Archive for the ‘Kentucky Derby’ Category

Secrets of the Kentucky Derby

How many people have always wanted to know the secret sauce on their burger ? Me too. – There’s no sure fire way to eliminate runners based on past runnings, or we would have a chart to follow to whittle down twenty horses to just two or three. – Some believe in a chart of […]

Handicappers Tool Box

  If you’re doing a job around the house or looking on-line how to fix it yourself. You’re going to need the right tools. – Try tightening the faucet with your good looks. You need the right tools or ammo to hit the target. As we are days away from the 142nd running of the […]

Year Three

  Life has returned to normal, and all is well with the world. – When you hear those words from this handicapper, that probably means I’m back to work. – Belterra Park started racing on 4/29, and I’m a happy camper as I begin my third year as announcer and morning line odds maker. Racing […]

Pick Your Poison

    Not much of a choice, eh ? – That has been the weekend from hell for this handicapper. You can either be off the board and run down the tubes, or you can be so close it hurts to think about it. – One way has you going back to the drawing board to revamp your […]

The Big Four

In a shade over a week we’ll be sipping an icy cold mint julep, and singing the emotional “My Old Kentucky Home” lyrics. – The crowds will be dressed to the nines, and players from around the globe will be chomping at the bit to wager into the swelled Derby pools. – This may be the […]

Last Chance Derby Points / Free Selections / Saturday

It is hard to believe, but the last call for Derby points has arrived. Seems like it was five minutes ago when were talking about kicking off the seasonal run in January. – There is nothing like a little sampling of free selections to get you thinking about the races, and use this as an […]

Remembering Good Times

Where did you get your start ? – You know, where did you cut your teeth as a horse player ? – For many there wasn’t a visit to the Spa, or where the surf meets the turf. It was the small tracks. The little ovals that had a charm or lack there of all […]

Free Keeneland Selections – 4/9/16

  Brigadoon is scheduled to make its spring appearance in Lexington from 4/8/16 – 4/29/16. – There is no other place on the planet quite like Keeneland. Is it the splendor of the season, or the majestic Thoroughbreds prancing in the paddock ? – The answer is simple. Yes. – Keeneland is proof in the […]

What’s Going On ?

Just like the song, or maybe the words from a friend when they first greet you. We all like to know what’s going on in our world. – In the world of racing there are a few things happening that have me scratching my noggin. From time to time it’s a good thing to step back […]

Free Selections / Saturday 3-26-16 / Meydan

Last week my beginning stage of handicapping pointed me in the right direction. – I started with taking a starter look last weekend, and then I proceeded to download the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms. This allowed me a good start, and after downloading the E-Z Win Forms I examined my bankroll and the path to the betting […]