Woodbine: A live longshot for Early Pick 5 carryover on King's Plate Day

Sun Aug 20 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Sunday is King’s Plate Day at Woodbine, and the Pick 5 starting in Race 2 features a non-jackpot carryover worth CAD $81,774 (USD $60,128.) Plus, Ellis Park has a $2,137 Super High 5 carryover.
How to bet the Sorority Stakes

Sat Aug 19 2023John Mucciolo

Eight two-year-old fillies will travel one-mile on the Monmouth Park main oval in Sunday’s $200,000 Sorority S.
How to bet the Bolton Landing Stakes

Sat Aug 19 2023John Mucciolo

A total of six juvenile fillies will travel 5 1/2 furlongs on the Saratoga lawn in Sunday’s $150,000 Bolton Landing S.
Chasing carryovers: Ellis Park and mandatory payout at Gulfstream Park

Sat Aug 19 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Ellis Park has a $2,828 carryover up for grabs in the $1 Super High 5 on Saturday. Later in the afternoon is the mandatory payout of a $338,577 Pick 6 jackpot at Gulfstream Park.
The Science of Horse Racing: Who Is the Fastest?

Fri Aug 18 2023Jennifer Kelly

Whether they pull a sulky, run a long distance, or sprint over a short quarter mile, three breeds are the stars of the sport we all love, but, of the three, who is the fastest and why?
First-Crop Sires: Maximus Mischief takes the early lead

Fri Aug 18 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Maximus Mischief showed talent during his brief racing career. Now he’s back in the headlines thanks to a promising first crop of foals.



First-crop sires: Hopeful-bound Pirate makes waves for Omaha Beach

Fri Aug 18 2023Kellie Reilly

With his fashionable pedigree and exceptional record on the racetrack, Omaha Beach is eligible to become a top sire.
The Jury: Bets and Fades for Aug. 19

Fri Aug 18 2023TwinSpires Staff

James Scully and Vance Hanson tackle the major stakes action at Saratoga, Del Mar, and Woodbine in this week's jury.
Colonial Downs carryovers: Horses to play in the $29,378 Pick 5 and $1,747 Pick 6

Fri Aug 18 2023J. Keeler Johnson

The Friday card at Colonial Downs is absolutely loaded with opportunities for horseplayers to chase excellent betting value.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of Aug. 18 & Ellis Park P5 Carryover

Fri Aug 18 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Friday, Aug. 18 at Saratoga, Del Mar, and Remington Park, along with a horse to single in the $92,036 Pick 5 carryover at Ellis Park.
First-Crop Sires: Mitole striking early with fillies

Thu Aug 17 2023Vance Hanson

There was arguably no finer champion male sprinter in the 2010s than Mitole, who capped the decade with a tremendous campaign in 2019 that included four Grade 1 wins from six furlongs to one mile.
How to bet with, and against, Wet Paint in the 2023 Alabama Stakes

Thu Aug 17 2023John Mucciolo

A fantastic field of 10 three-year-old fillies will hope to endure 1 1/4 miles in Saturday’s $600,000 Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga.
Introducing the first-crop sires series for 2023

Thu Aug 17 2023TwinSpires Staff

Our team is profiling five prominent stallions making a splash with their juveniles.