Handicapping & Race Analysis

February 20, 2015
Tryouts for the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks are being held Sunday in New Mexico. The featured $50,000 Island Fashion Stakes is the local stepping-stone to Sunland Park’s richest race for the division, and the one-mile stakes has drawn a significant ...
Spring training begins at Santa Anita on Sunday for Winning Prize, a six-time stakes winner in Argentina and California. Winning Prize will have his 2015 debut in the $75,000 Joe Hernandez Stakes at about 6 1/2 furlongs on the hillside turf course.
Racetracks in the U.S. are more likely to coordinate their live racing schedules to avoid overlapping post times due to the recent acquisition by Television Games Network of its only broadcast competitor, HRTV, according to officials involved in the deal.
The $100,000 Evening Attire has undergone some revisions since it was first drawn on Feb. 13 for it scheduled running on the Presidents Day card, which was canceled because of the cold. One thing, however, remains constant: Micromanage is the horse to ...
The manner in which each of the 11 horses in Sunday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn has handled the race’s six-day delay surely has varied, but there is one constant for handicappers. All the entrants have been stabled on the grounds, ...
Sunday at Gulfstream Park, exactly one year since his last start, Top Billing finally gets back to the races, in an optional $75,000 claiming race in which he can use his second-level allowance condition.
Parx Racing has carded three consecutive first-level allowance races on its Sunday program. The seventh and ninth races are for 3-year-olds, and the eighth is for 4-year-olds and up.
February 19, 2015
When looking for the winner of the Risen Star Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds in Louisiana, casting an eye toward Florida has been a wise play in recent years.
Spring Included lost a heartbreaker last month when Sugar Shock came rolling down the center of the track to nab the front-runner on the wire in the American Beauty at Oaklawn Park. But that’s probably news to Spring Included. So it will be with ...
R Free Roll, who set the pace into the final furlong of the Grade 3 Sugar Swirl Stakes at Gulfstream in her last outing, will be out to prove she’s the fastest of several very quick rivals set to contest Saturday’s $50,000 Minaret Stakes.