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Outwork to Display Speed in Wood Memorial Stakes

April 7, 2016 |

Outwork to Display Speed in Wood Memorial Stakes– Two main speed horses are present in the $1 million Wood Memorial Stakes (GI) on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack: Outwork and Matt King Coal. Outwork drew the outside post position eight. If the lightly-raced colt can break cleanly and not become caught wide on the first turn, his […]

Nyquist, Mohaymen Meet in Florida Derby

March 30, 2016 |

Nyquist, Mohaymen Meet in Florida Derby: Nyquist arrived at Gulfstream Park in fine order on Tuesday afternoon. The undefeated son of Uncle Mo will face the toughest test of his career on Saturday, when he runs against fellow undefeated star Mohaymen in the $1 million Florida Derby at the distance of nine furlongs on dirt. Whoever […]

Is Shagaf the Real Deal in Gotham at Aqueduct?

March 3, 2016 |

Is Shagaf the Real Deal in Gotham at Aqueduct?: Shadwell Stable’s Shagaf enters the Gotham Stakes (GIII), scheduled for this Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack, with a perfect 2 for 2 record. Trained by Chad Brown and scheduled to be ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., powerful connections and a high-percentage jockey are behind this colt. He needs […]

Can Mohaymen Stay Undefeated in Fountain of Youth?

February 24, 2016 |

Can Mohaymen Stay Undefeated in Fountain of Youth?: Unsurprisingly, most handicappers place Shadwell Stable’s Mohaymen on top of their Kentucky Derby 142 contender rankings. The Tapit colt holds an undefeated record and goes into the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (GII), scheduled for this Saturday at Gulfstream Park, with the best routing speed figures (using TimeformUS anyway). […]

Mohaymen Stirs Hype in Holy Bull at Gulfstream

January 28, 2016 |

Mohaymen Stirs Hype in Holy Bull at Gulfstream: Racing’s newest star, Mohaymen, makes his 2016 debut in the $350,000 Holy Bull Stakes (GII) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. After studying the past performances and watching videos, it appears nothing will stop him. Kiaran McLaughlin conditions the son of Tapit and Justwhistledixie for Shadwell Stable. He won […]

Sentiero Italia a Skip for Queen Elizabeth II Bettors

October 9, 2015 |

Sentiero Italia a Skip for Queen Elizabeth II Bettors: Sentiero Italia has taken a successful path to the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (GII), scheduled for this Saturday at Keeneland. With two recent Grade II victories on the resume, and a close fourth to invincible Lady Eli three starts ago, she is the proven […]

Watsdachances of Chad Brown Winning Flower Bowl?

October 2, 2015 |

Watsdachances of Chad Brown Winning Flower Bowl?: Quantity matters, especially when the stable is full of quality horses in the first place. Trainer Chad Brown entered five different horses (one of them “main track only”) in the Flower Bowl Stakes (GI) at Belmont Park, scheduled to be run at 10 furlongs on Saturday. The chances […]

Constitution’s Numbers Mixed in Jockey Club Gold Cup

October 1, 2015 |

Constitution’s Numbers Mixed in Jockey Club Gold Cup: BRIS Speed Ratings and Beyer Speed Figures paint different pictures for Constitution, a contender in Saturday’s Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI) at Belmont Park. On BRIS, his winning figure for the Donn H. (GI) earlier in the year is 102, a number surpassed by every horse in […]

Wedding Toast, Curalina Outclass Beldame Rivals

September 23, 2015 |

Wedding Toast, Curalina Outclass Beldame Rivals: Gamblers preferring vertical wagers might find the Beldame Invitational (GI) disappointing. Only six horses enter the gate on Saturday for the nine furlong event at Belmont Park. The two expected favorites, Wedding Toast and Curalina, hold the best chance. One contender, House Rules, may pull off an upset with […]

Woodward Stakes Promises a Good Horse Race

September 4, 2015 |

Woodward Stakes Promises a Good Horse Race: The Woodward Stakes has a deeply rich history. Not only have many Hall of Fame horses won the nine-furlong event, but it also has helped multiple horses to earn year-end Eclipse Awards. The race has been hosted annually at Saratoga Race Course since 1954 and has been run […]