Compete In The New York State Handicapping Championship!


Please note that in order to participate, you MUST be an NTRA member. Registration is available HERE for all participating horseplayers.

Welcome to DAY I of the 2023 New York State Handicapping Championship. The entry fee is $50 for all account holders. The 2023 competition will be a two-day event, with the top 10 finishers from day one earning a seat at the final table on Sunday, 12/3. Grand Prize award is 60% of the GUARANTEED $1,000 prize pool, and a paid entry to the NHC Championship - including the NHC seat, hotel and airfare ($7,000 value). The $50 entry fee covers both days of competition. Entry fees will be deducted directly from players’ wagering accounts, please confirm the $50 is in your account before registering. Prize for 2nd place is 25% of the GUARANTEED $1,000 prize pool, and 15% for 3rd place

All participating horseplayers will be armed with a $50 tournament bankroll and MUST place one (1) Win, Place, or Show selection in ALL six (6) tournament races. Players that do not place a tournament wager in each race will be penalized $4 (per race) from their bankroll. If nothing is left in the non-compliant horseplayer's bankroll, than $25 is deducted from their winnings, per race. Click HERE for PAYDAY rules and regulations and the prize payout formula, best of luck - but be sure to stay in compliance!

The top 10 (minimum) qualifying scoring account holders on Day I will continue to day II, earnings from day I will not carry over. In the event of a tie in any position, ALL players falling within the top 10 scoring accounts (regardless of amount of ties) will advance to the final table. The top 3 earning horseplayers on DAY II takes the Grand Prize, and GUARANTEED $1,000 in prize pool CASH. In addition to the NHC prize package, all entry fees will be returned to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers as prize money - 0% rake! One tournament entry per account.

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