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Handicapping

Saturday, April 13, 2019

 

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  The 2019 championship will be held Saturday, April 13. 

The  World Harness Handicapping Championship Presented by DerbyWars.com is the only tournament for harness players to feature a guaranteed prize pool.  Players may earn their way into the championship through participation in a qualifying tournament at a WHHC Presented by DerbyWars.com partner outlet. Info on DerbyWars Qualifiers can be found here.
 

 

W HHC FINAL FORMAT   - click here for brochure   

• $1,300 Total Fee ($1,000 entry fee + $300 bankroll) 

• Player's choice of eight (8) Meadowlands races plus, two (2) designated mandatory races - one from Buffalo and one from the Meadowlands 
 

• $30 minimum bet per race; $100 maximum bet

• Win, Place, Show and or  any combination of WPS wagers only

 • One (1) horse per race.
• Contestants keep all pari-mutuel winnings.
• Three (3) entries per person.

 

WHHC Presented by DERBYWARS.COM PRIZE STRUCTURE (based on 150 entries)  

$150,000 estimated Prize Pool with $40,000 Guaranteed Grand Prize
• Payouts to the Top 10, plus players keep their bankroll

• All entry fees will be returned as prize money.
• Order of finish is based on highest accumulated pari-mutuel earnings

 

Hotel Information  

Holiday Inn in Hasbrouck Heights

283 Route 17 South

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 

201-288-9600

 

 

Horseplayers that would like to see a qualifying tournament in their area are urged to contact the marketing department of their local racetrack or wagering outlet. 

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: 2018 Summer Survival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats Winners: Jeffrey Feinman, Jim Latson, Tony Izzo Sr

  ·           Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, November 3, 2018 $200 WHHC Qualifier: 2 WHHC Seats Winners: Tim McKenna, Tim Platt

·           Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, December 22, 2018 Free Contest 1 WHHC Seat Winner: Kevin Bird

  ·         Meadowlands Racetrack: January 4, 2019 – March 30, 2019: Free OnlineSurvival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats: 

·         TVG: January 12, 2019 2 Seats: Lawrence Milbrand, Richard Francis 

·          Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, January 12, 2019: $400 Qualifier with 4 WHHC seats:  Stephanie Davis, Tim Platt, George Wagner, James Michael

·         TVG: February 2019 2 Seats: Thomas Sweeney & Thomas Amato 

·          Hawthorne Friday, February 15, 2019: 1 Seat: Steve Grinder

·         Hawthorne Saturday, February 16, 2019: 2 Seats Stan Werner & Loretta Yablon

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, February 16 - $200 contest with  2 WHHC seats: Nick Montemurro & Gary Scogna

·         TVG: March 2019 2 Seat 

·        Vernon Downs: March 1 & 16: 2 seats  

·         Tioga Downs: March 8 & 23: 2 seats 

·         Buffalo Raceway: March 16 2019: 1 Seat 

  ·        Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, March 16 - $200 contest with 2 WHHC seats: 

  ·         Rosecroft Raceway: Saturday, March 30, 2019: 1 Seat

  ·         Rosecroft Raceway: Sunday, March 31, 2019: 1 Seat

        

DerbyWars will host regular online Qualifiers for the WHHC - a complete list can be found here  

·    Derby Wars Qualified Participants:  

 
Stephen Levine 
Rocco DiBello 
Delroy Kern 
Michael Fitzgerald 
Stan Koper 
Thomas Catapano 
Ann  Schiro 
Bob Bandzwolek 
Ryne Olsen 
Whitney Nassimos 
Brian  Graziano 
Keith Chisholm 
Stan Koper 
Nick Montemurro 
Elliot Gregory 
Nick Montemurro 
Joe Pizzica 
Jeffrey  Billings 
Del  Kern 
Nick Montemurro 
Derick Giwner 
Nick Montemurro 
Nick Montemurro 
THomas Cameron 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

Harness Handicapping Champions  

2018: Jim Videtic

 2017: Harold "Sonny" Winslow

2016: Stanley Koper

2015: William Meisel

2014: Robert McMasters

2013: Jeff Klahr

2011: Wai Kwong Chen

2010: Joseph Fierro

2009: Michael Rip

2008: David Palmer

2007: Jim Famularo

2006: Scott Alberg

2005: Jim Lang