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Joe Perry Tops April 27 NHC Qualifier

April 29, 2024


Monmouth Park held a $300 NHC qualifier on Saturday, April 27 and Joe Perry of Hamilton, NJ, finished in the top spot with a total of $1,831.65.

Perry bested a field that included 97 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into the winning total by betting races from Aqueduct, Gulfstream and Tampa.  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 $3,525 and is headed to Las Vegas for the National Horseplayers Championship along with runner-up James Hall.

In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Joe Perry $1,831.65 $3,525+ NHC Seat
2nd James Hall $1,155.65 $1,410 + NHC Seat
3rd Lou Filoso $891.85 $1,057.50
4th Bernard Reilly $275.50 $705
5th Albion Benton $270 $352.50