Final Free Online NHC Qualifier Of 2022 Set For Oct. 9 - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Final Free Online NHC Qualifier Of 2022 Set For Oct. 9

The final of four free online qualifiers for the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) is set for next Sunday October 9 on, the official online qualifying site of the NHC. The top five finishers in the contest will earn automatic berths to the 2023 NHC, which is slated to be held at the newly rebranded Horseshoe Las Vegas, the former Bally's, on March 10-12, 2023.

Each winning prize package includes NHC entry, tour points, a four-night stay at the host hotel, and a $400 travel reimbursement.

Registration is now open at

Participants in the online qualifier must be a NHC Tour member for the current year to be eligible to win a qualifying spot to the NHC and must be a registered Tour member prior to participating in this contest. Players failing to register for NHC Tour membership prior to the start of this event will forfeit their opportunity to win qualifying package.

Tour membership starts at $50 and includes entry to the year's remaining free online qualifiers, as well as access to dozens of contests each week. To sign up for the NHC Tour, go to Individuals also must be registered at (free).

Every free online contest on is determined by mythical Win and Place wagers on a series of mandatory races across the country with selections submitted in advance of the first designated contest race per the “Pick and Pray” format.

For more information on the NHC and NHC Tour, visit

About the NHC

The NHC is the most important tournament of the year for horseplayers and is the culmination of a year-long series of NTRA-sanctioned local tournaments conducted by racetracks, casino race books, off-track betting facilities and horse racing and handicapping websites, each of which sends its top qualifiers to the national finals. There are no bye-ins to the NHC. Each year, the NHC winner joins other human and equine champions as an honoree at the Eclipse Awards. For more information on the NHC, visit

About the NTRA

The NTRA, based in Lexington, Ky., is a broad-based coalition of more than 100 horse racing interests and thousands of individual stakeholders consisting of horseplayers, racetrack operators, owners, breeders, trainers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity, welfare and integrity of Thoroughbred racing through consensus-based leadership, legislative advocacy, safety and integrity initiatives, fan engagement and corporate partner development. The NTRA owns and manages the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance;; the Eclipse Awards; the National Horseplayers Championship; NTRA Advantage, a corporate partner sales and sponsorship program; and Horse PAC®, a federal political action committee. NTRA press releases appear on, Twitter (@ntra) and Facebook (

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