Live money handicapping challenges allow you to compete alongside contestants on-track at Aqueduct, Belmont or Saratoga or online through NYRA Bets. Pre-registration is required whether you’re playing on-track or with NYRA Bets. Visit NYRA Bets for more details on participating online in the NYRA Challenges.
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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]
Date: July 3
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
Dates: June 4 & 5 (Two-Day Contest)
Prize Pool Split: $10,000 Buy-in ($7,500 bankroll/$2,500 prize pool)
Prizes: Cash payouts through fourth place, one entry into the 2022 Belmont Stakes Challenge, two entries in the 2021 BCBC, four 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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