The Grade I Cigar Mile, formerly known as the NYRA Mile, is named in honor of the great Cigar. The warhorse beat Suburban Handicap winner Devil His Due in this race on his way to a then record of 16 consecutive wins. He would be proud of the group of eight gathered to try and [...]
The Metropolitan Handicap is a fixture of the racing scene dating back to the 1890’s. This one-turn one mile race is known as the “stallion” maker, as its Grade 1 status and one-turn mile distance are major plusses to American breeders. This year’s group of 11 runners has four horses that can put that major [...]
Ryan Patterson takes a look at the Metropolitan Mile. His top pick is Tizway. Watch the video to find out more!
Some call it the biggest race in the world, or perhaps the most important. The winner is more often than not named Horse of the Year. The race is the Breeders Cup Classic, and the stakes are clearly high. I covered the race extensively for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association last year. My top pick, Quality Road, [...]
Click here for information on how to get my picks for this race. The Grade 2 Suburban Handicap contested over 9 furlongs on the dirt for three-year-olds and upward has quite a strong field for its 2010 edition. 2009 Wood Memorial winner I Want Revenge is back for his first start since scratching as the [...]