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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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First Free Online Qualifier Sunday as 2018 NHC Tour Gets Into Full Swing

February 16th, 2018|Comments Off on First Free Online Qualifier Sunday as 2018 NHC Tour Gets Into Full Swing

On the heels of last weekend’s richest National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) ever – worth $2,974,700 in cash and awards – players are already working diligently to secure a spot in next year’s renewal. The 2018 [...]

Littlemore Holds Steady to Win $800,000 First Prize, Eclipse Award at NHC

February 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Littlemore Holds Steady to Win $800,000 First Prize, Eclipse Award at NHC

Chris Littlemore, a retired autoworker from Whitby, Ontario, Canada, was never seriously threatened throughout the Semifinals and the Final Table, cruising to an $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse Award as Horseplayer of the Year [...]

Littlemore Heads to NHC Final Table in Command

February 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Littlemore Heads to NHC Final Table in Command

Chris Littlemore of Whitby, Ontario, Canada maintained his position following Day 2 on Saturday and leads the standings with a mythical bankroll of $326.30 following the Semifinals of the three-day 19th NTRA National Horseplayers [...]

Thoroughbred Aftercare On Minds of #NHC2018 Players

February 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Thoroughbred Aftercare On Minds of #NHC2018 Players

Like people everywhere who bet horses, you certainly hear contestants in the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas snapping their fingers, going to [...]

Littlemore Holds Commanding Lead Into NHC Semifinals

February 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Littlemore Holds Commanding Lead Into NHC Semifinals

Chris Littlemore, a retired autoworker from Whitby, Ontario, Canada, landed two big prices Saturday to take control of the 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure [...]

NHC Rookie Q&A (Part 2): Kyle King

February 10th, 2018|Comments Off on NHC Rookie Q&A (Part 2): Kyle King

Kyle King, a 30-year-old math teacher at a suburban Chicago high school, won Hawthorne’s live-money tournament on the Aug. 12 Arlington Million card to qualify for the first time to the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented [...]

NHC Day 2 Notes: Stauffer, Stone From the Booth to the Ballroom

February 10th, 2018|Comments Off on NHC Day 2 Notes: Stauffer, Stone From the Booth to the Ballroom

By Jennie Rees They’re off! Actually, in this case, they’re on. Among the 568 individuals in this year’s 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island [...]

Ryan Goes Against ‘Biscuits’ to Take Early Lead at NHC

February 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Ryan Goes Against ‘Biscuits’ to Take Early Lead at NHC

Michael Ryan, a 52-year-old fraud investigator from Herndon, Va., leads the 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas with a $150.80 mythical bankroll [...]

#NHC2018 Day 1 Notes

February 9th, 2018|Comments Off on #NHC2018 Day 1 Notes

By Jennie Rees and Jim Mulvihill Tournament officials determined the final field size and purse distribution for this weekend’s 19th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and [...]

Larmey, Wolfson Jr. Selected for NHC Hall of Fame

February 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Larmey, Wolfson Jr. Selected for NHC Hall of Fame

Chris Larmey, a tireless horseplayer advocate and 12-time NHC qualifier, and Steve Wolfson Jr., the 2003 NHC winner and an 11-time qualifier, have been selected for induction to the NHC Hall of Fame, the [...]

How to Follow #NHC2018

February 8th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Follow #NHC2018

The NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas is one of horse racing’s great events, with almost 600 players competing for almost $3 million [...]

NHC Rookie Q&A: ‘Math Guy’ Kyle King

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on NHC Rookie Q&A: ‘Math Guy’ Kyle King

Kyle King, a 30-year-old math teacher at a suburban Chicago high school, won Hawthorne’s live-money tournament on the Aug. 12 Arlington Million card to qualify for the first time to the NTRA National Horseplayers [...]

NHC Q&A: Defending Champion Ray Arsenault

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on NHC Q&A: Defending Champion Ray Arsenault

This weekend, Ray Arsenault will attempt to become the first two-time winner of the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ and Treasure Island Las Vegas. The three-day tournament, [...]

Nearly $3 Million, ‘Horseplayer of the Year’ Eclipse Award on the Line at NHC 19

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Nearly $3 Million, ‘Horseplayer of the Year’ Eclipse Award on the Line at NHC 19

A record estimated field of 700 entries will compete for the largest purse in handicapping tournament history – projected at more than $2.96 million in cash and awards – and horse racing’s official title [...]

Noel Michaels Blog: NHC Bonus Babies

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Noel Michaels Blog: NHC Bonus Babies

By Noel Michaels Big money will be on the line when the horse handicapping tournament world converges on the Vegas strip for the 19th time for the upcoming National Horseplayers Championship [NHC] on February [...]

NHC Eligible Tracks Announced

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on NHC Eligible Tracks Announced

Tournament officials today announced the eight racetracks eligible for play at the world’s richest and most prestigious handicapping contest – the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race Lens™ [...]

Ferrozzo Wins 2017 NHC Tour

January 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Ferrozzo Wins 2017 NHC Tour

National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Tour “First Half” leader Mike Ferrozzo, of Eagan, Minn., hit the board in just enough of the right spots down the stretch, tallying 18,825 points overall and holding off late charges [...]

BATTLES FOR NHC TOUR TOP PLACINGS ENTER THE HOMESTRECH

December 21st, 2017|Comments Off on BATTLES FOR NHC TOUR TOP PLACINGS ENTER THE HOMESTRECH

By Noel Michaels It’s now or never. With only two weeks remaining on the 2017 NHC Tour, competition for several lucrative prizes is now deep in the homestretch and nearing its nail-biting conclusion. Will NHC [...]

BREEDERS’ CUP BETTING CHALLENGE 2017 RESULTS BECOME OFFICIAL

December 20th, 2017|Comments Off on BREEDERS’ CUP BETTING CHALLENGE 2017 RESULTS BECOME OFFICIAL

By Noel Michaels Weeks after the completion of the Breeders’ Cup, the final results of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge [BCBC] are now official and a purse of $1,087,500 has been awarded. Avid tournament [...]

TAX BILL BENEFITS THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS AND OWNERS, DOUBLES CERTAIN DEPRECIATION BENEFITS, RETAINS MISCELLANEOUS LOSS DEDUCTION FOR HORSEPLAYERS

December 20th, 2017|Comments Off on TAX BILL BENEFITS THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS AND OWNERS, DOUBLES CERTAIN DEPRECIATION BENEFITS, RETAINS MISCELLANEOUS LOSS DEDUCTION FOR HORSEPLAYERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Mulvihill, NTRA Communications, (859) 422-2663, jmulvihill@ntra.com LEXINGTON, Ky. (Wednesday, December 20, 2017) – The Tax Bill cleared by Congress for President Trump’s signature contains a number of provisions beneficial [...]

TIZ THE SEASON . . . OF THE “LAST CHANCE”

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on TIZ THE SEASON . . . OF THE “LAST CHANCE”

By Noel Michaels The calendar has flipped over to December, and for all of us that means the holiday season is on its way. For tournament players however, the month of December also has [...]

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