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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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Derby Prep Review – Gotham Stakes (G3)

Back in New Jersey after a fun weekend down at Gulfstream. Let’s review two interesting Derby prep races from over the weekend, the Gotham at Aqueduct in this post and the Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream in our next post. … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Gotham (G3)

Aqueduct and Gulfstream drew big cards for Saturday, cards that include the Gotham at Aqueduct, featuring Withers winner El Areeb and the Fountain of Youth, featuring Holy Bull winner Irish War Cry. Both races hand out Derby points on a … Continue reading

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Sunday Spot Plays

Let’s take a look at a few spots on Sunday at Gulfstream and Aqueduct. Gulfstream Race 7 – 3yo Maiden Special Weight, 5 furlongs, turf – There’s not a lot to go on in this race, with some shaky form, horses coming … Continue reading

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Sunday Spot Plays

Our Saturday Spot Plays were largely terrible or overbet or both, so let’s try to do better today. We have just two faces to focus on, but they are both very good and competitive fields – one at Gulfstream and … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays – Gulfstream, Aqueduct

It’s a beautiful day here in New Jersey and up and down the coast. Let’s try to pick a few winners. We already looked at today’s late pick-4 at Laurel, which includes two graded stakes. Now, let’s look at a … Continue reading

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Sunday Spot Plays

Our Gulfstream Late Pick-5 Play detailed here hit for $1,459, keyed by an impressive performance by Sharp Azteca in the Gulfstream Park Handicap. We were certainly a tad lucky though, as 7-2 Escape Velocity, a first-time starter for Chad Brown, … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Holy Bull, Withers, Lewis

Saturday was a big day on the Derby Trail, with three different points races, the Holy Bull at Gulfstream, the Withers at Aqueduct, and the Lewis at Santa Anita. We saw some very good performances, some pretty good performances, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Highlight Horses

There is some very good racing around the country on Saturday with quality Kentucky Derby points races at Gulfstream, Aqueduct and Santa Anita with some very good undercard racing as well. We have already written up previews of the Derby … Continue reading

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