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April 16th, 2019

Handicapping Insights: American Pharoah’s first winner comes overseas on turf

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s first foal to race won on the turf in Ireland at Naas on Sunday. Trained by Aidan O’Brien and owned […]

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April 16th, 2019

Dick Powell’s Australian Pick of the Week April 17

Race 8 at Albury (Australia A) on Wednesday night is a 5 3/4-furlong class 1 handicap. The track is expected to be “Good-4” which is […]

Hoosier Park Harness Racing
April 16th, 2019

Abbey Looms Large as the Hoosier Pick of the Week

  Three Horses to watch at Hoosier Park this week   The 4TH Race at Hoosier Park on Wednesday will feature 10 trotters going one-mile. […]

April 15th, 2019

Hanson: Thoughts on the Kentucky Derby Top 25

The 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby series is now complete and the field is somewhat set. Now comes the wait for final works and […]

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April 14th, 2019

State of 2019 Kentucky Derby leaderboard and horses on the bubble

After a Kentucky Derby Championship Series of preps that propelled a few under-the-radar types into the spotlight, the cutoff to make the Derby 145 field […]

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April 14th, 2019

Pocono Place Partner, $41, Sparks $131 Exacta; Two-Digit Soph Winners; Top Prices $37, $24; Yonkers Series Legs Done

  Winners were popping up in local features and on the horses-to-watch (H2W) list. Here’s the success and failure rundown from our covered features: Thursday, […]

April 12th, 2019

Keeneland Spot Plays for Saturday, April 13, 2019

Four stakes races, topped by the $350,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (G1), will lead a superb 11-race card at Keeneland on Saturday. I have tabbed six […]

April 12th, 2019

Late Pick 4 the play on 2019 Arkansas Derby Day

The $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) will top a fine 12-race card at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. My major focus on the day, other than […]

April 12th, 2019

How to get the Winx farewell bonus

All-time great racemare Winx makes her grand finale in Friday night’s Queen Elizabeth (G1) at Randwick. Post time is 1:05 a.m. (EDT), and is […]

April 12th, 2019

Kentucky Derby Pedigree Profile: Vekoma

R. A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stables’ Vekoma earned a berth in the starting gate at Churchill Downs on May 4 with a convincing tally […]