Near-around the clock action is nothing new on TwinSpires.com, but the class of the races offered on Saturday--with group and graded stakes action beginning with Royal Ascot in the morning and concluding with Churchill Downs "after dark"--is pretty special.My Royal Ascot selections have been...|
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Pocono Downs shines with features on Sun Stakes Saturday, June 22,with eliminations for finals at the Pennsylvania oval next week, including a big event on the Hambletonian Trail which you can read about on the excluscive blog. Soph-colt pacers go in elims for the Max Hempt and the fillies ride...|
Host Derek Simon and Ed DeRosa of The Flat Bet Prophet gives his thoughts on the ongoing Royal Ascot meeting.TwinSpires Horse Racing Podcast w/Derek Simon 06/19 by TwinSpires Radio | Blog Talk Radio|
For those who thought (as I did) that Orb was the most likely winner of the Belmont Stakes, nearly even money (19-to-20, paying $3.90) to show on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner in the third jewel of American Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown must have seemed like great value....|
The top news for the weekend is some of the biggest news of the season, as we called it, with Captaintreacherous winning the $1-million Pepsi North America Cup. We call your attention to a blog I wrote for the standardbred industry two days before the “Cup,” which is everything I have to offer...|
Over the pace couple of weeks, I’ve received a lot of e-mails asking me how I use my pace figures, or speed rations, to predict the outcome of a horse race.Invariably, these missives go something like this: “I love your (Pace Profile) reports, but I’m not really sure how to use them. Can you help?”...|
The million-dollar Pepsi North America Cup is the season’s first seven-digit purse offering and it’s early season arrival is a considered a major test for glamour-boy pacers. Mohawk Raceway hosts a huge stakes program on the night of the event, featuring pacers and trotters in strongly contested...|
It’s one of the biggest programs of the season, headlined by the Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday, June 15. There is so much material to accompany analysis of the races on the Mohawk Raceway program that night that we have split the difference with the usual two blogs—here and our Hambletonian...|