Official Results of CW: Breeders’ Cup 2017

Charitable Wager: 2017 Charitable Wager Breeders’ Cup Contest

On Friday November 3rd and Saturday November 4th, CharitableWager.com conducted the latest edition of a “Winner Gives All” handicapping contest coinciding with the two-day Breeders’ Cup Championships run at at Del Mar.

A total of 25 contestants have submitted their pledged contest selections. There were no ‘Fashionably Late’ entries in this contest. Each contestant pledge to donate a minimum of $25 USD to the charity selected by the contest winner. Nicolle Neulist, aka @RogueClown, put up a significant number in Breeder’s Cup Filly & Mare Sprint. Nicolle, the only contestant representing the Grayson Jockey Club, was the only handicapper who selected BAR OF GOLD. Like all CharitableWager.com contests, there are no mutuel caps on the win-place-show payoffs. The $135.40 $44.20 $21.60 WPS’s were enough to hold on to the contest lead. In addition to BAR OF GOLD, Nicolle had a very good contest – her selections were below:

  1. 2 – HAPPILY (IRE) 14th
  2. 3 – SHARP AZTECA 2nd
  3. 1 – MENDELSSOHN 1st
  4. 7 – JAMES GARFIELD (IRE) 10th
  5. 1 – HEAVENLY LOVE 11th
  6. 3 – LADY AURELIA 10th
  7. 5 – BAR OF GOLD 1st
  8. 9 – LADY ELI 7th
  9. 10 – IMPERIAL HINT 2nd
  10. 8 – SUDEOIS (FR) 4th
  11. 11 – BOLT D’ORO 3rd
  12. 3 – HIGHLAND REEL 3rd
  13. 1 – ARROGATE 5th

@RogueClown‘s 13: 2 2 2 was enough to secure a 40.4 lead over second place. Nicolle selected the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation as the charity to receive the “Winner Gives All” donation pool of $625.

In order to play in the contest, each contestant pledge to make their donation by the end of the day on Sunday, November 12th and will be able to do so through the following link. One should read more about their accomplishments and current projects at: https://www.grayson-jockeyclub.org/default.asp?section=2&area=Achievements&menu=3.

The following are the final leaderboards for contestants and their worthy charities after the thirteen races. Charitable Wager would like to thank all of the contestants for their charitable play and encourage everyone to explore these great horse racing organizations.

The official leader board by first name after all thirteen races:

Rank Contestant Score
1 Nicolle 254.6
2 Kari 204.2
3 Stuart 170.4
4 Miguel 145.4
5 Rob 121.6
6 Julia 103.6
7 Tommy 98.6
8 Sheri 86.5
9 Robert 81.5
10 Omar 81.4
11 Rudy 81.2
12 Julie 74.6
13 Andy 72.9
13 Molly Jo 61.5
15 Diana 61.2
16 Susan 60.6
17 Papo 58.2
18 Thomas 54.2
19 Ed 48.8
20 Michael 47.7
21 Ken 45.5
22 Jessica 34.0
23 Kaleka 33.6
24 Bob 30.3
25 Drake 12.8

The official leader board by designated charity after all thirteen races:

Rank Charity Score
1 GJC: Grayson Jockey Club Research 254.6
2 CTA: Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare #2 204.2
3 BBC: Breeders’ Cup Charities 170.4
4 BCCA: Belmont Child Care Association #2 145.4
5 LR: Long Run TB Retirement Society #4 121.6
6 OF: Old Friends TB Retirement Farms #1 103.6
7 LR: Long Run TB Retirement Society #1 98.6
8 LR: Long Run TB Retirement Society #3 86.5
9 LR: Long Run TB Retirement Society #2 81.5
10 PDJF: Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund #4 81.4
11 LR: Long Run TB Retirement Society #5 81.2
12 CTA: Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare #1 74.6
13 OF: Old Friends TB Retirement Farms #4 72.9
13 TAA: Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance 61.5
15 PDJF: Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund #1 61.2
16 CTA: Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare #4 60.6
17 TCA: Thoroughbred Charities of America 58.2
18 OF: Old Friends TB Retirement Farms #3 54.2
19 OF: Old Friends TB Retirement Farms #2 48.8
20 PDJF: Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund #5 47.7
21 CTA: Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare #3 45.5
22 RTCC: Race Track Chaplaincy Of Canada 34.0
23 PDJF: Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund #3 33.6
24 BCCA: Belmont Child Care Association #1 30.3
25 PDJF: Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund #2 12.8

THE FINAL ‘WINNER GIVES ALL’ DONATION POOL TOTALED $625

In addition to selecting the recipient charity, the contest winner, Nicolle, will receive a 16″ x 20″ framed photo of BEHOLDER winning the 2016 Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff courtesy of Penelope Miller, Senior Manager of Digital Media of America’s Best Racing.

Future fundraising contests will be available at: Charitablewager.com, and #CWager on Twitter.com.

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