Monthly Archives: February 2018

Sunday Key Horse – Fast Fact Can Bounce Back Off Tough Trip

We have just one horse at Gulfstream we’re looking forward to betting on today, and it’s #1 Fast Fact (10-1) in the 10th race. Fast Fact last ran in a similar race two weeks ago, and is #9 in the video below. As … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Saturday Late Pick-4

Gulfstream has its typical strong Saturday card with a very interesting late pick-4 that includes two three year old Maiden Special Weight races, one on dirt and one on turf, and the G3 Hal’s Hope that marks the return of … Continue reading

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Fast Pace Could Lead to Southwest Chaos

The annual President’s Day feature at Oaklawn is the G3 Southwest Stakes, a Kentucky Derby prep race. Mourinho comes in after winning last month’s Smarty Jones, but meets a much tougher test today with a lot more speed signed on … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

A very good Saturday around the country, including good cards at Fair Grounds and Laurel, was muted just a bit because of a quarantine at New York. 14 New York horses to be scratched from Saturday's Winter Carnival card @LaurelPark … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Risen Star (G2)

The Derby Trail continues in New Orleans on Saturday as Fair Grounds runs a stakes-laden card that is headed by the G2 Risen Star Stakes and Instilled Regard, winner of the Lecomte last month for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Derby Points … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Race Review: Sam F. Davis

Flameaway pulled a 10-1 upset in the Sam F. Davis on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, going wire to wire and holding off Catholic Boy, the 3-5 favorite. Previously: Withers, Lewis, Holy Bull Fractions: 24.18, 47.73, 1:11.25, 1:36.06, 1:42.44 Race Flow: … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Sunday Late Pick-4

Our Saturday late pick-4 play got de-railed when our key horse Sand Dancer never lifted his feet in Saturday’s 11th race. Let’s try again today. The Sunday sequence includes, like Saturday’s, four turf races and while there are no stakes … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Late Pick-4

Gulfstream has an all turf late-pick four on Saturday that includes two graded stakes races. Race 9 – The G1 Gulfstream Park Turf is headed by #1 Heart to Heart (5-2), who is looking for an elusive Grade 1 win. The front-runner returned … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Sam F. Davis

The Derby Trail comes to Oldsmar, Florida on Saturday with the Sam F. Davis Stakes, the prep for next month’s Tampa Bay Derby. The race is headed by Catholic Boy, a Jonathan Thomas trainee that makes his first start since … Continue reading

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