Handicapping & Race Analysis

February 10, 2017
There are three allowance events on Sunday's 12-race program at Gulfstream Park and, not surprisingly, leading trainer Todd Pletcher looks like he has the upper hand in two.
Madam Dancealot, who beat one rival in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, will have her first start at 3 in Sunday's $75,000 Sweet Life Stakes for fillies on the 6 1/2-furlong hillside turf course.
The five runners in Sunday's Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes for 3-year-olds are only maiden-race winners. But the San Vicente Stakes at seven furlongs might propel some of them into the major Triple Crown preps of March.
Brandon Charlerie starts his first horse as a trainer in the sixth race Sunday, a starter allowance for fillies and mares who have started for a claiming tag of $50,000 or less. Charlerie's first starter will be Palladian Bridge, the likely favorite in ...
The Grade 1, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita has been moved from late June to Memorial Day weekend this year and will be the richest race of the track's spring-summer meeting, which runs from April 14 to July 4.
The 9-year-old Surf N Ski will be looking to back up a track-record performance from last month when he runs in the $75,000 Budweiser Handicap on Sunday at Sunland Park in New Mexico.
The star-crossed breeding career of three-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta came to a tragic end this week, when the mare died due to foaling complications in Ireland. Her Galileo filly survived.
February 09, 2017
Trainer Mark Casse reported on Thursday that 2016 2-year-old male champion Classic Empire is doing well after popping an abscess in his foot discovered less than 48 hours after his third-place finish as the heavy favorite in last Saturday’s Grade 2 ...
Rillito Park, the small racetrack in Tucson, Ariz., whose future was in doubt until last month, launches its 14-day winter meet Saturday with a combination of low-level Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse races.
Oaklawn Park is sitting on a competitive group of 3-year-old fillies this meet, judging by the depth of the field for the $125,000 Martha Washington on Saturday. The race that starts the march to the Grade 3, $400,000 Fantasy drew stakes winners ...