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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Scogna Captures Bet America WHHC Qualifier

Gary Scogna of Carmel, NY, captured the April 1st  BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship Qualifier at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

The $50 Low Roller Qualifier required contestants to place at least five $6 minimum win wagers on Meadowlands races. 

Scogna cashed in on four of his five bets with his largest score coming in Race 9 with Donau. His $160 Win wager multiplied into $1,526, earning Gary the $800 seat in the BetAmericaWorld Harness Handicapping Championship on April 29 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. 
 The BetAmerica WHHC is a one-day tournament [April 29, 2017], with a welcome reception the evening prior.  Players that did not earn a seat through a qualifying event can directly buy-in for $800.  The BetAmerica WHHC contest format requires players to bet 10 races: their choice of six Meadowlands races, plus four designated mandatory races from partner tracks.  Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings.  Prize payouts are to the Top 10, with an guaranteed prize pool of $50,000. is currently hosting regular online Qualifiers for the BetAmerica WHHC Entries for the first online Qualifier are now open, with an entry fee of $35. New accounts to BetAmerica are eligible for a $300 Sign Up Bonus.
Hoosier Park, Monticello Raceway, Northville Downs, Plainridge Racecourse, Scioto Downs, Tioga Downs, Vernon Downs and Buffalo Raceway have signed up to host BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship Qualifiers. 
Registration deadline is 10 p.m., Friday April 28.   For the contest entry form and complete rules visit