Category archives for: Horse Racing

2012 Preakness Stakes Betting Preview

2012 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race Course – Baltimore, Maryland 1 3/16 miles – dirt track Saturday, May 19, 2012, 6:18 pm Eastern, TV: NBC Two weeks ago, I’ll Have Another caught Bodemeister at the end to win the Kentucky Derby. Bodemeister set a blistering pace for the first 3/4 of the race and held the […]

2011 Breeder’s Cup Betting Preview Part Two: Saturday Races

2011 Breeder’s Cup World Championships Churchill Downs – Louisville, Kentucky Saturday, November 5, 2011, 2:00 pm Eastern ABC, 3:30 pm Eastern ESPN In another article we previewed day one of the Breeder’s Cup with 6 races. Now, we will discuss the other 9 races and day two, which culminates with the Breeder’s Cup Classic. Here […]

2011 Breeder’s Cup Betting Preview Part One: Friday Races

2011 Breeder’s Cup World Championships Friday, November 4, 2011, 4:00 pm Eastern, TV: ESPN2 Churchill Downs – Louisville, Kentucky It is that time of year again as the Breeder’s Cup brings together the best horses, trainers, and jockeys to determine the best of the best. The Breeder’s Cup has grown into a 15 race mega-event […]

2011 Belmont Stakes Betting Preview

2011 Belmont Stakes Belmont Park, Elmont, NY 1 1/2 miles, flatĀ  oval track, surface: dirt Saturday, June 11, 2011, post time approximately 6:35 pm, TV: NBC Though some of the luster was taken off the Belmont when Shackleford upset Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom in the Preakness Stakes 3 weeks ago, this still has the […]

Kentucky Derby Betting Predictions and Picks

2011 Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs, Race #11, Louisville, Kentucky 1 1/4 miles, Flat Dirt Oval Saturday, May 7, 2011, Post time 6:15 pm Eastern, TV: NBC An already wide open field for the Kentucky Derby became even more so with Friday’s announcement that second betting choice Uncle Mo had scratched because of lingering effects of […]

Longshot Shopping for Saturday’s 137th Kentucky Derby

The “Run for the Roses” is just days away and this year’s field is as wide open as any Derby race in memory, which allows bettors a great chance at landing a longshot in the top spot The race is unique in the sense that all entrants are three-year-olds that have never ran the Derby […]

2011 Kentucky Derby Preview Part Two: Sleepers and Longshots

2011 Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky Saturday, May 7, 2011 In my last article I discussed some of the contenders for the 2011 Kentucky Derby. (You can read that article here ) Now we will discuss some of the sleepers and long shots in the race. Though they are long shots for a reason, […]

2011 Kentucky Derby Preview Part One: The Contenders

2011 Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 7, 2011 Churchill Downs, Louisville Kentucky Now that we are less than 3 weeks weeks away from the first Saturday in May, all of the major prep races for the 2011 Kentucky Derby are complete. The 20 horse field is pretty much set. I will discuss the 10 horses who […]

Belmont Stakes Handicapping

The 142nd running of the Belmont Stakes, the third and final jewel in the Triple Crown, takes place on Saturday at 6:30 pm ET. It’s not a star-filled event – for the first time since 2006 and only the third time since 1970 neither the Kentucky Derby nor Preakness are in the field – but […]

Horse Racing Exotic Bets Explained

If you are a very casual horseplayer – the kind who likes to make a bet on the Triple Crown and maybe the Breeders’ Cup – then there’s a good chance that you find all of the different betting options in horse race betting a bit overwhelming and maybe even intimidating. Fear not – we’re […]

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