Steven Crist

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Fri Dec 9
2011
Steven Crist
  1:00 pm: 50 minutes to the start of the Aqueduct pick-6, where a two-day $81k carryover awaits and the challenge is what to do with three standout favorites in the sequence: Sanchise in the 4th, Alphabet Jamerica in the 6th and R Clever Cat in the 9th. All of them deserve to be favored but all three have textbook drawbacks:
Sat Dec 3
2011
Steven Crist
Hallandale Beach, FL -- I'm in sunny and windy Hallandale for the early Opening Day at Gulfstream Park today, and still reeling from the announcement yesterday that the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga has been downgraded to a Grade 2 race for 2012.
Thu Nov 17
2011
Steven Crist
After 27 scratches, 23 of them in the three off-the-turf races, the three-day $237,446 Aqueduct pick-6 carryover is a 44-horse 8x6x8x7x8x7 proposition: The main track is labelled muddy after a full day and night of rain, with more showers likely during the afternoon. The sequence is scheduled to begin at 1:50 pm.
Fri Nov 11
2011
Steven Crist
11:59 am: Wanted to post at 11:11 am on 11/11/11 but I lost track of the time trying to decipher today's Aqueduct Pick-6, which starts with a three-day carryover of $188,308 in the kitty. Time to stop licking those Court Vision and Drosselmeyer wounds and get back in the pool.
Sat Nov 5
2011
Steven Crist
Categories: Breeders' Cup
    12:03 pm: Two minutes to the first at Churchill Downs. Track is good to fast with no further rain in the forecast: