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Marchitto Captures First SSC Qualifier of 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Playing in his first-ever handicapping contest, Joseph Marchitto of Freehold captured Monmouth Park's first Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier of the 2017 season. 

 

Marchitto bested a total field of 197 entries by turning his $150 starting bankroll into $1,084.45.  For his efforts, Marchitto takes home first prize of $8,385 and qualifies - along with the rest of Saturday's Top 15 - to the SSC Invitational on Saturday, April 29.  The Top 2 finishers of the April 29 contest will earn a seat in the 2018 NHC in Las Vegas.

 

Monmouth Park's next SSC qualifier takes place on Saturday, March 11.  For more information, players can email Brian Skirka at bskirka@monmouthpark.com.

 

Saturday's Official Top 15

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Joseph Marchitto $1,084.45 $8,385
2nd Stanley Lue $720.70 $3,354
3rd Ken Jordan $712 $2,012.40
4th Scott Carson $638.25 $1,173.90
5th Thomas Clark $599.75 $586.95
6th Roger Hammer $559.50 $251.55
7th Bart Fooden $488 $251.55
8th Michael Samples $462.50 $251.55
9th David Conover $408.50 $251.55
10th Wade Chubbuck $400 $251.55
11th James Michael $394  
12th Bill Wynne $388.25  
13th Darryl Mays $372  
14th David Nelson $350  
15th Matt Mungiole $345.40