Handicapping Challenge

When: Saturday & Sunday, Aug 1 - 2
Where: Seabiscuit Skyroom
Type: Event
Del Mar Handicapping Challenge
 
 
To Enter:
$8,000 buy-in inclusive of $6,000 live bankroll and $2,000 towards the prize pool.
Up to two entries per person.  
 
 
Format:
Live money contest. Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double wagering on all Del Mar live races. Wager $500 or more on at least three Del Mar live races each day and at least $3,000 each day. 
   
Prizes*:
At least 100% of the prize pool returned in cash and prizes. Over $200,000 in total prizes expected plus Del Mar is paying for the $1 Million Bonus Opportunity to the first-place finisher if the person also wins the BCBC. 
 
First: $60,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, choice of NHC & Travel Stipend or $5,000 Del Mar Fall, $1 Million Bonus Opportunity
Second: $25,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, choice of NHC & Travel Stipend or $5,000 Del Mar Fall
Third: $10,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, choice of NHC & Travel Stipend or $5,000 Del Mar Fall
Fourth: $5,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC, choice of NHC & Travel Stipend or $5,000 Del Mar Fall
Fifth: $10,000 entry to BCBC, choice of NHC & Travel Stipend or $5,000 Del Mar Fall
Sixth:  $10,000 entry to BCBC
Seventh: $2,000, NHC & Travel Stipend
Eighth:  NHC & Travel Stipend
Ninth:  $2,000
Day One Leader: $2,500
 
2019 Handicapping Challenge
1 Melissa Margolis $42,650
2 Garett Skiba 2 $31,406
3 Brett Wiener 2 $25,790
4 Loyal Sprague 2 $23,200
5 Gary West $20,283.50
6 Garett Skiba $18,032
7 Dan Kaplan $16,015
8 Louis Constan $14,985
9 Gregg Kingma $14,706.45
10 David Basler $14,649

 

 
Additional Details: 
  • Players keep all remaining funds in their live-money bankroll.
  • Earn NHC Tour Points
  • Luxurious contest room, admission and seating with hosted buffet and beverages. No dress code.
 
*Prizes based on expected 100 entrants, subject to change. 
Contact Chris Bahr chris@dmtc.com for contest questions.
Players may contact betsy@dmtc.com for reservation assistance. 

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