The Road to The Breeders` CupSaratoga Derby Invitational S.Saratoga / Sat. Aug. 05,20231 3/16 Miles| Open | 3 Year Olds | G1 STAKES | Purse: $600,000 Surface: Turf / Race 9 / Post:5:01 PM Est. / TV - TVGPP / Horse / Jockey / Wgt / Trainer / ML Odds 1.Mondego (GB) J. Rosario 122 Lbs C. Clement 5-1 2.Program Trading (GB) F. Prat 122 Lbs C. Brown 7/2 3.Aspen Grove (IRE) J. Velazquez 119 Lbs J. Stack 12-1 4.The Franchise (IRE) L. Saez 122 Lbs J. O'Brien 30-1 5.Far Bridge J. Ortiz 122 Lbs T. Pletcher 2-16.Webslinger J. Castellano 122 Lbs M. Casse 4-1 7.Battle of Normandy T. Gaffalione 122 Lbs C. McGaughey III 20-1 8.Lion of War (GB) O. Murphy 122 Lbs C. Johnston 8-1 9.Truly Quality ( Scratched ) Ultimate PP`s / Saturday / Far Bridge / Race 9http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/briswatch.cgi/public/ToddPletcher/PLETCHER+TODD+A/9999/summary.html*** Rules*** To Qualify for Best Answer Select: One Horse to WinOne Horse to PlaceOne Horse to ShowBoth Name and Number of the Selection is a Must.You can list up to 3 Alternative Selections in Case of Scratches ( Optional )***Best Answer***Priority # 1 - A Cold TrifectaPriority # 2 - A Cold ExactaPriority # 3 - A WinPriority # 4 - A Trifecta BoxPriority # 5 - An Exacta BoxIf none of the above apply the Point System will be used***The Point System***Points will be Applied to your Top 3 SelectionsPoints start by number of Horses in the fieldExample: A 10 Horse FieldThe winning Horse gets 10 PointsThe place Horse gets 9 PointsThe show Horse gets 8 PointsAnd so on down 7 / 6 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1The highest number of accumulated points receives Best Answer.Point System ( High Number ) Tie BreakerAnswer #1 / 8-6-3 = 17Answer #2 / 7-6-4 = 17Answer #3 / 9-5-3 = 17Answer #4 / 10-6-1 = 17ExampleBA - #4 - HN - 10 RU - #3 - HN - 9HM - #1 - HN - 8
**THE SARATOGA DERBY INVITATIONAL STAKES RESULTS ** Win ( 2 ) Program Trading ( GB ) - $9.20 - $ 4.80 - $ 3.00Place ( 6 ) Webslinger - $4.00 - $2.80Show ( 5 ) Far Bridge - $2.50Also Ran( in order ) Battle of Normandy, Aspen Grove (IRE), The Franchise (IRE), Mondego (GB) and Lion of War (GB)Changes: Truly Quality Scratched ** Best Answer Scores **SANDYGIRL NAILS THE WINNER ( PROGRAM TRADING ) - BEST ANSWERParents get Trifecta Box - Runner upPOINT SYSTEMlady4u - 16 - Honorable MentionBlue Jay:) - 15ponygirl - 12 ***Video Replay**Program Trading Fends Off Webslinger in Saratoga Derbyhttps://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/race/usa/sar/2023/8/5/9/saratoga-derby-invitational-s-g1t
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Which picks are yours/ parents?
Sorry about that, Blue Jay. All set. Now indicated. :)
Congratulations toSANDYGIRL:)Our Saratoga Derby Handicapping ChampionAnd to Parents as Runner Upand lady4u with Honorable mentionThanks to All that Participated!
The graveyard of champions claims ( CODY`S WISH )
Thank you! Very excited to pick the winner! And, to be champ!
Parents too with Trifecta Box. Congrats parents!
WTG lady4u hanging in there for Honorable Mention!
Thank you Blue Jay for Hosting! : )
WOW! That graveyard of champions! Man oh man!
Congrats to SandyGirl with BA, Parents with RU and lady4U with HM! So glad you are recovering SandyGirl!
Thanks for hosting Blue Jay!
You're welcome! And. Thank you, ponygirl. I'm improving with each day. Slow but sure.
You are welcome, SandyGirl! So glad you are improving!!
So sorry, busy weekend!!!!
Congratulations to Sandygirl with BA!
Congrats to Parents as RU!
I’ll gladly take HM!
Thank You to Blue Jay for hosting!
Thank you, lady4u.
The Blue Jay FactorWin ( 5 ) FAR BRIDGE Plc ( 6 ) Webslinger Shw ( 1 ) MondegoAlt: ( 3 ) Aspen Grove ( 7 ) Battle of Normandy ( 4 ) The Franchise "May the Horse be with You"
Win: (5) Far Bridge
Place: (2) Program Trading
Show: (1) Mondego
(3) Aspen Grove
The Leftists have left us!
Scratch: Truly Quality
Amended- Thanks! ;)
W 5 Far Bridge
P 3 Aspen Grove
S 1 Mondego
Alt 2 Program Trading
Thanks Blue Jay!
WIN 5 Far Bridge
Place 2 Program Trading
Show 6 Webslinger
7 Battle of Normandy
9 Truly Quality