Isenberg Storms to Lead in First-Ever Haskell Day Handicapping Contest
August 08, 2021
Monmouth Park held its first-ever Haskell Day $1,000 NHC/BCBC qualifier on Saturday, July 17 and Derek Isenberg of Haddon Heights, NJ finished in the top spot.
Isenberg bested a field that included 154 entries. He turned his starting $500 bankroll into $5,735 by win, place, show and/or exacta wagering on Monmouth Park races only. Contest players needed to bet a minimum of $25 per race and a minimum of 10 races.
By finishing first, Isenberg takes home the first-place cash prize of $16,650 as well as a seat to the 2022 NHC. Second through fourth place finishers Brooks Minkoff, Lou Filoso and Chris Larmey will be heading to the 2021 BCBC. Fifth-place finisher Paul Scott will join Isenberg at the NHC.
In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:
|1st||Derek Isenberg||$5,735||$16,650+NHC Seat|
|2nd||Brooks Minkoff||$5,095||$9,250+BCBC Seat|
|3rd||Lou Filoso||$4,507.40||$5,550+BCBC Seat|
|4th||Chris Larmey||$3,910.70||$3,700+BCBC Seat|
|5th||Paul Scott||$3,713.60||$1,850+NHC Seat|
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