Vance Hanson offers final thoughts on Kentucky Derby contenders as we await final works and possible defections.
Even without Enable competing, this week’s Ebor Festival at York is hardly lacking in star power. A select group in the Juddmonte International (G1) and a Group 3 event for juveniles earlier in the card.
Kentucky Oaks has a tantalizing showdown looming between Gamine and Swiss Skydiver, a brilliant filly vs one that has conquered all.
For the first time in several weeks, all legs of Saturday’s Cross Country Pick 5 will be stakes events. We’ll try and get off on the right foot by attempting to beat the likely short-priced favorite in the Saratoga Derby.
Gulfstream Park is estimating a pool of more than $3 million for Sunday’s mandatory payout on the Rainbow 6 jackpot, which runs from Races 6-11.
Saturday’s Cross Country Pick 5, which offers a mix of graded events and non-stakes, twice crosses the international border between the U.S. and Canada.
New York-breds will be the primary focus on Thursday’s card at Saratoga with half of the 10 races restricted to state-breds. That includes the featured $75,000 John Morrissey H. for older sprinters on the main track as well as a pair of allowances on the turf.
Bettors who relish the summer months due to the abundance of turf racing won’t want to miss the Colonial Downs meet that begins this week and runs through Sept. 2.
Esthetically, the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood figures to be a fascinating watch. However, as a betting proposition, the race might prove too formful to yield any great surprises.
Of the two boutique summer meets, Del Mar arguably is hosting the more interesting of the graded stakes on Saturday — from a betting perspective that is. Here are horses I’ll be…
Emphasizing the negatives, rather than the positives or an equal balance of the two, is not a bad way to dissect a race.
There are plenty of wagering options on the stakes portion of Saturday’s Haskell Day card at Monmouth Park, but the Pick 4 sequence that runs from the Matchmaker (G3) to the Haskell…