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Scanio Scores In Simulcast Series Challenge #3

April 01, 2019

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Monmouth Park’s third $250 Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier was held Saturday, March 30 and the winner was Joe Scanio of Brooklyn, NY.

Scanio bested a field that included 120 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $1,060.50 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, Scanio takes home the first-place cash prize of $6,000. In addition, he takes home a spot in the May 11 Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational as well as a seat in the $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge on June 1. The rest of Saturday’s Top 10 finishers will be joining Scanio in the Invitational. The Top 2 finishers in the Invitational will earn a 2020 NHC seat.

Saturday’s qualifier was the third of four 0% Takeout Bankroll Builder qualifiers in the SSC. Monmouth Park’s next handicapping contest is coming up on Saturday, April 27.