Handicapping & Race Analysis

January 27, 2016
Kentucky Derby watchers know that viable prospects can emerge almost any day without notice. But here's fair warning: One might pop up in the winner's circle late Friday afternoon at Gulfstream Park.
January 26, 2016
As an Ocala resident who regularly trains horses at the Ocala Training Center, trainer Mark Casse had something of a home-track advantage at the 27th annual OBS Day of Champions on Tuesday, or at least it appeared that way as his Whatawonderflworld ...
January 25, 2016
Here's a collection of some of the biggest stories in horse racing, all in one place. Includes recap of Lost Bus in the Santa Monica Stakes, other notable performances, breeding news, and horses to watch.
Far Right will bring a good deal of name recognition into Thursday's featured ninth race at Oaklawn Park. He won the track's Smarty Jones and Grade 3 Southwest last season before running second to a future Triple Crown winner in the Arkansas Derby. Far ...
Awesome News has delivered more times than not in her eight-race career. Thursday, when racing resumes at Aqueduct for the first time in nearly a week, Awesome News should garner the headlines as the horse to catch and beat in the $67,000 first-level ...
The sagas of Our First Girl and Socialized continue Thursday when they return as key starters in two Santa Anita turf races. Our First Girl is a solid favorite in race 4, a sprint for maiden fillies and mares. Socialized is a contender in race 7, a ...
Blofeld was one of the early stars in a foal crop that included a Triple Crown winner, but the colt has yet to follow up on his precocity that year. Unbeaten in three starts as a 2-year-old of 2014 but winless last year in both his starts at 3, Blofeld ...
On Thursday, General a Rod returns to action as the likely favorite in the Gulfstream feature, a $48,000, third-level allowance at 1 1/16 miles that also carries a $100,000 claiming option.
Racing returns to the heart of Florida horse country Tuesday, when the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. puts on its annual day of racing at the Ocala Training Center. The five-race card includes four stakes for 3-year-olds who have passed through the auction ...
January 24, 2016
Coastline gave trainer Phil D’Amato his fourth stakes win of the winter-spring meeting at Santa Anita in Sunday’s $79,250 Clocker’s Corner Stakes.