Tag 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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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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Tourist Mile – Flatlined Can Spring Upset

Kentucky Downs runs the first card of their five-day meet today, re-scheduled from Saturday after heavy rain. The feature is the $400,000 Tourist Mile and it drew a solid field of nine. Our pick is #2 Flatlined (6-1) for trainer Scooter … 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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Snap Decision Can Surprise in the Hall of Fame

There are several Hall of Famers (Shug McGaughey, Todd Pletcher, Bill Mott, John Velazquez) and future Hall of Famers (Chad Brown) in the Hall of Fame Stakes today at Saratoga (Race 9), and one rider who is not a Hall … Continue reading

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