Vulnerable Favorites at the 2017 Breeders’ Cup

Stellar Wind winning the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes (gr. III) on August 30, 2015 at Del Mar. © BENOIT PHOTO When many of the best horses in North American and Europe gather to compete at the Breeders’ Cup, you can … Continued

Princess Warrior Tunes Up for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (Video)

Horses training at Keeneland – Coady Photography/Keeneland Photo Keeneland Press Release: Evan, Andrew and Matthew Trommer’s Princess Warrior, runner-up in the Darley Alcibiades (G1) on Oct. 6, opening day of Keeneland’s Fall Meet, worked 4 furlongs in :48.60 Saturday morning in … Continued

Lady Aurelia Posts Penultimate Pre-Breeders’ Cup Workout (Video)

Keeneland Photo Keeneland Press Release: Trainer Wesley Ward was excited after Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s Keeneland-based European champion Lady Aurelia turned in her final Keeneland work Saturday, a day before she leaves for Southern California and her next start in the $1 … Continued

Oscar Performance Headlines Five Breeders’ Cup-Bound Grass Workers at Keeneland

(Photo by Zoe Metz/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup) Keeneland Press Release: Amerman Racing’s Oscar Performance, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1), worked a half-mile in :49.60 on his own Sunday morning over a Keeneland turf course labeled firm. It was … Continued

Handicapping the Super Saturday Pick 4 at Belmont Park

(Photo by Bob Mayberger/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup) The first “Super Saturday” of Breeders’ Cup prep races will be held this afternoon, and Belmont Park in New York has put together a terrific day of racing that includes an all-stakes Pick 4 … Continued

Probable Starters for Super Saturday Breeders’ Cup Preps

Oscar Performance winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita (Photo by Zoe Metz/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup) With the Breeders’ Cup just over five weeks away, a huge slate of key prep races will be held this weekend at racetracks … Continued

Quick Graded Stakes Picks for September 16, 2017

On an exciting day of graded stakes throughout North America, here are a few quick handicapping thoughts on some of the best races… Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Hollywood Star and Ten City are deserving favorites based off their performances … Continued

A Single, Some Favorites, and a Longshot in the Woodward Day All-Stakes Pick 4

Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand Closing weekend at Saratoga kicks off this afternoon with a terrific card highlighted by four graded stakes races, including the $750,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I). These four races will comprise an all-stakes Pick 4 that … Continued

Will Arrogate Offer Betting Value in the Pacific Classic?

Photo by Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup Other races might offer larger and more competitive fields, but for pure excitement and intrigue no race this weekend can match the $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar, in which the … Continued

McPeek Seeks Another Sweep in Ellis Juvenile, Debutante

Sunny Skies winning the Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs – Coady Photography Ellis Park Press Release: Trainer Kenny McPeek took both of Churchill Downs’ closing-night stakes for 2-year-olds with the colt Ten City and the filly Sunny Skies and now shoots … Continued

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