Brian Conley of Columbia won the Maryland Jockey Club's Champions Handicapping Tournament on Saturday at Laurel Park . He finished with a balance of $2,192 to edge Coleen Curley and capture the spring session of the tournament. In addition to prize money, the top four finishers qualified for automatic berths to the NTRA/DRF National Handicapping Championship, Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge or The Big One. A total of 226 entries were accepted for the tournament. After wagering on races from Laurel, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita, Aqueduct and Tampa Bay Downs, with no mandatory races and a minimum $20 wager, Conley finished $3.20 ahead of Curley's $2,188.80 and earned $3,780 in prize money. Given his choice of four tournament berths, Conley selected the BCBC to be held Nov. 2 and 3 at Churchill Downs. Curley, of Raleigh, N.C., took home $2,520 in prize money and chose a berth in the NHC set for February in Las Vegas. Third place went to Carol Johnson of Oakton, Va., who finished with a balance of $2,184 and earned $1,260, and will compete in The Big One on Sept. 22 and 23 at Laurel. Shawn Turner of Falling Waters, W.Va., was fourth with a balance of $1,442 and earned $756, and is also headed to the NHC. Rounding out the top 10 finishers were Brian Costello with a tournament balance of $1,295, Robin D. Buser ($1,075.20), John Zielinski ($1,006), Jake Jacobs ($870), Irvin Davis ($861) and Ian Whipkey ($812). Each player earned $756 in prize money. The fall session of the MJC Champions Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 18 at Laurel.