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Marchitto Captures First SSC Qualifier of 2017

February 18, 2017

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Playing in his first-ever handicapping contest, Joseph Marchitto of Freehold captured Monmouth Park’s first Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier of the 2017 season. 

Marchitto bested a total field of 197 entries by turning his $150 starting bankroll into $1,084.45.  For his efforts, Marchitto takes home first prize of $8,385 and qualifies – along with the rest of Saturday’s Top 15 – to the SSC Invitational on Saturday, April 29.  The Top 2 finishers of the April 29 contest will earn a seat in the 2018 NHC in Las Vegas.

Monmouth Park’s next SSC qualifier takes place on Saturday, March 11.  For more information, players can email Brian Skirka at bskirka@monmouthpark.com.

Saturday’s Official Top 15

FinishNameBankrollPrize
1stJoseph Marchitto$1,084.45$8,385
2ndStanley Lue$720.70$3,354
3rdKen Jordan$712$2,012.40
4thScott Carson$638.25$1,173.90
5thThomas Clark$599.75$586.95
6thRoger Hammer$559.50$251.55
7thBart Fooden$488$251.55
8thMichael Samples$462.50$251.55
9thDavid Conover$408.50$251.55
10thWade Chubbuck$400$251.55
11thJames Michael$394
12thBill Wynne$388.25
13thDarryl Mays$372
14thDavid Nelson$350
15thMatt Mungiole$345.40