Summer Front & Lea cap profitable weekend

Our weekend stakes success continued with victories by Summer Front ($4.20) and Lea ($14.80). They won consecutive races, the Grade 2 Ft Lauderdale and Grade 3 Hal’s Hope Stakes, to combine for a Daily Double worth $50.80. Not bad; that means a $20 Daily Double bet using just my picks would bring home $508. Talk […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grade II Peter Pan Stakes betting preview

The $200k Grade II Peter Pan Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park is the best betting race of the weekend. The one turn, nine furlong race has attracted a contentious group of twelve sophomore contenders. It will go forward as race 8, making it the penultimate event of the $350k Guaranteed Late Pick 4. Mark […]

Castaway seeks Kentucky Derby ticket in Grade 3 Lexington Stakes

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The $200k Grade 3 Coolmore Lexington Stakes from Keeneland will have an impact on the Triple Crown races of 2012. The only question is this; will the 8 ½ furlong race influence the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness Stakes? Castaway (Street Sense x Priceless Storm by Storm Cat) appears to be the only horse with a […]