East Rutherford, NJ - Joe Barre, of Waretown, NJ, won the Meadowlands Racetrack's March WHHC Qualifier held on March 15th.
Barre captured first place with a big score in the final race of the night. He bet his remaining bankroll of $145 on Big Art in Race 13 ending his night with a $632.10 score.
His win earned him $1,360 and an $800 seat in the World Harness Handicapping Championship to be held on April 19 at the Meadowlands Racetrack.
$800 Buy-in entries are now available for the World Harness Handicapping Championship on April 19, 2014. The WHHC is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior. The WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of seven Meadowlands races, plus three designated mandatory races from partner tracks. Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings. Prize payouts are to the Top 10, with an estimated prize pool of $50,000. Click here for complete details and to download the Finals brochure.
Tournament Standings - March 15, 2014
Rank, Name, Bankroll, Prize
1,Joe Barre, $632.10, $1,360 (Plus $800 WHHC seat)
2, Daniel Hopkins, $567.60, $680
3, Russell Nash, $559, $510
4, Kel Kern, $501, $340
5, Nick Montemurro, $480, $170
6, Joe Citro, $410, $68
7, Peter Jahera, $400, $68
8, Glenn Febbo, $320, $68
9, Herb Dicker, $311, $68
10, Joe Pavlica Jr, $301, $68
by Rachel Ryan, for the Meadowlands