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Rendino Headed to Invitational, PYP after SSC#1 Win
March 03, 2020
Monmouth Park’s first $250 Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier was held Saturday, February 29 and the winner was Bill Rendino of Bronx, NY.
Rendino bested a field that included 137 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $1,939 by betting races from Aqueduct, Gulfstream and Tampa Bay. Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $15 per race.
By finishing first, Rendino takes home the first-place cash prize of $4,600. In addition, he takes home a spot in the May 9 Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational as well as a seat in the $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge on May 30. The rest of Saturday’s Top 10 finishers will be joining Rendino in the Invitational. The Top 2 finishers in the Invitational will earn a 2021 NHC seat.
Monmouth Park’s next two Simulcast Series Qualifiers are coming up on March 21 and April 25.
In total, the Top 10 finishers are:
|1st||Bill Rendino||$1,939||$4,600+PYP Seat+Invitational Seat|
|2nd||Paul Buttafuoco||$755.25||$1,840+Invitational Seat|
|3rd||Brian Fairlie||$601||$1,104+Invitational Seat|
|4th||Joe Perry||$590.40||$644+Invitational Seat|
|5th||Mark Hagenbuch||$556.50||$322+Invitational Seat|
|6th||Stelios Kandias||$493||$138+Invitational Seat|
|7th||Frank D’Angelo||$446||$138+Invitational Seat|
|8th||Shirley Wolff||$433.15||$138+Invitational Seat|
|9th||Michael Sweeney||$378.30||$138+Invitational Seat|
|10th||Greg Knepper||$342.90||$138+Invitational Seat|
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