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Ocean Township, N.J. Resident Filoso Bests Field of 99 To Win Sunday’s $300 NHC Qualifier

June 07, 2022


Monmouth Park held a $300 NHC qualifier on Sunday, June 5, and Lou Filoso of Ocean, N.J., finished in the top spot with a total of $1,441.50.

Filoso bested a field that included 99 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into the winning total by betting races from Monmouth Park and Belmont.  Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race.

By finishing first, Filoso takes home the first-place cash prize of $4,925.   Filoso also won a seat into the 2023 National Horseplayers Championship.  Second-place finisher Eddie Fitzsimons will be joining Filoso on his NHC trip.

In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Lou Filoso $1,441.50 $4,925+NHC Seat
2nd Eddie Fitzsimons $1,178.10 $1,970+NHC Seat
3rd Frank Foss $824 $1,477.50
4th Terry Flanagan $815 $985
5th Mitch Schuman $615.90 $492.50