Saratoga 2014: Woodward Stakes betting preview

The Grade 1, $600,000 Woodward Stakes will go as race 11 on Saturday at Saratoga (6:46ET).

The Woodward Stakes is the final of four graded stakes races on Saturday at Saratoga as well as the final leg of the $500,000 Guaranteed Late Pick 4. Regally bred colt has lost three races in a row, but looks poised for a bounce back effort thanks to the addition of blinkers and a race that […]

Grade 1 Whitney Handicap betting preview

#1 Will Take Charge (Unbridled’s Song x Take Charge Lady by Dehere) 4-1: Stood tall as arguably the best horse in the country after winning the Clark Handicap late last year, but has had so-so luck since. It was a slow pace more than anything else that kept him from winning the Foster Handicap when […]

Whitney Handicap draw: Palace Malice heavily favored

Cross Traffic won the 2013 Whitney Handicap, besting Mucho Macho Man who would go on to win the Breeders’ Cup Jerry Bossert A berth to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic is on the line in Saturday’s Grade 1 Whitney Stakes from Saratoga. The Whitney, which offers a purse of $1.5 million, is one […]

Verrazano meets Itsmyluckyday

Dirt Mile contender Verrazano

The 2013 Pegasus Stakes on Sunday June 16 at Monmouth Park has seven horses entered, but only two of them are capable of winning. Those horses are Wood Memorial champion Verrazano and Holy Bull Stakes victor Itsmyluckday. Verrazano was my pick to win the Kentucky Derby, but was compromised by the off track as well […]

Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks Update 4/26/13

Cash big in Derby 2013! Purchase Keeneland Dan’s selections! BLACK ONYX (No. 12) – Sterling Racing’s Black Onyx had an uneventful morning on the track, galloping 1 ½ miles after the Friday morning renovation break under exercise rider Aurelio Gomez. Gomez said trainer Kelly Breen was traveling to Louisville on Friday and is scheduled to […]

2013 Kentucky Derby Contenders Top 10

2013 Kentucky Derby Picks

Verrazano (More Than Ready x Enchanted Rock by Giant’s Causeway): This is exactly the kind of horse I want in the Kentucky Derby. He has a high cruising speed and waits for the jockey to “push the button” and tell him it’s time to rock and roll. He will enter the Kentucky Derby after a […]

2013 Kentucky Derby prep review

Several strong prep races are in the books and the 2013 Kentucky Derby is rapidly approaching. Let’s go over the action that has already taken place on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. This 2013 Kentucky Derby betting siteu has got your back. Florida Derby Itsmyluckyday and Shanghai Bobby renewed their rivalry here, but it […]

2013 Kentucky Derby Future Pool 3

2013 Kentucky Derby Contenders

The third and final 2013 Kentucky Derby Future Wager has ended with All Other Three-Year-Olds sent away as the 5-1 favorite, indicating the public’s lack of faith in a single horse. Todd Pletcher’s Verrazano was the favorite among the individual entries. The Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby winner closed at odds of 7-1. The son […]

2013 Kentucky Derby Contenders Top 10


March Madness doesn’t apply solely to the NCAA Tournament. Chaos has reigned on the Kentucky Derby trail as well. The top 2013 Kentucky Derby horses remain in flux. Let’s take a look at some of the best contenders. Verrazano (More Than Ready x Enchanted Rock by Giant’s Causeway): Right now, there is this colt and then everyone […]

2013 Kentucky Derby Contenders Top 10

2013 Kentucky Derby Contenders

ITSMYLUCKYDAY (Lawyer Ron x Viva La Slew by Doneraile Court): When I picked this horse to win the Holy Bull it was based largely on a recency edge as well as monstrous speed figures. The 111 BRIS figure he earned for his Gulfstream Park Derby win is as big a number as I can remember […]