Live money handicapping challenges allow you to compete alongside contestants online through NYRA Bets. Pre-registration is required. Visit NYRA Bets for more details on participating online in the NYRA Challenges.
Be part of the racing action every Sunday during Saratoga with live money contests available online through NYRA Bets. Each contest is a $250 buy-in ($125 bankroll/$125 prize pool), includes only Saratoga races, and features an all-cash prize pool. Follow along with the races on Saratoga Live 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 withdraw.
Sunday, August 16
All Saratoga Races
$250 Buy-In ($125 Live Bankroll/$125 Prize Pool)
Pool seeded with $2,500
Exclusively for NYRA Bets members
NYRA Bets customers in Colorado, Montana and Washington cannot participate due to state law
Registration closes Saturday, August 15 at 5 pm ET
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Fourstardave Challenge - August 10, 2019
Saratoga Challenge - August 9, 2019
Wood Memorial Challenge - April 6, 2019
Gotham Challenge - March 9, 2019
Aqueduct Challenge - November 17, 2018
NTRA/Belmont NHC Super Qualifier - September 29, 2018
Fourstardave Challenge - August 11, 2018
Saratoga Challenge - August 10, 2018
Stars and Stripes Challenge - July 7, 2018
Wood Memorial Challenge - April 7, 2018
Gotham Challenge - March 10, 2018
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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