Posts Tagged ‘Breeders’ Cup’

2011 Early Predictions

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 30, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

The beginning of the holiday season gets me in the mood to start thinking about the new year. I can’t help it, but when the year winds down, it does leave many to start the guesswork. I have spoken to media folks who did not want to be quoted, as they have no real base. It is […]

Nothing To Blame

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 8, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

The Breeders’ Cup Classic held so much energy, that it would be hard to tell you about it if you weren’t on hand. I was watching the ballgame at home one night, and a pal of mine told me it was just so different at the game as he taped the game, and watched it […]

Breeders’ Cup World Championships – Friday

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 3, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | 1 Comment >>

The Breeders’ Cup is a two-day event that will hold the eyes of the sporting world. On day two, a 6-year-old mare named Zenyatta will attempt to gallop into history extending her record to a perfect 20 in a row. But, there is a great day on tap on Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs. Under […]

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 […]

A Few Years Too Soon…

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 20, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 14 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 […]