Steven Crist

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Tue Dec 31
2013
Steven Crist
11:15 am: There's a two-day, $93k pick-6 carryover at Aqueduct for today's New Year's Eve card, and because it's the last day of 2013, the whole pool will be paid out whether or not anyone goes 6 for 6. That, in addition to a final chance to make a little score to improve one's 2013 parimutuel balance sheet, makes it worth a look. I'll be playing.
Thu Dec 19
2013
Steven Crist
Categories: Eclipse Awards
The Saturday column ( www.drf.com/news/steven-crist-will-take-charge-follows-rarely-taken-path-championship ) discusses the remarkable turnaround of Will Take Charge's 2013 campaign, which is about to be rewarded with a Champion 3-year-old Eclipse Award and is even garnering him some support for Horse of the Year, despite his distant finishes in all three Triple Crown races.
Sat Nov 2
2013
Steven Crist
12:45 pm: More than two hours until the first of today's nine Breeders' Cup races, but just 30 minutes until the start of the biggest pick-5 pool in the bet's history, with just over $891k carried over afternobody hit the wager amid the longshot parade in yesterday's early races.
Fri Nov 1
2013
Steven Crist
Categories: Breeders' Cup
12:40 pm: One hour to first post at Santa Anita for Breeders' Cup Friday, an 11-race card where the five Cup races are the 6th through 10th, ending with the titanic clash among Beholder, Princess of Sylmar and Royal Delta in the Distaff.
Thu Oct 31
2013
Steven Crist
4:30 pm (ET): I normally don't play SoCal carryovers, even if they start with $439k in the kitty like today's does, but since it's the eve of Breeders' Cup Friday, I might as well follow along and it's not as much fun to follow along if you're not playing, so I've quick-capped it and will be putting in some tickets shortly.