Be sure to tune into our Facebook and Twitter pages for live thoughts before and after the races The days are rolling off the calender and the 2011 Breeders Cup is rapidly approaching. Before that we have Super Saturday at Belmont Park which provides an excellent preview of the coming championship day. Often these big [...]
The Whitney Handicap is the premier race of the Saratoga meeting for older horses. The 1 ⅛ miles race is a grueling test which includes the likes of Alydar, Personal Ensign, Easy Goer, Awesome Again, Lemon Drop Kid, Invasor and Lawyer Ron among its winners. Last year we nailed Blame ($8.80) as our top selection [...]
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!
I was greatly looking forward to the Native Diver Handicap this past weekend, because I thought I would get to see Lava Man race for the first time in nearly 17 months. That wasn’t to be, because trainer Doug O’Neill scratched the gelding from the race because of rain. The field was still strong with [...]