Saturday’s $750,000 Wood Memorial (G2) at Aqueduct represents a crossroads for four notable Kentucky Derby (G1) hopefuls. Battalion Runner needs to rack up the Derby points fast in his stakes debut, Irish War Cry and Mo Town need a form turnaround as well as a points boost, and Cloud Computing...|
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The Road to the Kentucky Derby is fast coming to a close, and Saturday will see three of the final five races -- the Blue Grass Stakes (G2), Wood Memorial (G2) and Santa Anita Derby (G1) -- in the series of points contest run. The same can be said for the Road to the Kentucky Oaks, which has four...|
by SCOTT SHAPIRO A late Pick 4 that commences with the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby in Race 8 and offers a one million dollar guarantee caps off a strong Saturday afternoon card in Arcadia, California. The size of the fields and the quality of the racing makes this one of the more playable Pick 4’s...|
by SCOTT SHAPIRO The $1-million Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby headlines Saturday’s eleven-race card at “The Great Race Place.” For FREE Brisnet.com Ultimate PPs of the Santa Anita Derby, CLICK HERE. The field of thirteen will be competing not only for a seven-figure purse but also 170 points in the “...|
Saturday’s $1 million Blue Grass (G2) could turn out to be the most informative Kentucky Derby (G1) points race. As unbeaten McCraken aims to solidify his position as the early Derby favorite, the surging Tapwrit and J Boys Echo bid to continue their progression, while Practical Joke seeks to...|
Wood Memorial (G2): Eight Kentucky Derby hopefuls will go to post in Saturday’s feature at Aqueduct. I think this is a mostly wide-open event that could go a lot of directions and will focus on a few talented up-and-comers. BATTALION RUNNER is the 2-1 morning line choice for conditioner Todd...|
Saturday is always one of the most fascinating racing days on the calendar. Three of the four biggest Kentucky Derby (G1) preps will be held at Aqueduct, Keeneland, and Santa Anita, along with accompanying Kentucky Oaks (G1) preps and other graded stakes. The Derby preps, of course, are the main...|
Keeneland opens its 15-day Spring Meet and the average 50-cent Pick 4 returned $1,788 during the Fall Meet. Here are a couple of horses I will be keying in today’s Late Pick 4 (races 7-10) Race 7: #1 Another Gal (12-1) bobbled at the start of her March 3 debut at Turfway Park but still managed to...|