NTRA to Host Free Handicapping Contest

Event will coincide with National Handicapping Championship Jan. 28 in Las Vegas.

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association will host a free online handicapping contest Jan. 28 at ntra.com that will allow fans to follow along with the action at next week's $1.6 million Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship at Treasure Island in Las Vegas.

The one-day “Play Along With the Pros” contest will offer a $1,000 prize pool presented by DRF Bets to the top five finishers, plus free 2012 NHC Tour memberships to the top 20 finishers. There is a limit of one entry per person.

“Play Along With the Pros” will take place on the second and final day of the NHC. Contestants must make mythical $2 win and place wagers on eight designated mandatory races. The eight races selected will be same as those chosen for mandatory play on Day 2 at the NHC. For more information, visit ntra.com.