by Dick Powell Tonight at 1:15 am (EDT), The Everest Stakes will be run for $10 million (Australian dollars) at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia going about six furlongs on the right-handed course. If you like to do research on races before you bet, all you have to do is search The...|
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By Dick Powell The $3 million Cox Plate (G1) is Australia’s premier horse race. No, not the two-mile $6 million Melbourne Cup (G1) run under handicap conditions on the first Tuesday of November where the marathon distance and high weights scare away many of the top horses. But the Cox Plate...|
With the Breeders Crown elims a week away, raceway circuits look to settle local crowns. Indiana and Ontario holds super finals and New York gathers its best for state-bred finals at Yonkers, where also gather world-wide stars for the $1-million International Trot. In Ohio, Northfield welcomes...|
With the Breeders Crown elims looming boldly, some eligible colts and fillies battle for big money in state-bred finals this weekend, which is important for their connections as they consider dropping into the box next week for “Crown” competition. As the Breeders Crown Countdown blog posts...|
by Scott Shapiro After a couple of extremely busy weekends loaded with Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” events across North America, it is time as handicappers to catch our breath and start thinking about the World Championships at Del Mar next month. The majority of our race analysis will...|
Some thoughts on last weekend’s final round of Breeders’ Cup preps: Keen Ice couldn’t catch the lone speed in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park but I expect him to bring a formidable late kick to the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). Diversify received the right set-up and ran a...|
Opening weekend at Keeneland was a big one, with eight graded races held at the Lexington, Kentucky venue. I like a few that might be interesting contenders at Del Mar next month. Shadwell Turf Mile (G1): SUEDOIS made his U. S. debut a memorable one, wearing down early leader...|
Five graded races, each with Breeders’ Cup implications, took place at Belmont Park this past weekend and I will shed some light on what I witnessed. Champagne (G1): Jason Servis-trained FIRENZE FIRE swept to the lead nearing midstretch and stayed on through the wire to notch a half-length...|