Handicapping & Race Analysis

April 12, 2014
Eurton is faced with whether to run Dance With Fate back in the May 3 Kentucky Derby after the Florida-bred colt, ridden by Corey Nakatani, posted an emphatic 1 3/4-length victory Saturday in the 90th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes, ...
With Biorhythm and Sky High Gal setting a quick early pace, jockey Joe Talamo was content to rate Tribal Spy off the lead in Saturday’s $100,500 Las Cienegas Stakes at Santa Anita. He was even more delighted when Tribal Spy went past the front-runners ...
Joint Return got back on the winning track when she rallied from last to defeat Florida Sun, the longest price on the board at 25-1, in Saturday’s $65,000 Calder Oaks.
Trainer Donnie Von Hemel will send out the capable pair of Chuck and Z Rockstar against the streaking duo of Chifforobe and Crusin’ Main in the $55,000 TRAO Classic Sprint at Will Rogers on Tuesday.
Judy the Beauty finally got that overdue Grade 1 for herself and her trainer when powering to victory Saturday under John Velazquez in the 13th running of the $300,000 Madison Stakes at Keeneland.
Tight Britches seeks to win her seventh consecutive race Monday when the former $4,000 claimer moves into stakes company for the $55,000 Classic Distaff Sprint at Will Rogers Downs.
Darting to the lead under Robby Albarado, 23-1 shot Marchman turned away all comers to win the Grade 3, $100,000 Shakertown Stakes by a neck Saturday at Keeneland.
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With Alan Garcia riding for owner Robert Trussell and trainer Ken McPeek, Occasional View surged past front-running Dimension to win the seven-furlong race by a length. He paid $11 as second choice after finishing in 1:22.77 over Polytrack.
Three horses who have combined to win four allowance races, including three this year, are nevertheless eligible for Tuesday’s $45,000 first-level allowance feature at Parx Racing.