Live Qualifying

Tournaments

August 10-11
Saratoga Race Course
Donny Nelson (347) 234-0511
August 20
Laurel Park
Diana Harbaugh (301) 470-5432
August 27-28
Woodbine
Sue Clark (888) 675-7223 x2513
September 10-11
Canterbury Park
Jeff Maday (952) 496-6437
September 24
Mohegan Sun-Uncasville, CT
Zach Montoya (860) 862-8543
September 24-25
Laurel Park-The Big One
McKay Smith (859) 340-1694
September 30-October 1
Players Challenge
Kevin Geraghty (949) 421-5065
October 8-9
Santa Anita Park
Nate Newby (626) 574-6391
October (weekend of the 15th)
Keeneland Race Course
Jim Goodman (859) 288-4261

The BCBC is a highly lucrative and exclusive live bankroll handicapping contest, with a $10,000 buy-in to participate.

For further information including the tournament rules and how you can participate in this year's BCBC, call Tim Schram (859) 422-2658.

2016 Participants

Player
Entry Method
Sam Alipio
Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)

Sam Alipio

Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Wayne Atwell
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Wayne Atwell

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Michael Bailey
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Michael Bailey

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
Phil Bongiovanni
Qualified Live (NHC)

Phil Bongiovanni

Qualified Live (NHC)
Rick Broth
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Rick Broth

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Thomas Bryan
Qualified Online (Jun 5)

Thomas Bryan

Qualified Online (Jun 5)
Jeffrey Bussan
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Jeffrey Bussan

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
Todd Cady
Qualified Online (Jun 19)

Todd Cady

Qualified Online (Jun 19)
Ryan Carey
Qualified Online (Jan 3)

Ryan Carey

Qualified Online (Jan 3)
Roger Cettina
Qualified Online (Jun 26)

Roger Cettina

Qualified Online (Jun 26)
Bill Chenvert
KY Derby Betting Championship

Bill Chenvert

KY Derby Betting Championship
Brian Chenvert
Qualified Online (Jun 19)

Brian Chenvert

Qualified Online (Jun 19)
George Chute
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

George Chute

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
George Chute
Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)

George Chute

Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Joseph Cicatello
Qualified Online (Nov 21)

Joseph Cicatello

Qualified Online (Nov 21)
Kevin Costello
Qualified Online (Nov 21)

Kevin Costello

Qualified Online (Nov 21)
Brad Covault
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Brad Covault

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Larry David
Qualified Online (May 29)

Larry David

Qualified Online (May 29)
Peter Deys
Qualified Online (Jun 12)

Peter Deys

Qualified Online (Jun 12)
Stephen Dittmann
Qualified Online (May 29)

Stephen Dittmann

Qualified Online (May 29)
John Downie
Qualified Live (NHC)

John Downie

Qualified Live (NHC)
Douglas Draper
Qualified Online (Jul 3)

Douglas Draper

Qualified Online (Jul 3)
Dan Flanagan
Buy-in

Dan Flanagan

Buy-in
Matthew Gatsas
Buy-in

Matthew Gatsas

Buy-in
Kevin Geraghty
Qualified Online (Apr 10)

Kevin Geraghty

Qualified Online (Apr 10)
Patrick Gianforte
Qualified Online (Feb 28)

Patrick Gianforte

Qualified Online (Feb 28)
Robert Gilbert
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Robert Gilbert

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
Brian Gross
Qualified Online (Jun 26)

Brian Gross

Qualified Online (Jun 26)
Brian Gross
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Brian Gross

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Jill Himes
Qualified Online (May 29)

Jill Himes

Qualified Online (May 29)
Jeffrey Hogue
Buy-in

Jeffrey Hogue

Buy-in
Jon Hurd
Qualified Online (Jul 3)

Jon Hurd

Qualified Online (Jul 3)
Steve Jaffe
Buy-in

Steve Jaffe

Buy-in
Jackie Jenkins
Qualified Online (Feb 28)

Jackie Jenkins

Qualified Online (Feb 28)
Corey Johnsen
Qualified Online (Feb 14)

Corey Johnsen

Qualified Online (Feb 14)
Joseph Johnson
Qualified Online (Jul 10)

Joseph Johnson

Qualified Online (Jul 10)
Joseph Johnson
Qualified Online (Jun 12)

Joseph Johnson

Qualified Online (Jun 12)
Gary Johnson
Qualified Online (Feb 28)

Gary Johnson

Qualified Online (Feb 28)
Kevin Jones
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Kevin Jones

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Kenneth Jordan
Qualified Online (Jul 10)

Kenneth Jordan

Qualified Online (Jul 10)
Lawrence Kahlden
Qualified Online (May 29)

