A big stakes night at the Meadowlands revolves around Meadowlands Pace. July 14’s program is covered thoroughly below, along with some extra facts on the iconic stakes event. The “Pace” program includes the classic Mistletoe Shalee affair, more huge pots for aged pacers of both sexes and...|
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Meadowlands Racetrack hosts the marquee preps on the Hambletonian Trail, the $262,000 Stanley Dancer Memorial and the $257,000 Del Miller Memorial, on the undercard of the Meadowlands Pace Saturday, July 14. Full fields of Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks hopefuls respectively compete in...|
Although it’s premature to say that the field is coming together for the August 11 Arlington Million (G1), Sunday’s Arlington barn notes named possible candidates for the “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1). Oscar Performance plots a return to the scene of his 2017 Secretariat (G1...|
This week’s features faired well enough and there was enough freshman fire to kick a few exactas well into the black. It was a slow weekend for the H2W list in the winners department. Here is how it all went down: Friday, July 6 New York Sires Stakes action for frosh-filly...|
Chad Brown has won five of the last six editions of the Belmont Oaks (G1), and will saddle two of the 10 candidates on Saturday. The pair includes 7-2 morning line favorite Significant Form, a nice filly but one whose credentials aren't quite as strong as Brown's one-two finishers last year, New...|
Mirroring the Belmont Derby (G1), Saturday’s $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) pits a European raiding party against a strong home defense. Team Valor’s Capla Temptress is the most accomplished of the invading trio, but Aidan O’Brien’s Athena and Christophe Clement’s new recruit Chipolata...|
Saturday's $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship (G3) is a "Win & You're In" Breeders' Cup Challenge race for the TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1), to be held at Churchill Downs in November. A field of six will line up for the seven-furlong feature, with morning line favorite #1 Limousine...|
Million Preview Day at Arlington on Saturday features several intriguing multi-race wagers, including the 50-cent Late Pick 5 (Races 6-10) and the TwinSpires.com Late Pick 4 (Races 7-10). Here are thoughts on the Pick 5. Race 6 -- Modesty H. (G3) Morning line favorite #13 DADDYS LIL DARLING is...|