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Rios Takes Home December 2 NHC Qualifier
October 15, 2017
Monmouth Park’s second handicapping contest of the offseason was held Saturday, December 2 and the winner was Ron Rios of West Chatham, MA.
Rios bested a field that included 189 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $1,890 by betting races from Gulfstream, Aqueduct 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, Rios takes home the first place cash prize of $5,050. In addition, he will be headed to Las Vegas for the 2018 National Horseplayers Championship. Second-place finisher Phil Lam will be joining Rios in Vegas.
In total, the Top 10 finishers are:
|1st||Ron Rios||$1,890||$5,050, NHC seat|
|2nd||Phil Lam||$1,475.25||$2,020, NHC seat|
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