Lawrence Kahlden

Qualified Online (May 29)
Tony Kite
Qualified Live (Aqueduct)

Tony Kite

Qualified Live (Aqueduct)
Wayne Krause
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Wayne Krause

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Christopher Larmey
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Christopher Larmey

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
Robert Lee
Buy-in

Robert Lee

Buy-in
Chris Littlemore
Qualified Live (NHC)

Chris Littlemore

Qualified Live (NHC)
Rob Lloyd
Qualified Online (Feb 14)

Rob Lloyd

Qualified Online (Feb 14)
Nick Mariani
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Nick Mariani

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Anthony Mattera
Qualified Online (Jul 3)

Anthony Mattera

Qualified Online (Jul 3)
Peter McFarland
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Peter McFarland

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Mark McGuire
Qualified Online (Dec 20)

Mark McGuire

Qualified Online (Dec 20)
Mark McGuire
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Mark McGuire

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Cheryl McIntyre
Qualified Online (Apr 10)

Cheryl McIntyre

Qualified Online (Apr 10)
Cheryl McIntyre
Qualified Live (Laurel Park)

Cheryl McIntyre

Qualified Live (Laurel Park)
Cheryl McIntyre
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Cheryl McIntyre

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Cheryl McIntyre
Qualified Online (Feb 28)

Cheryl McIntyre

Qualified Online (Feb 28)
Gary McMaster
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Gary McMaster

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Richard Meister
Qualified Online (Dec 6)

Richard Meister

Qualified Online (Dec 6)
Frank Mustari
Qualified Online (Dec 20)

Frank Mustari

Qualified Online (Dec 20)
Ron Myeress
KY Derby Betting Championship

Ron Myeress

KY Derby Betting Championship
Ron Myeress
KY Derby Betting Championship

Ron Myeress

KY Derby Betting Championship
Mark Myrick
Buy-in

Mark Myrick

Buy-in
David Nance
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

David Nance

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Will Nefzger
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Will Nefzger

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Rich Nilsen
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Rich Nilsen

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
John O'neil
Qualified Live (Belmont Park)

John O'neil

Qualified Live (Belmont Park)
David Wilganowski
Qualified Online (Jul 10)

David Wilganowski

Qualified Online (Jul 10)
Franco Pacione
Qualified Online (Jan 3)

Franco Pacione

Qualified Online (Jan 3)
Joe Perry
Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)

Joe Perry

Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Joseph Pettit
Qualified Online (Apr 24)

Joseph Pettit

Qualified Online (Apr 24)
Russell Priola
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Russell Priola

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Hesham Ragab
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Hesham Ragab

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Jose Raphael
Buy-in

Jose Raphael

Buy-in
Robert Reidy
Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)

Robert Reidy

Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Edward Reidy
Qualified Online (Jun 5)

Edward Reidy

Qualified Online (Jun 5)
Mathew Rentze
Qualified Online (Feb 14)

Mathew Rentze

Qualified Online (Feb 14)
Scott Roberts
Qualified Online (Feb 14)

Scott Roberts

Qualified Online (Feb 14)
Alan Roehl
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Alan Roehl

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Robert Rosette
Buy-in

Robert Rosette

Buy-in
Peter Rotondo Sr.
Qualified Live (Mohegan Sun)

Peter Rotondo Sr.

Qualified Live (Mohegan Sun)
Michelle Sakowicz
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Michelle Sakowicz

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
Michelle Sakowicz
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Michelle Sakowicz

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Ryan Scharnowske
Qualified Online (Dec 6)

Ryan Scharnowske

Qualified Online (Dec 6)
Jim Sebes
Qualified Online (Jan 24)

Jim Sebes

Qualified Online (Jan 24)
Phillip Shelton
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Phillip Shelton

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Garet Skiba
KY Derby Betting Championship

Garet Skiba

KY Derby Betting Championship
Garet Skiba
Qualified Live (Belmont Park)

Garet Skiba

Qualified Live (Belmont Park)
John Smith
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

John Smith

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Mark Stanton
Buy-in

Mark Stanton

Buy-in
Vic Stauffer
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Vic Stauffer

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Peter Strauss
Qualified Online (Apr 10)

Peter Strauss

Qualified Online (Apr 10)
Brent Sumja
Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)

Brent Sumja

Qualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Steve Thompson
Qualified Online (Apr 24)

Steve Thompson

Qualified Online (Apr 24)
Robert Traynor
Qualified Live (Santa Anita)

Robert Traynor

Qualified Live (Santa Anita)
Bryan Wagner
Qualified Live (Keeneland)

Bryan Wagner

Qualified Live (Keeneland)
Shadron Walton
Qualified Online (May 29)

Shadron Walton

Qualified Online (May 29)
Jeffrey Ward
Qualified Online (Jul 3)

Jeffrey Ward

Qualified Online (Jul 3)
Paul Weizer
Qualified Live (Belmont Park)

Paul Weizer

Qualified Live (Belmont Park)
Dan Wilde
Qualified Online (Mar 26)

Dan Wilde

Qualified Online (Mar 26)
$1,000,000*
In Cash Prizes

Are you up for it?

