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  1. National Handicapping Championship Prize Money Now $2M

    Estimated prize money for the National Handicapping Championship finals in 2015 will total $2 million, up about 25% from this year, officials said June 19.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  2. NHC plans 13% purse increase in 2015

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced May 9 that the purse for the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship, presented by Racetrack Television Network, Sovereign Stable, and Treasure Island Las Vegas ...

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  3. Bill Finley: The weekend's winners and losers

    Bill Finley

    Pletcher defeated 2-year-old champion Hansen in the Holy Bull Sunday at Gulfstream with Algorithms, who looks like a very nice horse.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  4. Michael Beychok wins $1 million prize

    Michael Beychok of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, parlayed a third-place finish in the TwinSpires.com Online Handicapping Championship into a $1-million first prize as the winner of the National Handicapping Championship.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2012
  5. Bill Finley: An American hero battles in NHC

    Bill Finley

    Sometimes the difference between being a good horseplayer and a bad one is mental toughness and discipline.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  6. Claire Novak: Horseplayers takes center stage

    Claire Novak

    Horseplayers seldom burst into the spotlight of the racing world.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  7. A horseplayer battles back

    Bill Finley

    When Sheldon Finkelstein qualified for the Jan. 27-28 NHC in mid-July his goal wasn't to win the $2 million contest but to live long enough to compete in it.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  8. Nelson celebrates birthday with Handicapping Championship

    Jennifer Caldwell

    James Nelson of Wheeling, Illinois, earned the top prize of $100,000 and a seat at the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) when taking Saturday's TwinSpires.com Online Handicapping Championship.

    Story | November 19, 2011
  9. Winner in day's final race enables John Doyle to capture NHC

    Dave Tuley

    John Doyle, 49, of Scottsdale, Ariz., rallied in the last race to top a field of 301 to win the $500,000 prize and title of 2010 Handicapper of the Year at the 12th annual DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2011
  10. National Handicapping Championship has bragging rights, $1M-plus ...

    Dave Tuley

    The race book at the Red Rock Resort and Spa will be filled to the rafters Friday and Saturday when 305 horseplayers compete for the $500,000 first-place prize and title of 2010 Handicapper of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  11. Bill Finley: The Zodiac horseplayer

    Bill Finley

    Most NHC contestants will immerse themselves in the Form, their trip notes, the sheets and all sorts of handicapping data and information. Not Frank Jakubowsky.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  12. Jeremy Plonk: Score one for the horseplayer

    Jeremy Plonk

    While many believe that the gist of horse racing's myriad of problems is that nothing about the industry is nationalized except the fan base, the ironically named National Thoroughbred Racing Association made an announcement last week that deserves some applause.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  13. Cronley: Gamesmanship

    Jay Cronley

    It's time to pay attention to horse race handicapping tournaments.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2010
  14. Troop hangs on to win NHC tournament

    Dave Tuley

    Brian Troop, 61, of Barrie, Ontario, won the $500,000 first-place prize and title of Handicapper of the Year at the 11th annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  15. Handicappers have final shot to qualify for NHC

    Dave Tuley

    A berth in the annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship is a year-long goal for a lot of horse players.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  16. New Yorker wins NHC X in last race

    Dave Tuley

    John Conte, 68, of Oceanside, N.Y., won the $500,000 first-place prize and title of Handicapper of the Year in the 10th annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship at the Red Rock Resort that concluded Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2009