Handicapping & Race Analysis

June 24, 2015
A U.S. federal court of appeals has upheld a lower court’s decision that New York regulators did not violate the due-process rights of trainer Richard Dutrow when they banned him for 10 years in 2011, according to court records.
June 23, 2015
The Illinois Racing Board handed Arlington a defeat and a victory during a long and contentious regular monthly meeting Tuesday, voting down the track’s request to be permitted to card fewer than eight races per day but granting permission to alter ...
A Quarter Horse co-owned by R.D. Hubbard, the racetrack executive who has been outspoken about medication violations in racing, has tested positive for an excess level of the regulated bronchodilator clenbuterol, according to New Mexico commission ...
Five of the nine races on Belmont’s Thursday program are for New York-breds, including three allowance events. The richest of those is race 3, an unrestricted $75,000 event for fillies and mares at a flat mile out of the chute.
The impressive Grade 3 winner Kentuckian ranks as trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s top 3-year-old, but the colt has backup.Those include flashy allowance winner Desert Dynamo and stakes winner Cross the Line.
Motown Men has spent the last three months defying logic and expectations for Gulliver Racing and trainer Ted H. West.
This Thursday kicks off the final three-day stretch of the meet, and a couple of nice-looking allowances will bring an eight-race card to a close. The last race of the evening serves as the feature; it’s a $58,500, second-level allowance that should be ...
June 22, 2015
Although favorites are winning at a 37 percent clip at the meet, not enough of them have come through for pick six bettors recently, and a three-day carryover of $321,859 has been sitting on ice since Sunday, when one live ticket to the favored Slan ...
Approximately 10 percent of the picnic tables in the backyard of Saratoga Race Course will be reserved for paying customers during the meet that starts July 24 and runs through Sept. 7, the New York Racing Association announced on Monday.
Daily Racing Form’s Matt Hegarty won the top prize for news reporting in a single article at the American Horse Publications annual awards banquet Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.