Feed your competitive edge with handicapping contests nearly every week! Live money handicapping contests allow you to compete alongside contestants online through NYRA Bets. The contest includes Aqueduct races (at least 5 races of your choice). Follow along with the races on America's Day at the Races while keeping track of your leaderboard standings on NYRA Bets. After the contest, your bankroll and prize winnings are shifted back into your NYRA Bets account to start betting or to withdraw.
Pre-registration through NYRA Bets is required. Visit NYRA Bets for more details on participating online in NYRA Contests. NYRA Bets customers in Colorado, Montana and Washington cannot participate due to state law. For questions regarding the Contests, contact [email protected].
Saturday, June 3rd (online only)
Cash Prize Pool + 3 NYRA Challenge Seats
Buy-in: $300 ($200 bankroll, $100 to the prize pool)
Registration Closes: Friday, June 2nd, 5:00pm ET
Friday, June 9 & Saturday, June 10 (Online and Onsite)
Cash Prize Pool + 3 2023 BCBC seats + 2 2024 BSC Seats
Buy-in: $5,000 Entry Fee ($3,500 in Live Money Wages/$1,500 to Prize Pool)
Registration Closes: Thursday, June 8th, 5:00pm ET
Play Online with NYRA Bets Register to Play at Belmont Park
State regulations don't allow participation in the online contest at this time. Please sign up for the onsite contest.
Upgrade your account to a free NYRA Bets account to play the online contest. Visit nyrabets.com, login with your credentials, click on your name, then select Upgrade to securely update your account information. Once complete, return to this page to enter the contest (you may have to sign out and sign back in on the contest page).Upgrade Now
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