The German sports club naming strategy is working well for Kaleem Shah. First up was Bayern, who capped an outstanding three-year-old season with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic and is a contender for Horse of the Year. His name is an apparent nod to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, the top...|
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Our contributors will be continually updating posts to offer commentary, insight, advice, and expert opinions on horse racing and wagering. The goal is to help you win more and become a better all around horse player.
TwinSpires' Derek Simon discusses track bias, with an assist from "Betting Thoroughbreds" author Steve Davidowitz. In the U. of Bet, Derek tackles the tote board, with an in-depth look at "insider" betting. How can one spot it and is it meaningful? Lastly, in the Handicapping segment,...|
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As we approach the end of another year and the equine age upgrades that define next season’s division, we are still swarmed with standardbred action across the board. Deep December offers your TwinSpires account many great opportunities across the continent. You may not be as familiar with the...|
To most race fans, a great performance can be hard to define with words, but as Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart said regarding obscenity, “I know when I see it.” From a personal eye test perspective, Shared Belief winning the Pacific Classic Stakes at Del Mar was the single most breathtaking...|
Take Charge Brandi did everything asked of her over a six-week span, capping a three-race graded stakes-winning spree with a gutsy score in last Saturday’s Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos, and established herself as the presumptive two-year-old filly champion. She’ll become the 25th horse to earn an...|
The 2014 racing season is near complete and so is the Eclipse Award ballot I will be filling out electronically later this month. In the past I've waited until all my selections in the equine categories were decided before I revealed them publicly, but this time around I'm releasing my choices in...|
Now that the Hong Kong International Races are in the books, here are a few postscripts: 1. Able Friend is no longer a budding star -- after the Hong Kong Mile, he's officially an international powerhouse. From a potentially dicey spot behind horses near the rear, the brute angled out and...|