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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:

Finish Name Bankroll Prize
1st Bill Rendino $932.70 $6,400+PYP Seat+Invitational Seat
2nd Bill Rendino $631.50 $2,560+Invitational Seat
3rd Joshua Brown $537.70 $1,536+Invitational Seat
4th Karl Thibault $470.90 $896+Invitational Seat
5th Pete Rogers $449.50 $448+Invitational Seat
6th Victor Hartley $386 $192+Invitational Seat
7th Kenny Peck $240.15 $192+Invitational Seat
8th Michael Christadore $205 $192+Invitational Seat
9th Frank D’Angelo $201.75 $192+Invitational Seat
10th Tony Zengaro $149.50 $192+Invitational Seat