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- Why I’m Betting Serengeti Empress in the Pocahontas StakesSerengeti Empress winning the Ellis Park Debutante Stakes - Coady Photography It’s a simple question—will anyone defeat #1 Serengeti Empress in Saturday’s $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs? In my opinion, the answer is pretty simple as well—no. No one will defeat Serengeti Empress. Okay, maybe that statement
- Roaring Lion, Saxon Warrior Meet Again in Irish Champion StakesTwo months ago at Sandown Racecourse in Great Britain, the talented three-year-olds Roaring Lion and Saxon Warrior put on quite a show in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes (Eng-I), finishing just a neck apart at the end of the 1 ¼-mile test. That thrilling finish has been among the highlights of a
- Busan Friday: Race-By-Race Preview (September 14)Next weekend will be dark in racing terms due to the Chuseok – or Korean Thanksgiving – holidays so this weekend’s cards are the last for a fortnight in Korea. The feature race if the weekend is the Gyeonggi Governor’s Cup at Seoul on Sunday which will see Special Stone
- 2018 Woodbine Mile PreviewThe race we now know as the Woodbine Mile was not originally run at a mile. It was originally called the Molson Export Challenge, restricted to three-year-olds, and run at ten furlongs starting in 1988. In 1991 the race shortened up to nine furlongs, and was further shortened to a
- Arlington Maiden Notes: 9.13.18, Race 4Thursday's Arlington card features a pair of two-year-old maiden races. We tackled the day's third race, a maiden special weight polytrack sprint for Illinois-breds, in a separate piece. Here, we tackle the second of the day's pair of juvenile races. Race 4: $25,000 maiden claiming, two-year-olds, one mile on the turf,
- Free Tuesday 9/11/18 Late Pick 4 SelectionsWelcome to Free Pick 4 Tuesday. Today, we have Late Pick 4 tickets for Finger Lakes, Presque Isle Downs, Louisiana Downs, Thistledown, Mountaineer, Indiana Grand, Fort Erie, and Parx. Parx Ticket Race 5: 7,1,4,8 Race 6: 2,3,4,6,9 Race 7: 1,3,5 Race 8: 2,3 Ticket Cost: $60 (.50 cent) Mountaineer Ticket Race 6: 9,5,4 Race 7: 2,3,4,5,1 Race
- Arlington Maiden Notes: 9.13.18, Race 3Thursday's Arlington card features a pair of two-year-old maiden races. and we're tackling the maiden special weight first. The third race of the day is a maiden special weight for Illinois-bred juveniles, sprinting on the polytrack. The race features mostly new faces, as five of the six horses in the race
- The Nomination Is In: The Belle Mahone $100K at WoodbineGamble's Ghost- Photo by Michael BurnsWelcome friends to The Turk and the Little Turk. I woke up yesterday with a terrible headache, the sort of headache I get when a serious change in the weather is upon us. The headache sapped me of my willingness to work my way through
- Into Trouble, Big Drink of Water Capture Arlington Juvenile Stakes[caption id="attachment_8434" align="alignleft" width="300"] She may have shown her sillier side in the paddock, but Into Trouble was all professional down the lane in the Arlington-Washington Lassie. (Photo: Coady Photography)[/caption] ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL -- The signs of fall are here. The heat has broken, the humidity has broken, and Arlington has
- Cavalry to Steal ItA new episode of the podcast is out!We are joined by Jeremy Balan of the Bloodhorse. We talk about his start in racing, covering the west coast circuit as well as some of the biggest races in the world, the Orioles and much more!Just search "Los Ponies" on your favorite
- KEENELAND KOREA CUP DAY 2018 ALL RACE PREVIEW (September 9)It’s Keeneland Korea Cup Day! Full previews of both races can be found here. There is plenty going on with 10 races from 10:45 to 18:00 while Busan also runs a card from 12:40 to 17:25. Here is the race-by-race: SEOUL Race 1: Class 6 (1300M) Allowance / KRW 40
- 2018 Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint PreviewsIt’s the big one. The 2018 Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint takes place at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday September 9. Free entry to the racecourse for the 10 race-card which gets under way at 10:45am. The big races are at 3:45pm and 4:55pm respectively. KEENELAND KOREA SPRINT – 1200M Korea
