Prepare your best Dr. Evil voice because even money morning line favorite Aldrin sold for at the Keeneland April two-year-old sale after this breeze. Aldrin certainly looked fluent and stylish in that drill, but the :09.80 second time for a furlong was hardly anything all that exceptional over...|
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A fascinating statistic will be put to the test in the opening leg of the $27,469 Pick 6 on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course where 8-to-5 morning line favorite Girlabouttown will try to end the “A.P. Indy curse” by becoming the first progeny of her now-pensioned super sire to win a race at six...|
Sunday's card at Saratoga opens with a juvenile race, so let’s jump right in: Race 1, 5 ½ furlongs on dirt for New York-breds Before we discuss our betting strategy, let's take a closer look at each horse in the field. 1. G R's Giant: This Frost Giant debuter breaks from the rail and attracts...|
Like Friday’s opening day card, there is a trio of two-year-old races on Saturday—a graded stakes plus two maiden special weight races, and it is the latter pair that has our focus today. Race 1: 8 ½ furlongs on turf #1 Henry Jones: This is a son of low-profile sire Temple City, who was a Turf...|
by Ed DeRosa Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opens today and with it TwinSpires.com’s $42,000 Beat the Caveman Challenge. Our caveman will play the late Pick 4 at either Del Mar or Saratoga Race Course Wednesday (Saratoga), Thursday (Del Mar), Friday (Del Mar), Saturday (Saratoga), Sunday (Del Mar),...|
Friday's Opening day card at Saratoga includes a trio of two-year-old races for fillies Race #2: Maiden Special Weight at 5.5 furlongs on the dirt The Todd Pletcher-trained Overspending (8-to-5 morning line favorite) is also eligible after failing to draw into the body of the race. Initially...|
Among several reasons why Saratoga Race Course is unique in the North American racing landscape, is that a higher percentage of people play it a higher percentage of days. I.e., playing every day and trying to “beat the meet” is one of the reasons why Saratoga has the highest average daily handle...|
Saratoga kicks off on Friday and promises 40 days of excellent racing and countless betting opportunities. I'm going to focus this column on important trainer angles that all horseplayers must be aware of as they handicap racing at The Spa. Before I dive into discussing Saratoga trainer angles,...|