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2017 Autumn Handicapping Championship

2017 Autumn Handicapping Championship

Thank you to all of our players!

DAY 3: Santa Anita Autumn Championship

  1. Robert Talstra $5,667.70
  2. Tony Zhou* $5,075
  3. Duke Matties $5,010
  4. Eduardo Carbajal* $4,355
  5. Paul Shurman* $3,402.10
  6. Luis Constan $1,720
  7. Aaron Bernstein $1,008.50
  8. Tyler Whisman $897
  9. Don Beardsworth $300
  10. David Watts $300

Prize Pool ($107,000) with 78 entries:
Top 5 Finishers: NHC Package ($5,000 value each)
Top 2 Finishers: 2 Pegasus World Cup Entries ($12,500 value each)
First Place Winner: BCBC ($10,000 value)
Cash Prizes: 1st $20,000 | 2nd $7,000 | 3rd $3,000 | 4th $2,000
*Since Tony Zhou, Eduardo Carbajal, and Paul Shurman have double qualified for the NHC, those players will receive a $5,000 bonus. Places 1, 3, 6, 7, and 8 will receive a NCH Spot.

 DAY 2: Santa Anita Autumn Championship

Unofficial results pending final audit. 

  1. Christian Hellmers* $20,890
  2. Kevin McFarland $14,495
  3. Michael Rosenthal $14,240
  4. Brian Herrity $8,186.50
  5. John Fisher $7,030
  6. Scott Panique $5,700.70
  7. Dan Kaplan $5,110
  8. Tyler Whisman $4,900.50
  9. Greg Raab $4,712.50
  10. James Henry $3,242

 Prize Pool ($98,000) with 76 entries:
Top 5 Finishers: NHC Pacakge ($5,000 value each)
Top 2 Finishers:
2 Pegasus World Cup Entries ($12,500 value each)
First Place: BCBC full entry ($10,000 value)
Top 3 Finishers: Santa Anita Autumn Handicapping Challenge Day 3 Entries ($2,000 value each)
Cash Prizes: 1st $20,000 | 2nd $7,000 | 3rd $3,000 | 4th $2,000
*Since Christian Hellmers Double Qualified for NHC he gets a $5,000 bonus. Places 2 through 6 will be awarded NHC spots.

 DAY 1: Santa Anita Autumn Championship

Unofficial results pending final audit. 

  1. Eduardo Carbajal $2,941.50
  2. Brett Wiener $2,210
  3. Pete Sluis $1,140
  4. Gene Paul Seyl $968
  5. Dan Kaplan $407
  6. Norma Mendoza $377.40
  7. William Wolf $304
  8. Daniel Fischer $300.50
  9. Chris Fosselman $295
  10. Ron Sinnette $261.20

 Prize Pool ($39,000) with 122 entries:
First: a NHC entry + Saturday Autumn Handicapping Challenge entry ($3,000 value) + $10,000 Cash
Second: Saturday Autumn Handicapping Challenge entry ($3,000 value) + $3,000 + $5,000 (in lieu of NHC Seat)
Third:  Saturday Autumn Handicapping Challenge entry ($3,000 value) + $2,000 Cash
Fourth: NHC Entry

PLAY ONE, TWO, OR ALL THREE

Horseplayers, this year’s Autumn Handicapping Championship at Santa Anita Park consists of three separate contests, all offering fantastic prizes.  You get to choose how many you want to play.

Qualifiers: Be sure you don’t miss your chance to qualify through our $40 Handicapping Contests.

UP TO $1.2 MILLION IN CASH BONUSES
$50,000 Cash Bonus*: Player wins 2-of-3 Contests
$250,000 Cash Bonus*: Player wins all 3 Contests
$1 Million Cash Bonus: Winners of Contests 2 & 3 go on to win 2017 BCBC

Contest 1: $500 Buy-In (Feeder for Contests 2 & 3)
Date: Friday, October 6
Bankroll: $300 Bankroll/ $200 Prizes
Max Entries: Two (2) entries max, per person
Prizes (Based on 100 Entries):
– 2 Entries into ’18 National Horseplayer Championshp (NHC) in Las vegas
– $15,000 Cash Prize Pool for Top 3 Finishers
– 3 Entries into Contests 2 or 3 for Top 3 Finishers (Players’ Choice)

Contest 2: $3,000 Buy-In
Date: Saturday, October 7
Bankroll: $2,000 Bankroll / $1,000 to Prizes
Max Entries: Two (2) entries max, per person
Prizes (Based on 90 Entries):
– 5 Entries into ’18 National Horseplayer Championship (NHC) in Las Vegas
– 2 Entries into ’18 Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship (PWCBC)
– 1 Entry into ’17 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC)
– $50,000 Cash Prize Pool for Top 4 Finishers
– 3 Entries into Contest 3 on Sunday, October 8 for Top 3 Finishers
– $1 Million Bonus eligibility to Winner if they go on to win the ’17 BCBC

Contest 3: $2,000 Buy-In
Date: Sunday, October 8
Bankroll: $1,000 Bankroll / $1,000 to Prizes
Max Entries: Two (2) entries max, per person
Prizes (Based on 90 Entries):
– 5 Entries into ’18 National Horseplayer Championship (NHC) in Las Vegas
– 2 Entries into ’18 Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship (PWCBC)
– 1 Entry into ’17 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC)
– $50,000 Cash Prize Pool for Top 4 Finishers
– $1 Million Bonus eligibility to Winner if they go on to win the ’17 BCBC

WAGER FORMAT (ALL CONTESTS)
Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta, and Daily Doubles on ALL Santa Anita Races and one simulcast race each contest day.

SIMULCAST CONTEST RACES (OPTIONAL)
In addition to all of Santa Anita’s live races, players will have the option to play the following simulcast races on the respective contest dates:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6: KEENELAND RACE 8 (PHOENIX STAKES GII)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7: BELMONT RACE 8 (CHAMPAGNE STAKES GI)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8: RACE 9 KEENLAND (SPINSTER STAKES)

$40 Qualifiers Available – Win Your Way In
We’re giving away up to 2 entries into Contest 1 in our $40 Handicapping Contests on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1, 2017.  Just $40 (per entry) to play for your chance to win your way in.  Details available here.

OFFICIAL RULES: CLICK HERE.

*Cash Bonuses: There must be a minimum of 45 individual participants (not entries) in Contest 2 on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and a minimum of 45 individual participants (not entries) in Contest 3 on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in order for the $50,000 Cash Bonus and the $250,000 Cash Bonus to be eligible prizes. In the event that fewer than 45 individuals participate in Contest 2, or Contest 3, both the $50,000 Cash Bonus and $250,000 Cash Bonus will not be offered as prizes, and the bonuses will be null and void.

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