Handicapping & Race Analysis

August 11, 2017
Skye Diamonds heads a strong field of five in Sunday's Grade 3 Rancho Bernardo Handicap at Del Mar.
Citizen Kitty took her game to another level when she won the $50,000 Boeing Stakes on July 16 and is clearly the one to beat in the $65,000 Emerald Distaff Handicap at Emerald Downs on Sunday.
Mach One Rules will try to give trainer Frank Lucarelli his first win in the 82nd running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Longacres Miles at Emerald Downs on Sunday.
Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Mass., has added two dates to its racing calendar this year following an agreement between the track and a local horsemen’s group to use money from uncashed tickets to cover a portion of the expenses, according to ...
There are only six entrants in the $50,000 Jack Betta Be Rite Stakes at Finger Lakes on Monday, but good luck sorting them out. Four of the fillies and mares in the 1 1/16-mile race for New York-breds seem to have a shot at the win.
True Cinder looks to keep a five-race win streak rolling as she faces males in the $75,000 Horizon Stakes for Ohio-accredited 3-year-olds Sunday on the Belterra Park turf.
It's still early in the year, but arguably Northern California's two best 2-year-olds will compete in separate stakes Sunday at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa.
Melmich will look to go 3 for 3 this year in Sunday's Grade 3, $125,000 Seagram Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Melmich has six opponents in the Seagram Cup, for 3-year olds and upward over 1 1/16 miles on Tapeta.
August 10, 2017
Lover’s Key avenged her only setback in her last six starts on Thursday at Saratoga, pulling away late to a convincing 2 1/4-length decision over Lady Joan in the $100,000 Statue of Liberty Division of the New York Stallion Series.
Saturday at Arlington, the well-traveled Ignacio Correas starts Dona Bruja, the morning-line favorite in the Grade 1, $600,000 Beverly D. Stakes, and Kasaqui, a contender in the Grade 1 Arlington Million, a race in which he finished second last year.