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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 […]

Greenpointcrusader Charges Into Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds

March 21, 2016 |

Greenpointcrusader Charges Into Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds: When a horse turns in a good effort under new tactics, the versatility shown becomes a plus. Therefore Greenpointcrusader, the “class” choice for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (GII) at Fair Grounds on Saturday, deserves extra consideration because he ran well in an uncomfortable scenario last time given […]

Lambholm Tampa Bay Derby 2016: Posts, Odds, Plays

March 10, 2016 |

Lambholm Tampa Bay Derby 2016: Posts, Odds, Plays– Let the Derby fever begin, as we head to Florida this weekend for the 36th edition of the Grade II, Tampa Bay Derby. The race is set for Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Tampa Bay Downs, in Tampa, Florida. The race is now an official prep for the Kentucky […]

Ready Dancer Back to Dirt in Swale at Gulfstream Park

January 28, 2016 |

Ready Dancer Back to Dirt in Swale at Gulfstream Park: Headlines for the $150,000 Swale Stakes (GII), scheduled for Saturday at Gulfstream Park, will focus on graded stakes winner Awesome Banner. Yet, he must be approached with caution in this closely-matched field because of the value. For an alternative, how about Let’s Go Stable’s Ready […]

Mexikoma the ‘Safe Choice’ in Sunshine Millions at Gulfstream Park

January 14, 2016 |

Mexikoma the ‘Safe Choice’ in Sunshine Millions at Gulfstream Park: Competitive large-field races are what bettors enjoy, and Saturday’s $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park features a 10-horse field with at least a few key contenders. Out of the main choices, Mexikoma seems like the safest choice to hit the board for Team Valor International. […]

Stallwalkin’ Dude Makes Start No. 18 in Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream Park

December 16, 2015 |

Stallwalkin’ Dude Makes Start No. 18 in Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream Park: When Stallwalkin’ Dude competes in the Mr. Prospector (GIII) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, it will be his 18th start of the year. To put this into perspective, the closest pursuer on the list will only make his 10th start. Trained and owned by […]

Pace-resistant Private Zone Enters Cigar Mile

November 25, 2015 |

Private Zone won last year’s edition by five lengths for trainer Alfredo Velazquez and the ownership group Good Friends Stable. After switching to the Jorge Navarro barn earlier this year, the gelding was moved to Lynch’s stable just after he finished second in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (GI).

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 […]