Handicapping & Race Analysis

October 16, 2014
Classic Crusader will make his second start this week when he runs in a $17,500 claiming race at Northlands Park Saturday. He is coming off a fourth-place finish with Heribert Martinez aboard in the $56,000 Harvest Gold Plate Handicap last Monday, and ...
Turf Paradise will literally be dialed in this year. On Saturday, the Phoenix track opens for its 59th meet, and among the changes from last year is the launch of telephone account wagering on both local and simulcast races.
In a field that includes a half-dozen runners who love the Lakeside Turf Course, an eastern invader could be the one to beat in Saturday’s $50,000-added Miss America at Golden Gate Fields.
Duchess Stakes runner-up Cactus Kris is back in town for Saturday’s $100,000 Ruling Angel at Woodbine, and merits top billing in the 6 1/2-furlong overnight stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
October 15, 2014
Australian apprentice jockey Caitlin Forrest died Wednesday evening as a result of injuries suffered in a four-horse spill earlier that day at Murray Bridge Racecourse. Forrest is the third rider who has died this week as a result of racing or training ...
Betting figures and attendance so far during the fall meet at Keeneland have plummeted when compared with last year’s record results, according to figures supplied by the track.
On Tuesday, Graham Motion sent out this tweet on behalf of the standout turf filly Daring Dancer: “I would really appreciate it if it would stop raining in Lexington.”
For a breeder, owner, and trainer like C.R. Trout, the $1 million Oklahoma Classics Night at Remington Park is an important target. Trout won the program’s main event last year when Imahit captured the $175,000 Classics Cup, and the horse is back to ...
Malibu Annie was sent off at 31-1 when she tried against stakes horses for the first time in the $58,460 Duchess of York in her last start on Oct. 4 at Northlands Park. She ran okay, though, finishing fourth in the 1 1/16-mile race won by Brady’s ...
Over the last few weeks, trainer John Sadler has been playing a waiting game with the 3-year-old filly Shysheisnot at the Santa Anita autumn meeting.