Archive for October, 2010

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Filly – Pre-Entry Breakdown

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 29, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | 2 Comments >>

BC Juvenile Filly (G1) – 1  1/16 miles – $2 million Awesome Feather – Stanley Gold is the trainer, and she is 5/5 with wins. She exits 2nd off the layoff, and the barn rolls (35%) off a last race win. Florida-bred is Calder’s hope, and she looks to be a player. Her best will be required, […]

Breeders’ Cup Spotlight Shines on Two Females

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 28, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

It’s no longer a male’s world in the Breeders’ Cup as two of the most important races at Churchill Downs puts the spotlight on mares aiming to stage repeat performances. There have been only eight repeat winners in the same BC race during the past 26 world championships. Five came in the 21st Century: Tiznow, […]

Breeders’ Cup Filly/Mare Sprint – Pre-Entry Breakdown

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 28, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | 1 Comment >>

BC Filly/Mare Sprint (G1) – 7 furlongs – $1 million Dubai Majesty – Bret Calhoun trainee, and is 4/6 @ Churchill Downs. Poly to the dirt, and 3 wide driving down the lane last out in impressive fashion. Informed Decision – 2/2 at Churchill, and goes 10/11 at the distance. In close early, and was […]

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Filly Turf – Pre-Entry Breakdown

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 28, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

BC Juvenile Filly Turf (G2) – 1 mile (turf) – $1 million Winter Memories – 2/2 for James Toner, and this daughter of El Prado should enjoy the turf. 6 wide impressive win in the Ms Grillo, and has a very powerful kick down the lane. Kathmanblu – 3rd off the layoff for Ken McPeek […]

Breeders’ Cup Marathon – Pre-Entry Breakdown

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 28, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | 1 Comment >>

I am going to breakdown each race, and give you some horses to focus on. I have gone back and watched the last live race of every pre-entry for day one. The final entry date is next Tuesday, and in the meantime, I would start focusing on some runners to make final determinations. BC Marathon (G3) […]

Three Guys Walk Into a Bar…

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 25, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | No Comments >>

It was adult beverage time on a Friday. But, more importantly, three men were going to meet just like they do every year, and get ready to bankroll for the Breeders’ Cup. The gents have been handicapping for years. They all are in the banking industry, and make their way in for a beer or […]

Free Parx Racing Picks

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 25, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

Parx is Philly Park. I have had to retrain my thinking, and I guess I am not alone. But mark my word, we will be betting Parx in the upcoming years as the purses will gr0w very large. Parx Race Course – Monday Race #4 – #7 Maryville (3-1) Arroyo up for Steve Klesaris and […]

Free Beulah Park Picks

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 25, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | 8 Comments >>

The track is under new management, and the future ahead looks bright. But, until slot machines and big purses hold the scene, let’s make some money today. Beulah Park – Monday Race #1 – #1 Itsmissmattytoyou (3-1) Hector Rosario in the irons for Patrick Gary. He is a bit of a horse-for-the-course going 9/12 ITM. […]

A Few Years Too Soon…

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 20, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 12 Comments >>

I was at the Derby… I was doing a radio show in the area that would have been known as the “0ld press box.” It was nice, and situated right over the finish line, three stories up. It was a great day to work in racing.  But, then I made a mistake…. You know by […]

Give Them What They Want

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 19, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I love the idea about rebates for players. I have worked in the industry for some that embrace the idea, and those that fear the thought. But, if you come right down to it, where else would you rather have your money? In some advertising, that may or may not have an effect, or would […]