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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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North of the Border

Let’s go north of the border up to Toronto where there are two Grade 1 races at Woodbine this afternoon – the EP Taylor for fillies & mares and the Canadian International for colts and geldings. We think the North … Continue reading

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Three Year Old Fillies On The Grass Highlight Saturday Racing

After two straight weeks of Breeders Cup prep races, the action slows down a bit but we still have a pair of very good races for three year old fillies on turf, led by the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II … 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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Parx Grade 1s

Today is the biggest day of the calendar at Parx Racing in Bensalem, where they run the Grade 1 Cotillion for three-year old fillies and the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby for three-year old colts, the latter race being run as … Continue reading

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Bird Song Can Upset Sharp Azteca in Kelso

Belmont has two graded stakes races on Saturday, headed by the G2 Kelso Handicap. Kelso Handicap (G2) – Belmont, Race 9 – #5 Sharp Azteca (4-5) leads the field and will be the controlling speed under Paco Lopez for trainer Jorge Navarro. Over … 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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Kentucky Downs All-Stakes Pick-4

I thought Flatlined, our play in the Tourist Mile on Wednesday, was going to run by in the last furlong Wednesday, but it was not to be. But Kentucky Downs continues to offer very strong cards, and today’s is no … Continue reading

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The Hopeful

This Grade-1 staple for two-year olds at Saratoga wraps up the meet today and is a very competitive and field of eight. As with the Spinaway from Saturday, a few contenders come out of some gold-rail races, creating horses to … Continue reading

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