Steve Wolfson, Jr, Ormond Beach, FL
2003 NHC Winner
2003 Horseplayer of the year
11-time NHC qualifier
Steve Wolfson Jr., joins 2017 Hall of Fame inductee Steve Wolfson Sr., as the first father-son duo inducted into the NHC Hall of Fame. Winner of the
2003 NHC (the same year his father finished fourth) and an 11-time NHC qualifier, the younger Wolfson is the grandson of Louis Wolfson, owner of 1978 Triple Crown winner Affirmed. Having grown up around Thoroughbreds, Wolfson Jr., who was 35 when he captured the 2003 NHC, remains the youngest player to win the sport’s richest and most prestigious handicapping tournament. Wolfson Jr., a school teacher who resides in Ormond Beach, Fla., began participating in handicapping contests in 2001 at Belmont Park.