Published Sunday, July 27th, 2014   ( 9 years ago )

Young Pulls Away To Win The 11th Annual Del Mar Handicapping Challenge

Young Pulls Away To Win The 11th Annual Del Mar Handicapping Challenge

Gary Young of Pasadena, CA, held off the competition in day two of the 2014 Del Mar Handicapping Challenge by closing strong to distance himself from the field with a final bankroll of $36,146 from a starting bankroll of $4,500.

 Young receives $50,000 for 1st Place plus an entry to the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge in November worth an additional $10,000 for a total winning take of more than $96,146. Dustin Morre from Washington, Utah, finished second with $14,047 and receives an additional $25,000 in prizes for 2nd place.

 A total of ten spots to the $2,000,000 National Handicapping Championship were earned. 2nd place through 5th also receive a $2,500 credit towards the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge.

Final Standings:

Finish   Name                            Total                 Cash Prize        *BCBC

1st        Gary     Young              $36,146.00        $50,000             $10,000

2nd       Dustin  Moore              $14,047.00        $22,500             $2,500

3rd       James  Anderson         $13,030.00        $12,500             $2,500

4th        Bill        Shurman           $11,310.00        $10,000             $2,500

5th        Dennis  Decauwer          $11,115.00        $7,500              $2,500

6th        William Pastina            $10,340.00        $7,500 

7th        Tony    Dominguez      $10,014.00        $6,000 

8th        Lee       Geraghty          $9,609.00          $5,000 

9th        Rich     Friedman         $9,557.00          $4,000 

10th      Ilan      Cuellar             $9,450.00          $3,000 

11th      Randy  Scholz             $8,137.00                     

12th      Les       Harris               $7,880.00                     


Bold- NHC Qualifiers                                                    

*BCBC- Credit towards Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge at Santa Anita                                                   

Top two finishers on day one receive:                                                   

Del Mar Fall Classic $4,000 Entry fee                                                    

Bill Shurman                                                     

Rich Friedman