Yarwood Wins SSC #2; Earns PYP, Invitational Spot
March 15, 2022
Monmouth Park’s second $300 Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier was held Saturday, March 12 and the winner was Darren Yarwood of Secaucus, NJ.
Yarwood bested a field that included 105 entries. He turned his starting $150 bankroll into $1,765 by betting races from Gulfstream and Tampa Bay. Contest players could only bet win, place and/or show and needed to bet a minimum of $30 per race.
By finishing first, Yarwood takes home the first-place cash prize of $3,762.50. In addition, he takes home a spot in the May 14 Simulcast Series Challenge Invitational as well as a seat in the $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge on June 4. The rest of Saturday’s Top 10 finishers will be joining Yarwood in the Invitational. The Top 5 finishers in the 45-entry Invitational will select between two available NHC seats and three cash prizes.
Monmouth Park’s next two Simulcast Series Qualifiers are coming up on April 2 and April 30.
In total, the Top 10 finishers are:
|1st||Darren Yarwood||$1,765||$3,762.50+PYP Seat+Invitational Seat|
|2nd||David Conover||$1,234.40||$2,687.50+Invitational Seat|
|3rd||Michael Samples||$1,215||$1,935+Invitational Seat|
|4th||Vincent Papandrea||$1,025||$860+Invitational Seat|
|5th||Michael Costanzo||$821.50||$430+Invitational Seat|
|6th||Vincent Papandrea||$717||$215+Invitational Seat|
|7th||Shirley Wolff||$649.30||$215+Invitational Seat|
|8th||Gary Wright||$602.50||$215+Invitational Seat|
|9th||Bob Kadlubowski||$597||$215+Invitational Seat|
|10th||Paul Caltagirone||$502.50||$215+Invitational Seat|