2013 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Preview

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2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks The Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint is the most wide open championship race in 2013. It has attracted last year’s top three finishers, Mizdirection, Unbridled’s Note and Reenesgotzip. Chips All In, Capo Bastone, Havelock, Jeranimo and many more will take them on, making for an exciting event. Boat Trip (Harlan’s Holiday x […]

2012 Hollywood Derby betting, picks & tips

2012 Hollywood Derby betting, picks & odds

The GRADE 1 HOLLYWOOD DERBY is the penultimate Grade 1 race of the year for three-year-olds. The 1 ¼ miles turf race has attracted a strong field of 14 contestants. This is a strong handicapping challenge for racing fans. Let’s break it down! BIG BANE THEORY comes to this race with little experience. He has […]

2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic betting preview

2012 Breeders Cup Classic Picks & Tips

Learn more about 2012 Breeders Cup Picks. The 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita will provide great betting scenarios. Whether your play is the exacta, trifecta, superfecta or something else entirely like the Pick 4, Pick 5 or Pick 6, the Classic offers plenty of horses to key in on. This race is the richest […]

Kentucky Derby winning connections vie for Breeders’ Cup Classic

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The owner (Paul Reddam) and trainer (Doug O’Neill) of Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another are targeting the Breeders’ Cup Classic with Pennsylvania Derby champ Handsome Mike. Ridden by the up and coming jockey Irad Ortiz in Parx Racing’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby,  Handsome Mike will be an important factor if he makes the Classic. […]

Alpha & Golden Ticket renew rivalry in Pennsylvania Derby

The Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby is proving to be a key race each year, thanks in large part to its $1 million purse. Hosted by Parx Racing, it will go forward as race 11 at 6:16 EST. A marquee field of eight has gathered, including Travers dead heat winners Alpha and Golden Ticket. Stephanoatsee (A.P. […]

Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes betting preview

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The Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes from Arlington Park has the potential to be the best race of the weekend. The 1 ¼ miles race pits several sophomore turf heavyweights against each other while adding a pair of European runners to the fray. This should make for exciting action and wagering opportunities. #1 Handsome Mike (Scat […]

2012 Haskell Invitational betting preview

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The Grade 1 Haskell Invitational boasts a purse of $1 million. It is one of the best races on the calendar for sophomore colts. The Monmouth race is contested at 1 1/8 miles and has gathered a field of six horses. Recent winners include Big Brown, Rachel Alexandra and Lookin At Lucky. Trainer Bob Baffert […]

The Daily Derby News Blitz – April 11, 2012

The fields are set for the final pair of major Derby preps!  The Arkansas Derby, a $1 million test at Oaklawn Park, and Keeneland’s $750,000 Bluegrass Stakes, both on April 14, will feature large fields overflowing with colts who’s connections are dreaming of roses. Starting at Oaklawn, we have the 1 1/8 miles Grade 1 […]

The Daily Derby News Blitz – April 9, 2012

With only a few more preps remaining before the Kentucky Derby, the majority of contenders know if they are in or out for the big dance.  However, a few “bubble” horses will be affected by two more preps this weekend; the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby and the Grade 1 Bluegrass Stakes.  (The Coolmore Lexington Stakes […]

Full field to chase Kentucky Derby dream in Spiral Stakes

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The Grade 3 Spiral Stakes is making a name for itself after last years winner Animal Kingdom used the race as a springboard for his Kentucky Derby victory. In 2012 a strong field of 12 has gathered to compete for the $500k purse. The winner is virtually guaranteed a spot in the starting gate of […]