by Dave Litfin I like to consider myself a sane, rational-thinking person who's willing to consider different sides of an argument, a trait most handicappers tend to develop over time whether they like it or not. Having said that, I can't see keying anyone other than Mohaymen (#3) in the Jim...|
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Sunday’s Haskell Invitational (G1) undercard includes a pair of competitive turf stakes, the $150,000 Oceanport (G3) and the $100,000 Matchmaker (G3) for distaffers. The 1 1/16-mile Oceanport marks the return of horse-for-the-course Winning Cause, who’s been sidelined for 14 months since his late-...|
Lord Nelson stamped himself as a serious contender for this year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) when capturing the Triple Bend (G1) on June 25 and the Bob Baffert-trained colt will take some beating in Sunday’s $300,000 Bing Crosby (G1) at Del Mar. The 4-year-old heads a field of nine in the 6-furlong...|
While the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) draws all the attention on Sunday at Monmouth Park, there will be four other graded events on the day’s undercard worth paying attention to. Among those four two – the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (G2) and $100,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (G3) – are...|
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist will attempt to rebound from his first career setback, a third in the Preakness (G1), when returning in Sunday’s $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth Park. Installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite, the Doug O’Neill-trained colt will break from the...|
Woodbine’s 10-race card on Saturday is headlined by Lexie Lou’s appearance in the Victoriana Stakes in the 2014 Queen’s Plate winner’s first start since winning the Dance Smartly Stakes on Queen’s Plate day this year, but she will be odds on in this spot, and we have our eyes (and wagering dollars...|
Saturday’s $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar will feature a rematch between two champions when Beholder and Stellar Wind square off for the second straight time. This go around doesn’t look to play out any differently from when the duo first met in the Vanity Mile (G1) on June 4 at...|
Edited Press Release Multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Sheer Drama has begun her preparations for Saratoga’s $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (G1) on August 27 with a half-mile breeze at her South Florida training base on Thursday morning. Harold L. Queen's homebred covered four furlongs over...|