Hong Kong Selections Feb. 4: Helios Express the one to beat in Classic Mile

Fri Feb 02 2024TwinSpires Staff

Analysis of the Feb. 4 card at Sha Tin, courtesy of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Declan Schuster.
How to bet the 2024 San Marcos Stakes

Fri Feb 02 2024John Mucciolo

Editor's note: Sunday's card was canceled. The San Marcos, rescheduled for Feb. 10, will be redrawn on Wednesday.
How to bet the 2024 Forego Stakes

Fri Feb 02 2024John Mucciolo

A total of eight horses will go postward in the Saturday feature at Turfway Park, the $125,000 Forego S.
Friday’s Best Bets and Quick Picks: Pick 6 carryovers galore

Fri Feb 02 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares best bets and quick picks for Friday, Feb. 2 at Turfway Park and Delta Downs, along with horses to play in a trio of Pick 6 carryovers at Aqueduct, Fair Grounds, and Santa Anita.
The Jury: Expert Picks, Bets and Fades for Feb. 3 [Video]

Thu Feb 01 2024TwinSpires Staff

Racing analysts Ashley Anderson, James Scully, and Darin Zoccali discuss Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) prep races at Oaklawn, Aqueduct, Gulfstream, and Santa Anita, plus racing at Fair Grounds. Ashley and James give their thoughts in the written portion below. Be sure to check out Darin's opinions in our on-camera portion as well!
Meet the Contenders: 2024 Robert B. Lewis Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Meet the horses running in the 2024 Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) at Santa Anita. For each horse, we're listing a pro, a con, and a rating of potential. The star rating of 1 to 5 represents opportunity to perform well. Be sure to follow these contenders by adding them to your Stable Alerts.
Dubai Preview: Trevaunance could have a well-deserved victory ahead

Thu Feb 01 2024Alastair Bull

Irish mare #8 Trevaunance can gain a well-deserved victory when she takes on an international field in the Dubai Millennium Stakes (G3) on the Meydan turf Friday morning.
Meet the Contenders: 2024 Withers Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Meet the horses running in the 2024 Withers S. (G3) at Aqueduct. For each horse, we're listing a pro, a con, and a rating of potential. The star rating of 1 to 5 represents opportunity to perform well. Be sure to follow these contenders by adding them to your Stable Alerts.
Tipsheet: 2024 Robert B. Lewis Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024John Mucciolo

Conditioner Bob Baffert will saddle three of the nine contenders for Saturday’s fantastic $200,000 Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) at Santa Anita.
Tipsheet: 2024 Withers Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024John Mucciolo

A cast of nine sophomores will travel 1 1/8 miles on the Aqueduct main strip in Saturday’s $250,000 Withers S. (G3).
Betting With, and Against, Denim and Pearls in the Martha Washington Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024John Mucciolo

A nice field of nine three-year-old fillies will travel 1 1/16 miles at Oaklawn Park in Saturday’s $250,000 Martha Washington S. The affair is led by the Brad Cox-trained #8 Denim and Pearls (6-5), who finished a clear runner-up in the Year’s End S. on the oval in her latest offering.
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Feb. 1, 2024

Thu Feb 01 2024Jason Beem

Jason discusses the recent huge scoring performances in the NBA and how domination and incredible performances aren't always great in sports, including in horse racing.
Exotics Plays for the 2024 Kitten’s Joy Stakes

Thu Feb 01 2024John Mucciolo

A talented field of nine three-year-olds will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Gulfstream Park turf in Saturday’s $175,000 Kitten’s Joy S. (G3).