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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
Top 66 Final Leaderboard
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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 [...]

First Free Online Qualifier of 2017 Offers Five NHC Berths Sunday On HorsePlayers.com

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on First Free Online Qualifier of 2017 Offers Five NHC Berths Sunday On HorsePlayers.com

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

Saturday’s First-EVER NHC ‘Season Opener’ Qualifier on Horseplayers.com Includes Eight Graded Stakes

March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Saturday’s First-EVER NHC ‘Season Opener’ Qualifier on Horseplayers.com Includes Eight Graded Stakes

Contact: Jim Mulvihill, NTRA Communications, (859) 422-2663, jmulvihill@NTRA.com   SATURDAY’S FIRST-EVER NHC ‘SEASON OPENER’ QUALIFIER ON HORSEPLAYERS.COM INCLUDES EIGHT GRADED STAKES   LEXINGTON, Ky. (Friday, March 31, 2017) – HorsePlayers.com, the new official online qualifying [...]

Breeders’ Cup and NTRA Introduce Horseplayers.com, New Official Online Contest Site of BCBC and NHC

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Breeders’ Cup and NTRA Introduce Horseplayers.com, New Official Online Contest Site of BCBC and NHC

Breeders’ Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have combined forces to launch a new online qualifying contest platform, HorsePlayers.com, the two organizations announced today. HorsePlayers.com will serve as the official online [...]

Breeders’ Cup, NTRA Introduce Horseplayers.com, New Official Online Contest Site of BCBC and NHC

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Breeders’ Cup, NTRA Introduce Horseplayers.com, New Official Online Contest Site of BCBC and NHC

Breeders’ Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have combined forces to launch a new online qualifying contest platform, HorsePlayers.com, the two organizations announced today. HorsePlayers.com will serve as the official online qualifying site for both the [...]

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 [...]