Wagering on vertical exotics gives handicappers various options to make investments in a single race. Here is what vertical wagers entail.
An field of 10 sophomore fillies featuring five stakes winners will dash six furlongs in the $100,000 Purple Martin S. at Oaklawn Park on Saturday.
While the win-place-show model has been in place for some time, the recent growth of exotic wagers can be confusing to both the novice and newcomer.
An evenly matched field of nine will contest the $100,000 Santa Ana on Saturday. The feature is a very good betting affair with contenders throughout.
A field of nine Arkansas-bred runners will travel 6 furlongs in the $100,000 Nodouble Breeders’ S. at Oaklawn Park on Saturday.
A superb cast of sophomores will contest the $750,000 Florida Derby on Saturday. The top four finishers will earn points towards the Run for the Roses.
Wagering on horse racing is not an easy task. And what presents an even more difficult assignment to many is how to bet on first-time starters.
What bets to make in two graded stakes tilts on the lawn will be hosted by Santa Anita on Saturday and here is how we will bet them.
A total of eight black-type races are on the Louisiana Derby slate, with four of those being of the graded variety. My focus will be on the big events.
An early Fair Grounds Pick 3. I will aim to get off to a good start early in the afternoon when focusing on a three-race sequence for 3-year-olds starting in Race 2.
A pair of turf sprints help comprise a Pick-3 sequence at Fair Grounds on Saturday. Now’s a good time to take a swing at what could be a healthy return.
A large docket of stakes races comes this weekend at Turfway Park, highlighted by the Jeff Ruby Steaks. See the top picks from each of these races.