Live money handicapping challenges allow you to compete alongside contestants online through NYRA Bets. Pre-registration through NYRA Bets is required. Visit NYRA Bets for more details on participating online in the NYRA Challenges.
For questions regarding the Challenges, contact [email protected].
Feed your competitive edge with handicapping challenges nearly every week in 2021! Currently, NYRA handicapping challenges are conducted online only exclusively through NYRA Bets. Pre-registration is required for these live money handicapping contest. Visit NYRA Bets for more details on participating online in the NYRA Challenges. NYRA Bets customers in Colorado, Montana and Washington cannot participate due to state law. For questions regarding the Challenges, contact [email protected]
The contest includes Aqueduct races (at least 5 races of your choice). Follow along with the races on America's Day at the Races while keeping track of your leaderboard standings on NYRA Bets. After the contest, your bankroll and prize winnings are shifted back into your NYRA Bets account to start betting or to withdraw.
Saturday, March 6
$3,000 Buy-In ($2,000 Live Bankroll/$1,000 Prize Pool)
Cash prize pool + Two NHC Seats & $3K NYRA Contest Seat
Registration closes Friday, March 5th at 5 pm ET
Dates: March 6, April 3, December 4
Prize Pool Split: $2,000 bankroll/$1,000 prize pool
Prizes: Cash payouts through seventh place, one entry into the next $3,000 contest, two entries in the 2022 NHC
State regulations don't allow participation in the online contest at this time. Please sign up for the onsite contest.
Upgrade your account to a free NYRA Bets account to play the online contest. Visit nyrabets.com, login with your credentials, click on your name, then select Upgrade to securely update your account information. Once complete, return to this page to enter the contest (you may have to sign out and sign back in on the contest page).Upgrade Now
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