Handicapping

Saturday, April 30, 2016

 

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  The 2016 championship will be held Saturday, April 30. 

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 2016 WHHC Final Brochure here 

 

Mandatory Races: Vernon Race #7, Buffalo Race #7 & the 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 (Race 7 from Vernon Downs, Race 7 from Buffalo & Race 7 from the Meadowlands)

• $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, 2015: Joseph Bohanrczyk & Nick Fazzolari

January 9, 2016: Hawthorne Semi-Qualifier 

January 16, 2016: Hawthorne Semi-Qualifier 

January 23, 2016: Hawthorne Semi-Qualifier 

February 6, 2016: BetAmerica.com - Scott Martin

February 6, 2016: Club Hawthorne OTB Semi-Qualifier 

February 13, 2016: BetAmerica.com  - Jim Famularo

February 20, 2016: BetAmerica.com - Harvey Madrid

February 20, 2016: Tioga & Vernon Downs - Carol O'Brien & Joe Grispino Jr

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono: Joe Graziano

February 27, 2016: BetAmerica.com  - Anthony Trezza

February 27, 2016: Club Hawthorne OTB Semi-Qualifier 

February 27, 2016: Karen Fossli, Wai Kwon Chen, Tim Minton, Gil White

March 5, 2016: Club Hawthorne OTB Semi-Qualifier 

March 12, 2016: Michael Brenczewski, Gerald Sorg, Michael Schlueter, Loretta Yablon

March 19, 2016: Meadowlands Qualifier - Darren Yarwood & Gary Scogna

March 19, 2016: Tigoa & Vernon Downs - Robert Kadleck & Martha Gibbs

March 19, 2016: Buffalo Raceway - Reg Young & Andrew Wauriw

April 1, 2016: USTA & BetAmerica Qualifier - betamerica.com  - John Iannone, Eric Foley, John Panetta,, Winston Lall, Richard Bartoski, Dean Barone, John Thomas, Whitney Nassimos, Casey Moulton, Terence Gruhn

 April 2, 2016: Meadowlands Qualifier - Joe Barre

 

 

 

 

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  

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