Category Archives: Stakes Preview

The Preakness Pick-5

This is a tough sequence considering the weather and the expected off track, but there are a few reliable horses that we can focus on. Of course, that list is capped by Kentucky Derby winner Justify, who we will not … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby Pick-4

Let’s take a look at the daunting pick-4 sequence that ends on the Kentucky Derby. Our full Derby preview and write-up can be found here. The sequence includes Races 9 – 12 – the American Turf, Pat Day Mile, Turf … Continue reading

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The Run For the Roses

It’s time for the 144th Run for the Roses. The Kentucky Derby is Saturday at Churchill Downs, and as usual, a contentious field of 20 has been assembled to go 10 furlongs for a spot in the history books. It’s been … Continue reading

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Ride the Rainbow

We’ve been a little behind in getting some posts up – sadly work and life have gotten in the way – but we’re back for the big Florida Derby Day card at Gulfstream today which includes a mandatory payout (so … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Rebel (G2)

Today at Oaklawn, they run the Grade 2, $900,000 Rebel Stakes and it drew a strong field of 11, including several that come out of the strangely run Southwest Stakes. Last month’s Southwest was run on a gold rail, which … Continue reading

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Aqueduct All-Stakes Late Pick-4

Our last post of the day looks at the all-stakes late pick-4 at Aqueduct that finishes with the Gotham, a key Kentucky Derby prep race that came up pretty strong. Let’s go through the sequence. Race 7 (Stymie) – #3 Harlan Punch (3-1) … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay All-Stakes Pick-5

Tampa Bay Downs runs an excellent all-stakes pick-5 on Saturday that wraps up with the G2 Tampa Bay Derby, the biggest race of their meeting. Let’s take a look at the sequence, which begins on race 7 at 3:15 pm. … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Tampa Bay Derby (G2)

The biggest race of the season at Tampa Bay Downs comes today as they run the G2 Tampa Bay Derby, a key Derby prep race. Previously: San Felipe, Gotham. The race is headed by Flameaway, who won the local prep in … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Preview: Gotham (G3)

An excellent card at Aqueduct on Saturday wraps up with the Gotham (G3), the local prep for next month’s Wood Memorial. Previously: San Felipe. The race is headed by Firenze Fire, who has been based in New York this winter … Continue reading

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