The Hawthorne Contest

Hawthorne’s legendary handicapping contests — built for players — is simply known as The Contest.

Qualify for the NHC, the BCBC, the Pegasus and more.

$1,000,000 bonus prizes for winning the National Horseplayers Championship.

No entry fee.  Live wagers with any kind of bet (including multi-race wagers) on more than a dozen tracks.

Biggest bankrolls win.  Cash out any time.


Event Date(s)

Sat, Jun 24 @ 11:00 AM - Sat, Jun 24 @ 7:00 PM
Sun, Jun 25 @ 11:00 AM - Sun, Jun 25 @ 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov 24 @ 12:00 AM
Sat, Nov 25 @ 12:00 AM
Sun, Nov 26 @ 12:00 AM


Club Hawthorne & PointsBet Sportsbook at Crazy Pour in Villa Park
Club Hawthorne & PointsBet Sportsbook in Crestwood
Club Hawthorne at Black Eyed Susan's in Joliet
Club Hawthorne at The Saddle Room in Hoffman Estates
Club Hawthorne at Pony Up in Oakbrook Terrace
Club Hawthorne at Player's Pub & Grill in Prospect Heights