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  • Top 5 Plays on Fair Grounds Lecomte Stakes Day Card
    Riffing off a favorite Facebook theme of mine (and thanks to Ryan Martin for the idea), here are my Top 5 plays on today’s 13-race Lecomte Stakes day card at Fair Grounds. For FREE Premium Past Performances, CLICK HERE. 5. The late Pick 4. There are 6 stakes on
    via Brisnet on January 13, 2018 1:16 pm
  • Sunday Seoul & Busan: Race-By-Race Preview (January 14)
    Bitter cold gave way to snow on Saturday but Sunday should be fine and there’s plenty of racing to keep us occupied at both Seoul and Busan. New Citadel and Sinjo Daehyeop face off in Seoul’s feature race while Today is favourite to land his eighth win in ten outings
    via Horse Racing in Korea on January 13, 2018 4:15 am
  • Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, Jan. 13
    FIRST RACE: 1. Frankincense, 2. Maestro Dearte, 3. Gosilently. LONG SHOT: Bellerin. SECOND RACE: 1. Soul Sound, 2. Topaz Time, 3. Del Mar Diva. LONG SHOT: Lil Bit Dangerous. THIRD RACE: 1. Nero, 2. Core Beliefs, 3. Kris’ Wild Kat. LONG SHOT: Curly’s Rocket. FOURTH RACE: 1. Hayabusa One, 2.
    via From the Winners’ Circle on January 13, 2018 2:55 am
  • The Road to the Triple Crown with Brian Nadeau: The Jerome
    Irad Ortiz Jr. and Firenze Fire after winning the Grade 1 Champagne. Susie Raisher/NYRA photo Aqueduct: The $150,000 Jerome at 1-mile (Kentucky Derby qualifying points: 10-4-2-1) The Jerome may have come up light, but it does mark the return of GI Champagne winner #7 FIRENZE FIRE (3-5), who didn’t fire
    via Brooklyn Backstretch on January 12, 2018 10:36 pm
  • The Road to the Triple Crown with Brian Nadeau: The Lecomte
    So pleased that handicapper Brian Nadeau has signed on for another year of previewing Derby preps and Triple Crown races. A veteran of the Saratoga Special, he handicaps regularly for Capital OTB TV in upstate New York and Horseplayer Now, and you’ll find him here on Twitter. Welcome back to the
    via Brooklyn Backstretch on January 12, 2018 10:18 pm
  • Aqueduct January 13
    Race 1 3  Conquest Bigluck E 8  Ro Bear 2  Preatereo Secondary (1, 5) Race 2 5  Belleville Spring 3  Threefortyfive 1  Lem Me Tel Ya Secondary (4, 7) Race 3 3  Pioneer Spirit 2  T R Crew 5  Flash Trading Race 4 5  Barefoot Angel 1  Ed’s Quick Cat
    via Halvey on Horse Racing on January 12, 2018 9:45 pm
  • 2018 Smarty Jones Stakes Preview
    TweetIt’s a Smarty Party Monday at Oaklawn Park as opening weekend 2018 concludes with the Smarty Jones stakes as the featured eighth race on Monday. Contenders: Combatant son of Scat Daddy has been running well on the dirt the last two races and his maiden win was visually impressive, coming off the
    via Derbyologist on January 12, 2018 8:05 pm
  • 2018 LeComte Preview
    TweetThe Fair Grounds in Louisiana starts the Road to Kentucky Derby which is one of three preps for Churchill Downs.  The Risen Star and Louisiana Derby follow later down in the bayou. Contenders: Zing Zang improved sharply in a third-lifetime start and the son of Tapit has the right trainer in
    via Derbyologist on January 12, 2018 7:46 pm
  • 2018 Jerome Stakes Preview – Final Field
    TweetThe Jerome Stakes has been redrawn.  The first field was “Cold” out a few weeks back.  Aqueduct has been closed due to fog and unthawing the last few days. Contenders: Coltandmississippi Ships in from Florida and may have a conditioning edge with a recent work on January 6th at Palm Meadows. 
    via Derbyologist on January 12, 2018 7:30 pm
  • 2018 Smarty Jones Stakes Preview
    The Smarty Jones is a one-mile dirt race, the first in a series of Kentucky Derby preps over the Hot Springs oval.  The series continues with the Southwest Stakes (G3) on February 19, the Rebel Stakes (G2) on March 17, and the Arkansas Derby (G1) on the final day of
    via Picks and Ponderings on January 12, 2018 7:18 pm
  • Jerome Stakes Racing Roundup
    ©2018 Calvin L. Carter. All rights reserved.The Road to the Kentucky Derby takes us to the Empire State Saturday where FIRENZE FIRE will go the starting gate as the 3-5 morning-line favorite in the 148thrunning of the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct Racetrack. Post time for the race will
    via Classic Champion Thoroughbreds on January 12, 2018 3:31 pm
  • Best Bets: Saturday Stakes with Big Payout Potential
    America’s Best Racing and handicapper (and avid gambler) Monique Vág team up to provide horseplayers with their best bets of the weekend in a regular feature blog that will run on Fridays. For some posts, Vág will try to identify a longshot play of the weekend, a nice opportunity to swing for the
    via America’s Best Racing on January 12, 2018 2:47 pm
  • Spot Plays January 13
    For Saturday TRACK (RACE) HORSE, MORNING LINE Aqueduct (4th) Catapult Jack, 7-2 (9th) Pequeno Grande, 9-2 Delta Downs (3rd) Anything But Amie, 4-1 (11th) Cristianstorm, 3-1 Fair Grounds (1st) Time Flies By, 3-1 (6th) Vagabond Princess, 5-1 Golden Gate Fields (6th) Askin’ for Trouble, 10-1 (7th) Fast and Foxy, 3-1
    via Brisnet on January 12, 2018 2:07 pm
  • ThoroFan Blog: Handicapper’s Corner: Silverbulletday Stakes
    Though the race drew several marquee shippers who we'll tackle later, we'll tab on top a runner who is trying stakes company for the first time, but boasts Fair Grounds affinity and solid Fair Grounds connections: America's Tale.
