Handicapping & Race Analysis

TODAY September 20, 2017
There's only one non-claiming race on Friday's Woodbine program, a seven-furlong maiden special on turf that contains some promising 2-year-olds, including Larkwood.
The name alone indicates high expectations. No one names a racehorse Kershaw, unless they think the world of the colt. Kershaw will have his debut in Friday's fifth race at Los Alamitos, a maiden race for 2-year-olds at 5 1/2 furlongs.
September 18, 2017
Ami's Mesa cut back in distance to put her unbeaten season on the line in Monday night's Grade 2, $400,000 Presque Isle Masters, and she needed almost every inch of the ground to win.
Bob Baffert holds a strong hand but didn't scare off the competition in the $1 million races at Parx Racing on Saturday.
Mrs Rocco, a last-out winner on turf, returns to dirt as the probable favorite in a $53,000, first-level allowance at six furlongs for 2-year-old fillies.
Things could set up for All the Way Jose in Thursday's Grade 1 Lonesome Glory Handicap – especially if the remnants of Hurricane Jose bring rain to Belmont Park.
With 10 victories apiece, there is no doubt that well-seasoned veterans Warren's Joe T. and Jaiden's Best know how to find the winner's circle. The question facing handicappers Thursday at Gulfstream Park is whether either is sitting on win number 11 ...
Jeremiah Englehart will go deeper down his New York-bred filly bench when he sends out Girl's Dance Party in the $150,000 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes.
Lymebyrd was the easy winner of a $20,000 claimer for maidens at Los Alamitos in July in his eighth start and followed with a 19-1 upset in a starter allowance Aug. 11 at Del Mar. The win streak can continue in an optional claimer for California-breds ...