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MAYWOOD PARK HOSTS ANOTHER $2,000 THOROUGHBRED CONTEST THIS SATURDAY

                   POPOWCER WINS $1,000 TOP PRIZE IN APRIL 19 TOURNAMENT

                       Maywood Publicity Department.... Chicago Illinois….. April 21, 2014

 

   This Saturday April 26th, Maywood Park will host another Saturday afternoon thoroughbred handicapping tournament. Ten dollars will get you a $6 food and beverage voucher, free admission and entry into the $2,000 contest along with free valet parking and admission to Maywood Park on Kentucky Derby Saturday. The top 15 spots are guaranteed and first place is $1,000 at Maywood Park this Saturday afternoon.

   The first of two separate $2,000 Thoroughbred Handicapping Tournaments was held last Saturday afternoon at Maywood Park. Craig Popowcer hit 16-1 longshot Cassie’s Harbor in the Keeneland finale to take the lead going into the Illinois Derby. Popowcer held off the late rally of runner up William Abraham who selected Derby winner Dynamic Impact at odds of 9-1to vault into second place. Rodney Browder, Nicholas Bozovsky and Ernie Alvanito ( the tournament leader after four races ) rounded out the top five.

    Check in time for the April 26 tournament will be from noon to 2:00. The tournament will be held in the Saddle and Sulky, the finest room for simulcasting in the state of Illinois featuring 70 inch screens throughout the facility. This Saturday the Saddle and Sulky will be highlighting the four $100,000 added stakes from Hawthorne on their final Saturday of the meet along with multiple stakes from Santa Anita, Aqueduct, Pimlico and stay after the tournament for opening night at Churchill Downs. Watch and wager on the 20 cent Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park which has a carryover of $5,448,255 !!

    Additional tournament information is available at www.maywoodpark.com  or call Maywood Park at 708 343-4800. The tournament races for the April 26 contest will be announced Friday and displayed on the Maywood Park homepage. Listed below is the $2,000 prize list for the April 19 contest.

   

       

 

 

                                                  LAST SATURDAY’S RESULTS

                             THOROUGHBRED HANDICAPPING TOURNAMENT

                    APRIL 19, 2014 @ MAYWOOD PARK --- $2,000 CASH PRIZES

Place

Player

Winnings

1

Craig Popowcer                

 $ 1,000

2

William Abraham

 

       300

3

Rodney Browder

       200

4

Nicholas Bozovsky

       100

5

Ernie Alvanito

         50

6

John Jannuzio

         50

7

Frank Kuszynski

         50

8

Oscar Jennings Jr.

         50

9

William Mares

         50

10

Alvin Prater

         25

11

Denny Zinkovich

         25

12

Matt Mackenzie

         25

13

Charles Tatum

         25

14

Joseph Urgo

         25

15

Steve Rusky

         25

 

 

      THOROUGHBRED HANDICAPPING TOURNAMENT THIS SATURDAY

        WHERE                           MAYWOOD PARK RACETRACK
        ADDRESS             8600 W. NORTH AVENUE MELROSE PARK
        PHONE                                             708-343-4800
        CHECK IN                                      NOON TO 2:00
        PRIZES             15 SPOTS GUARANTEED $2,000 IN CASH PRIZES
        FIRST PLACE          $ 1,000 ALL PAYOUTS AFTER CONTEST