    via Pinboard on January 12, 2018 9:13 am
  • Handicapper’s Corner: LeComte Stakes (G3)
    Time to Kowboy UpBy Nick Costa, Trackside with Trackman Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana, will be the scene of the Grade 3 Lecomte Stakes on Saturday, where a very deep and promising field of three-year olds chase after the winner's share of the $200,000 purse, and battle
    via Thorofan Handicapper’s Corner on January 12, 2018 7:30 am
  • Seoul Saturday: Race-By-Race Preview (January 13)
    12 races at Seoul on Saturday with the first at 10:45am and the last at 6pm. Wrap up warm! Here are the previews: The heavy artillery was out to welcome punters into the racecourse last week – It’s going to a be cold one this time around though – bring
    via Horse Racing in Korea on January 12, 2018 4:15 am
  • BLINKERS OFF 273: Kentucky Derby Prep Previews and Rapid-Fire
    The Thoroughbred Racing Dudes preview three Kentucky Derby prep races – the Grade 3, $150,000 Jerome Stakes from Aqueduct, the Grade 3, $200,000 LeComte Stakes from Fair Grounds, and the $150,000 Smarty Jones from Oaklawn Park – then give rapid-fire selections for the remaining major stakes races running this weekend
    via Racing Dudes on January 12, 2018 12:43 am
  • Santa Anita opinions for Friday, Jan. 12
    FIRST RACE: 1. War Moccasin, 2. Looking At Thelake, 3. Aura Eose. LONG SHOT: November Tale. SECOND RACE: 1. Dangerously Close, 2. Batiquitos, 3. Betdesilvergod. LONG SHOT: Red Stitch. THIRD RACE: 1. Howdy, 2. Raagheb, 3. Saint Dermot. LONG SHOT: Awe. FOURTH RACE: 1. Thankful Every Day, 2. Milhaud, 3.
    via From the Winners’ Circle on January 12, 2018 12:23 am
  • 2018 Jerome Stakes Preview
    Originally scheduled for January 1st, the Jerome Stakes -- like much of the northeast and midwest -- has been stuck in a deep freeze.  As New York will have hopefully become warm enough to safely race, the Jerome has been released from its suspended state, and scheduled for January 13.  It
    via Picks and Ponderings on January 11, 2018 10:33 pm
  • 2018 Lecomte and Silverbulletday Stakes Preview
    This week the Derby Trail and the Oaks Trail kick into major gear, and Picks and Ponderings will be there.  The weekend's racing action features three-year-old preps at three different tracks: the Lecomte Stakes and Silverbulletday Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds, the Jerome Stakes Saturday at Aqueduct, and the Smarty Jones
    via Picks and Ponderings on January 11, 2018 8:23 pm
  • Will Combatant Upset Mourinho in the Smarty Jones?
    Combatant breaking his maiden at Churchill Downs (Coady Photography) When playing the races, one of my favorite angles to watch for is a horse receiving a very specific type of troubled trip, a trip so subtle that many bettors miss its significance. Normally, a ground-saving trip racing inside of horses
    via BetAmerica on January 11, 2018 6:29 pm
    - DAILY HANDICAPPING FOR JANUARY 12-          RACE  1:          5 - HEMBREE  1-1                                                                      
    via Krist Picks on January 11, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 01-11-2018 Santa Anita Full Card
    Today’s Late Pick 4 will cost $18 with horses listed in preference. 12,5 2,7,5 1,7,5 1,3   Today’s Pick 5 will cost $32with horses listed in preference 2,5,8,10 7,2 2,5 (8) 1,3 12,5
    via California Pick 4 on January 11, 2018 2:25 pm
  • Will All Included Upset the Ft. Lauderdale Stakes?
    Heart to Heart training at Keeneland (Keeneland/Coady Photography) If there’s one thing you can count on in horse racing, it’s that stakes races on the Gulfstream Park turf course will usually offer large and competitive fields with plenty of options for value-seeking bettors. The $200,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (gr. II)
    via BetAmerica on January 11, 2018 1:58 pm
  • Busan Friday: Race-By-Race Preview (January 12)
    It’s Friday. It’s Busan. There are 11 races at the south-coast track with the frat at 11:30 am and the last at 6pm. Here are the previews: Race 1: Class 6 (1300M) Allowance / KRW 24 Million (4) FIRE POINT was a decent 2nd on debut over the distance just
    via Horse Racing in Korea on January 11, 2018 3:35 am
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