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Rendino Rolls to Victory in October 7 NHC Qualifier

October 09, 2023


Monmouth Park held a $300 NHC qualifier on Saturday, October 7, and Bill Rendino of the Bronx, NY, finished in the top spot with a total of $2,202.10.

Rendino bested a field that included 113 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into the winning total by betting races from Belmont @ Aqueduct, Keeneland 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, Rendino takes home the first-place cash prize of $4,725.   Rendino also wins a seat into the 2024 National Horseplayers Championship.  Second-place finisher Dan Bergen will be joining Rendino on his NHC trip.

In total, the Top 5 finishers from Saturday are:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Bill Rendino $2,202.10 $4,725+NHC Seat
2nd Dan Bergen $1,974.25 $1,890+NHC Seat
3rd Phil Lam $1,700.49 $1,417.50
4th Tom Walsh $1,203.90 $945
5th Jerry McClenin $969.10 $472.50