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David Conover Surges Late to Win $200 Monmouth/Woodbine NHC Qualifier

September 14, 2016


In the final NHC qualifier of the 2016 live season, Monmouth Park contest regular David Conover bested 200 other entries to capture first place in the $200 Monmouth Park/Woodbine contest.

Conover turned his $100 starting bankroll into an end total of $971.25 – in doing so besting 200 other participants and taking home top cash prize of $10,050 to go with his seat in the 2017 NHC and trip to Las Vegas.  Joining Conover in the NHC is Ralph Miller – whose $858 bankroll was good for second place.

Players started with a $100 bankroll and had to bet at least five races from Monmouth Park and five races from Woodbine.  Win, place and/or show were the betting pools and bets needed to be a minimum of $10.  The official Top 10 leaderboard is as follows:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st David Conover $971.25 $10,050, NHC seat
2nd Ralph Miller $858 $4,020, NHC seat
3rd George Longobardi $651.10 $2,412
4th John DeLorenzo $529 $1,407
5th John Vail III $480 $703.50
6th Fiore Esposito $470.50 $301.50
7th Eddie Herman $340.40 $301.50
8th Basil DeVito $242.35 $301.50
9th Eugene DeMarzo $234.35 $301.50
10th Joe Ambrosio $199.50 $301.50