Gary Machiz Wins $300 NHC Qualifier
July 04, 2019
The $300 Monmouth Park/Woodbine NHC Qualifier was held Saturday, June 29 and the winner was Gary Machiz of Cream Ridge, NJ.
Machiz bested a field that included 168 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $1,261 by betting races from Monmouth Park and Woodbine. Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race. Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate was a mandatory race.
By finishing first, Machiz takes home the first-place cash prize of $7,100. Three NHC seats were awarded Saturday and they went to Machiz, Fiore Esposito and Lou Filoso.
Monmouth Park’s next handicapping contest is coming up on Sunday, July 28. The $250 contest will award two seats to the 2020 NHC.
In total, the Top 10 finishers are:
|1st||Gary Machiz||$1,261||$7,100+NHC Seat|
|2nd||Fiore Esposito||$915.25||$2,840+NHC Seat|
|3rd||Lou Filoso||$907.95||$1,704+NHC Seat|