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Handicapping the Kentucky Derby

The biggest race of the year is also the biggest handicapping puzzle of the year. This year’s Kentucky Derby is as wide open as a Derby gets, certainly not a surprise after a roller coaster of a prep season. Thus, … Continue reading

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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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Saturday Spot Plays

Saturday is a very good day of racing up all across the country, especially at Santa Anita, where they have the Big Cap among five stakes, and Tampa Bay Downs, where they run the Tampa Bay Derby among five stakes. … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2)

We looked at the Gotham in our last post and in this one, we’ll tackle the Fountain of Youth, won emphatically by a last to first sweep from Gunnevera for trainer Antonio Sano under jockey Javier Castellano. Race Replay  Fractions – … Continue reading

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