Handicapping & Race Analysis

October 07, 2017
Wonder Gadot ($4.20) toyed with her three rivals in Saturday’s $142,250 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine, winning the Grade 3 route for 2-year-old fillies by six lengths.
In upper stretch of the $100,000 Plum Pretty Stakes at Parx on Saturday, it looked as if Power of Snunner was going to roll right by Trace of Grace. In the final sixteenth, it looked as though she wasn't going to get there at all.
The well-traveled Zipessa got back in the win column with a flourish Saturday, reeling in a loose leader for the first Grade 1 victory of her career in the Grade 1, $400,000 First Lady Stakes on the Keeneland turf.
Finley’sluckycharm was fifth down the backstretch, which might have rattled a lesser horse. Normally a front-runner, the filly nonetheless adapted on the fly – literally – when charging home a popular winner Saturday in the Grade 2, $250,000 ...
Bucchero, a longtime standout in Indiana state-bred company, proved his abilities extend beyond the Hoosier state in scoring a 26-1 upset in the Grade 2, $200,000 Woodford Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday.
Blackjackcat won his fourth consecutive race, and third straight in a stakes, in Saturday’s $79,695 Obviously Mile at Santa Anita, a minor stakes designed as a prep for the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar on Nov. 4.
After Disco Partner's sharp victory in Saturday's Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational, owners Frank and Patricia Generazio will have to decide whether to supplement him to the Breeders' Cup.
On the Low Down will be stepping outside the New Mexico-bred ranks for the first time Monday when he attempts to win the third stakes race of his young career in the $50,000 Governor's Cup at Zia Park.
Fatale Bere, who has run against Group 1 types in France, starts in the United States for the first time in Monday's $100,000 Surfer Girl Stakes at Santa Anita.
Monday's Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes at Belmont Park is a tricky handicapping puzzle that ultimately Mother Nature may hold the key to solving.