Monthly Archives: April 2017

Looking At The Belmont Opening Day Late Pick-4

The late pick-4 on the Friday Opening Day card at Belmont is a tremendous sequence of deep, contentious, non-claiming races that makes for a challenging handicapping puzzle, one that we’re excited to tackle here. We’re going to narrow early because the … Continue reading

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Stakes Preview – Sunny Ridge Can Upset the CT Classic

The start of the baseball season has made updates to this blog a bit more infrequent than we’d like, but after a rain-out today, let’s take a look at the Charles Town Classic, the 11th today at Charles Town in … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Santa Anita Derby (G1)

The third of the Derby preps today is at Santa Anita, the Santa Anita Derby, which goes as Race 8. As the horses crossed the wire in the San Felipe four weeks ago, it looked like Mastery would be about … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Blue Grass (G2)

We looked at the Wood Memorial in our last post. Let’s look at the Blue Grass, which is a very interesting race where we are going to take a shot with a price horse. The one thing that jumps out in this … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Wood Memorial (G2)

There are three Derby prep races today, the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita. Let’s go through the races, and we’ll start here with the Wood Memorial. 1 – Glenrichment (15-1) … Continue reading

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Some Saturday Stakes Plays

Our last two posts looked at the Louisiana Derby and the Florida Derby but let’s take a quick look at some of the other stakes on these cards today. Gulfstream Race 7 (Sir Shackleton) – $100k, 7 furlongs – This … Continue reading

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