Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ride the Rainbow

The picture says “Be The Only Winner” but that’s not true today. It’s mandatory-pay day in the Rainbow-6, a bet which we would never play normally, but will play today when there’s $3.99 million in the pool. The mandatory-distribution runs … Continue reading

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Pegasus Late Pick-4

Let’s take a look at the late Pick-4 on the Pegasus card today at Gulfstream. Race 9 – #1 Marley’s Freedom (10-1), who won’t be anywhere near that morning line price, is our top pick dropping out of the G1 La Brea and … Continue reading

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Pegasus Day: Key Horses

Today is the outstanding Pegasus World Cup card at Gulfstream Park. In this post, we will go through the card and find a few horses we’ll key off of in wagers. We’ll come back with another post looking at a … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

Let’s look at a few spots today between Aqueduct and Gulfstream. Gulfstream Race 7 (Sunshine Millions Turf) – #1 Our Way (3-1) is the horse to beat. We’ve always been fans, but he has a lot of layoff lines and is tough to … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Race Review: Jerome

After originally attempting to run the race on New Year’s Day, Aqueduct was finally able to card and run the Jerome on January 13th. Firenze Fire, who won the Sanford and Champagne last year, was the short-priced winner for trainer … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Race Review: Sham Stakes

The Sham Stakes was run at Santa Anita on January 6th and won by McKinzie for trainer Bob Baffert. Previously: Mucho Macho Man Fractions: 23.69, 47.74, 1:12.17, 1:36.58 Race Flow: Moderate pace Winning Beyer Speed Figure: 97 On The Winner: McKinzie … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Race Review: Mucho Macho Man

There were five Derby preps run over the 10 day period between January 6th and 15th. We’ll begin reviewing them here by going over the Mucho Macho Man run on January 6th at Gulfstream. The race was won by Mask … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

Looking around the country for a few spot plays on Saturday. Previously – Derby preview races of the Jerome and the Lecomte. Gulfstram Race 9 (Marshua’s River) – #8 Dream Dancing (8-5) is the favorite but she’s a deep closer in a race without … Continue reading

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Derby Trail: Lecomte (G3)

Let’s head to the Fair Grounds for the G3 Lecomte Stakes, the first of the Derby preps in New Orleans this winter. Principe Guilherme, perfect in two starts for trainer Steve Asmussen, heads the field. Previously – Preview of today’s Jerome … Continue reading

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