Jun 22

Presented by Xpressbet

The Spring Betting Challenge

The Spring Betting Challenge
Next Event Saturday June 22 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Horseplayers, this one-day live money handicapping contest can be played on-track at Santa Anita or online with Xpressbet.  Prizes will include cash and entries into the Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, and the NHC.

1. Santa Anita Park – $5,000 On-track Prize (See below)
2. Xpressbet (online)

$3,000 ($2,000 Bankroll / $1,000 Prizes)
100% of entry fees paid out as prizes


  • Contest races include designated races at Santa Anita,  as well as TBD races at other racetracks.  Specific races will be announced Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
  • Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta, Daily Double only.
  • Must wager a minimum of five (5) contest races at a minimum of $200 on each of the five (5) races
  • Must wager a minimum of the entire $2,000 bankroll during the contest.
  • No maximums – players may wager as much as they want, including winnings from their bankroll, whenever they wish.
  • Daily Double wagers will count toward the wagering total in the race the bet is placed.  For example:  a Daily Double wager in Race 4 (linking to Race 5) will count as a wager on Race 4.


  • Two (2) entries to the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship
  • Two (2) entries to the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge
  • Two (2) entries to the 2020 National Horseplayers Championship
  • $50,000 Cash Prize pool for top five (5) finishers
  • On-Track Prize: On-track player at Santa Anita that finishes highest in the final standings will receive a $5,000 cash prize.

$1,000,000 BONUS

Players in this contest that win either an NHC or a BCBC entry will have the opportunity to purchase a $1,000,000 insurance bonus for the 2019 BCBC and/or the 2020 NHC.  The bonus will be paid out if the player goes on to win the event that they purchase the insurance bonus for.  The player will have the choice of being paid either $1,000,000 over a 40-year annuity, or as a $600,000 lump sum.

2020 NHC Insurance Bonus Fee: $2,950
2019 BCBC Insurance Bonus Fee: $6,700

NHC Tour points will be awarded in this contest

Max two (2) entries, per person.

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