Handicapping & Race Analysis

August 28, 2014
The new dirt surface at Keeneland officially opened before dawn Thursday, with horsemen giving it tentative praise as a new era got underway at the Lexington, Ky., track.

Stormtoremember, who survived the 2013 tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., was a six-length maiden special weight winner Wednesday night at Remington Park.
Chrome Mine has a lot going for her in the $50,000 Sylvia Bishop Stakes on Saturday night at Charles Town.
Get used to Sunset Glow. She may be a frequent participant in major stakes for 2-year-old fillies through the rest of the year.
Trained by leading trainer Greg Tracy, She’s a Go Girl certainly went, romping by eight lengths with Rico Walcott aboard when she made her Northlands Park debut in a non-winners-of-three, $25,000 optional-claiming race for fillies and mares going 6 1/2 ...
Handsome Jack Flash runs in Saturday’s $200,000 All American Gold Cup for 3-year-olds and up over 440 yards at Ruidoso.
Churchill Downs Inc. has elevated its chief operating officer, Bill Carstanjen, to chief executive, replacing Robert Evans, the company’s CEO since 2006.
A peaking Spadina Road will test his skills on the grass Saturday at Woodbine in the $125,000 Vice Regent Stakes, a one-mile route for Ontario-sired 3-year-olds.
August 27, 2014
Owner/trainer John Ross won last year’s Muskoka Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by disqualification with future Queen’s Plate winner Lexie Lou. He won this year’s edition of the Muskoka outright on Wednesday night at Woodbine with Brooklynsway, who ...
No matter the endeavor, Long Hot Summer commands attention. In May, she was the $260,000 sale-topper at the Barretts sale of 2-year-olds in training. On Wednesday, she remained unbeaten after two starts with a victory in the $150,500 Generous Portion ...