

Free Online NHC Qualifier Belmont Stakes Day

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Free Online NHC Qualifier Belmont Stakes Day

The next Free-to-Play online National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifier is set for Belmont Stakes Day, June 10, on HorsePlayers.com, the new official qualifying site for the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping tournament. The contest [...]

New Zealand to Host NHC Qualifier

May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on New Zealand to Host NHC Qualifier

A National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifying contest will be held in New Zealand for the first time in 2017. The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) – the founder, owner and operator of the NHC and [...]

Free NHC Online Qualifier Saturday On HorsePlayers.com

May 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Free NHC Online Qualifier Saturday On HorsePlayers.com

A Free-to-Play online National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifier is set for Saturday on HorsePlayers.com, the new official qualifying site for the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping tournament. The contest offers five berths to [...]

Player Spotlight: Blaise Brucato, “I could read a Racing Form before I could read Dr. Seuss.”

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Player Spotlight: Blaise Brucato, “I could read a Racing Form before I could read Dr. Seuss.”

Blaise Brucato, 60, of Cleveland pulled off one of the more astounding feats in handicapping contest history last weekend, winning both of Keeneland’s prestigious April contests – Saturday’s inaugural Spring Challenge and Sunday’s Grade One [...]

First Joint NHC-BCBC Qualifier Friday On HorsePlayers.com

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on First Joint NHC-BCBC Qualifier Friday On HorsePlayers.com

Starting Friday, racing fans can attempt to qualify for the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping contests – the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) – at the same [...]

Player Spotlight: Bill Wussow

April 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Player Spotlight: Bill Wussow

NHC Q&A: Bill Wussow Bill Wussow, a resident of San Gabriel, Calif. – conveniently (and not the least bit coincidentally) located next door to Santa Anita Park – is best described as a lifelong [...]

NTRA, Equestricon Partner to Offer Exclusive NHC Qualifier to Attendees of Inaugural Convention

April 5th, 2017|Comments Off on NTRA, Equestricon Partner to Offer Exclusive NHC Qualifier to Attendees of Inaugural Convention

A seat at the 2018 NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas will be up for grabs in a free handicapping contest open [...]

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