Dan Illman

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Format: 2015-08-29
Wed Nov 19
2014
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
Under a patient ride from Jevian Toledo, STORMIN MONARCHO returned to the winner's circle in last Saturday's $100,000 Richard W. Small Stakes at Laurel. Profiled on Formblog on May 29, 2014 (http://www.drf.com/blogs/stormin-track-record), Stormin Monarcho has enjoyed a solid season for trainer David Jacobson. In 10 starts since being switched over from the Steve DiMauro barn, Stormin Monarcho has produced a 3-1-1 record and 5 triple-digit Beyer Speed Figures.
Wed Nov 12
2014
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
It probably won't make us a dime, but one of the better juvenile fillies in the world made her career debut last week at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan. A SHIN CARAT, a $400,000 yearling purchase by first-crop stallion Tale of Ekati, destroyed 11 other first-time starters in a seven-furlong turf dash.
Wed Nov 5
2014
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
Lost in all the hubbub of the Breeders' Cup Classic controversy was the game performance of an underappreciated warrior.
Thu Oct 30
2014
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
I'm very interested in your thoughts on the following Breeders' Cup contenders. Let 'em rip.
Wed Oct 22
2014
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
If TARIS stays healthy, she will be one of the best filly and mare sprinters of 2015. She's already one of the best in training this year. If you don't believe me, take a look at what she did to the field in last Saturday's Grade 2 Lexus Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland.