Priscila Beloch of Lexington, Kentucky correctly selected 10 of 12 props and had the winning tiebreaker ($352) to come out on top in Week 4 of the TIF BetMakers Summer Prop Contest. She bested Russell Weinlein of Latham, New York who also had 10 correct, but chose a smaller amount for the Saratoga Derby trifecta ($57). The actual result was $1,360.

Beloch chose to direct $1,000 to New Vocations and Weinlein did the same with $600.

Darren Fish of Etobicoke, Ontario was one of six players tied for third with nine correct props and narrowly won the tiebreaker. He chose to direct $400 to the Backside Learning Center at Churchill Downs.

With four weeks of scores now possible, below we reveal the first look at the overall contest standings, specifically the top 20 players and ties. As contestants record four scores, or improve on their best overall four weeks, these are subject to significant fluctuations.

Beloch is tied at the top with both Jeffrey Coakley of Waikoloa, Hawaii (second place in Week 2) and Tyler Whisman of Union, Kentucky with a score of 29 points. Four players are tied for fourth, just two points behind. 


1st – Priscila Beloch – Lexington, KY – 29
Jeffrey Coakley – Waikoloa, HI
Tyler Whisman – Union, KY

4th – Jeffrey Amster – Oceanside, NY – 27
Walker Hancock – Paris, KY
Tim Meister – Camarillo, CA
James Millar – Port Orange, FL

8th – Robert Donati – Lexington, KY – 26
Steve Pozzuoli – New York, NY
Doug Slayton – Champaign, IL
Matthew Taylor – Tewksbury, MA
Henry Wessel – Roselle, IL

13th – David Karb – East Aurora, NY – 25
Matt Kasowicz – Maple Grove, MN
Connor LeClair – Ravena, NY
Craig Milkowski – Moore, OK

17th – Sean Beirne – Louisville, KY – 24
John Dempsey – Ocean, NJ
David Erwin – Charlottesville, VA
Brian Floetl – Roselle, IL
Jesse Hearin – Pass Christian, MS
Dave Nichols – Wayne, PA
Michael Pruzinsky – Westfield, NJ
Josh Ross – Westport, IN

The results of the Week 4 props are below.

1. Which horse will have the better finishing position in the Whitney (Race 10)?

#4 KNICKS GO (53%)
#5 MAXFIELD (47%)

2. Which horse will have the better finishing position in the Whitney?


3. Which number will be greater?

The total lengths between the first and last finishers in the Whitney (57%)
The total number of runs scored in the Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros baseball game on Saturday  (43%)

4. Which filly will have the better finishing position in the Test?

#3 ZAAJEL (30%)

5. Will the winner of the first race be a horse with previous race experience?

Yes (42%)
No  (58%)

6. What will be the $0.50 return for the early pick 5 at Saratoga?

Less than $750 (28%)
Between $750 and $1,500 (41%)
More than $1,500 (31%)

7. Will the winner of the fifth race for maiden juveniles be won by a horse sired by a winner of a Grade 1 race at Saratoga?

Yes (52%)
No (48%)

8. Which horse will have the better finishing position in the Lure (Race 6)?

The Chad Brown trainees (76%)
The rest of the field (24%)

9. Which mare will have the better finishing position in the Glens Falls (Race 7)?

#1 CALL ME LOVE (28%)
#6 DALIKA (72%)

10. What will the pick three connecting the three Grade 1 races (Test, Saratoga Derby, Whitney) pay to a $1 stake?

Less than $50 (46%)
$50 or more (54%)

11. In which country will the horse with the better finishing position in the Saratoga Derby have been foaled (Race 9)?

Ireland (69%)
United States of America (31%)

12. Which jockey will earn the most points amongst these three riders over the course of the Saratoga card on Saturday? (Point Scale – 1st = 5 points, 2nd = 3 points, 3rd = 1 point)

Irad Ortiz, Jr. (53%)
Jose Ortiz (21%)
Joel Rosario (26%)​​​​​​


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