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Hammerle Nails 11 Of 12 To Win Fifth Week Of Summer Prop Contest

Rick Hammerle, new director of horsemen’s relations and racing relations at Kentucky Downs and the new racing coordinator at Oaklawn Park, correctly selected 11 of 12 props to win the fifth week of the TIF Summer Prop Contest. Hammerle’s tiebreaker was closer to actual result of the Arlington Million exacta, giving him the win over […]

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Summer Prop Contest Focuses Attention On Arlington Million Day Card

The fifth week of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s Summer Prop Contest features the props of Santa Anita simulcast host Michelle Yu. A winner of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s Charity Contest arranged by Derby Wars and the In The Money Players’ Podcast, Michelle has focused this week’s props on the big day at Arlington, with some ancillary focus on the […]

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Tiebreaker Needed To Determine Week 4 Winner Of Summer Prop Contest

For the second consecutive week, three participants in the TIF Summer Prop Contest tied with the number of correct props – in this case, 10 – leading to the implementation of the tie-breaker. James Leal of Montebello, California was within $4.80 of the actual $2 return of the Whitney exacta and claimed the win for […]

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‘A Better Path Forward’: Industry Leaders To Discuss Changing Interference Rules

Over the next week, a series of industry meetings in Saratoga Springs, New York will address, in some capacity, the potential adoption of Category 1 interference philosophy in North American racing. On Tuesday, Thoroughbred Idea Foundation (TIF) Executive Director Patrick Cummings will discuss the topic in a session of the Albany Law School’s Saratoga Institute on […]

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Former Horseplayer Of The Year Matties Chooses Props For TIF Summer Contest

The fourth week of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s Summer Prop Contest features the props of professional horseplayer Paul Matties Jr. A winner of the National Horseplayers’ Championship in 2016, Matties is based outside Saratoga Springs, New York and considers the summer scene there as home. Hence, Saturday’s Whitney card at the Spa will be the […]

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Tiebreaker Settles Week 3 Of Thoroughbred Idea Foundation Prop Contest

Three of 151 entrants successfully selected 11 out of 12 props in the third week of the TIF Summer Prop Contest, forcing a tiebreaker to decide the outcome of the donation-directing positions. Connor LeClair of Cohoes, New York claimed the week’s top spot with a guess of $29.80 for the $2 exacta from the Jim […]

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Del Mar Vs Saratoga Featured In Week 3 Of Summer Prop Contest

The third week of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s Summer Prop Contest features the props of prominent handicapper, podcaster and Fox Sports pundit Jonathon Kinchen. The winner of the 2015 NHC Tour, Kinchen will offer props across the races at Saratoga and Del Mar. Jeffrey Amster of Oceanside, New York won the second week of the contest […]

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TIF Summer Prop Contest: Week 2 Winner Gets Them All Right

Jeff Amster of Oceanside, New York had a clean sheet – 12 out of 12 correct props – to win Week 2 of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation (TIF) Summer Prop Contest to benefit jockey health-related initiatives. Amster chose to direct a donation of $1,750 to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Amster said: “Thanks to TIF […]

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Week Two Of Summer Prop Betting Contest Goes Cross-Country

The Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s (TIF) Summer Prop Contest to benefit jockey health initiatives launched last week with 162 players navigating 12 props related to the first Saturday of the Saratoga meet. Donald Wells of Paris, Kentucky was the only player with 10 correct, besting four others who managed eight correct followed by 35 players with […]

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Who Got Props? Results From Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s Charity Contest

Donald Wells of Paris, Ky., stood alone at the top in the first week of the TIF Summer Prop Contest, correctly answering 10 of 12 props in the opening volley of the eight-week event. Wells chose to direct $1,250 to the Jockey & Equestrian Initiative of the University of Kentucky’s Sports Medicine Research Institute. Four players […]

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