Handicapping & Race Analysis

February 10, 2018
Red Ruby picked up 10 points for the Kentucky Oaks on Saturday with a professional-looking win in the $125,000 Martha Washington at Oaklawn Park. She stalked the pace and went on to a 2 1/2-length victory over Sassy Sienna.
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and jockey Flavien Prat teamed up on Saturday at Santa Anita to take the Grade 2, $200,345 San Vicente Stakes for 3-year-olds with 11-1 shot Kanthaka.
World Approval began the defense of his championship as the top turf horse in North America by holding off Forge and winning the Grade 3, $175,000 Tampa Bay Stakes, the last of four Saturday stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.,
After seven frustrating attempts that included several heartbreaking near-misses, Heart to Heart finally got his first career Grade 1 victory after holding off a late bid from Kurilov to register a neck decision in Saturday’s $300,000 Gulfstream Park ...
An old race strategy employed by a new jockey gave Om his first stakes win since late 2015 in Saturday’s Grade 3 Thunder Road Stakes at Santa Anita.
Flameaway was good enough to outrun Catholic Boy and a couple others Saturday in the Grade 3, $200,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
A Different Style enjoyed an uncontested trip for seven furlongs under Kendrick Carmouche and galloped to a three-length victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes at Aqueduct.
Dona Bruja gave every indication that this could be her year when the Argentine-bred mare was an easy winner Saturday in the 19th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Endeavour Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.
Jerry Hollendorfer and his staff have gotten Unique Bella to slow down in the morning, and that has made the champion filly even more dangerous than she already was in the afternoon.
C.S. Incharge put herself on the road to the Kentucky Oaks when holding off the favored Daisy in the 38th running of the $100,000 Suncoast Stakes, the first of four Saturday stakes on Festival Preview Day at Tampa Bay Downs.