Michael Beychok is the all-time leading money winner in horse racing handicapping contests. Beychok won the 2012 National Handicapping Championship winning the grand prize of $1 million and the Eclipse award for best handicapper of 2012. In addition to the 2012 NHC Championship, Beychok finished 23rd in 2011 and 40th in 2015. Other notable tournament results include a 2nd in the 2000 Youbet Online Handicapping Challenge and 2nd place at the Saratoga Challenge in 2016. Beychok is a 9- time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship.
Michael Beychok has been handicapping for over 35 years. He writes a daily column for The New Orleans Advocate during the Fair Grounds racing season. Follow him on Twitter @beychokracing. Check out the Michael Beychok’s Breeders’ Cup Wagering Guide to find out ALL of his thoughts heading into this epic two-day event.