On Wednesday, Nov. 23, Dover Downs presents a solo elim to decide the final field for the Hap Hansen Progress Pace. The Brian Brown-trained pacer that led the division, as this blog forecasted at the beginning of this season, supplemented to this event, costing connections $25,000. Fear The...|
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by DICK POWELL I don't make up my mind on any Eclipse Award votes since I wait for all the major stakes races to still be run. Yes, the Breeders' Cup carries extraordinary weight as many divisions are decided on the track, but that doesn't always work out as we saw in a couple of divisions this...|
The Kentucky Derby Future Wager Analysis for Pool 1 The first chance to bet on the 2018 Kentucky Derby is almost upon us. Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager opens Thursday; for a period of four days, you can bet on who will win the Derby, what the exacta will be, and which stallion will...|
The Kentucky Derby Sire Future Wager, which features $2 Win and Exacta wagering, will be offered concurrently with Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager from November 23 through 6 p.m. (EST) on November 26. Curlin, the 2007-08 Horse of the Year who has provided 10 winners from 98 juveniles in...|
More late-season public favorites dominate in the remaining stakes but we managed to squeeze some exotic money from a Fall Final Four elim. At the Meadowlands on Nov. 18, three top favorites and on second choice led the elimination wins. However, one of our choices was super and surprised all...|
An 11-race card, including a pair of stakes, is on tap at Churchill Downs Saturday. Windy and rainy conditions are expected and here are my thoughts on the program: Race 1: An October 29 starter allowance at Churchill Downs looks like a key race for this six-horse field. #2 Bye Crazy Eyes and #6...|
Happily; winner of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere by Alastair Bull Happily paved a new path for trainer Aidan O’Brien when she won the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Fr-G1) at Chantilly in early October. O’Brien had won the race seven times previously, but Happily became the first filly from his...|
Good Magic; winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile by Alastair Bull When a good two-year-old’s sire and damsire both ran brilliantly in the Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic, you’ve got to feel confident about their ability to stay 1 1/4 miles. That’s exactly the formula in evidence...|