Saturday’s $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, a 1 1/16-mile race for two-year-olds, is part of the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” series and anchors a $200,000 guaranteed Delta Downs Jackpot Pick 4. TwinSpires.com players can take advantage of “Hit and Split It’ promotion in which 2 million TwinSpires....|
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Delta Jackpot Stakes (11/21/14) The Predicteform.com Pace Figures will tell you if a horse is likely to improve or regress in its next start. Pace Figures are not just a single speed number, but rather a series of numbers that are incredibly powerful in identifying the...|
Ask the average handicapper to detail his/her greatest weaknesses and “betting” typically makes the list. Granted, it’s not always justified. Players often make excuses for their mediocre handicapping skills — “I shoulda played the six-horse” is not a betting mistake — but there is no question that...|
UPSTART Flatter—Party Silks, by Touch Gold Owner Ralph M. Evans Breeder Mrs. Gerald A. Nielsen Trainer Richard Violette Jr. Best...|
Betting the best last-out Brisnet.com Speed Rating to win every race at Fair Grounds last year (i.e. the 2013-2014 meeting) resulted in a flat bet profit of 2%. Turf, dirt, sprints, maidens… no matter the race the only piece of information you needed to “beat the meet” was the best last-out Speed...|
The Breeders Crown finals, this year at the Meadowlands, are being held over two nights, Nov. 21 and Nov. 22. Here’s the exclusive coverage from TwinSpires’ harness department, the consummate on-line harness-racing advisory center for ADWs, featuring coverage of all the races on line and live from...|
In the News & Notes segment, host Derek Simon speculates about California Chrome’s turf debut, analyzing both his pedigree and previous pace figures. He also opines on jockey injuries — how can we prevent them? In the U. Of Bet segment, Derek discusses money management and bankroll...|
Saturday’s $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot is one of the most lucrative juvenile events on the American racing calendar, and its stature has noticeably risen in the past decade. Among its past winners were Big Drama (2008), who went on to be champion male sprinter in 2010, and Goldencents (2012),...|