Handicapping & Race Analysis

August 27, 2015
On July 24, 2015, Inconclusive made her career debut for trainer Richie Scherer in a 5 1/2-furlong maiden race over the Arlington Polytrack. She rallied from off the pace and won going away for a good-looking victory that produced a 71 Beyer. Now five ...
Gimme Da Lute will be heavily favored to win his fourth consecutive stakes in Saturday’s $100,000 El Cajon Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar.
"Bittersweet," trainer Elizabeth Voss said as she stood in the Saratoga winner's circle watching her Bob Le Beau take his victory lap after winning the New York Turf Writers Cup, a Grade 1, $150,000 steeplechase.
Three horses in Grade 1 events leading up to the Travers Stakes on Saturday’s card at Saratoga caught my eye.
Early speed could prove the difference in the 38th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Violet Stakes, the 11th of 12 races on the Saturday card at Monmouth Park.
The purse of the Grade 1 Sword Dancer at Saratoga on Saturday was doubled to $1 million this year, and the extra green played a role in luring the grass race’s undisputed star, Flintshire.
The Big Beast will jump out of the frying pan and into the fire Saturday at Saratoga, coming off a heartbreaking setback at the hands of the red-hot Rock Fall in the Grade 1 Vanderbilt to meet Private Zone and 10 other top sprinters in the $700,000 ...
Purses during the Oaklawn Park meet that opens in January are projected to average a record $475,000 a program, the Hot Springs, Ark., track announced on Thursday. Oaklawn anticipates distributing $27 million in total purses during the season that ...
Giant’s Passion has a long way to go to match the accomplishments of his half-brother, Presious Passion, but he can take a step in the right direction in Saturday’s fifth race at Gulfstream Park.
A victory in Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga would place American Pharoah alongside 1941 Triple Crown winner Whirlaway as the only members of their elite fraternity to add the Travers to their résumés.