Month: December 2018

2018 Valedictory Stakes Entries & Odds at Woodbine

Two standout seven-year-olds, each with 41 starts to their name, and both with seven starts on the year, will vie with seven other starters to take top honors in the 1 3/4-mile Grade 3 $125,000 Valedictory Stakes, one of two stakes served up on the 10-race card Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. Multiple graded stakes champ…

Weekend Watch: Kukulkan stars in Clasico del Caribe – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Miguel Espinoza Each weekend, Horse Racing Nation previews the top races to tune into coast to coast and runs down the main contenders. Post times are all in Eastern Time.SaturdayClasico Internacional del Caribe returns to GulfstreamGulfstream Park will once again host the Clasico Internacional del Caribe, the Caribbean and Latin America’s…

S.D. horse racing hopes for legislative help in 2019 – KELO AM-FM

In 2018, races were held four days in Fort Pierre and another four days in Aberdeen Friday, December 07, 2018 10:32 a.m. CST PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) — Organizers are hoping a new administration and a new year for the state Legislature will give new life to the horse racing industry in South Dakota. Fort Pierre…

Dan’s Double: Focus on Fair Grounds Stakes

Dan’s Double of the week, featuring handicapping analysis from America’s Best Racing’s New York correspondent Dan Tordjman, is brought to you by Horseplayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and National Horseplayers Championship (NHC). Horseplayers.com offers low-cost feeders every day and BCBC and NHC qualifiers every weekend, and it’s the only…

Expert: How to bet Improbable in the Los Alamitos Futurity – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire In assessing the top stakes races each week, Mike Shutty, author of Horse Racing Nation’s Super Screener handicapping system, assigns races a “playability score” measured between 1 (pass) and 10 (super value potential). While Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Los Alamitos Futurity comes in at just a 2, understandably a number of horse…

Bellafina’s connections maintain Kentucky Oaks as a goal – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire While Bellafina finished fourth as the favorite in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, trainer Simon Callaghan doesn’t believe that was her “true running” some nine lengths behind the winner and possible champion Jaywalk.Connections have identified a number of reasons for the performance — including that the daughter of Quality Road was in…