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Joe Perry Captures July 22 NHC Qualifier

July 05, 2017

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Monmouth Park’s third handicapping contest of the live season was held Saturday, June 22 and the winner was Joe Perry of Hamilton, NJ. 

Perry bested a field that included 165 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $2,462.90 by betting races from Monmouth Park and Saratoga only.Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race. 

By finishing first, Perry takes home the first place cash prize of $4,917.  In addition, he qualifies for the 2018 NHC in Las Vegas (as does runner-up Rich Feldman). 

In total, the Top 10 finishers are: 

1stJoe Perry$2,462.90$4,917, NHC seat
2ndRich Feldman$1,899.25$1,966.80, NHC seat
3rdRoger Cettina$1,560$1,180.08
4thRon Deutsch$1,297.80$688.38
5thKen Seeman$1,290.25$344.19
6thKevin Engelhard$1,169.85$147.51
7thRobert Pontani, Jr.$1,047.50$147.51
8thJennifer Prince$908.15$147.51
9thJames Hall$800.50$147.51
10thEddie Fitzsimons$657.60$147.51