Contenders from our special vault adorn many races with all types of harness wagers again this week in our blog’s popular presentations, Partners For Picks (PFP), Power Plays (PPS) and for other personally selected features as we continue to battle what we hope are the last breaths of winter, which...|
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Saturday night's nine-race program at Sam Houston features four stakes and an offer for TwinSpires.com customers to get their Win bets back all evening. Players that opt in and wager at least $50 on the card can get their Win bets back up to $10 per race if their selections finish second or third....|
by Dick Powell Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) will be available in a few weeks but it’s not too soon to start paying attention to it as the division has become very fluid lately. The Risen Star Stakes (G2) was run last Saturday at Fair Grounds and, while it provided an exciting...|
by DICK POWELL There were lots of stakes races run over the President's Day weekend, but the two stars of the week came in an allowance race at Tampa Bay Downs and a maiden special weight race at Santa Anita. On January 13, Todd Pletcher unveiled MAGNUM MOON in a six-furlong dirt sprint...|
Bravazo (Hodges Photography) Risen Star Stakes Winner Bravazo by Alastair Bull Calumet Farm has been the most successful owner and breeder of Kentucky Derby winners, but it’s been a long time since it was last successful. In 2018, the Calumet team will be hoping Bravazo can put them back...|
Sumahama (Tomoya Moriuchi/Horsephotos.com) Hyacinth Stakes Winner Sumahama by Alastair Bull The 1989 Kentucky Derby winner Sunday Silence became the ultimate breed-shaping stallion in Japanese Thoroughbred history, siring more than 170 stakes winners. There’s now a chance one of his...|
by JOHN MUCCIOLO The lucrative, $500,000 Southwest S. (G3) is the Monday feature at Oaklawn Park, and I will take aim at the Late Pick 5: Race 6: Maiden special weight run for sophomores going a mile attracts a fairly well-matched cast. #3 LIONITE is a must use in his seasonal debut for Asmussen...|
Four races for three-year-olds -- the Southwest (G3), two allowances, and a maiden -- plus the Razorback H. (G3) for older horses comprise Monday's intriguing Late Pick 5 sequence at Oaklawn Park. Race 6 -- #3 LIONITE (5-2) placed twice at Saratoga last summer and was fourth in the Breeders'...|