Presque Isle runner is AGameofSkill Claimer of the Week

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Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comJ. T. Kingfisher captured the fourth race at Presque Isle Downs last Wednesday night (May 30) with an exciting late run under veteran rider Harry Vega. The Glenn Wismer trainee covered the 6 ½ furlongs on the Tapeta surface in 118.43. The 8 year old paid 17.60 to win even though he had five previous victories at Presque Isle. It was the ninth career win for the gelding that has tallied 23 in the money finishes from 49 lifetime starts. All of his victories have been on either grass or All-Weather surfaces. Owned by Joseph Novogratz, J. T. Kingfisher has earned approximately $115,000 in his career.

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Rich Nilsen is a 12-time qualifier to the National Handicapping Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He recently won a $24,000 package into the 2016 Kentucky Derby Betting Championship. A former executive with Brisnet.com, Rich is also a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program. He is founder of AGameofSkill.com, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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