A Two Day Handicapping Contest
The Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge
PLAY IN THE BCBC FROM SANTA ANITA
Santa Anita Park is an official host site of the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. Compete from The Great Race Place in one of the biggest handicapping contests of the year.
To play at Santa Anita Park, check in at the Eddie Logan Suite.
QUALIFY FOR THE BCBC AT SANTA ANITA
Compete in Santa Anita’s live money handicapping contests on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7 for your chance at winning an entry into the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. Click here for contest info.
The 2018 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge is a “real money” handicapping challenge. Players will be required to deposit $10,000, of which $7,500 will be the players’ bankroll for wagering during the Tournament.
WHERE TO PLAY
Churchill Downs (host site) or participating live satelitte locations and online ADWs (to be announced).
Tournament races will include ALL live races from Churchill Downs on Friday, November 2, 2018 and live races through the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Wager types permitted are Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double. Special Daily Doubles that consist of the 1st leg on Friday and 2nd leg on Saturday are not included.
Of the $10,000 buy-in, $2,500 will be placed in the prize pool. If 400 players enter the Tournament, the cash prize pool paid will be $1,000,000.
|1st Place – $300,000||6th Place – $50,000||11th Place – $20,000|
|2nd Place – $200,000||7th Place – $40,000||12th Place – $17,500|
|3rd Place – $110,000||8th Place – $35,000||13th Place – $15,000|
|4th Place – $75,000||9th Place – $30,000||14th Place – $12,500|
|5th Place – $60,000||10th Place – $25,000||15th Place – $10,000|
$1 million BCBC Bonus will be offered to all players at a $7,500 premium for the promotional insurance policy. This is a higher rate now made available by the insurance company to all players with no additional fees charged by Santa Anita. The $1 million bonus is payable as a 40-year annuity or $600,000 lump sum cash payment. $7,500 bonus insurance payment must be received by Santa Anita no later than 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 1 to allow time to bind the policy prior to the start of the contest on Friday, November 2. Please call the Santa Anita Marketing Department at 626-574-6384 for details.
A $3 million National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) Tour bonus – the largest prize ever offered in the handicapping contest world – will be awarded to any horseplayer who wins the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship, presented by Racetrack Television Network, Stats Race Lens and Treasure Island Las Vegas.
For registration and official contest rules please visit the official BCBC contest page here.