- SEASON 2 Episode 1 – Graded Stakes Races at Kentucky DownsExpert Horse Player Steve Duckhorn makes picks on Graded Stakes Races at Kentucky Downs for 9-8-2018. Social Media: Twitter@offthechartshr, Facebook @offthechartshorseracing, available on iTunes, and favorite podcatcher. Google Play Music. Also available on Stitcher Radio , TuneIn Radio, Amazon Echo, and Spotify. Last Week Review: 4 Races - 1 Top
- Handicapper’s Corner: Kentucky Turf Cup (G3)Turf Routers Shine in Kentucky Turf Cup By: Nicolle Neulist, Blinkers-OffThe Kentucky Turf Cup gives a chance for older turf routers to shine. It will be run for the 27th time this year, and has always covered a mile and a half on the grass. The race offers a $400,000 purse,
- Handicapper’s Corner: Ladies Turf (G3)Usual Handicapping Angle won't work in Ladies TurfBy: Jeff Cobb, S. FL. ThoroFan MemberHello racing fans. This week brings exciting racing from Kentucky Downs, and I’ll be reviewing the field for the Grade 3 Ladies Turf. The 8 furlong race is for fillies and mares 3 yrs and older.Truth is,
- The Nomination Is In: The Old Friends $250K at Kentucky Downs"....and they're off!" Photo: Thoroughbred Daily NewsWelcome friends to The Turk and the Little Turk blog. We're back for the second of five days of this meet and the focus race is the $250,000 Old Friends, Race 9, for three year old's and up which have not won a sweepstakes
- Del Mar wrap-upNOTE: I will be taking Los Alamitos off and get back it with start of Santa Anita, although I might stick to weekends, due to some medical issues. Thanks for reading. MONDAY’S RESULTS Top choice winners: 3 (Tiger Mom $7.60, second race; Summering $2.60, fourth; Miss Sunset $3.20, fifth) Second
- Equibase Analysis: Chances Oscar Nominated Repeats In Kentucky Turf Cup?Some of the best purses in North America are being offered on a daily basis during the all-turf meeting at Kentucky Downs. Nearly every race has a full field of 12 and this year's Grade 3 Calumet Farms Kentucky Turf Cup, which offers a tremendous purse of $750,000, is no
- Free Tuesday 9/4/18 Late Pick 4 SelectionsWelcome to Free Pick 4 Tuesday. Today, we have Late Pick 4 tickets for Finger Lakes, Presque Isle Downs, Louisiana Downs, Thistledown, Mountaineer, Indiana Grand, Fort Erie, Retama Park, and Parx. Parx Ticket Race 5: 5,1,2,3,4 Race 6: 2,3,4,6 Race 7: 11,3,6 Race 8: 4,3 Ticket Cost: $60 (.50 cent) Mountaineer Ticket Race 6: 5,1 Race
- Spa selections 2018: Saratoga September 3 * The Racing BizIn Spa selections, our on-site correspondent provides his picks for key races on today's Saratoga card! The post Spa selections 2018: Saratoga September 3 appeared first on The Racing Biz.
- Lessons of a 30+ Year HandicapperWelcome friends to The Turk and the Little Turk blog. I'm not handicapping today, just relaxing. I put in my work this weekend and ultimately bet on only four races. As I said in just my last blog post, I'm a high volume handicapper and a low volume race track
- Del Mar opinions for Monday, Sept. 3 (Closing day)FIRST RACE Tiger Dad Offshore Affair Feeling Strong LONG SHOT: Peedie == SECOND RACE Tiger Mom Resky Business Ballerina Headline LONG SHOT: Choclate Goddess == THIRD RACE Bank Walker Jump the Tracks Bartlett Hall LONG SHOT: Imagineiamfastest == FOURTH RACE SUMMERING Kathryn’s Sky Lady Prancealot LONG SHOT: Angel Alessandra ==
- Del Mar opinions for Sunday, Sept. 2FIRST RACE Six Pack Gal Lakerball Edna LONG SHOT: Grab the Munny == SECOND RACE Girl Drama Palace Paynter Myrcella LONG SHOT: Empress of Luv == THIRD RACE Miraculously A Walk in the Park Hey Negrita LONG SHOT: Mongolian Window == FOURTH RACE Rinse and Repeat Kylemore Earnednevergiven LONG SHOT:Pacific
- Del Mar opinions for Saturday, Sept. 1FIRST RACE Chatty Helen’s Tiger Great Return LONG SHOT: Red Shelby == SECOND RACE Duranga Moon Kitty Lady Ninja LONG SHOT: Sly Humor == THIRD RACE CAUSEWAY CAROLYN (BEST BET) Miss Boom Boom The Spiral Jetter LONG SHOT: Lightning Dove == FOURTH RACE Bellafina Brill Mother Mother LONG SHOT: Boujie
- Episode 52 – Saratoga Graded Stakes Races for 9-1-2018Expert Horse Player Steve Duckhorn makes picks on Graded Stakes Races at Saratoga for 9-1-2018. Social Media: Twitter@offthechartshr, Facebook @offthechartshorseracing, available on iTunes, and favorite podcatcher. Google Play Music. Also available on Stitcher Radio , TuneIn Radio, Amazon Echo, and Spotify. Last Week Review: 7 Races - 2 Top Pick