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Looking for payout information for the 2014 Breeders' Cup Distaff? We can help! [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:55 PM, Read at the source >
Jockey Rosie Napravnik shocked the racing world on Friday afternoon when she announced her impending retirement on NBC Sports while accepting her trophy for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Napravnik is expecting a baby with husband and trainer Joe Sharp. Napravnik, whose mother Cindy was on stage with her, told media she had [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:02 PM, Read at the source >
Kelly Breen and Paco Lopez at Saratoga. NYRA/Adam Coglianese As an 89-pound high school freshman on the wrestling team, Kelly Breen dreamed about being a jockey. Growing up in Old Bridge, New Jersey, he went to nearby Monmouth Park with his family, and though small and light enough to think he’d [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 2:35 PM, Read at the source >
Haskin's Saturday Longshot Plays
Via Blood-Horse: Haskin
If you think Friday’s four-race mini Breeders’ Cup card was confusing wait until you get a load of Saturday’s races. Below you will find analyses of all the Breeders’ Cup races, geared toward finding live longshots, that will either shed a little light on the proceedings or plunge you farther [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 2:04 PM, Read at the source >
Betting Breeders’ Cup Saturday
Via Brooklyn Backstretch
Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup races kick off with the Juvenile Fillies at 3:05 pm, with the NBC Sports Network beginning coverage at 3:30 Eastern time. The broadcast switches to NBC at 8 pm for a one-hour telecast of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. We’ll hope your Friday wagers provide you with [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 1:00 PM, Read at the source >
Breeders' Cup Saturday
Via Left at the Gate
Nice little field of ten in the Breeders' Cup Fillies & Mare Sprint, and as far as I'm concerned, we can take this and the Dirt Mile and throw the rest of the races that have been added to the BC over the last few years away. Leigh Court (4-1) [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:25 PM, Read at the source >
Our picks for Breeders' Cup Friday. [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:23 PM, Read at the source >
Santa Anita Post Position Analysis
Via Horseplayers Association of North America
This article by Craig Milkowski from TimeformUS appears in the Breeders' Cup edition of Horseplayer Monthly.  To read the rest of the issue, FOR FREE, please click here. Post position is an important, but often misunderstood, piece of the handicapping puzzle.  The following analysis is based on the last four years of racing at [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 10:40 AM, Read at the source >
Briefly renamed in 2008, find out more the Breeders' Cup race that has produced numerous Eclipse champions & countless thrilling moments. [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 9:45 AM, Read at the source >
Breeders Cup - Day 1
Via Owning Racehorses
Unfortunately this year heading to California was not in the cards. However Maryjean, our gal from the Canterbury Racing Club, is heading to post later today at Hawthorn Race Course and as luck would have it, Heather has the time off and I have to be in Wisconsin and [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:02 AM, Read at the source >
Last year when we wrote about this case, we were pretty surprised the accused was not found guilty of fraud, e.g. fixing a contest. A case like this set some precedent. On Sept. 28, 2010, Riesberry was videotaped by hidden camera injecting something into the neck of a horse [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:26 PM, Read at the source >
Tonalist: Photo Courtesy of Gene Kershner Buffalo NewsWelcome Friends to the Breeders' Cup edition of The Turk and the Little Turk. The Turk would like to thank the good people of The Thorofan for allowing me to share my opinions on such a prominent race with you.About this time [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:03 PM, Read at the source >
Breeders' Cup Q & A
Via Horseplayers Association of North America
This Q & A segment with Mike Adams (@GateToWire) is one of several with some sharp handicappers in the Breeders' Cup edition of Horseplayer Monthly.  To read the rest of the issue, FOR FREE, please click here.  1.  What horse are you most excited to bet in the Breeders' Cup & why? [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 8:06 PM, Read at the source >
Haskin Friday Longshot Plays
Via Blood-Horse: Haskin
Let's start by saying that this year's Breeders' Cup is one of the toughest to handicap in many years, with deep, wide-open fields, none of which, except perhaps one, have a clear-cut favorite that stands far above the others. JUVENILE TURF - The festivities start off with the Juvenile Turf and [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 3:44 PM, Read at the source >
Betting Breeders’ Cup Friday
Via Brooklyn Backstretch
The weekend that horseplayers and racing fans eagerly await all year has finally arrived. With the stunning San Gabriel Mountains in the background, 13 races worth almost $25 million will be contested, highlighted Friday by the $2 million Distaff and Saturday by the $5 million Classic. As they have for the past [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 3:36 PM, Read at the source >