40 Players Set to Compete in the Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational

Thursday, April 7, 2011

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A field of 40 contest players is set to compete in Saturday's Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational. Each player gained their spot(s) through a series of Qualifying contests, culminating in the Invitational. Top five players on Saturday receive prize money with top two finishers qualifying for the 2012 DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas at Treasure Island. Players had to be NHC Tour members prior to their qualifier to be eligible for the Vegas spots. Non-NHC Tour members will be competing for prize money only.




Players are allowed to wager on Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct and Tampa Bay Downs. They must play a minimum of ten races, no maximum and a minimum of $20 per race, no maximum. Win, Place and Show wagers or any combination thereof.


Note: Kevin Callinan (first alternate) will be replacing John Trabulsi's entry in Saturday's contest.


Click here for bios and a complete list of the field.


The field at a glance:

Christos Apostolos

Don Bernard

Edward Betlow

Robin Buser

Kevin Callinan

Robert Cece

Joseph Cirone

Eugene DeMarzo

Dennis Desposito

Murugesan Devanathan

Bob Farah

Doug Feldman

Terry Flanagan

David Gordon

Lawrence Harned

Herb Iannuzzi

John Isolano

Gary Johnson

Frederick Kanter

Greg Kilka

Joe Koury

Michael Murphy

John Nagel

Ken Orchard

Peter Rogers

Philip Rosen

Aniello F. Salsano

Joe Scanio

H. Mitchell Schuman

Marino Sciancalepore

Ken Seeman

Frank Sorensen

Robert Staudt

James Templin

Marina Todisco

John Vail

Paul Zerbst

Ricky Zimmer

Jane Zukaitis

Frank Zummo Sr.