Archive for the ‘Other Events’ Category

Preakness Winner Racing at Belmont!

by Horstradamus

posted on May 25, 2012 in Horse Racing, News, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The sensational chestnut Preakness winner will be taking to the track at Belmont in front of thousands this Memorial Day.  No, the 2012 Belmont Stakes didn’t get moved up a few weeks, but this weekend’s line-up will rival that of the June 9 race card. Shackleford comes fresh off a thrilling stretch run in the […]

137th Preakness Morning Line Odds

by Horstradamus

posted on May 17, 2012 in Horse Racing, News, News and Announcements, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Post Horse Trainer Jockey ML 1 Tiger Walk I. Correas K. Desormeaux 30-1 2 Teeth of the Dog M. Matz J. Bravo 15-1 3 Pretension C. Grove J. Santiago 30-1 4 Zetterholm R. Dutrow, Jr. J. Alvarado 20-1 5 Went The Day Well H. Motion J. Velazquez 6-1 6 Creative Cause M. Harrington J. Rosario […]

Peter Pan: Belmont Stakes Preview?

by Horstradamus

posted on May 11, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

While the 2012 Kentucky Derby is in the books, there are still horses looking to make their way to the Triple Crown races, and the Peter Pan Stakes this weekend often acts as a stepping stone prep race to the Belmont Stakes in June. Several horses that were once Derby prospects are taking a “better […]

Kentucky Derby Runners Typically Perform Well in Preakness

by Greg Melikov

posted on May 10, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses that run in the Kentucky Derby have performed really well in the Preakness over the past quarter-century. In fact, 24 of the past 27 Preakness winners ran in the Derby. The only exceptions that came in the 21st Century: Rachel Alexandra, ’09; Bernardini, ’06; and Red Bullet, ’00. Four Derby champs the past decade […]

Coolmore Lexington Offers Last Call for Graded Earnings

With Bodemeister‘s spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate secured, trainer Bob Baffert is looking to add Castaway to his Derby roster, should he put up a big race this Saturday at Keeneland.  Castaway hopes to follow in his sire Street Sense’s hoofsteps, but his road to the Kentucky Derby has been a bumpy one after the lackluster seventh place finish in the Sunland Derby his last […]

Free Keeneland/Oaklawn Selections – Saturday 4/14/12

The world of racing is focused on Arkansas and Kentucky. There are two prep races that have historically played a great role in sending players to the Derby. The weather is looking well for both ovals, and all that is left to do is let the horses do the talking.  One race looks like a […]

Hansen Takes on Talented Blue Grass Field

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 13, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Hansen and Street Sense have several things in common, including victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs. Street Sense did it five years ago while Hansen triumphed in 2011. Both horses boasted experience on synthetic surfaces. Street Sense finished third in Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity as a juvenile and was runner-up in the Blue […]

Free Keeneland Selections – 2012 Blue Grass Stakes

The track at Keeneland has been tough to get a handle. Last Saturday, 6/8 winners went wire-to-wire, or were just off the pace. As late as Wednesday, 4/6 runners made their way into the winner’s circle by closing down the lane. The weather is supposed to be in the low 70’s, and the poly track […]

Post Time at Brigadoon

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 13, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

On a cold and blustery afternoon, I walked past the ancient Sycamore tree and the familiar scent of horses caught my nostrils. Walking across the paddock area, and feeling the years of history whisper gently in my ear. I knew that I could only be in one place – in beautiful Lexington, at historic Keeneland. If […]

Super Saturday – Free Horse Racing Selections – Apr 7, 2012

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 6, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

If we were having an adult beverage, the bartender would be calling “last call.” The same can be said for Thoroughbred racing, where only a handful of preps still wait until the runners meet at the Derby starting gate. So, time is clicking away and you better catch all of the action you can to be […]