Hellmers Holds Top Two Placings After Day One Of Del Mar Handicapping Challenge

by | 11.12.2017 | 12:55pm

Christian Hellmers of Rancho Santa Fe, CA, is first and second place with both entries after day one of the Del Mar Handicapping Challenge. Players started the day with a $3,000 live money bankroll in the two-day Challenge. Hellmers scored in the Bob Hope Stakes, race five, hitting a $100 trifecta paying $20,000+ on both entries.

More than $100,000 in prizes is at stake. First Place takes home $30,000 including a full $10,000 entry in the 2018 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC). The top three finishers after Sunday's races receive BCBC entries and places 4 through 6 receive entries in the $2.5 million National Horseplayers Championship in February. The winner will be eligible for a $1 million bonus if they win the 2018 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge at Churchill Downs.

Unofficial Standings After Day One:

1 Christian Hellmers $22,380.00
2 Christian Hellmers $18,110.00
3 Mark Streiff $16,151.50
4 Joe Masino $11,425.00
5 Chris Macero $9,000.00
6 Brian  Herrity $8,870.00
7 Mike Ferrozzo $5,894.00
8 Richard Bartlett $5,446.00
9 Mark Deaton $4,632.00
10 Kevin McFarland $4,222.60
11 Bill Chenvert $3,480.00
12 Christy Moore $3,476.80
13 Vic Stauffer $3,000.00
14 Todd Cady $2,830.00
15 Tim Yohler $2,700.00
  • JM

    Who’s he colluding with in this tournament?

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