Month: December 2018

Bill Giauque: Patterns repeat in the world of horse racing – Ocala

No matter the activity a person engages in, pattern recognition is an integral part of the activity, unless the activity of choice is completely random. Horse racing provides distinct patterns of outcome. First and foremost, the horses possess patterns of racing. These are general in the revealed by The Daily Racing Form’s past performances or…

Horse racing: Unbeaten Altior faces test at Tingle Creek – BBC Sport

The star-studded nature of Nicky Henderson’s string based at historic Seven Barrows stables outside Lambourn, Berkshire is further emphasised on Tingle Creek day at Sandown. For the third weekend running, a Henderson big-player is centre stage for the Saturday feature, this time reigning Queen Mother Champion Chaser Altior in a glittering staging of the Tingle…

Stretching out, True Timber possible for Pegasus World Cup – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Viola Jasko/NYRA True Timber, who competed on last year’s Kentucky Derby trail before returning sprint distances, may continue stretching back out in the Pegasus World Cup.Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Thursday that Calumet Farm’s general manager, Eddie Kane, has expressed interest in entering the recent Cigar Mile (G1) runner-up to North America’s…

Pigskins and Ponies: Intriguing NFL Underdogs, Starlet in the Making

If you like betting both football and horse racing, you’ve come to the right place! Each week in Pigskins and Ponies you’ll find analysis and key football bets from Payne Insider and Todd Fuhrman plus racing picks from Jose Contreras. Professional bettor Payne Insider and former oddsmaker Todd Fuhrman are founders of Bet the Board,…

Gorajec: Rules Enforcement, Public Disclosure Lacking In Pennsylvania Betamethasone Cases – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

A series of betamethasone tests from 2016 raise questions about drug rules enforcement in Pennsylvania — that’s one of the takeaways from the latest commentary by former Indiana Horse Racing Commission executive director Joe Gorajec. Gorajec outlined three positives for the corticosteroid which resulted from races in 2016; the first two were between 10 and…

Belle’s Best Bets: Gulfstream Stakes Selections, Aqueduct Value Pick

America’s Best Racing, Belle Premium American Vodka, and handicapper (and avid gambler) Monique Vág team up to provide horseplayers with their best bets of the weekend. Vág will identify her top picks as well as at least one longshot play of the weekend, a nice opportunity to swing for the fences on a win bet or to take a shot with…

Two-Turn Experience Could Provide an Edge in Cash Call Futurity

Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity, a “Road to the Kentucky Derby” points race, drew a sparse field of six with all having promise, particularly based on recent history. The winner of the race last year was McKinzie, an early Derby favorite before being sidelined in March. In 2016 the race was…