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Fri Dec 28
2012
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
This week's HandiGambling exercise is the second race at Santa Anita, an entry-level allowance for fillies and mares at About 6 1/2 Furlongs on turf. PAST PERFORMANCES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PREVIOUS BLOG POST. REMEMBER, IF YOU ARE DECLARED THE WINNER OF THE HANDIGAMBLING EXERCISE; PLEASE CONTACT FORMBLOG@DRF.COM WITH YOUR DRF LOGIN AND PASSWORD IN ORDER TO ACCESS YOUR PRIZE PACKAGE. IF THE WINNER WOULD LIKE TO SELECT THE NEXT WEEK'S RACE, PLEASE SEND YOUR RACE SELECTION NO LATER THAN TUESDAY EVENING.
Wed Dec 26
2012
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
Let's get back in the swing of things by catching up with some data. *** Here are the top 25 WINNING Beyer Speed Figures (12/10/12 - 12/16/12):
Wed Dec 12
2012
Dan Illman
Workout analysts reported that FLASHBACK was the real deal and the juvenile full brother to multiple Grade 1 winner Zazu didn't disappoint first-out on December 8.  Trained by Bob Baffert, Flashback went off the even-money favorite going seven furlongs over the Hollywood cushion track and drew away by 3 1/2 lengths with a 93 Beyer Speed Figure.  A $260,000 weanling purchase, Flashback looks destined for stakes competition sooner rather than later.
Fri Dec 7
2012
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
This week's HandiGambling exercise is the ninth race at Fair Grounds, a $25,000 claimer for non-winners of two races at 1 1/16 miles.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS RACE IS OFF THE TURF. PAST PERFORMANCES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PREVIOUS BLOG POST. REMEMBER, IF YOU ARE DECLARED THE WINNER OF THE HANDIGAMBLING EXERCISE; PLEASE CONTACT FORMBLOG@DRF.COM WITH YOUR DRF LOGIN AND PASSWORD IN ORDER TO ACCESS YOUR PRIZE PACKAGE.
Wed Dec 5
2012
Dan Illman
Categories: Handicapping
GAME ON DUDE bounced back from a disappointing defeat as the Breeders' Cup Classic favorite to post a strong gate-to-wire score in the Grade 3 Native Diver Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park.  Trained by Bob Baffert, Game On Dude may be the best nine-furlong horse in North America (7-5-1-0 record) and his most powerful asset is his excellent early foot.  Game On Dude can sustain his speed over a distance of ground and that gives him a natural advantage over late-running types like RICHARD'S KID.  Game On Dude didn't break on top in the Native Diver - that honor went