Handicapping & Race Analysis

TODAY February 19, 2017
Keyed by Zakaroff’s $99.60 victory in the Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby, one bettor playing the 20-cent Golden Pick Six cashed a ticket for a $240,030.54.
Archer City backed up a nine-length allowance win with a three-length stakes victory Saturday night in the $65,000 Two Altazano division of the Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.
YESTERDAY February 18, 2017
Zakaroff scored the second biggest upset in the 36-year history of the Grade 3, $200,450 El Camino Real Derby, scoring a one-half-length victory at nearly 49-1 as locally based runners swept the top three positions in the premier race for 3-year-olds ...
A change of surface and a small field helped Wild At Heart win the first stakes of her career in Saturday’s Grade 3 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita.
Terra Promessa improved her Oaklawn Park record to 5 for 5 Saturday when she cruised to a 4 3/4-length win in the Grade 3, $150,000 Bayakoa.
Howdy Kingkowboy, moving to a route for the first time and racing on a track listed as "wet fast (sealed)" from steady rains throughout the day, posted a mild upset in Saturday’s $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby.
Imperial Hint, who is small in stature but big at heart, held off even-money favorite Stallwalkin' Dude the length of the Laurel Park stretch to win the Grade 3, $250,000 General George on Saturday.
High Ridge Road got the best of By the Moon in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie, winning by a desperate neck in the shadow of the wire.
On Monday, owner Sheila Rosenblum watched as her champion sprinting filly La Verdad become a mother. On Saturday, Rosenblum watched Hot City Girl - La Verdad’s younger half-sister - make a case for putting parenthood off a little longer. Hot City Girl ...