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August 23rd, 2019

Dick Powell’s Top Picks for the 2019 Travers Stakes at Saratoga

The $1.25 million Travers Stakes (G1) will be run for the 150th time on Saturday at historic Saratoga Race Course. Amazingly, it will be run […]

August 23rd, 2019

Saratoga Scouting Report: Kentucky Horses & Travers Day Stakes Selections for Saturday, August 24

With Churchill Downs coming off perhaps their strongest spring meet in history, the horses based in Kentucky should perform even better than they have in […]

August 23rd, 2019

Exacta Bet of the Day for Saturday, August 24 at Saratoga

Exacta Box of the day for Saratoga This Saturday at Saratoga is the biggest day of the biggest race meet of the summer season – […]

August 19th, 2019

Tacitus and company can make the most of a Travers lacking star power

The disappointing racing season in the three-year-old division will continue this weekend at Saratoga with the meet’s signature race, the Travers Stakes (G1), drawing a […]

July 23rd, 2019

Maximum Security returns to form as compelling Travers awaits

With Saturday’s victory in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1), Maximum Security showed who’s boss in the three-year-old division. He rebounded smartly from a second […]

May 5th, 2019

Dick Powell: The stewards got it right

After an interminable review by the stewards in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), they got it right. It was a long and circuitous path to get […]

April 30th, 2019

2019 Kentucky Derby Field with odds

145TH KENTUCKY DERBY PP HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY ODDS 1 War of Will Mark Casse Tyler Gaffalione 20-1 2 Tax Danny Gargan Junior Alvarado 20-1 3 […]

April 29th, 2019

Final Kentucky Derby works round-up: notes and quotes from coast to coast

With the exception of Japan Road invitee Master Fencer, who continued his routine exercise at Keeneland, the other 19 Kentucky Derby (G1) contenders turned in […]

April 28th, 2019

Five things to know about the 2019 Kentucky Derby

With less than a week to go before the 145th Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 4, here are five things to know going into what […]

April 26th, 2019

Kentucky Derby field foaling date and Dosage Index

Last year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, JUSTIFY, who went on to sweep the Triple Crown, fell right in line with a Dosage Index of 3.00 […]

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April 21st, 2019

Kentucky Derby works round-up for April 21

The general rule for many horsemen training toward a big race is that the last timed workout isn’t the most important. The big work often […]

April 21st, 2019

Sizing up major preps for 2019 Kentucky Derby

There were seven Kentucky Derby (G1) prep races run this year that gave 100 points to the winner and with remarkably few defections so far […]