One of my wagering resolutions in 2017 is to pay more attention to Oaklawn Park with the thought being that I’ve been missing opportunities there over the years (for another opportunity, check out the 20x promo on losing win bets!). It’s a popular wagering option but not too popular. The pools are...|
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If memory serves, Oaklawn Park has lost all or part of its opening weekend to bad weather a few times in recent years. That won't be the case this weekend as the forecast calls for seasonably mild temperatures Friday through Monday. However, that same forecast predicts showers or rain every day,...|
The 2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival is already off on a history-making note, as Le Bernardin became the first two-time winner of the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (G2) on Thursday’s opener. Trained by Ali Rashid al Rayhi for Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed al Maktoum, the eight-year-old son of Bernardini...|
Arrogate and California Chrome, the respective one-two finishers from the November 5 Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and finalists for the 2016 Horse of the Year Eclipse Award, each took to the track on Sunday to ready for their upcoming showdown in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)....|
With the major success in the Saturday, Jan. 7 personal features, here is a review that goes backward to Thursday, Jan. 5. At the Meadowlands on the first Saturday of 2017, we blasted a big winner mid-program with Stratocaster ($63.60, $20.00, $9.40). Last year, including personal features and...|
Edited Press Release Cheryl McIntyre of Massillon, Ohio, won three National Handicapping Championship (NHC) qualifying contests this year and earned 19,898 points overall to win the 2016 NHC Tour, which ended Sunday at the close of on-track qualifiers at Monmouth Park and Del Mar’s Surfside Race...|
Saturday's $100,000 Sham (G3) at Santa Anita runs through Gormley. The John Shirreffs-trained colt impressively captured the FrontRunner (G1) in October, grabbing an uncontested lead when a rival expected to show speed broke poorly, before throwing in a dud the next month in the Breeders' Cup...|
TwinSpires.com offers the opportunity to watch and wager on South African racing, so tune in Saturday morning for the first Breeders' Cup Challenge races of the New Year. The Paddock S. (G1) for fillies and mares is scheduled for 9 a.m. (ET), and the Queen's Plate (G1) follows at 9:40 a.m. Check...|