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Monday’s Best Bets and Quick Picks: Curlin’s Lil Gal is live on debut

Sun Mar 31 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares best bets and quick picks for Monday, April 1 at Mahoning Valley, Will Rogers Downs, and Turf Paradise, including a 6-1 first-time starter with hot connections.
Gulfstream: Analyzing the $866,897 mandatory-payout Pick 6

Sun Mar 31 2024J. Keeler Johnson

If the thought of chasing a ~$7.5 million Pick 6 pool sounds enticing, you’ll want to play the Sunday card at Gulfstream Park.
Turfway: Betting the mandatory payout $233,156 Pick 6 carryover

Sat Mar 30 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Saturday is closing day at Turfway Park, which means the massive $233,156 jackpot carryover in the 20-cent Pick 6 is slated for mandatory payout.
Hong Kong: Selections for Sha Tin March 31

Fri Mar 29 2024TwinSpires Staff

Racing at Sha Tin begins at 11:59 p.m. ET. Selections and analysis by Declan Schuster of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Kentucky Derby dynasties: Visualizing today's most successful bloodlines

Fri Mar 29 2024Kellie Reilly

The 150-year history of the Kentucky Derby is more than written records, photographs, crackly old broadcasts, race replays, and personal memories.
Scully: Handicapping Oaklawn Late Pick 4 on Arkansas Derby Day

Fri Mar 29 2024James Scully

A pair of major qualifiers for the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Oaks (G1), the $1.5 million Arkansas Derby (G1) and $750,000 Fantasy (G3), are included in a challenging Late Pick 4 at Oaklawn Park Saturday, and I have assembled the following ticket.



Dubai World Cup Day: 2024 turf undercard for Race 3, 4, 7, and 8

Fri Mar 29 2024Alastair Bull

The Dubai World Cup may be the headline race, but few racedays in the world have a higher-quality collection of turf races than this day.
Dubai World Cup Day: 2024 dirt undercard for Race 2, 5, and 6

Fri Mar 29 2024Alastair Bull

As always, the Dubai World Cup undercard brings as strong a day of racing as just about anywhere in the world
Dubai World Cup Preview: Packed with more international interest – March 30 2024

Fri Mar 29 2024Alastair Bull

The 2024 Dubai World Cup carries a little more international interest than usual, with the typical Japanese, American, and Dubai horses opposed by an exciting runner with strong links to, of all places, Kazakhstan.
How to bet With, and Against, Nice as Pie in the Serena’s Song

Fri Mar 29 2024John Mucciolo

Eight sophomore fillies will aim to upset Valdale S. romper #8 Nice as Pie (4-5) in Saturday’s $125,000 Serena’s Song S. at Turfway Park.
How to bet the 2024 Excelsior Stakes

Fri Mar 29 2024John Mucciolo

A total of eight horses will go 1 1/8 miles on the Aqueduct dirt in the Saturday feature, the $150,000 Excelsior S.
Friday’s Best Bets and Quick Picks: Turfway’s $111,807 Pick 5 carryover

Fri Mar 29 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares best bets and quick picks for Friday, March 29 at Sunland Park and Turfway Park
The Jury: Expert Picks, Bets and Fades for March 30 [Video]

Thu Mar 28 2024TwinSpires Staff

Racing analysts Ashley Anderson, James Scully, and Nick Tammaro tackle their best bets and fades for Gulfstream Park and Oaklawn Park for the Florida Derby (G1) and Arkansas Derby (G1) cards. Ashley and James offer their thoughts in the written portion below. Be sure to check out Nick's opinions in our on-camera portion as well!


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