Steve Byk, host of At The Races with Steve Byk on SiriusXM, has set the props for week two of the TIF BetMakers Summer Prop Contest.
Below are the props contestants will face. A player’s best four scores over the course of the contest will be used towards the overall standings.
#1 What will be the final odds of #1 Malathaat in the Coaching Club American Oaks (Race 5) at Saratoga?
2-5 (0.45-1) or under
1-2 (0.50-1) or higher
#2 According to the Equibase chart of the race, what will be the margin of victory in the Coaching Club American Oaks?
3 lengths or shorter
3.25 lengths or longer
#3 Which first-time starter will have the better finishing position in Saturday’s sixth race for juveniles?
#1 MIDNIGHT WORKER (Owner: Repole Stable, Trainer: Todd Pletcher)
#7 WATASHA (Owner: Peter Brant, Trainer: Chad Brown)
#4 Which trainer will score the most points on Saturday at Saratoga (Point Scale – 1st = 5 points, 2nd = 3 points, 3rd = 1 point)?
Chad Brown (8 horses entered across 5 races)
Todd Pletcher (8 horses entered across 6 races) minus 2.5 points
#5 Which jockey or team of jockeys will accrue the most points on Saturday at Saratoga (Point Scale – 1st = 5 points, 2nd = 3 points, 3rd = 1 point)? No adjustments will be made due to scratches.
Irad Ortiz Jr. (10 mounts)
Luis Saez (11 mounts)
John Velazquez (6 mounts) and Eric Cancel (4 mounts)
Ricardo Santana Jr (6 mounts) and Javier Castellano (5 mounts)
#6 How many board hits (top 3) combined will Shug (5 starters at Saratoga) and Reeve McGaughey (2 starters at Ellis) have between them Saturday?
#7 Which trainers will have more of the Top 3 finishers in Saturday’s Nassau Stakes (Race 6) at Woodbine?
American-based trainers (Mark Casse, Anna Meah, Eddie Kenneally, Kent Sweezey, Jonathan Thomas)
Canadian-based trainers (Kevin Attard, Josie Carroll, Barbara Minshall, Alexander Patykewich, Nathan Squires
#8 HEAD-TO-HEAD: Which horse will have the better finishing position in the Eddie Read (Race 8) at Del Mar?
#3 SAY THE WORD
#9 Which filly will have the better finishing position in the San Clemente (Race 10) at Del Mar?
A filly sired by Constitution (#3 Founder’s Day, #4 Freedom Flyer)
A filly sired by an Australian Group 1 winner (#7 Jibber Jabber, #9 Madone)
A filly sired by a Preakness or Breeders’ Cup Mile winner (#8 Dramatizer, 10 Karakatsie)
#10 Will Steve Asmussen win races at more than 2 venues Saturday? (2 starters scheduled at both Monmouth and Louisiana Downs; 4 at both Saratoga and Ellis Park)
0,1 or 2 tracks
3 or 4 tracks
#11 Will any race at Saratoga or Del Mar be won by a margin greater than the total number of runs scored in Saturday’s baseball game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox?
#12 How many races combined will Chad Brown trainees (Saratoga) & Phil D’Amato trainees (Del Mar) win on Saturday?
Over 3.5 races
Under 3.5 races
TIEBREAKER: What will be the $0.50 trifecta return in the San Clemente (Race 10) at Del Mar?