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Filoso, Lam Headed Back to Vegas For 2021 NHC After Contest 1-2
December 07, 2020
Monmouth Park’s first simulcast season $300 NHC Qualifier was held on Saturday, December 5 and Lou Filoso of Ocean, NJ finished in the top spot.
Filoso bested a field that included 101 entries. He turned his starting $200 bankroll into $1,680.50 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 $20 per race.
By finishing first, Filoso takes home the first-place cash prize of $2,500. Along with second-place finisher Phil Lam, Filoso earned a seat in the 2021 National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas.
In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:
|1st||Lou Filoso||$1,680.50||$2,500+NHC Seat|
|2nd||Phil Lam||$1,546.40||$1,150+NHC Seat|
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