Emily Kyrillou Wins $500 Super Qualifier; Headed to BCBC
August 26, 2018
Monmouth Park’s $500 Super BCBC/NHC Qualifier was held Saturday, August 25 and the winner was Emily Kyrillou of Jersey City, NJ.
Kyrillou bested a field that included 210 entries. She turned her starting $200 bankroll into $4,182.10 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 $20 per race.
By finishing first, Kyrillou takes home the first place cash prize of $8,500. In addition, she takes home a seat to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. Second-place finisher Charles Welch is also headed to the BCBC.
There were also eight players who won seats to the 2019 National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas.
In total, the Top 11 finishers are:
|1st||Emily Kyrillou||$4,182.10||$8,500+BCBC Seat|
|2nd||Charles Welch||$2,610||$3,400+BCBC Seat|
|3rd||Adam Aiken||$2,315.25||$2,550+NHC Seat|
|4th||Joe Calvo||$2,010||$1,700+NHC Seat|
|5th||Ken Seeman||$1,912.50||$850+NHC Seat|
|6th||Carol Trageser||$1.773.90||NHC Seat|
|8th||Frank Fosbre||$1,370||NHC Seat|
|9th||Joe Scanio||$1,105||NHC Seat|
|10th||Sean Nolan||$1,025.70||NHC Seat|
|11th||Robin Buser||$893||NHC Seat|