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Handicapping

Saturday, April 28, 2018

 

2017WHHC158

  The 2018 championship will be held Saturday, April 28. 

The  World Harness Handicapping Championship Presented by DerbyWars.com 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 a WHHC Presented by DerbyWars.com partner outlet. DerbyWars will host regular online Qualifiers for the WHHC - a complete list can be found here 

Mandatory Races: Meadowlands Race 7, Buffalo Race 8 and Vernon Race 6

 

W HHC FINAL FORMAT   - click here for brochure  

• $1,000 Total Fee ($700 entry fee + $300 bankroll) 

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

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

• Win, Place, Show and or  any combination of WPS wagers only

 • One (1) horse per race.
• Contestants keep all pari-mutuel winnings.
• Two (2) entries per person.

 

WHHC Presented by DERBYWARS.COM PRIZE STRUCTURE (based on 108 entries)  

$75,000 Guaranteed with $40,000 Grand Prize
• Payouts to the Top 10, plus players keep their bankroll

• 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

 

 

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. 

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Summer Survival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats Winners: Brady Kosic, Bill Zvara, Bud Olejniczak 

  ·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Nov 4, 2017 – March 31, 2018: Free OnlineSurvival Challenge – 3 WHHC seats:

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, December 2, 2017: $200 Qualifier with 2 WHHC seat Winners: Mike Petruccelli & Guy Gerber

  ·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, January 20, 2018: $200 Qualifier with 2 WHHC seats: Ed Herr & Lee Stuckey

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, February 17 - $400 contest with top 4 WHHC seats: Dustin Carlson, Dan Fusco, Miroslaw Kiczko, Frank Palmer

  ·         TVG/4NJBets: Saturday, March 3 - 3 WHHC seats Visit https://4njbets.us.betfair.com/ for details - open to all TVG/4NJBETS/PABets customers: Edward Lambert, Thomas DeSimone, James Ng, Joseph Bohnarczyk

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, March 10 - $200 contest with 2 WHHC seats: John Steele, Larry Friedlander

            Buffalo Raceway: Saturday, March 24: $10 contest with winner going to the WHHC - for more information contact Jonathan Cramer JCramer@buffaloraceway.com : Frank Szczodrowski

·         Meadowlands Racetrack: Saturday, April 7 - $100 Last Chance contest with 2 WHHC seats: John Murphy & Lee Stuckey

           Tioga Downs - 2 WHHC Seats - March 3 & 17, 2018: Debra Marrotte, Andrew Sindoni

           Vernon Downs - 2 WHHC Seats - March 10 & 24, 2018: Bret Risi, Ryan Tyreman

 

DerbyWars will host regular online Qualifiers for the WHHC - a complete list can be found here  

·         Friday, October 20: Free WHHC Qualifier with one WHHC seat - winner: Gary Respecki 

·         Saturday, October 21: WHHC Qualifier with one WHHC seat: winner: Travis Foelsch

·          Saturday, October 28: WHHC Qualifier with one WHHC seat: winner: Stephen Levine 

   ·        Saturday, November 4:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Mark Kunen

·         Saturday, November 11: WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Mark Kunen

·         Saturday, November  18:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Russell Slader

·             Saturday, November 25: WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat: Shirley Kunen

·        Saturday, December 2: $10,000 WHHC Qualifier Game with two WHHC seats: Derick Giwner & Carlos Gutierrez

            Saturday, December 9: WHHC Qualifier with two WHHC seats: winner: Stan Koper & Stephen Pozzuoli

   ·        Saturday, December 16:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Gregg Sheehan

·          Saturday, December 23: WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Rocco Dibello

·          Saturday, December 23: WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Rocco Dibello

          Saturday, December 30: WHHC Qualifier with one WHHC seats: winner: Vince Sitoski

   ·        Saturday, January 13:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Matt Minger

               Saturday, January 13:  $5,000 All Harness Contest with two WHHC Seats: Stephen Levine & Stan Koper

          Saturday, January 20: WHHC Qualifier with one WHHC seats: winner: Brian Graziano

   ·        Saturday, January 25:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Michael Rusovick

               Saturday, January 27:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Kenneth Snyder

·        Saturday, February 2:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Stan Koper
Saturday, February 3:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Jeff Billings

       Saturday, February 9:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Del Kern

        Saturday, February 17:  WHHC Qualifier Game with four WHHC seat winners: Jim Videtic, Michael Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald, Gary Machiz

        Saturday, March 9:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Jeff Billings

   Saturday, March 23:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Rick Arbiter

Saturday, March 24:  WHHC Qualifier Game with one WHHC seat winner: Jeff Collins

Complete DerbyWars Qualifierinformation can be found here
 

Harness Handicapping Champions  

2017: Harold "Sonny" Winslow

2016: Stanley Koper

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