Anyone who creates, markets, and/or sells speed ratings and/or performance figures for a living will gladly tell you how over complicated we’ve made the handicapping process. Andy Beyer wrote about it in his books, as did Len Ragozin in his: the single most powerful piece of information when...|
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Nyquist can stake a claim as the best 2yo male in training with a victory in Monday’s $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1). A son of Uncle Mo, the Doug O’Neill-trained colt heads a field of eight in the closing-day feature. Purchased for $400,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida March 2yo sale, Nyquist...|
One of the exciting contest & promotions at TwinSpires.com, the $15,000 Breeders’ Cup Big Bet Battle Royale is offering Players the opportunity to win a VIP Trip to the Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland and a $10,000 Win bet on the Breeders’ Cup Classic. In order to qualify for the Battle Royale’s...|
Saratoga will close the doors on its 152nd racing meet on Labor Day Monday, and highlighting the final card of 2015 will be two graded contests – one for juveniles in the penultimate race of the season and the other sending older runners in the last turf stakes of the meet. The $350,000 Hopeful S...|
The usual caveats and disclaimers apply about whether these will produce tangible value, but their morning-line odds are a bit high relative to their win chances. So here are the potential overlays in 10 Saturday stakes, in order of scheduled post time: Saratoga's 8TH, the Saranac (G3): Vision...|
When your strongest opinion is that you don’t have a strong opinion on a particular race, watching a longshot go gate-to-wire to scoop the entire Pick 6 pool might not make you feel like a smart handicapper, but it’s a great way to feel like a smart bettor. That’s what happened to the Virginia-...|
Host Derek Simon recaps the 2015 Travers Stakes, with commentary from American Pharoah's trainer (Bob Baffert), jockey (Victor Espinoza) and owner (Ahmed Zayat). Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TwinSpires Radio on BlogTalkRadio|
American Pharoah lost a horse race. And not since Chicken Little proclaimed that the sky was falling has there been so much ado-doo about nothing. After the Triple Crown champion was overtaken by Keen Ice in the stretch of last Saturday’s Travers Stakes, the excuses came faster than a speeding...|