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Rendino Runs 1-2; Headed to Invitational, PYP

March 01, 2021

view of race from seating area

Monmouth Park’s second $300 Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier was held Saturday, February 27 and the winner was Bill Rendino of Bronx, NY.

Rendino bested a field that included 112 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $932.70 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 and second, Rendino takes home a cash prize of $8,960.  In addition, he takes home two spots in the May 22 Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational as well as a seat in the $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge on June 12.  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 2022 NHC seat.

Monmouth Park’s next two Simulcast Series Qualifiers are coming up on March 27 and April 24.

In total, the Top 10 finishers are:

1stBill Rendino$932.70$6,400+PYP Seat+Invitational Seat
2ndBill Rendino$631.50$2,560+Invitational Seat
3rdJoshua Brown$537.70$1,536+Invitational Seat
4thKarl Thibault$470.90$896+Invitational Seat
5thPete Rogers$449.50$448+Invitational Seat
6thVictor Hartley$386$192+Invitational Seat
7thKenny Peck$240.15$192+Invitational Seat
8thMichael Christadore$205$192+Invitational Seat
9thFrank D’Angelo$201.75$192+Invitational Seat
10thTony Zengaro$149.50$192+Invitational Seat