Handicapping & Race Analysis

August 24, 2014
A switch from turf and graded stakes company to dirt and statebreds proved to be the tonic for So Lonesome, who speed-popped the field and drew off to a four-length victory in the $250,000 Albany Stakes, the featured event Sunday on Saratoga Showcase ...
The fourth time at the meet was the charm for Winning Cause in the Grade 3, $103,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes on the turf Sunday at Monmouth Park.
Tom’s Tribute will go into the autumn as the top turf miler in Southern California. Three stakes wins in his last four starts and an upset over the heavily favored Obviously in Sunday’s $250,500 Del Mar Mile have earned Tom’s Tribute that distinction.
Star Grazing parlayed a perfect trip under jockey Angel Arroyo and the hot hands of trainer Jimmy Jerkens and owners-breeders Chester and Mary Broman into a three-quarter-length victory over the 9-5 Flipcup in Sunday’s $200,000 Fleet Indian Stakes at ...
The $150,000 Yaddo looked like a match race on paper, and it played out that way on the inner turf course Sunday at Saratoga as Dayatthespa dictated the tempo, turned back a challenge from Discreet Marq and drew off to score a 2 1/2-length victory.
Reigning Canadian champion 3-year-old filly Leigh Court made a triumphant return to competition in Sunday’s Grade 3, $155,600 Seaway Stakes at Woodbine.
For a brief moment, it appeared it would more of the same old, same old at Saratoga in Sunday’s Seeking the Ante Stakes.
Upstart won for the second time in nine days when surging late to run down the loose-on-the-lead Bustin It to register a one-length victory in the $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes for 2-year-old New York-breds Sunday at Saratoga.
King Kreesa was last year's New York-bred champion older male and champion turf horse, and he showed why by returning from a more than eight-month layoff Sunday to win the $150,000 West Point Stakes at Saratoga.
Lucy’s Bob Boy established himself as the favorite for the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic with a front-running, three-length score in the local prep for the $500,000 race, the $51,150 Frank Gall Memorial Stakes on Saturday night at Charles Town.