2012 Clark Handicap betting & picks

Shackleford Clark Handicap picks & betting

The CLARK HANDICAP from Churchill Downs has been upgraded to Grade  1 status on the strength of its recent winners. Horses like Saint Liam, Einstein, Blame and Wise Dan have strengthened the reputation of the 9 furlongs race. This year’s race will go forward at 5:35 ET on Friday. POOL PLAY enters this race after […]

2012 Jockey Club Gold Cup betting preview


The $1 million TVG JOCKEY CLUB GOLD CUP will be contested at 1 ¼ miles at Belmont Park. Slated as race 10, it is scheduled for 5:46 EST and will cap the ALL STAKES PICK 4. Ten entrants will vie for the top spot, which grants the winner a guaranteed spot in the starting gate […]

2012 Travers Stakes betting preview

The Midsummer Derby, better known as the Travers Stakes, boasts a purse of $1 million. The 1 ¼ miles race has what appears to be a depleted field after the defections of Bodemeister, Hansen, Union Rags and Paynter. Nonetheless, 11 stalwarts of the three-year-old division are ready to stake their claim to the throne. Speightscity […]

2012 Jim Dandy Stakes betting preview

Neck 'Neck strides to victory in the Matt Winn

You know it is really summertime when the $600k Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes rolls around. The Saratoga race for sophomores is contested at 1 1/8 miles and is a great harbinger for the Grade 1 Travers Stakes the following month. Five of the last 10 Travers winners (Medaglia d’Oro, Flower Alley, Bernardini, Street Sense […]

2012 Dwyer Stakes betting preview

Trainer Rick Dutrow brings Zetterholm to the Dwyer Stakes.

The 8 ½ furlong Grade 2 Dwyer Stakes carries a purse of $200k for top three-year-olds. The winner typically goes on to fare well in races like the Jim Dandy Stakes, Haskell Invitational and Travers Stakes. The Belmont Park race will go as race 10 on Saturday. Click here to learn how to get our […]