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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: 

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Joe Perry $2,462.90 $4,917, NHC seat
2nd Rich Feldman $1,899.25 $1,966.80, NHC seat
3rd Roger Cettina $1,560 $1,180.08
4th Ron Deutsch $1,297.80 $688.38
5th Ken Seeman $1,290.25 $344.19
6th Kevin Engelhard $1,169.85 $147.51
7th Robert Pontani, Jr. $1,047.50 $147.51
8th Jennifer Prince $908.15 $147.51
9th James Hall $800.50 $147.51
10th Eddie Fitzsimons $657.60 $147.51