Horse Racing Betting Picks

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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. […]

Siding Spring Looks Tough in Elusive Quality at Belmont Park

Belmont Park

Nine were entered and seven will likely start in Saturday’s $150,000 Elusive Quality going seven furlongs on the turf at Belmont Park, with Siding Spring the one to beat. Two main track only entrants will scratch leaving a field of seven with Siding Spring shipping up from Florida where the Mark Casse trainee set the […]

Lady Eli Returns in Jenny Wiley at Keeneland

The Chad Brown trained Lady Eli makes her 2017 debut on Saturday in the $350,000 Jenny Wiley (G1) at Keeneland, facing seven foes that includes three other Grade 1 winners. The mare made a successful return off a bout with laminitis, coming back last year to finish second in the Ballston Spa (G2) off the […]

Tommy Macho Looking to Rebound in Hal’s Hope at Gulfstream Park

Trainer Todd Pletcher is having a big meet at Gulfstream Park and sends out Tommy Macho in Saturday’s $150,000 Hal’s Hope (G3), the five-year-old looking to rebound off back to back subpar efforts since returning off the layoff. The son of Macho Uno ran the best race of his career at Gulfstream Park last February […]

Chalk Players Will Send It In in Alex Robb at Aqueduct

The Todd Pletcher trained Send It In will be tough to beat, and there is no doubt chalk players will send it in to back this talented gelding in the $100,000 Alex M. Robb at Aqueduct. A field of seven will line up to go 1 1/16 miles on the inner track including defending champion […]

Baffert Sends Out Three in Malibu on Opening Day at Santa Anita

Santa Anita opens on Monday with a solid nine race card that features four graded stakes including the $300,000 Malibu (G1) for three-year-olds and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert sends out a trio of contenders in the 10-horse field. Baffert has won the Malibu twice, taking the 2013 edition with Shakin It Up and […]

Keen Ice Leads Pletcher Trio in Harlan’s Holiday at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) at Gulfstream Park drew a solid field of seven runners led by a trio sent out by trainer Todd Pletcher, and a strong performance by any of them could send them to next month’s inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational. Keen Ice is the 9-5 morning […]