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Breeders Cup: A look at the DistaffBreeders Cup: A look at the Distaff

Breeders Cup: A look at the Distaff

By The Rex Factor There might not be a more wide-open race in all of the Breeders’ Cup races than the 2015 Distaff. It’s a full 14-horse field going to post and the connections of no less than half of the starters think they have a good chance to win the race. That being said, Read More…

Breeders Cup: A look at the Juvenile Fillies TurfBreeders Cup: A look at the Juvenile Fillies Turf

Breeders Cup: A look at the Juvenile Fillies Turf

By The Rex Factor Six of the 15 entries in the Juvenile Fillies Turf are or were based in Europe, so there will be some unknowns there. One horse, the (9), Nemoralia, took an opposite route to get to this race. She shipped from Arlington over to Europe and raced between six and seven furlongs Read More…

Breeders Cup: A look at the Dirt MileBreeders Cup: A look at the Dirt Mile

Breeders Cup: A look at the Dirt Mile

By The Rex Factor The most trying race configuration on the Keeneland oval is the Dirt Mile. The horses will be running a mile and 70 yards (the 70 yards gives horses “ample” time to get to the first turn) on the mile-long track. This race figures to again favor horses starting to the inside; Read More…

Breeders Cup BC Juvenile TurfBreeders Cup BC Juvenile Turf

Breeders Cup BC Juvenile Turf

By The Rex Factor Breeders Cup: A look at the Juvenile Turf The first of the two-day, 13-race Breeders’ Cup card is for 2-year old colts (and geldings). Cymric (13) is trained by legendary John Gosden and ran a good second in a Group 1 on Arc Day and can win on soft ground, which Read More…

Belmont Stakes Betting – American Phraoah For the Triple Crown? We'll Belmont Stakes Betting – American Phraoah For the Triple Crown? We'll

Belmont Stakes Betting – American Phraoah For the Triple Crown? We'll "C-J" About That

By Charles Jay Obviously the focus in the Belmont Stakes is squarely on American Pharoah, will try to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. Twelve horses since then have tried to win the Belmont after winning the first two legs of the Triple Crown; none have succeeded, and 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…

Preakness Stakes Odds -- Can We Get a Decent Trifecta?Preakness Stakes Odds -- Can We Get a Decent Trifecta?

Preakness Stakes Odds -- Can We Get a Decent Trifecta?

By Charles Jay With the top three finishers in the Kentucky Derby returning for the Preakness, and no major inflitrators who didn’t start at Churchill Downs a couple of weeks ago, it does not look like this shapes up as a race where we are going to see a big payout in the exotics. Perhaps 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…