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February 14th, 2019

Stakes value plays for Risen Star Day at Fair Grounds

The $400,000 Risen Star Stakes (G2) headlines a huge day of racing at Fair Grounds on Saturday. A total of six stakes events, four of […]

February 14th, 2019

Beau Recall is the Pick 4 single at Fair Grounds on Risen Star Day

Fair Grounds plays host to a superb 12-race card on Saturday, offering six stakes races led by the $400,000 Risen Star S. (G2). A trio […]

February 8th, 2019

Kentucky Derby Pedigree Profile: Mind Control

Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stable’s Mind Control led at every call en route to a 1 1/2-length victory in the Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct […]

February 7th, 2019

Playing the Tampa Bay Downs Late Pick 5 on 2019 Sam F. Davis Day

by Nicolle Neulist Saturday’s card at Tampa Bay Downs features four stakes. Though there is no All-Stakes Pick 4, the late Pick 5 features all four […]

January 31st, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Robert B. Lewis Stakes

The Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) will be run going 1 1/16 miles over the main track at Santa Anita on Saturday. Only six are […]

January 31st, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Holy Bull Stakes

If you thought it rained a lot at Gulfstream Park last Saturday, keep your umbrella ready. South Florida is supposed to get so much rain, […]

January 30th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Withers Stakes

A field of seven has been entered in the Withers Stakes (G3) at the “Meat Locker,” formerly known as Aqueduct. Racing was canceled there on […]

January 30th, 2019

Dick Powell’s Dubai Pick of the Week Jan. 30, 2019

Race 2 at Meydan on Thursday morning is the $250,000 UAE 1000 Guineas for three-year-old fillies going about one mile on the dirt. The race […]

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January 30th, 2019

Dick Powell’s Australian Pick of the Week Jan. 30, 2019

Race 4A at Scone is for older horses going 1 3/8 miles around right-hand turns. Australia is in the midst of record heat and drought […]

January 28th, 2019

Handicapping Insights: Pegasus World Cup Day saw top efforts on track but not from stewards

Some things never change. Watching the races from Gulfstream Park on Saturday reinforced my impression that no matter how much we complain, there is no […]