DeLucia Takes 1st Prize in NHC Qualifier; McIntyre, Rogers Also Headed to Vegas
September 02, 2020
Monmouth Park’s $500 NHC Qualifier was held on Saturday, August 29 and Darren DeLucia of Cooper City, FL finished in the top spot.
DeLucia bested a field that included 124 entries. He turned his starting $300 bankroll into $3,000.30 by betting races from Monmouth Park and Saratoga. Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $30 per race.
By finishing first, DeLucia takes home the first-place cash prize of $5,260. Along with second-place finisher Cheryl McIntyre and third-place finisher Pete Rogers, DeLucia has earned a seat in the 2021 National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas.
In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:
|1st||Darren DeLucia||$3,000.30||$5,260+NHC Seat|
|2nd||Cheryl McIntyre||$2,216.60||$2,104+NHC Seat|
|3rd||Pete Rogers||$2,171.60||$1,578+NHC Seat|