Handicapping & Race Analysis

YESTERDAY March 18, 2018
Madam Dancealot is one of the smallest horses on the grounds, but she can punch outside her weight class, while carrying top weight, too, as she did on Sunday in the Grade 2, $201,035 Santa Ana Stakes.
Direct Dial shuttled to a 4 1/4-length win over Redatory on Saturday night in the $65,000 Jim’s Orbit division of the Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. It was another 2 1/4 lengths back to Galactica in third.
Trainer Peter Miller has been suspended seven days, fined $2,500, and placed on probation through October 2019 – when his current license expires – for what Santa Anita stewards, in a ruling issued Sunday, said was because of "derogatory words about a ...
Tilla Cat returned to racing with fillies and mares Saturday in the $85,000 La Coneja at Sunland Park and was up for a half-length win over Rappakuba. It was another length back to Explosive Spy in third.
March 17, 2018
Magnum Moon burst onto the Kentucky Derby scene Saturday at Oaklawn, where he picked up 50 points for the classic by darting to a 3 1/2-length win over favorite Solomini in the Grade 2, $900,000 Rebel.
Opportunity knocked. Fault answered – and rolled to a 6 1/2-length victory in the Grade 1, $401,725 Santa Margarita Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita.
California’s strength in the 3-year-old male division apparently isn’t limited to dirt horses. Blended Citizen suggested as much Saturday in the Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks on Turfway Park’s synthetic Polytrack surface, surging to victory in the ...
A late-arriving Joel Rosario was still in time to give River Boyne a perfect trip in the $200,690 Pasadena, the only grass race of the four scheduled on Saturday at Santa Anita that stayed on the turf.
Mother of Dragons ($10) maintained her perfect record at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday as she rallied in the stretch to win the $54,650 Camilla Urso.