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**Below today's picks – Saturday's handicapper stats from Gabriele Di Paolo JACQUES CARTIER – 62nd running of stake named for…. JACQUES CARTIER of course! If you live in this country, surely you know Monsieur Cartier (born 1491), the French explorer who essentially discovered the St. Lawrence waterway entrance [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 5:55 PM, Read at the source >
Condo Commando Condo Commando Puca Oceanwave 5138 Thanks! An error occurred! [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:16 PM, Read at the source >
Pharoah with a look at the cameras. “I need a scratch.” Some encouragement. Pharoah on the muscle. Pharoah taking to the surface. Pharoah in flight The Pharoah pose. The eye of the Pharoah. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:04 PM, Read at the source >
War Story Materiality and Itsaknockout Materiality Mr. Z Materiality Itsaknockout Keen Ice Itsaknockout Keen Ice Stanford Stanford breaks away from Madefromluky 5136 Thanks! An error occurred! [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:49 AM, Read at the source >
Come on, people, forget all these big-name horses and their gaudy records and brilliant performances, it's May 2, it's Mayweather – Pacquiao, it's a knockout. You get it? I repeat, Itsaknockout. It all fits doesn't it? Although a knockout in the big fight looks fairly unlikely, that wouldn't be the [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 9:59 AM, Read at the source >
Hello race fans. Again, I digress, I stole that. Today there's a mandatory pick 6 payout at Gulfstream Park. The math, thanks to Mike, is here, showing just how good payouts like this can be. As the link alludes, there are also positive expected possibles at Prairie Meadows and Turf [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 7:51 AM, Read at the source >
Rainbow Six Mandatory Expected Pools, Advantage Chart
Via Horseplayers Association of North America
Michael Antoniades - Chicago Racing Analyst  In 1941 when the legendary actor Humphrey Bogart described the quest for The Maltese Falcon as “the stuff that dreams are made of “, this was the moment he was talking about. This afternoon at Gulfstream Park will culminate the quest for the Rainbow Six [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 7:17 AM, Read at the source >
Via Thoroughblog
DANZIG MOON has even workout with fellow maiden winner BOLLENTE (short lead) REED PALMER/CHUCHILL DOWNS PHOTO DANZIG MOON works for Derby With jockey Julien Leparoux aboard, John Oxley's Danzig Moon worked a half-mile in company in :48.80. Working with maiden winner [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 5:29 AM, Read at the source >
There was no grand idea at first. Jerry Brody and his wife Marlene, simply wanted to have a little farm upstate in Columbia County, New York. Horses weren't even in the picture. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 1:00 AM, Read at the source >
Race 1 – POST Time – 1:00 PM First Half Daily Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor / .20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) CLAIMING $12,500 – $11,500 Purse $22,000. (Plus $8,800 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,400 – State Bred) (Plus $2,100 – Other Sources). For Three Year Olds And Upward. Three Year Olds, 118 [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 11:38 AM, Read at the source >
Hello race fans! Since I stole that line, I will link the real site. Derby talk: i) Funny, and ii) kind of funny (and informative). The latter is from Equispace, who is a de-facto Mayor of North Tonawanda, or Tonawanda. Give it a visit. Since Conner McDavid is going to [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 10:11 AM, Read at the source >
On Saturday afternoon at Charles Town, an odds-on favorite with a big fan base went to the gate. She was expected to be an easy winner; after all, she'd won eight in a row, and 14 of her last 15. Her lone loss in that stretch came at Mountaineer, one [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 9:32 AM, Read at the source >
It was a beautiful chilly morning at Churchill, as the flurry of workouts scheduled for Saturday was for the most part moved up to Friday because of the rain in the forecast. International Star is still scheduled to work Saturday, whether at Churchill or Trackside Training [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 9:10 AM, Read at the source >
Here is the letter sent to Gaming Commission Chairman Mark Gearan, respectfully requesting that the state re-open the casino bidding process. It was composed by an attorney writing "on behalf of several clients" who participated, unsuccessfully (obviously), in the NYS casino selection process last year. hodgson russ.pdf [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 9:02 AM, Read at the source >
Via Horse Racing Business
Growing up in Louisville, I was able to experience the Kentucky Derby up close in some of the golden days of horse racing in the 1950s and 1960s. Following are a few memories. Younger readers are likely not to recognize most of the names, just as I am [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 5:20 AM, Read at the source >