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LUXAIR Jets Leaderboard – Final Table

OFFICIAL

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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10th Annual NHC Tour Features New Brand, New Sponsors and Record Prize Pool

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on 10th Annual NHC Tour Features New Brand, New Sponsors and Record Prize Pool

STATS Race Lens, LUXAIR JETS join stable of sponsors Equibase named Official Data Provider of NHC and NHC Tour Record 25 Free NHC Entries, 10 BCBC entries part of Tour prize pool NHC set [...]

Arsenault Wins National Handicapping Championship

January 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Arsenault Wins National Handicapping Championship

Ray Arsenault of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, near Toronto, entered the Final Table as the leader and widened his advantage throughout the afternoon to win the $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse Award as Horseplayer [...]

Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 5)

January 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 5)

At 591st, rookie Northern in consolation tournament, says ‘I’m like everybody in it: I’d love to be back’ Barry Northern is a lifelong racing fan who has never lived more than a few miles from [...]

Arsenault Leads NHC After Day 2

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Arsenault Leads NHC After Day 2

Ray Arsenault of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, sussed out four double-digit winners Saturday – including a $100 winner in Gulfstream Park’s fourth (worth the maximum $64 for contest scoring) – to vault himself atop the [...]

Ellis Starr Wins Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Ellis Starr Wins Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge

Ellis Starr, the national racing analyst for Equibase also known as Ubercapper, won the third annual Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge presented by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) as part of the 18th Daily [...]

NHC Players Ponder Pegasus

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Players Ponder Pegasus

By Jennie Rees for NTRA.com LAS VEGAS — Of all the races used the first two days of the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship, none will be watched closer than Saturday’s 12th at Gulfstream Park. [...]

NHC Saturday Morning Notes: Sweeney’s 64-1 Capper

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Saturday Morning Notes: Sweeney’s 64-1 Capper

SWEENEY HITS 64-1 CAPPER -- One of the biggest scores in Friday’s opening competition at the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championships came when Mike Sweeney bet first-time starter True Emperor, the front-running winner of the [...]

Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 4)

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 4)

Tournament rookie Northern in 444th after Day 1 but with 18 more races ‘you’re never out of it’ Barry Northern is a lifelong racing fan who has never lived more than a few miles [...]

Celebs, Media Play for Old Friends, TAA in Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebs, Media Play for Old Friends, TAA in Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge

Defending champion Matt Bernier of Daily Racing Form and NBC Sports tops a field of more than 40 celebrities and media types invited to compete in Saturday’s third annual Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge to [...]

Nufrio Leads NHC After Day 1

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Nufrio Leads NHC After Day 1

Pat Nufrio of Belleville, N.J., leads the 18th Daily Racing Form/NTRA NHC Presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island Las Vegas with a $188.70 mythical bankroll after Day 1 of the three-day tournament [...]

Friday NHC Notes (Dave Weaver, Judy and Bryan Wagner, Dennis Johnson)

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Friday NHC Notes (Dave Weaver, Judy and Bryan Wagner, Dennis Johnson)

TVG on-air analyst Dave Weaver is in the midst of what he refers to as a “dream weekend.” Today through Sunday he’ll make his first appearance in the world’s richest handicapping contest – the [...]

Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 3)

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 3)

Tournament rookie Barry Northern says of his one fear: ‘I don’t want to see that goose egg up there for too long’ Barry Northern, 60, is a lifelong racing fan who has never lived more [...]

NHC Mandatory Races – Saturday, Jan. 28

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Mandatory Races – Saturday, Jan. 28

NHC 18 Mandatory Races – Saturday, January 28 Track and Race #, Post time (PT) Gulfstream 7, 11:32 a.m. Santa Anita 2, 12:15 p.m. Aqueduct 8, 12:50 p.m. Laurel 9, 1:30 p.m. Gulfstream 11, 1:50 p.m. Gulfstream [...]

NHC Overview: Record $2.9 Million in Cash and Awards at NHC 18

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Overview: Record $2.9 Million in Cash and Awards at NHC 18

A record field of 654 total entries will compete for the largest purse in handicapping tournament history – $2,900,600 in cash and awards – and horse racing’s official title of “Horseplayer of the Year” [...]

NHC Thursday Notes

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Thursday Notes

Today’s Last Chance/First Chance Contest represents the final opportunity for players to qualify or add a second entry for this weekend’s 18th Daily Racing Form/NTRA NHC Presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island Las [...]

Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 2)

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Cashing On a Dream: Barry Northern Q&A with Jennie Rees (Part 2)

Rookie qualifier remembers tough beats better than wager that got him to handicapping’s big show Barry Northern, 60, is a lifelong racing fan who has never lived more than a few miles from Churchill [...]

Q&A: Defending NHC Winner Paul Matties

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Q&A: Defending NHC Winner Paul Matties

Paul Matties Jr., a professional gambler and horse owner from Ballston Spa, N.Y., captured last year’s $2.77 million Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship. The 47-year-old married father of three is one of nine former [...]

DRF Back as NHC Title Sponsor

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on DRF Back as NHC Title Sponsor

    Daily Racing Form has been a title sponsor of the National Handicapping Championship (NHC) since its inception in 2000, when the first prize was $100,000. Seventeen years later, the world’s richest and most [...]

NHC Mandatory Races – Friday, Jan. 27

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on NHC Mandatory Races – Friday, Jan. 27

NHC 18 Mandatory Races – Friday, January 27 Track and Race #, Post time (PT) Aqueduct 4, 10:50 a.m. Tampa Bay 6, 12:26 p.m. Fair Grounds 4, 12:46 p.m. Oaklawn 5, 1:19 p.m. Gulfstream 9, 1:32 [...]

Shurman, Wolfson Sr. Selected to NHC Hall of Fame

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Shurman, Wolfson Sr. Selected to NHC Hall of Fame

Paul Shurman, a 15-time NHC qualifier and the 2011 NHC Tour champion, and Steve Wolfson Sr., an 11-time NHC qualifier known as the “godfather of handicapping contests,” have been selected for induction to the [...]

Gutfreund Favored in NHC Future Wager

January 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Gutfreund Favored in NHC Future Wager

Horseplayers and their fans have until Friday morning to place their bets on who will win the 18th Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island Las Vegas. [...]