While spring doesn’t technically begin until Mar. 20, weather conditions have improved sufficiently in Kentucky for Turfway to resume racing on Wednesday.
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares his weekday picks and plays for Monday, Feb. 15 at Aqueduct, Fair Grounds, and Santa Anita.
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares his weekday picks and plays for Thursday, Feb. 11 at Fair Grounds and Turfway Park.
Sam Houston’s biggest day of racing just got even bigger. An evening of upsets on Saturday has triggered two carryovers for Sunday’s stakes-packed card.
A $55,371 Single 6 carryover and a $1,324 Super Hi 5 carryover are both up for grabs on Saturday at Turfway Park.
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares his weekday picks and plays for Thursday, Jan. 14 at Fair Grounds, Gulfstream Park, and Turfway Park.
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares his weekday picks and plays for Thursday, Jan. 7 at Aqueduct, Fair Grounds, and Gulfstream Park.
Gulfstream Park offers a 10-race card on Wednesday, and I like a horse making the second start off the claim for Mike Maker later in the program.
With the rail out 40 feet for the third consecutive day, the turf was noticeably worn on Thursday. The surface played truer to profile, with the four shorter races favoring forward runners.
A pair of Grade 2 turf tests are part of a superb Kentucky Derby (G1) undercard on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
The $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) will be run Saturday as race 11 at Turfway Park. The 1 1/8-mile event is for 3-year-olds and is part of the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby series with 20-8-4-2 points going to the top four finishers.
A big field of 14 will go postward in the $125,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley on the Fair Grounds turf Saturday. The one to beat gets a demanding outside draw and is…