Saturday, April 19, 2014

 

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  The 2014 championship will be held Saturday, April 19. 

The World Harness Handicapping Championship 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 an WHHC partner outlet.

Download Brochure Here 

Mandatory Races:

Buffalo - Race 6 

Pompano - Race 4 

Meadowlands - Race 7

 

W HHC FINAL FORMAT  

• $800 Total Fee ($500 entry fee + $300 bankroll) 

• Player's choice of seven (7) Meadowlands races plus, three (3) designated mandatory races, one each from Pompano, Buffalo & Meadowlands

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

• Win or Place wagers only (or WP)

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

 

WHHC PRIZE STRUCTURE (based on 100 entries)
• Payouts to the Top 10, plus players keep their bankroll

  • 1st - $20,000 (40%)
  • 2nd - $10,000 (20%)
  • 3rd - $7,500 (15%)
  • 4th  - $5,000 (10%)
  • 5th - $2,500 (5%)
  • 6- 10th - $1,000 (2%)

• 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

 Contest Rate - April 18 & April 19 - mention code:HWC   $115/night + tax  

 

 

WHHC Qualifiers  

June 2013  - Meadowlands Racetrack - Qualifiers: Gary Machiz & Patrick Welsh

July 2013 - The Meadows Racetrack & Casino - Qualifiers: Chester Pryszcz & Scott Hall

January 2014 - Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment - Qualifies: Ira Sobel & Michael Winters

February 22, 2014 - Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment - Qualifiers: Russ Slader, Frank Palmer, John Golden & Tedd Derian

March 1, 2014 - Buffalo Raceway - contact Art (716-864-2594)

March 8,  2014 - Buffalo Raceway - contact Art (716-864-2594)

March 15, 2014 - Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park - David Crupi  (954.633.6529 or david.crupi@islecorp.com) 

March 15, 2014 - Buffalo Raceway - contact Art (716-864-2594)

March 22, 2014 - Buffalo Raceway - contact Art (716-864-2594)

April 4, 2014 - Western OTB/Batavia Downs - contact Todd Haight (585-343-3750 ext 322 or thaight@westernotb.com)

April 5, 2014 - Buffalo Raceway - contact Art (716-864-2594)

 

USTA Online WHHC Qualifying Series: 

 Date                Track 

Jan. 30            Norhfield Park - Gerry Tuzzolino (Shoreview, Minn)

Jan. 31            The Meadows - Jeffrey Arnold (Ft. Wayne, Ind)

Feb. 7              Meadowlands - Arthur Nigro (Tuckahoe, NY)

Feb. 8              Yonkers - Rick Arbiter (Kingston, NY)

Feb. 13             Dover Downs - Matt Minger (New Lenox, Ill)

Feb. 15             Cal Expo - Chris Revington (London, Ontario, Canada)

Feb. 22            Pompano Park

March 7            Buffalo Raceway

March 14           Maywood Park

March 15              Balmoral Park

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. 

   

Harness Handicapping Champions  

2012: Jeff Klahr

2011: Wai Kwong Chen

2010: Joseph Fierro

2009: Michael Rip

2008: David Palmer

2007: Jim Famularo

2006: Scott Alberg

2005: Jim Lang