Handicapping Contests

Here you will find all upcoming Handicapping Contests hosted by Monmouth Park.  At Monmouth Park, we pride ourselves on hosting the best handicapping contests in the country.  Our contests offer a mix of seats to the National Horseplayers Championship, Breeders’ Cup Betting Championship, and cash.

NO RACETRACK IN THE COUNTRY HAS SENT MORE PLAYERS TO THE NHC OVER THAT LAST 4 YEARS AND NO ONE WILL SEND MORE PLAYERS TO THE 2021 NHC THAN MONMOUTH PARK.

IN 2020, MONMOUTH PARK IS PROUD TO HOST THE RETURN OF THE $2,000 PICK YOUR PRIZE HANDICAPPING CHALLENGE ON SATURDAY, MAY 30.

Please note contest brochures are no longer mailed. To join our e-mail list for digital brochures, please send your email address to Brian Skirka (bskirka@monmouthpark.com).

For out-of-town contest players looking for a hotel, Monmouth Park discounts are available at the following hotels: Doubletree Tinton Falls, Sheraton Eatontown, Homewood Suites Eatontown, Holiday Inn Express West Long Branch.  Must mention Monmouth Park to receive discounted rate.

January

January 25, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$300 Pegasus-Day NHC Qualifier

This $300 NHC Qualifier will serve as a last chance to qualify for 2020 or first chance to qualify for the 2021 NHC. […]


February

February 29, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$250 Simo Series Qualifier #1

This $250 Simo Series Qualifier will award a Pick Your Prize seat to the winner and advance the Top 10 to the Invitational final. […]


March

March 21, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$250 Simo Series Qualifier #2

This $250 Simo Series Qualifier will award a Pick Your Prize seat to the winner and advance the Top 10 to the Invitational final. […]


April

April 25, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$250 Simo Series Qualifier #3

This $250 Simo Series Qualifier will award a Pick Your Prize seat to the winner and advance the Top 10 to the Invitational final. […]


May

May 9, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

Simulcast Series Invitational

The Simulcast Series Invitational is open to the 30 players who have previously qualified in one of our three SSC contests PLUS the five wild card win […]


May 9, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$250 NHC Qualifier

Our first live-season handicapping contest of the 2020 season will send the Top 2 finishers to the 2021 NHC. […]


May 30, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge

The $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge is back for another year. $1,000 entry fee, $1,000 bankroll. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. No walk-ups. […]


May 31, 2020 from 11:00am to 06:00pm

$400 NHC Qualifier

This $400 handicapping contest will award NHC seats to the TOP FOUR overall finishers.  Contest tracks will be Monmouth Park, Belmont and Gulfstream […]