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Sat Mar 31
2012
Steven Crist
Wake up, international racing fans. I know it's not even 7 a.m. in California, but they've already started the World Cup card over in Dubai. You didn't miss any life-changing opportunities -- African Story, owned by Godolphin, won the Godolphin Mile, paying $3.20 to win in the U.S. betting pools.
Sat Mar 10
2012
Steven Crist
St. Pete Beach, Fla. -- On the off chance you're not going to be in the neighborhood for the handicapping seminar I'm doing at Tampa Bay Downs Saturday morning at 10 a.m., here's my cheat sheet for the three stakes on the card -- the $100k Suncoast for 3-year-old fillies, the $150k G3 Hillsborough for older turf fillies, and the $350k G2 Tampa Bay Derby for 3-year-olds:
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: