Ten 2017 NHC seats were awarded Saturday at Monmouth Park and it was Rob Ramirez of Ronkonkoma, NY atop the contest leaderboard at the end of the day.
Ramirez turned his $200 starting bankroll into an end total of $1,421.70 - in doing so besting 165 other participants and taking home top cash prize of $4,900 to go with his seat in the 2017 NHC and trip to Vegas. The Monmouth/Saratoga contest saw a little unpredictability when severe weather forced The Spa to cancel midway through the card.
Players started with a $200 bankroll and had to bet at least five races from Monmouth Park. Win, place and/or show were the betting pools and bets needed to be a minimum of $20. The official Top 10 leaderboard is as follows: