Sukhram & Caltagirone Win Seats to the 2023 NTRA NHC
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Harry Sukhram of the Bronx, captured the March 26th NTRA National Handicapping Championship Qualifier at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The $400 no-takeout contest attracted a field of 94 entries representing several surrounding states.
The Meadowlands NHC Qualifier required each contestant to make at least ten $20 wagers on their choice of races from Aqueduct, Gulfstream and Tampa Bay Downs.
Sukhram cashed on eight of his fifteen bets and was able to build his $200 bankroll into $2,163.50 earning him the $7,520 top cash prize and seat in the 2023 NHC Final in Las Vegas. Harry’s big score came in Gulfsteam’s 11th race where he cashed for $1,600 with a $400 win bet on maiden winner Celestial City.
Long-time NHC and Meadowlands contest player Paul Caltagirone of Manchester, NJ, finished in second place with a $1,731.30 tournament bankroll, earning $3,760 in prize money and a 2023 NHC seat.
The top ten finishers along with contest prize payouts are below.
|4||$1,256.00||$1,410.00||Kenny Peck||Fair Lawn||NJ|
|4||$1,256.00||$1,410.00||Philip Lam||Fresh Meadows||NY|
|10||$600.35||$658.00||Eddie Fitzsimons||Red Bank||NJ|