Philly Runner named Claimer of the Week

Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comNow and Zen easily won the first race at PARX last Tuesday adding to an impressive career in the claiming ranks. The 6 year old son of Old Topper only won by a couple of lengths in the $16,000 event but didn’t break a sweat in the process. Handled perfectly by Kendrick Carmouche the gelding took the 6 panels in 1:10.33 and recorded his 11th career victory. Owned by the Joey P Stables, Now and Zen was making his first start for the high percentage Ramon Moya barn. After 44 lifetime starts Now and Zen has finished in the money 26 times and has a bankroll of nearly $230,000.

-Art Parker

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Rich Nilsen is an 18-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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