First Of Four Free Online NHC Qualifiers Set For March 5 - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

First Of Four Free Online NHC Qualifiers Set For March 5

The first of four free online qualifiers for the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) is set for this Saturday, March 5 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 in at the newly-branded Horseshoe Las Vegas early next year.

Each winning prize package includes an NHC entry, a four-night stay at the host hotel, and up to a $400 travel reimbursement. All participants will be awarded 50 NHC Tour points and additional NHC Tour points will be awarded to the top 100 finishers.

Registration is now open at

The remainder of the free contest schedule for 2022 is as follows:
May 15
August 27
October 9

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 a 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

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