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ULTIMATE BETTING CHALLENGE OVERVIEW

  • LIVE MONEY CONTEST ON SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024
  • Buy-in: $6,000 ($5,000 Bankroll + $1,000 Entry Fee to Prize Pool) for each tournament.
  • 1/ST will seed four (4) 2025 NHC Seats to the prize pool.
  • FIRST live-money tournament that you can earn 2024 NHC Tour Points
  • You must be an NHC Tour Member prior to the start of the tournament in order to win an NHC Entry.
  • This is an official NHC Tour event. Per the NHC, NHC Tour Points will be awarded in accordance with the official NHC Tour rules, which can be found at www.nhctour.com
  • 100% of Entry Fees are paid out as Cash Prizes.
  • Online registration begins approximately 96 hours in advance of the tournament.
  • Entries will be accepted up until the start of the fifth (5th) race at Santa Anita Park on the contest date.
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PRIZES (BASED ON 100 ENTRIES)

  • Seeded by 1/ST: Entries into the 2025 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), including airfare and hotel accommodations, will be awarded to the top four (4) finishers.
  • $100,000.00 Cash Prize pool split among the top five (5) finishers.
    • 1st Place Finisher - $50,000
    • 2nd Place Finisher - $25,000
    • 3rd Place Finisher - $15,000
    • 4th Place Finisher - $10,000
    • 5th Place Finisher - $5,000
  • $5,000 On-Track Bonus: If the winner of this tournament plays on-site at Gulfstream Park or Santa Anita Park on Saturday, March 2, 2024, they will receive a $5,000 Bonus in addition to the prizes outlined above. The On-Track Bonus is not pulled from the prize pool and is incremental to entry fees collected.

PRIZES (BASED ON 150 ENTRIES)

  • Seeded by 1/ST: Entries into the 2025 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), including airfare and hotel accommodations, will be awarded to the top four (4) finishers.
  • $150,000.00 Cash Prize pool split among the top five (5) finishers.
    • 1st Place Finisher - $75,000
    • 2nd Place Finisher - $30,000
    • 3rd Place Finisher - $22,500
    • 4th Place Finisher - $15,000
    • 5th Place Finisher - $7,500
  • $5,000 On-Track Bonus: If the winner of this tournament plays on-site at Gulfstream Park or Santa Anita Park on Saturday, March 2, 2024, they will receive a $5,000 Bonus in addition to the prizes outlined above. The On-Track Bonus is not pulled from the prize pool and is incremental to entry fees collected.

FORMAT

  • Eligible contest races are ALL live races at Gulfstream Park and ALL live races at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, March 2, 2024.
  • Permitted wagers are Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double.
  • No Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, Pick 6, Superfecta, Super High 5 or Golden Hour wagers will be permitted in this tournament. The Parlay function for Win, Place and Show wagers is not permitted.
  • Players must bet at least four (4) contest races at a minimum of $500 per race.
  • Players must bet, at minimum, their entire $5,000 bankroll during the contest.
  • There are no maximums – players may wager as much as they want, including the 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 Double wager on Race 4 (linking to Race 5) will count as a wager on Race 4.
  • In the unlikely event of a cancellation of a race card, Tournament Officials reserve the right to substitute races from another racetrack or cancel the tournament and issue refunds to all participants.

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