NTRA Racing Agenda January/ February 2017

Launched in 1998, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association is responsible for the Thoroughbred horse racing industry. It is a broad- based coalition covering more than 100 horse racing interests and a number of individual stakeholders made up of horse players, racetrack operators, breeders, trainers plus affiliated horse racing associations. The principal tasks of the NTRA are to act as a governing body, promoter and trade associations. In addition, it establishes the rules, manages memberships, organises the races and try to give a lot of coverage to the sport.

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Since its founding in 1999, the National Handicapping Championship grew in the richest, most important and reputable tournament for horse players in the world. NHS is the collection of a yearlong series of local tournaments, casino race books, off- track betting facilities as well as horse racing and handicapping websites. They all send their top qualifiers to the national finals in Las Vegas. This prestigious tournament is presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island Las Vegas.

Racing Agenda January/ February 2017

Membership in the National Handicapping Championship tour is compulsory in order for top finishers of sanctioned National Handicapping Championship qualifying events to be able to compete in the January National Handicapping Championship Finals in Las Vegas. If you would like to participate there are only two requirements:

  • 21 years or older
  • One time annual membership fee of $50

The following are the official dates for January and February 2017 races:

January 2017:

  • Saturday 7th All Day- NHCQualify.com
  • Saturday 7th All Day-Santa Anita Players Choice NHC Challenge
  • Sunday 8th All Day – NHCQualify.com
  • Saturday 14th All Day- NHCQualify.com
  • Sunday 15th All Day- NHCQualify.com
  • Sunday 15th 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM – Gulfstream Park first Chance/ Last Chance Qualifier
  • Thursday 26th All Day – Treasure Island Last Chance Tournament
  • Friday 27th All Day- Daily Racing Form/NTRA NTA presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island
  • Saturday 28th All Day- Daily Racing Form/NTA presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island
  • Sunday 29th All Day – Daily Racing Form/NTA presented by Racetrack Television Network and Treasure Island

February 2017:

To be announced…

As you can see there are plenty of events coming up… stay tuned!