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September 7th, 2019

Kentucky Downs Selections for Sunday, September 8

The Sunday forecast calls for sunny skies and a high of 87 degrees. With the top pick listed first, “A” horses are in order or […]

September 5th, 2019

Kentucky Downs Selections for Saturday, September 7

The firm turf course was a little more forward on Thursday. Four of the five sprint races were won by forward horses. There were two […]

September 2nd, 2019

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Monday, September 2

Free picks for Ellis Park by Joe Kristufek Race 4 #5 Dance Rhythms (6/1 ML) A model of consistency in turf sprints, she’s held her […]

August 31st, 2019

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Sunday, September 1

Race 4 – PALMER’S WAY (#5) (6-1) Live on the tote on the drop in his third career start last out at Churchill Downs, he […]

August 30th, 2019

Kentucky Downs Selections for Saturday, August 31

Saturday’s Franklin, Kentucky, forecast calls for sunny skies and high of 90 degrees. Historically when the Kentucky Downs turf course is bone dry, it can […]

August 29th, 2019

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Friday, August 30

Race 6 – URBAN INSIGHT (#1) (5-2) Having an opinion against favored horses in any given race can be a big advantage, if you’re right […]

August 29th, 2019

Kentucky Downs 2019 Meet Preview

Full fields of talented horses on grass and low takeout rates. When it comes to racing, wagering and most importantly, profit potential, those are a […]

August 24th, 2019

Saratoga Scouting Report: Kentucky Horses for Sunday, August 25

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 24th, 2019

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Sunday, August 25

Race 4 – BLAME RO (#7) (7-2) Compromised by an extreme outside post and a very wide run on the turn for home, this three-year-old […]

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

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Saturday, August 24

Race 3 – SEVEN NATION ARMY (#5) (5-2) First or second in five of his last six starts and the one time he wasn’t, he […]

August 20th, 2019

Ellis Park Spot Plays for Friday, August 23

Race 4 – #4 ISLAND LOVE (9-2) By City Zip out of the stakes-placed Empire Maker mare Bahama Bound, this Victoria Oliver debuter has turf […]