Nov 4-5, 2016

Do you have what it takes to compete in the biggest live handicapping tournament in the country? Put your betting and handicapping skills to the test and join the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) for a chance to score the ultimate reward. Register or find a live qualifying event today.

Qualify Online
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How To Play

Player's Bankroll

The 2016 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge is a "real money" handicapping challenge. Players will be required to deposit $10,000, of which $7,500 will be the players' bankroll for wagering during the Tournament.

Format

Tournament races will include ALL live races from Santa Anita on Friday, November 4, 2016 and live races through the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Wager types permitted are Win, Place, Show, Exacta and Trifecta only.

Estimated Prizes

Of the $10,000 buy-in, $2,500 will be placed in the prize pool. If 400 players enter the Tournament, the cash prize pool paid will be $1,000,000.

For complete details see the Official Rules
How To Qualify
  1. PLAY. Enter an online qualifying event at BCQualify.com or a live qualifying event. Online Feeder contests entry fees start as low as $21.
  2. SCORE. Win your $10,000 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge seat by dominating your qualifying event.
  3. ENJOY. Make a run at the grand prize in the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge at Santa Anita Park on November 4 and 5. You can also play at one of multiple satellite locations, which will be announced at a later date.
Upcoming Online Qualifiers
Saturday, July 30Register
Saturday, August 6Register
Sunday, August 14Register
Saturday, August 20Register
Sunday, August 28Register
Upcoming Live Qualifiers
August 10-11Saratoga Race CourseMore Info
August 13HawthorneRegister
August 20Laurel ParkMore Info
August 27-28WoodbineMore Info
September 10-11Canterbury ParkMore Info
2016 Participants
Sam AlipioQualified Live (Monmouth Park)
Wayne AtwellQualified Online (Jan 24)
Michael BaileyQualified Online (Mar 26)
Phil BongiovanniQualified Live (NHC)
Rick BrothQualified Live (Keeneland)
Thomas BryanQualified Online (Jun 5)
Jeffrey BussanQualified Online (Mar 26)
Todd CadyQualified Online (Jun 19)
Ryan CareyQualified Online (Jan 3)

Final Standings
2015 ▼
2015 2014
Tommy Massis SCORE: $90,682.25 PRIZE: $230,000.00
David KramerSCORE: $71,735.55PRIZE: $165,000.00
John GamaneSCORE: $42,755.65PRIZE: $112,000.00
David BajorekSCORE: $40,874.00PRIZE: $75,000.00
Gary WestSCORE: $38,844.00PRIZE: $45,000.00
Damian RoncevichSCORE: $28,963.00PRIZE: $35,000.00
John HewittSCORE: $26,320.20PRIZE: $30,000.00
David WolfSCORE: $25,917.50PRIZE: $20,000.00
Eric MoomeySCORE: $25,873.00PRIZE: $18,000.00
Joeseph CironeSCORE: $24,872.60PRIZE: $15,000.00
Jim SebesSCORE: $24,440.00PRIZE: $14,000.00
Sean EspinoSCORE: $22,305.10PRIZE: $13,000.00
Paul ViskovichSCORE: $20,838.50PRIZE: $12,000.00
Kevin CoxSCORE: $17,190.00PRIZE: $11,000.00
Patrick GianforteSCORE: $16,835.00PRIZE: $10,000.00
Robert TraynorSCORE: $71,000.00PRIZE: $230,000.00
Paul WeizerSCORE: $54,770.00PRIZE: $130,000.00
John ConteSCORE: $44,958.50PRIZE: $80,000.00
Nicholas TammaroSCORE: $44,674.80PRIZE: $60,000.00
Bob GrahamSCORE: $39,071.90PRIZE: $45,000.00
Matt BernierSCORE: $38,154.00PRIZE: $35,000.00
Gordon D'AngeloSCORE: $33,126.10PRIZE: $30,000.00
Ed BriggsSCORE: $31,950.50PRIZE: $25,000.00
Kenny MayneSCORE: $31,833.60PRIZE: $20,000.00
Anthony AciernoSCORE: $31,211.00PRIZE: $15,000.00
Tim Doe$1,000,000
Joe Smith$888,888
Tom Smith$888,880
Jack Doe$555,555
Jane Doe$444,444
Time Smith$400,000
Tom Smith$300,000
Jane Smith$200,000
John Smith$100,000
Tom Doe$50,00