Sunday Juvenile Stakes Plays for Kentucky Downs

Fri Sep 08 2023John Mucciolo

A pair of $500,000 stakes races for two-year-olds will highlight the action at Kentucky Downs on Sunday.
How to bet the 2023 John C. Mabee Stakes

Fri Sep 08 2023John Mucciolo

A compact field of six fillies and mares will run 1 1/8 miles on the Del Mar lawn in Saturday’s $250,000 John C. Mabee S. (G2).
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of Sept. 8

Fri Sep 08 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Friday, Sept. 8 at Del Mar and Remington Park, along with a horse to single in the $5,579 Pick 5 carryover at Penn National.
International Spotlight: Five BC WAYIs during Irish Champions Festival

Thu Sep 07 2023Kellie Reilly

This weekend’s Irish Champions Festival features a grand total of five Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” contests.
Stakes Spot Plays for Colonial Downs Sept. 9

Thu Sep 07 2023John Mucciolo

A total of six stakes races on the green will take center stage during a big afternoon of action at Colonial Downs. Here are a trio of horses that I will be using on the fantastic card.
Turf Stakes Selections for Woodbine Sept. 9

Thu Sep 07 2023John Mucciolo

A pair of competitive graded stakes tilts on the Woodbine turf will lead the day of racing north of the border on Saturday.

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Breeders' Cup Classic Preview: Pacific Classic, Travers reinforce early projections

Thu Sep 07 2023James Scully

We previewed the major role three-year-olds were poised to play in our first installment of the Breeders’ Cup Classic preview last month, and Arabian Knight and Arcangelo established themselves as the probable top two betting choices with respective wins in the Pacific Classic (G1) and Travers (G1).
How to bet the Del Mar Debutante

Thu Sep 07 2023John Mucciolo

A massive field with 14 juvenile fillies on board will contest the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (G1) on Saturday.
Exotics Wagers for the Virginia Derby

Thu Sep 07 2023John Mucciolo

A talented field of 11 three-year-olds will go 1 1/8 miles on the Colonial Downs lawn in Saturday’s $500,000 Virginia Derby (G3).
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Sept. 7, 2023

Thu Sep 07 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at his first Virginia Derby and a scary incident that never really should have been scary.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of Sept. 7

Thu Sep 07 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Thursday, Sept. 7 at Horseshoe Indianapolis, along with singles for the $5,148 Pick 6 carryover at Colonial Downs.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Sept. 7, 2023

Thu Sep 07 2023Jason Beem

Jason opens the show discussing some show-related topics and thoughts. Then he looks ahead to the weekend of racing, including the Virginia Derby from Colonial and stakes action from Del Mar.
Tall Tales of the Track: Love, Faith, and a Filly Named Signorinetta

Wed Sep 06 2023Jennifer Kelly

In the first part of the 20th century, one man’s love for a horse became an improbable story of incredible triumph.