Keeneland Summer Challenge Recap

Keeneland hosted its first online handicapping challenge on Saturday, July 11th, and 208 players competed in the $3,000 buy-in event for $100,000 in prize money, 6 Breeders’ Cup Challenge spots, and 10 National Horseplayers Championship spots.

Entrants competed through two major Account Wagering venues, XpressBet and TVG. Special thanks go to, who provided 24 qualifying spots, and the In the Money Podcast, who provided promotional support.
Stephen Thompson won the tournament with an incredible bankroll of $41,076, accomplished through a $200 exacta and a $50 trifecta in Keeneland’s 10th race. Chris Larmey finished second with a bankroll of $19,915, and Zachary Agamenoni came in 3rd with $17,205.

The winners and their prizes are as follows:

Stephen Thompson $40,000 BCBC NHC
Chris Larmey $20,000 BCBC NHC
Zachary Agamenoni $10,000 BCBC NHC
Lucas Van Zandt $6,000 BCBC NHC
Michael Kavana $4,000 BCBC NHC
Eric Kurzhal $2,000 BCBC NHC
Faron McCubbins $2,000 NHC
Jose Raphael $2,000 NHC
Hudson Davis $2,000 NHC
Manning Carroll $2,000 NHC

Final standings and bankrolls are available at

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