Handicapping & Race Analysis

October 01, 2015
A week ago, trainer Chad Brown finished first and second in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic with Big Blue Kitten and Slumber. He is equally strong in the filly and mare turf division, and on Saturday, he could start as many as four runners in the Grade 1 ...
It is hard to go past Sabrina in a $25,000 optional-claiming race for fillies and mares that will serve as the feature race on Saturday at Hastings.
Few turf fillies, if any, have enjoyed a more productive campaign in North America this year than Tepin, who is just a head and nose shy of having a decisive edge atop the division.
Judy the Beauty, trainer Wesley Ward’s pride and joy, begins her march toward a championship defense Saturday as a solid favorite in the Grade 2, $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes at Keeneland.
A field of 10 talented fillies and mares seeking to add some black type to their résumés invade Suffolk Downs on Saturday to contest the newly created $75,000 Suffolk Downs Distaff Turf.
The $150,000 Roamin Rachel Stakes on Saturday at Parx Racing has attracted a Who’s Who of the Mid-Atlantic’s filly and mare sprint division.
Melmich has been a rags-to-riches success for trainer Kevin Attard, and the late bloomer will try to notch his first graded stakes over nine furlongs in Saturday’s $150,000 Durham Cup at Woodbine.
September 30, 2015
Mister Pollard and Cactus Joe were solid Indiana-bred 3-year-old stakes horses at this time last year, but the pair had combined to win just one of 12 starts during their 4-year-old seasons. Both came suddenly back into form, however, in stakes races ...
Bill Thayer, a longtime racing executive, mainly at Arlington Park, and generally a well known figure throughout the American racing industry, died Tuesday in Rolling Meadows, Ill. Thayer was 89
An employee of the racing office at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Penn., has agreed to plead guilty to one count of wire fraud for accepting “money and other gratuities” from horsemen in exchange for information on the identities of horses ...