Tag: Horse Racing Tips

Preakness Stakes Picks: The Five Early Favorites

by: Rich Bieglmeier Although the 2019 Preakness Stakes field is not set, the probable list gives horseplayers a very good idea who is likely to race in the second leg of the Triple-Crown. Trainer Bob Baffert says the Kentucky Derby fifth place finisher IMPROBABLE, moved to fourth by MAXIMUM SECURITY‘s disqualification, is a definite go,…

Kentucky Derby Picks: Why Omaha Beach Will Win

We are profiling the top-contenders for the 2019 Kentucky Derby based on pre-race odds as set by book-maker William Hill. These articles will highlight why the featured horse can hit the wire first in the 145th run for the roses. Our attention starts with likely race-time favorite OMAHA BEACH. Jockey Mike Smith has spoken. The…

Kentucky Derby Picks: 5 Live Longshots

by: Rich Bieglmeier The field is mostly set with the 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby GPS reading end of the route. The top 20 leaderboard is final, and the four Alternate Entries stand ready should they get a racing silk and gate number in the event of scratch(es). Oddsmaker William Hill has set the…

Saturday Stakes: It’s Go or Go Home Time

Kentucky Derby Tips and Picks

The road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby is winding towards its end. Saturday is the second to last stop before the journey that started last fall in Kentucky ends next week in Arkansas. For many horses running in this Saturday’s Derby Prep races, it’s their last chance to make early May reservations for Churchill Downs.…

Radar Horses: 9 Horses to Watch

by: Rich Bieglmeier We added nine Radar Horses to our watchlist from last week’s races. Our Radar Horses improved on their average outing and ran a final time that ranked above the class of the race. Consider it our horses to watch list and we’ll let you know through our Radar Pages when these “standout”…

Saturday Stakes: Gotham Stakes and Tampa Bay Derby

by: Rich Bieglmeier Saturday was supposed to host three Championship Series, Kentucky Derby qualifying races with the winners receiving 50 points, 20 points for second, 10 for third and 5 for fourth, added to their Derby qualifying totals. Based on 2018’s final Kentucky Derby Standings, it’s likely the winners of the Tampa Bay Derby, Gotham…

Saturday Stakes: Risen Star and Derby Power Rankings

by: Rich Bieglmeier Kentucky Derby qualifying races are in full swing with a likely guaranteed spot in the Derby on the line Saturday. The Risen Star Stakes is the first of leg one’s Championship Series Qualifying races. The winner of the Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds racetrack earns 50 qualifying points for this year’s…

Saturday Stakes: Tampa Bay Next Stop on Road to KY Derby

Kentucky Derby Tips and Picks

by: Rich Bieglmeier Forget Groundhog Day, three things mark the start of spring for me. 1. The Daytona 500 2. Major League Baseball’s pitchers and catchers reporting to camp 3. Kentucky Derby/Oaks Prep races with a major uptick in the stakes racing schedule The Daytona 500 is next Sunday, February 17th. The Oakland A’s pitchers…

Sunday Stakes: Three Races to Watch

by: Rich Bieglmeier Gulfstream Park continues to be the go-to horse racing track for significant stakes races. Last weekend the south Florida track hosted the Pegasus World Cup and the Kentucky Derby prep race, Holy Bull Stakes yesterday. Today, Gulfstream’s card contains two of the day’s three stakes races with more than $100,000 in prize…

Saturday Stakes: 3 Stops on the Road to the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Tips and Picks

by: Rich Bieglmeier The Road to the Kentucky Derby runs through Hallandale Beach, Florida, Arcadia, California, and New York City, New York, this Saturday. Ten Kentucky Derby hopefuls will go at in the HOLY BULL STAKES at Gulfstream Park. Six boys will battle it out in the ROBERT B. LEWIS STAKES at Santa Anita. And,…