Sunday at Belmont: The Ruffian and Man O’ War

Race 2: Maiden Special Weight at six furlongs With this race taken off the turf and moved to the main track, it appears that None Like Nolan should go off as a short-priced favorite. He can certainly win since his debut was a solid effort in which he made up a ton of ground in […]

Saturday at Aqueduct; Arkansas Derby

There’s a lot of racing to get to today, especially if you’re taking a look at Oaklawn and Keeneland.  I will, but for the purposes of this entry, let’s go through the card at Aqueduct.  I’ll also make mention of my selection in the Arkansas Derby. Aqueduct, Race 3:  Claiming $12,500N2L at six furlongs This […]

Friday at Aqueduct

Aqueduct, Race 1:  Optional Claiming $25,000/N2X at one mile Objectively speaking, Pinball is the most likely winner of this race, but if he’s anywhere near his 2-5 morning line, I certainly don’t want him.  He can win, but in his two recent victories he hasn’t quite faced the level of competition that he meets today.  […]

Looking For Lady Banks to Break Through Today

There are a couple of horses on today’s card at Aqueduct who probably won’t be huge prices, but who I think are very likely winners.  In the three other races I chose to discuss, I’ll be taking some shots with horses that I think may be overlays, but still have legitimate chances to win.  We’ll […]

Final Belmont Additions, July 12th – 15th; Saratoga Around the Corner

This is the final group of horses I’ll be adding to the Horses to Watch list before the Saratoga meet starts.  I have some ambitious plans for this blog when racing heads upstate in a few days.  Since there are so many interesting things going on and so many betting opportunities every single day at […]