Published Saturday, November 27th, 2021   ( 6 months ago )

Cosato Wins More Than $60,000 in Del Mar Fall Challenge

November Handicapping Challenge

Nick Cosato from Sierra Madre, CA, scored huge in the last race of the Del Mar Fall Challenge played on-track at Del Mar or online through Cosato, lying second going into the last race, vaulted into the lead and more with large exacta and trifecta payoffs totaling more than $18,000 for a final score of $29,602.

In addition to Cosato’s bankroll winnings, he receives $20,500 in cash and a $10,000 Breeders Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) 2022 entry.

Second place finisher Michael Webb of Jessup, MD ended with a bankroll of $19,624 and a cash prize of $10,500.

Third and fourth place finishers Dylan Donnelly from Rancho Cucamonga and Jorge Palza of Richmond, CA both won BCBC $10,000 entries.

Donnelly and 5th place finisher Eric Roth win 2022 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) entries.

The live money Challenge had a buy-in of $3,000 with $2,000 going to the player starting bankroll and $1,000 to the prize pool. 

1 Nick Cosato $29,603 $20,500 & BCBC Entry
2 Michael Webb $19,624 $10,500 & BCBC Entry
3 Dylan Donnelly $8,375 BCBC & NHC Entry
4 Jorge Palza $7,538 BCBC Entry
5 Eric Roth $6,758 NHC Entry
6 Ciaran Thornton $6,731 $3,000