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Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Contest

Dog Days of Summer XXVI Handicapping Tournament
America’s longest running live-bankroll handicapping tournament!
Saturday and Sunday—September 17-18, 2022

Total cost per entry is $500* of which $100 is entry fee and $400 is live bankroll which will be the beginning wagering bankroll for the two-day tournament.

Players may wager on all contest-eligible tracks and pools offered at Canterbury Park through the tote system including all straight wagers and all exotics. Any money won through tournament wagers can then be wagered in subsequent bets. Order of contest finish will be determined by final bankroll.

Prizes

1st) National Horseplayers Championship entry (NHC*) plus $1,000
NHC entry includes $400 for travel plus accommodations in Las Vegas to compete in the NHC.

2nd) National Horseplayers Championship entry (NHC*) plus $750
NHC entry includes $400 for travel plus accommodations in Las Vegas to compete in the NHC.

3rd) $500

If the number of entries exceeds 100, one additional National Horseplayers Championship entry will be awarded to third-place prize.

*To be eligible to win an NHC entry, contest participants must be registered NHC Tour members prior to the start of tournament play. NHC Tour membership has a $50 annual fee and players can register on Sept. 17 but advance registration at www.ntra.com is recommended.

Play begins on Saturday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. and continues through Sunday, September 18 (contest ends at approx. 5:30 p.m. central, Sept. 18). A list of tournament races will be made available and no wagers which involve a post time later than the final contest race will be valid for contest scoring.

View wagering requirements and complete rules.

2021

Tim Damon $7,930.98

Brian Chenvert $3,350.00

2020

Dan Lynch $4,564.00

Brian Kubik $4,325.80

2019

Brian Herrity $4,931.00

Bruce Meyer $1,692.00

2018

Bill Chenvert  $2,109.00

Kenny Shaw $1,635.70

2017

Brian Kubik $4,641.65

Kenny Shaw $4,198.75

2016

Mark Streiff  $4,461.15

Bruce Meyer $3,110.00

2015

Janice Houston $4,498.10

Brian Chenvert $3,990.00

2014

Steve Wells  $2,763.99

Kelly Frost $2,277.50

2013

Stewart Winograd $2,960.20

Terry O’Connor $2,651.25

2012

Chris Bohm $2,598.50

Dave Chenvert $2,492.00

2011

Mary Ann Hartmann  $1,157.20

Mike Ferrozzo  $983.85

2010

Dave Walczak  2,361.06

Thomas Anderson  2,361.00

2009

Mike Ferrozzo  $11,219.80

Shawn Turner  $3,512.00

2008

James Henderson  $3,903.76

Fred Kanter  $2,544.50

2007

Tom Holborn $4,300

Tim Damon  $2,426

2006

Bill Chenvert $1,813

Jeffrey Ovshak $1,475

2005

Jason Morton $4,001.72

Dave Walczak $3,026.65

2004

Rich Nilsen $4,193

Dave Walczak $3,884

2003

Kim Lettengarver $2,154

Dave Rasmussen $2,070

2002

Chuck Kurtenbach $1,770

Jim Frid $1,427