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Montedoro Captures First Contest in $300 NHC Qualifier

September 30, 2021


Monmouth Park held a $300 NHC qualifier on Saturday, September 18 and Anthony Montedoro of Ocean, NJ finished in the top spot.

Montedoro bested a field that included 136 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $2,971.90 by betting races from Monmouth Park, Belmont and Woodbine.  Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race.

By finishing first, Montedoro takes home the first-place cash prize of $6,450.   Along with second-place finisher Brian Fairlie,  Montedoro earns a seat in the 2022 National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas.

In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Anthony Montedoro $2,971.90 $6,450+NHC Seat
2nd Brian Fairlie $2,477.10 $2,580+NHC Seat
3rd Tony Zhou $2,100.25 $1,935
4th John Vail $1,815.25 $1,290
5th Dave Nichols $1,418.55 $645