Horse Racing Betting Picks

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Curlin Stakes at Spa Likely to Produce Travers Starters

The marquee event of the Saratoga meeting is the $1.25 million Travers (G1) on Aug. 26 and a group of seven will look to stamp a ticket to the mid-summer classic with a good performance in Friday’s $100,000 Curlin. The Curlin is contested at 1 1/8 miles and is restricted to three-year-olds that have not […]

Abel Tasman Looks Tough as Favorite in Coaching Club American Oaks

The Bob Baffert trained Abel Tasman seeks her third win in a row when she is sent off as the morning line favorite in Sunday’s $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga. The filly comes into the race off a victory in the Acorn (G1) at Belmont Park. She won the Kentucky Oaks (G1) […]

Brown Looks for Third Consecutive Lake George Win with Fifty Five

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The 40-day Saratoga meeting gets underway on Friday with a pair of stakes races including the $150,000 Lake George (G3) where last year’s leading trainer Chad Brown seeks his third consecutive victory in the race with Fifty Five. Brown won his first training title at the Spa meeting last summer and ended up as the […]

West Coast Looks Tough as Chalk in Los Alamitos Derby

The Bob Baffert trained West Coast leads a field of eight three-year-olds going in Saturday’s $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3). The Hall of Fame trainer has won this race six times since 2000. The race was formerly called the Swaps Stakes and was run at the now shuttered Hollywood Park. The list of horses that […]

Looking for Quality in State Dinner at Belmont Park

Belmont Park Race Track

A field of nine line up in Monday’s feature at Belmont Park, the $100,000 State Dinner which is for four-year-olds and upward which have not won a stakes race in 2017. The Michelle Nevin trained Touchofstarquality is the 5-2 morning line favorite and appears to be the one to beat in the 1 1/16 mile […]

Unchained Melody Makes Stakes Debut in Mother Goose at Belmont Park

A field of seven three-year-old fillies take to the track at Belmont Park on Saturday in the $250,000 Mother Goose (G2) at 1 1/16 miles on the main track. Unchained Melody (7-2) makes her stakes debut for trainer Brian Lynch. She was an impressive winner against first level optional claimers over the Belmont Park main […]

Irap Looks to Rebound in Ohio Derby at Thistledown

Irap leads four runners seeking to rebound off disappointing efforts under the Twin Spires in the Run for the Roses when a field of nine head to the gate in the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown. The Doug O’Neill trained Irap was 18th in the Kentucky Derby (G1) and is the second choice on […]

Brown Sends Out Dangerous Pair in New York Stakes at Belmont Park

It is no surprise that Eclipse Award winning trainer Chad Brown will saddle the top two betting choices for Friday’s $500,000 New York (G2) at Belmont Park, one of five stakes on an 11-race card. Sea Calisi is the 5-2 morning line favorite and is coming off a victory in the Sheepshead Bay (G2) which […]

New York Breds Featured on Big Apple Showcase Day at Belmont Park

Monday’s Big Apple Showcase Day card at Belmont Park features six stakes races with $900,000 up for grabs. The feature is the $200,000 Commentator, a one mile test on the main track that drew a competitive field of 11 led by the speedy Diversify for the Rick Violette barn. The gelding set the early fractions […]

Baffert Sends Out Duo in Gold Cup at Santa Anita

A field of nine led by a duo sent out by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert head to the gate on Saturday in the $500,000 Gold Cup (G1) at Santa Anita. The race is a “Win and You’re In” Breeders’ Cup Challenge race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) this fall at Del Mar. […]