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California man wins NHC Tour title
By Dave Tuley - Posted 12/28/10
Thomas Noone of Redondo Beach, Calif., won the NHC Tour season-long title, worth $75,000, and is eligible for a $2 million bonus if he goes on to capture the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas on Jan. 28-29, 2011.
NHC Tour leader tries to maintain slim advantage
By Dave Tuley - Posted 12/20/10
The final event on the 2010 National Handicapping Tour circuit will be held Sunday and Monday at the Surfside Race Place in Del Mar, Calif., and it has been a year-long chase for the title that comes with a $75,000 prize and the shot at a $2 million bonus
NHC standings suddenly get tighter
By Dave Tuley - Posted 11/19/10
Thomas Noone, 53, of Redondo Beach, Calif., has led the National Handicapping Championship Tour year-long standings since Preakness Day, May 15, but now he has company near the top and itís looking like it could come to a photo finish.
Shared names and passion for NHC
By Dave Tuley - Posted 9/24/10
The Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship has a $500,000 first-place prize, so the money is a huge incentive, but itís also a chance for horseplayers to make a name for themselves.
But what happens when someone shares your name?
Summer is prime-time for NHC players
By Dave Tuley - Posted 8/26/10
It has been an exciting summer on the National Handicapping Championship Tour, with some fantastic finishes Ė especially from the point of view of those who have qualified for the 12th annual Daily Racing Form /NTRA National Handicapping Championship set for Jan. 28-29, 2011, at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.
Betting Challenge a rich event in itself
By Dave Tuley - Posted 7/22/10
The Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge is the richest tournament on the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship qualifying schedule.
NTRA defections change qualifying for NHC
By Dave Tuley - Posted 6/24/10
When Churchill Downs Inc. and its tracks opted not to renew membership in the NTRA last month, it left many in the handicapping tournament community wondering about the impact on the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship.
Homework pays off on NHC tour
By Dave Tuley - Posted 5/27/10
A lot of horse racing handicappers try to specialize on a particular circuit. When it comes to tournaments, they certainly feel they have a home-field (or home-track) advantage against the competition.
NHC Tour's second free tourney a two-day event
By Dave Tuley - Posted 4/22/10
This year's crop of 3-year-olds is just a week away from having their shot at immortality, but it's also time for handicapping tournament players to make sure they're in the field of 300 at the 12th annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship finals on Jan. 28-29, 2011, at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.
Another 19 pick up NHC berths
By Dave Tuley - Posted 3/19/10
There are more than 10 months until the 12th annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship, but the chase to qualify for the finals is well underway and really picks up steam in the next month.