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Ex-NHC Champ John O’Neil Takes 2023 First Chance NHC Qualifier
April 03, 2023
Monmouth Park held a $300 NHC qualifier on Saturday, April 1, and John O’Neil of Huntington, N.Y., finished in the top spot with a total of $2,401.
O’Neil bested a field that included 131 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into the winning total by betting races from Aqueduct, Gulfstream and Tampa Bay. Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race.
By finishing first, O’Neil takes home the first-place cash prize of $6,075. Second-place finisher George Carr and is heading to the 2024 NHC in Las Vegas.
In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:
|1st||John O’Neil||$2,401||$6,075+NHC Seat|
|2nd||George Carr||$2,152||$2,430+NHC Seat|