We continue this week with more personally chosen harness-race features and our H2W (horses-to-watch) list, targeting our TwinSpires accounts into profit territories. These overnight races will usually involve the common wagers (win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta) and many of them will...|
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I'm on record being a fan and supporter of McCraken in his quest to win this year's Kentucky Derby (G1), thus I hope he runs well in Saturday's $250,000 Sam F. Davis (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs. He'll be the favorite in the 1 1/16-mile race, which awards 10 Derby qualifying points to the winner, but...|
El Areeb confirmed his status as a serious contender and Irish War Cry emerged as possible force in South Florida as three prep races in the Road to the Kentucky Derby series were offered on Saturday, February 4. The Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park featured the return of early Kentucky Derby...|
Robert Lewis: I tabbed ROYAL MO as a horse to watch entering this race and the John Shirreffs pupil did not disappoint, rolling home a clear winner and stamping himself as a fine prospect who could be nearly any kind this winter and spring. The son of Uncle Mo did not defeat the strongest field...|
Former Chilean champion Furia Cruzada was expected to need her Dubai debut last Thursday for new trainer Erwan Charpy, all the more so since she was tackling males in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 (G2). But she was so happy to be back on dirt that her lack of recency, or fitness, didn’t even...|
Filly sensation Unique Bella had barely ambled across the wire in Sunday’s Las Virgenes (G2) when the Twitterverse erupted: take on the boys! After all, the daughter of Tapit and 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (G1) heroine Unrivaled Belle is nominated to the Triple Crown, so doesn’t she deserve...|
El Areeb and Irish War Cry are who I thought they were Sure, I didn't bet either of them (or in the case of Irish War Cry even pick to win his race), but their Brisnet.com Speed Ratings and how they earned them stuck out among this generation, and I have no problem putting both...|
Along with a few double-digit winners from the horses-to-watch list (H2W—see below), our personal features produced a few winners and within the two-of-three winners in the Miami Valley Pick 3, a three-digit Exacta. So, we’ll begin this week’s update with our contenders’ success on Friday, Feb. 3...|