Triple Crown History
Race Tracks
2012 Top Races
2011 Top Races
Track Press Releases
Racing Newcomers
Thoroughbred Races
Past Bloggers

Monday, June 24, 2013

Brooklyn Resident Wins Belmont Park Handicapping Challenge

ELMONT, N.Y. – Kevin Cox, 42, of Brooklyn, won the 2013 Belmont Park Handicapping Challenge, earning a $40,000 cash prize and a seat at the 2014 Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship in January in Las Vegas.

In second place with four races left in the contest, Cox took the lead after selecting Big John B ($7.80) in the ninth race at Monmouth Park and added to his lead when Sunny Surprise ($5.00) took the ninth race at Arlington Park.

Cox finished with a final bankroll of $1,400, edging runner-up Joe Scanio ($1,274) and third-place finisher Jamaal Barnett ($1,262). Scanio and Barnett earned $15,600 and $10,000, respectively, for their finishes.

Comments (0)

BallHype: hype it up!

Read more articles in the Belmont Park category.