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Dortmund Leads Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Pre-Entries

October 29, 2016 |

By Reinier Macatangay Earlier this week pre-entries for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI) came out and fans and bettors alike will likely favor Kaleem Shah’s physically stunning 4-year-old colt Dortmund. Dortmund, trained by Bob Baffert, is winless in three 2016 starts but in early 2015, he carried a lot of momentum going […]

Tom’s Ready Can Light Up Kentucky Derby 2016

May 3, 2016 |

Tom’s Ready Can Light Up Kentucky Derby 2016 by Reinier Macatangay: Bettors are steadily recognizing trainer Dallas Stewart’s ability to prepare a horse for the Kentucky Derby (GI). The man finished second twice with Commanding Curve in 2014 and Golden Soul in 2013, both at generous odds. The pair of runners were closing horses too, […]

Kentucky Derby Horses 2016: Photo Gallery

April 27, 2016 |

Kentucky Derby Horses 2016: Photo Gallery– The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The Grade I dirt race for three-year-old colts and geldings is run at 1 1/4 miles and is worth a whopping $2,000,000. The Kentucky Derby starting gate is limited […]

Thinking About Running Styles in Kentucky Derby 142

April 18, 2016 |

Thinking About Running Styles in Kentucky Derby 142: Twenty horses make up the Kentucky Derby, and to handicap the race, variables such as the post positions, final workouts, pedigrees of the horses and their running style must be considered. We’re going to focus this week on the running style, a very important aspect to predict […]

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 […]

Magna Light No Longer in Dark for Hopeful Stakes

September 4, 2015 |

Magna Light No Longer in Dark for Hopeful Stakes: Christmas time for handicappers ends on Monday at Saratoga Race Course, when the summer meet concludes with a fun card highlighted by the Hopeful Stakes (GI) and Magna Light. Bettors let Magna Light go off at double-digit odds in the Sanford (GIII), in spite of a powerful-looking […]