KDBC Tournament Final on Jan. 1 - $30,000 in Prizes!

The first qualifying tournament for the 2017 Kentucky Derby Betting Championship takes place New Year's Day. Play for a chance to win a full entry to the 2017 KDBC, including hotel and seating for up to two.

Finish 2nd or 3rd and you'll be headed to the 2017 Horse Player World Series in Las Vegas this March. Check out the tournament schedule below and get qualified for the big dance on New Year's Day at TwinSpires. Questions? E-mail contests@twinspires.com

                                               
 
Day/Date Contest Type Buy In Max Entries/Player Entry Cap Advance to Final
Friday, January 13 Qualifier $25 3 120 Top 10
Saturday, January 14 Qualifier $65 3 120 Top 30
Sunday, January 15 Qualifier $25 3 120 Top 10
Friday, January 20 Qualifier $25 3 120 Top 10
Saturday, January 21 Qualifier $65 3 120 Top 30
Sunday, January 22 Final $250 3 120 ***


JANUARY 22 - TOURNAMENT FINAL PRIZE STRUCTURE

1st - KDBC Prize Package

  • Includes $20,000 buy in to KDBC
  • Admission and seating for Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby Day for up to 2 persons.
  • Admission for two to the TwinSpires Thurby Kickoff Party in the Mansion
  • Hotel for three nights (Thursday - Saturday, checkout Sunday)

2nd - Horse Player World Series Prize Package (includes entry fee and four nights hotel)

3rd - Horse Player World Series Prize Package (includes entry fee and four nights hotel)

4th - $1,000 credit

5th - $500 credit