Month: January 2019

Clues for Finding a 3-Year-Old on the Rise

Young horses can experience growing pains. And so can horsemen and handicappers. A good example of just how profitable it can be to find the right path for a horse can be seen in a 3-year-old named Seismic Jolt. He was purchased last year at a 2-year-old sale for $800,000 by the partnership of e…

2019 PEGASUS CUP TIPS: Building the Profile of a Winner

Pegasus Cup Tips and Picks

by: Rich Bieglmeier One of the richest days in horse racing, The Pegasus World Cup, is just two weekends away. Last week we previewed the big one, the Pegasus World Cup Invitational. The article highlighted the top eight contenders, according to oddsmakers, along with video of recent performances. Today, we are going to look back…

Dan’s Double: Intriguing Trainer-Jockey Combination at Santa Anita

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…

Kentucky Derby Purse Raised to $3 Million

The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve on Saturday, May 4, will be the richest in the race’s history as the purse for America’s greatest race and first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown has been elevated to a guaranteed $3 million. The $1 million increase to the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky…