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Sat Feb 18
2012
Steven Crist
I'm not an HRTV host, nor do I even play one on tv, but today I'm the guy sitting precariously atop the online dunk-tank that you're supposed to out-pick in eight races at Gulfstream and Santa Anita in the "Beat the Host" contest for XpressBet and DRF Bets customers. For more info on signing up and playing, click here.
Tue Jan 17
2012
Steven Crist
Categories: Eclipse Awards
[Note: Cristblog is on hiatus until February 18th.] BEVERLY HILLS -- A squeaker for 3-year-old, a mild upset for older male and the lack of a single unanimous selection were the talk of the 41st annual Eclipse Awards tonight at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. You can find the complete voting totals at the bottom of this post.
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.