Pacific Classic Betting Challenge

When: Saturday, August 17
Type: Event
Pacific Classic Betting Challenge


To Enter :
$750 buy-in inclusive of $500 live bankroll and $250 towards the prize pool.
Up to three entries per person. 
Format :
Live money contest. Wager $500 or more on Del Mar live races.  
Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double wagering only.
Prizes* :
100% of the prize pool returned including one 2019 $10,000 Breeders Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) Entry, two $4,500 2019 Del Mar Fall Handicapping Challenge entries and two 2020 National Horseplayer Championship (NHC) entries awarded. 

First: $10,000, $10,000 entry to BCBC
Second: $7,000, NHC Entry plus $1,000 Travel
Third: $3,500, NHC Entry plus $1,000 Travel
Fourth: $4,500 entry to Del Mar Fall Handicapping Challenge
Fifth: $4,500 entry to Del Mar Fall Handicapping Challenge
Sixth:  $2,000 
1 Kevin McFarland  $7,511.50
2 David Snyder  $5,577.00
3 Tyler Hoffman $5,249.00
4 Ed Abel  $5,103.00
5 Walt Tendler  $4,440.00
6 Scott Johnson  $4,243.70
Additional Details: 
  • Players keep all remaining funds in their live-money bankroll.
  • Earn NHC Tour Points
  • Clubhouse Admission and limited seating included if pre-registered and deposit paid by Thursday, August 15. 
  • Enter on Challenge day from 11:30 to 1:45 PM in Plaza de Mexico, cash only.
Please contact Chris Bahr,, for contest questions, hotel deals, etc. 
*Based on expected 250 entrants, prizes subject to change.

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