Handicapping

Saturday, April 25, 2015

 

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  The 2015 championship will be held Saturday, April 25. 

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.

Click here for Finals Brochure 

 

Mandatory Races: Mohawk Race #4, Pompano Race #6 & Meadowlands Race #6 - click here for mandatory pps

 

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, 1 from Meadowlands, 1 from Mohawk, 1 from Pompano

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

• Win, Place, Show wagers only (or WPS)

 • 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

 

 

 

WHHC Qualifiers  

November 21-22, 2014: Meadowlands Racetrack - Henry Praml & Tim Roche

January 24, 2015: Meadowlands Racetrack - Wai Kwong Chen & William Meisel

February 21, 2015 - Tioga Downs & Vernon Downs - Brett Risi & Duke Smolinsky

March 7, 2015 - Buffalo Raceway

March 14, 2015 - Buffalo Raceway

March 21, 2015 - Buffalo Raceway

March 21, 2015 - Tioga Downs & Vernon Downs

March 21, 2015 - Pompano Park

March 28, 2015: Meadowlands Racetrack

March 28, 2015 - Buffalo Raceway

April 11, 2015 - Meadowlands Racetrack

 

USTA Online WHHC Qualifying Series: 

 Date                Track 

Feb 27            Meadowlands - Adam Friedland

Feb 28            Balmoral Park - Brian Volakos

Mar 1              Cal Expo - Scott Nelson

Mar 6              Yonkers Raceway - Therie Lai

Mar 7              Miami Valley Racing - Alain Prather

Mar 8              Pompano Park - Gary Respecki

Mar 13            Maywood Park - Shawn Turner

Mar 14            Buffalo Raceway - Glenn Stoner

Mar 20            Saratoga Raceway - Charlie McGraw

Mar 21            Northville Downs - Donald Locricchio

 

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  

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