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Horse Racing will round up your CalendarHorse Racing will round up your Calendar

Horse Racing will round up your Calendar

No matter where you go on this great big planet of ours there is one constant, bookies are looking for an edge. Any edge works and even the slightest edge is a bonus. Bookies are looking for something to supplement the bookie business. You may ask, why be a bookie if one must search for Read More…

Preakness Stakes Betting PreviewPreakness Stakes Betting Preview

Preakness Stakes Betting Preview

On Saturday night, the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes will take place at Pimlico Downs in Baltimore, Maryland and it is the 2nd leg of the Triple Crown. Over the past 10 years, 5 of the horses that won the Kentucky Derby went on to win the Preakness but that won’t happen this year Read More…

Childhood Memories of the Last Triple Crown Winners and American PharaohChildhood Memories of the Last Triple Crown Winners and American Pharaoh

Childhood Memories of the Last Triple Crown Winners and American Pharaoh

I remember when I was growing up how everyone said it had been 25 years since Citation won the Triple Crown and that it probably won’t be done again. Then when I was 11 years old in 1973 a “Super Horse” came along and broke that glass ceiling. His name was Secretariat. Big Red was Read More…

147th Edition of Belmont Stakes! 3rd leg of the 'Triple Crown' Saturday 6/6/15147th Edition of Belmont Stakes! 3rd leg of the 'Triple Crown' Saturday 6/6/15

147th Edition of Belmont Stakes! 3rd leg of the 'Triple Crown' Saturday 6/6/15

by WINNERS_ONLY ‘Belmont Stakes’ Betting Horse-by-Horse – Preview and Picks By Bill Cloutier Here we go again. Thirteen times since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978 has a horse entered the Belmont Stakes with a chance to make history and each time they’ve failed. What makes this year different? Here’s a look at the Read More…

Betting on the Preakness -- It Looks Like Pharoah and the Usual SuspectsBetting on the Preakness -- It Looks Like Pharoah and the Usual Suspects

Betting on the Preakness -- It Looks Like Pharoah and the Usual Suspects

By Charles Jay The Kentcuky Derby has a huge field (20 horses); we all know that. But that collection of Triple Crown hopefuls reduces significantly when the second leg is run. The Preakness Stakes, which is slated for Saturday (post time 6:18 PM ET) will have only eight starters. And not all of the potential Read More…

140th Preakness Stakes!  Saturday Service Plays 5/16/15140th Preakness Stakes!  Saturday Service Plays 5/16/15

140th Preakness Stakes! Saturday Service Plays 5/16/15

by WINNERS_ONLY Preakness Stakes Betting Horse-by-Horse Preview and Picks By Bill Cloutier Twenty years ago, trainer D. Wayne Lukas sent out two horses in the Preakness Stakes and Timber Country, who finished third in the Kentucky Derby two weeks prior, beat the Derby winner, Thunder Gulch. Thunder Gulch then came back to win the Belmont Read More…

American Pharoah unanimous choice for 3-year-old poll

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah is the unanimous selection among voters as the top sophomore in the NTRA 3-Year- Old Poll. Owned by Zayat Stables and trained by Bob Baffert, American Pharoah received all 47 first-place votes for 470 points following his one-length win over Firing Line in last Saturday’s Read More…

Firing Line getting mellow after Derby

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – A little peace and quiet is being enjoyed by Kentucky Derby runner-up Firing Line at Churchill Downs. Owned by Arnold Zetcher and trained by Simon Callaghan, Firing Line walked under the shedrow for approximately 30 minutes Monday morning. “He’s doing really well. Even the first day after the race, he was Read More…

Favorite American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – American Pharoah took the lead down the stretch Saturday and held on to win the 141st Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, who rode California Chrome to a win in last year’s Derby, American Pharoah raced into the lead after the last turn and edged Firing Line for the narrow victory. Read More…

Belmont Stakes champ Tonalist wins Westchester Handicap

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist came from off the pace to win Saturday’s $150,000 Westchester Handicap at Belmont Park. Tonalist, trained by Christophe Clement for Robert Evans, broke from the inside post with jockey Joe Bravo in the four-horse field of older horses. The 4-year-old, making his 2015 debut, was sent off Read More…