Do names correspond to an abstract reality? Or are they just handy labels? Last Thursday’s Dubai Carnival action won’t solve the age-old philosophical argument between realists and nominalists, but it did showcase two horses who ran up to their lofty names. Championship, in the form of his life...|
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We were very strong on a Dover Pick 3 on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Our Tweet alarm was posted with three horses aimed at hitting the $2.00 ticket cold. It was a good start, as we nailed Marion Mentor ($9.80, $5.00, $4.00) in the first leg. We had a bad start in the second leg as our choice,...|
California Chrome and assistant trainer Alan Sherman (c) Cecilia Gustavsson/Horsephotos.com California Chrome ruled the night at the 2016 Eclipse Award ceremony at Gulfstream Park on Saturday evening. The talented and popular chestnut was honored as both the Horse of the Year and champion older...|
Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) one-two Arrogate and California Chrome, who will cross swords again in next Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup (G1), got their duel going a little early. At opposite ends of the country on Saturday, they posted their final serious works for the $12 million rematch, and each...|
Saturday’s $200,000 Lecomte (G3), the first of three Kentucky Derby qualifying races at Fair Grounds, highlights a 12-race card that includes six stakes and TwinSpires.com is offering players 20X Points Winsurance at the New Orleans track. By making $10 or more in Win bets on any race at Fair...|
Multiple Argentinean Group 1 winner Eragon puts the “world” in the January 28 Pegasus World Cup (G1), as the recent import is the only candidate to bring international intrigue into the $12 million bonanza. Intrigue is probably the best Eragon can hope to provide, however. Between a less-than-...|
by Dick Powell New York racing is taking some body blows and you never know which one will turn out to be a knockout punch. Finger Lakes Race Track has always been an important part of the New York breeding program and their racing has produced trainers like Charlton Baker, Chris and Jeremiah...|
North America harness racing grinds through the new year with dozens of pari-mutuels opportunities for TwinSpires players. Our third preview blog of 2017 offers more personal harness-race features from at tracks carried by TwinSpires. Aimed at profiting on the horses most handicapping sources do...|