Sunday, November 19, 2017

HORSE RACING

Arrogate Odds of Winning Breeders’ Cup Classic

Last season at this time, Arrogate (2-1) was the most difficult horse to handicap in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. He only had five career races under his saddle, one of which resulted in the fastest Travers Stakes time ever. Arrogate went on to defeat the great California Chrome in a tremendous duel at the 2016 Breeders’ Cup. Now, Arrogate is …

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La Jolla Handicap Lures Turf Specialists

La Jolla Handicap

The La Jolla Handicap on Sunday at Del Mar may not be the most potent renewals of this event but the race has lured an improving cast of nine seeking the $90,000 first prize.

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$1.2 Million Whitney Stakes Tops Saratoga Card

Whitney Stakes

The $1.2 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Saturday pits a short and sweet cast of older runners and there are speed options and options for players that like closers.

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Hall of Fame Stakes Goes Friday at Saratoga

Hall of Fame Stakes

The Hall of Fame Stakes has a long and prestigious history and Bricks and Mortars figures to be a promiment player in the fixture Friday at Saratoga.

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Jim Dandy Result Muddles Sophomore Picture

Jim Dandy result

The Jim Dandy result last Saturday at Saratoga threw another wrench into the rankings of the equine sophomore class this year.

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Haskell Invitational in Jersey Spotlight

Haskell

A classy field of seven will pit skills in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday and Irish War Cry will try to take advantage of his cozy rail post position.

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Bing Crosby Stakes Tops Del Mar Bill

Bing Crosby Stakes

The Bing Crosby Stakes has won won by some fast and versatile sprinters over the decades and Drefong will try to add his name to the winning roster.

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Early Del Mar Trends Crystalizing

early Del Mar trends

This article is about early Del Mar trends that are surfacing at the seaside track and how some horses are taking advantage to product upsets.

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San Diego Handicap Entices Half Dozen

San Diego Handicap

The San Diego Handicap has enticed a short and sweet field of six at Del Mar on Saturday and they will all have to have their running shoes on to beat the superstar trained by Bob Baffert, Arrogate.

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Schuylerville Stakes Billed at Saratoga

Schuylerville Stakes

The Schuylerville Stakes is billed at Saratoga on opening day Friday, July 21. We will run down that juvenile event along with the Sanford Stakes, which will be run on Saturday. The Schuylerville Stakes is for 2-year-old fillies going six furlongs on dirt. It is a Grade 3 event and 60% of the purse will go to the winner. Mel’s …

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