A dozen will run six furlongs on the Royal Ascot turf in Saturday’s $810,000 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Eng-G1). The turf sprint lacks a clear-cut favorite and will be a dynamite event from both a viewing and wagering standpoint. Check out the FREE Royal Ascot Betting Guide! Here’s the field: #1...|
Welcome to the TwinSpires Blog.
Our contributors will be continually updating posts to offer commentary, insight, advice, and expert opinions on horse racing and wagering. The goal is to help you win more and become a better all around horse player.
The 93rd Hambletonian is coming at us quickly. Here’s an opportunity to catch some great prices in the August classic, again at the Meadowlands in 2018, and take advantage of a special TwinSpires offer, with a bet or two or three or more that may increase in value before the big event is...|
After my so-called value options spectacularly failed in Thursday’s Group races at Royal Ascot, the consolation was that the winners were among the obvious players, and logical results are always welcome. That said, we’ll turn the page to Friday’s Group action, where the favorites may again hold a...|
The 2018 stakes journey is in full swing as June rolls to an end, and with the debut of two-year-old races adding to the schedule the action multiplies for each sex and gait in every division. The scene for summer’s opening is the mountains of Pennsylvania, where Pocono Downs offers...|
Focus on the Hambletonian Trail shifts to Pocono Downs on Saturday, June 23, with hopefuls competing in three eliminations for the $500,000 Earl Beal Jr. Memorial (EBM). Then, on Sunday, June 24, Tioga hosts three filly-trotter New York Sires Stakes (NYSS) splits. At Pocono, a trio of...|
After the 9-1 Expert Eye saved me from a Wednesday shut-out at Royal Ascot, hoping that’s a sign of better fortune carrying over into Thursday. The 1ST Race, the Norfolk S. (G2) for two-year-olds over five furlongs, may be the toughest hurdle to clear in the Pick 4 – unless you think Wesley Ward’s...|
Unless you're talking about a Brown Jack or a Yeats (and maybe Frankel), there are no sure things at Royal Ascot. No lead-pipe cinches. However, many bettors often rely on the near equivalent of these, also known as "singles" or "free squares," to keep the cost down on multi-race wagers. The...|
Bet Royal Ascot's Pick 4 Day 1, Tuesday June 19, 2018 by Dick Powell Race 3: #10 LADY AURELIA is the defending champion and she gets firm ground. Daughter of SCAT DADDY won here the past two years and comes in here off a good prep at Keeneland for Wesley Ward. #9 WASHINGTON...|