It’s early in the season but we have a candidate for TwinSpires Harness Player Horse of the Year (the highest win paying horse within a year’s worth of this blog). In this week’s horses-to-watch list (H2W), second-time entry Mars Man soared to victory, paying $115.00 to win (see list below). We...|
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As tempting as it may be to oppose the favorite in a 15-horse field, Epicharis looks too tough in tonight’s Hyacinth S. at Tokyo (12:25 a.m. EST), the second and final points race on the “Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby.” For that reason, if you’ve not yet qualified for Round 2 of the $25,000...|
El Camino Real Derby (G3): Seven sophomores will go to post in this All-Weather event at Golden Gate on Saturday. SHEER FLATTERY, who was third in the Robert B Lewis S. (G3) at Santa Anita in his latest offering, is the top draw but the $100,000 son of Flatter failed to make much of an impact in...|
A day devoted to starter allowance stakes referenced in name to some of the nation's former chief executives, Gulfstream Park's President's Day program on Monday has plenty of intriguing betting options. The 10th race, the $60,000 Sage of Monticello for three-year-olds that have started for a...|
The highest payout in the four Kentucky Derby (G1) preps covered by the $25,000 Kentucky Derby Dream Bet thus far has been $10.60, while the other three were won by favorites or near-favorites. If by chance you consistently bet against the chalk and still have not qualified for the Final Round of...|
The first four races in Round 1 of the $25,000 Kentucky Derby Dream Bet are in the books but there is still plenty of time to qualify for Round 2 by cashing a $5 Win bet on one of the remaining 12 contest races. Be sure to click “Opt In” (from the Kentucky Derby Dream Bet banner on the contest...|
Hitting an exacta or trifecta at Aqueduct on Friday can earn TwinSpires.com players a share of a $500 betting bonus. Be sure to “Opt In” for eligibility and players who wager at least $50 in exacta or trifectas, and hit at least once, will receive a share of the $500 daily prize. Fast conditions...|
by Dick Powell Years ago, I used to work for Fair Grounds Race Course. As a big player in the simulcast market, we had the advantage of good weather and a turf course. When bad weather would hit the Northeast, we would benefit. In fact one year, Aqueduct cancelled on the day of the Louisiana Derby...|