Category Archives: Spot Plays

Valley View – Defiant Honor Can Get Back On Track

Keeneland runs a very competitive version of the Valley View (G3) today. It’s an 8.5 furlong race for three year old fillies on the firm turf. Valley View (G3) – This races features the top three runners from the Indiana Grand … Continue reading

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Saturday Full of BC Preps

Today is a great day of racing with Breeders Cup prep races at both Belmont and Keeneland that we’ll look at here (also today, Santa Anita has the Santa Anita Sprint Championship featuring Roy H, Giant Expectations, and American Anthem). … Continue reading

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Wednesday at Belmont

(Hopefully this will go better than our Sunday picks at Woodbine who combined to beat exactly zero horses) Belmont – Race 5 – Assuming they stay on the grass today at Belmont, there is a horse we had put on our … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

There is some very good racing over the next few weeks. This weekend features two stakes-laded cards at Woodbine, an excellent Sands Point at Belmont, and a stakes-laden card at Laurel. The Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion highlight the action next … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

Let’s look at a couple of spots in the last Saturday of the Saratoga meet. Race 6 – We’ll have to watch the board in this two-year old, seven-furlong Maiden Special Weight but we’re interested in #6 Bourbon Resolution (8-1) for trainer Ian … Continue reading

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Jersey-Bred Day at Monmouth

It was a great Travers Day at Saratoga. I can’t say I expected to see West Coast go wire to wire but he ran huge (and earned a 108 Beyer in the process). The three-year olds this year continue to … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa – Travers Day

It’s Travers Day at Saratoga! Here is our analysis of the Travers itself. In this post, we’ll look at a few of the different races across the sensational card. Race 3 – #2 Chirping (12-1) stretches out from 5.5 furlongs to 8.5 furlongs … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

A few quick spot plays for Saturday at Saratoga. Race 2 – #3 Get the Facts (6-1) was green in his debut going 5.5 furlongs behind and impressive wire to wire winner on the opening Saturday of the meet and comes back in … Continue reading

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Showcase Horse – Grand Jete Can Upset Beverly D

Arlington has an outstanding card today that includes the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes and the Arlington Million, but we’re most interested in the Beverly D, which goes as Race 10. The favorite is likely #4 Dona Bruja (7-2), who has been very … Continue reading

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