FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
National Horseplayers Championship Qualifier Scheduled At Hialeah Park On Sunday, January 12, 2020
Grand Prize Is One NHC Seat In Las Vegas Finals In 2020 Or 2021, $10,000 Awarded On Site; $300 Entry Fee For Tour Members, Designated Races At Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct, Tampa Bay
Hialeah, FL / November 21, 2019 – For the first time in the long and storied history of this iconic South Florida landmark, Hialeah Park will host a qualifying tournament for the National Horseplayers Championship. The qualifier will be held in the Champions Simulcast Center & Sports Bar located on the second floor of the clubhouse at Hialeah Park, located at 2200 East 4th Avenue, on Sunday January 12, 2020.
Handicappers can purchase their entries in the qualifying tournament by visiting the Hialeah Park web site at www.hialeahparkcasino.com or by calling (305) 758-8681.
Scheduled as a “first chance/last chance” event on the 2020 National Horseplayers Championship docket, the grand prize will be one seat in the NHC finals in Las Vegas, including hotel and airfare.
The winner will have the option of choosing a seat in either the 2020 finals set for February 7-9 at Bally’s Hotel & Casino or in the 2021 finals. Under rules established by the NHC, participants in the Hialeah Park tourney must be 2019 tour members to earn a seat in the 2020 finals or 2020 tour members to earn a seat in the 2021 finals.
The $300 entry fee for current NHC tour members will cover a $200 live bankroll for wagering on designated races at Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct, and Tampa Bay Downs, and $100 for cash prizes.
A total of $10,000 will be awarded on site at the conclusion of the Hialeah Park qualifier, with $5,000 going to the winner, $2,500 to the runner-up, $1,500 to the third-place finisher, and $1,000 to the fourth-place finisher.
Only current National Horseplayers Championship tour members will be eligible to win the grand prize. The event will also be open to non-members and they will be eligible to win the cash prizes.
As an incentive, the NHC will offer first-time tour members $25 off the regular $50 membership fee if they register for the Hialeah Park qualifier and submit a $325 entry fee.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
FRANK FIORE / VP MARKETING & ENTERTAINMENT
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Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. Hialeah Park –”The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course”– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit www.hialeahpark.com.