Playing in his first-ever handicapping contest, Joseph Marchitto of Freehold captured Monmouth Park's first Simulcast Series Challenge Qualifier of the 2017 season.
Marchitto bested a total field of 197 entries by turning his $150 starting bankroll into $1,084.45. For his efforts, Marchitto takes home first prize of $8,385 and qualifies - along with the rest of Saturday's Top 15 - to the SSC Invitational on Saturday, April 29. The Top 2 finishers of the April 29 contest will earn a seat in the 2018 NHC in Las Vegas.
Monmouth Park's next SSC qualifier takes place on Saturday, March 11. For more information, players can email Brian Skirka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday's Official Top 15