2014 Donn Handicap betting

2014 Donn Handicap betting

by Ryan Patterson Morning Line courtesy of Chris Hernandez. #1 Uncaptured (Lion Heart x Captivating by Arch) 12-1: This guy is one of my favorite horses in training, but he simply isn’t fast enough. He is already a Grade 2 winning millionaire, so I can see why Mark Casse wants to take a shot at […]

2013 Clark Handicap: Game on Dude vs Will Take Charge

2013 Clark Handicap: Game on Dude vs Will Take Charge

Two championship pictures will be impacted by the outcome of the 2013 Clark Handicap. First, Game on Dude will try to add fourth Grade 1 win to his collection, while pushing for Horse of the Year honors. Second, Will Take Charge will try to leave no doubt in the minds of voters about who was […]

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

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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 […]

Uncaptured my early choice for 2013 Kentucky Derby

2013 Kentucky Derby Uncaptured

Uncaptured’s Kentucky Jockey Club win solidified him as the strongest challenger to the undefeated Breeders’ Cup winner and Kentucky Derby favorite Shanghai Bobby. The Mark Casse pupil put in a brilliant race and fought back on the rail under Miguel Mena to repel the bid of the inexperienced Frac Daddy. I don’t get too high on juveniles […]

2012 Eclipse Awards; I’ll Have Another Horse of the Year

2012 Eclipse Awards; I'll Have Another Horse of the Year

2012 Horse of the Year I’ll Have Another (Flower Alley x Arch’s Gal Edith by Arch) delivered an exciting 2012 campaign that was not bested by any other horse in America. His resume includes three Grade 1 wins among which are the first two legs of the Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. […]

Churchill Downs: Iroquois Stakes betting preview

Iroquois Stakes from Churchill Downs

Opening day at Churchill Downs will showcase the some of the best juvenile racehorses in the country. The Sunday card climaxes with the Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes at 5:02 ET. Brendan Walsh is not afraid to try tough spots for ROAD AGENT. The dark bay or brown son of Rock Hard Ten broke his maiden […]