Handicapping & Race Analysis

TODAY August 19, 2017
On this day – the most important day on the calendar in Saratoga for 3-year-old fillies – Elate was clearly best in the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama Stakes.
Killin Me Smalls dominated the $50,000 Westerner Handicap at Northlands Park on Saturday in a replay of July 29's Don Getty Handicap.
Money'soncharlotte continued her win streak with a 1 1/4-length victory over Martini Glass in the $200,000 Lady Jacqueline Stakes Saturday at Thistledown, while the latter continued her streak of tough beats in stakes competition.
Tricky Escape has stepped up her game since the move to turf and on Saturday she became a stakes winner on the surface when she closed into modest fractions for a 1 1/4-length win over favorite Light Up Our World in the Grade 3, $100,000 Violet at ...
Crabcakes was victorious in the Miss Disco for late owner and breeder Elizabeth "Binnie" Houghton, while Bawlmer Hon and Just Howard posted upsets in the All Brandy Stakes and Find Stakes, respectively.
Conquest Panthera ($18.20) collared the speedy Dowse’s Beach in the final strides to take the $176,750 Play the King Stakes under Patrick Husbands at Woodbine on Saturday.
It probably won’t hurt the feelings of the other six trainers in the race to learn that trainer Chad Brown plans to scratch morning-line favorite Going for Broke from Sunday’s $100,000 Summer Colony Stakes at Saratoga to run in next Saturday’s Grade 1 ...
YESTERDAY August 18, 2017
Tribalist went from appearing to be beaten by bad luck to accelerating in brilliant fashion in the final sixteenth of the Green Flash Handicap, winning his fourth consecutive race in a span of 37 months.
Trainer Craig MacPherson is looking for a big effort from Weekend Wizard in the $50,000 CTHS Sales Stakes at Hastings on Monday.