Posts Tagged ‘Breeders’ Cup Sprint’

Breeders’ Cup – First Glimpse – Day #2 – Part #4

The races are getting better and the fields assembled are some of the best in the history of the Breeders’ Cup. Be sure to take a look and get a good visual image of some of the runners and use this as an appetizer. Download the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms to see how the […]

My View From the Grandstand

There are things that need to be addressed; some need to be left alone, and others that continue to amaze. During the last few days I’ve seen a little sampling of each in racing. – As fans, we are the lifeblood that keeps the game alive. We are riding the high wave of 2015, and now […]

Back in the Saddle Again!

I had a few moments and I began to replay the last few weeks leading up to the Breeders’ Cup. Our place parlay yielded a small profit, and we had a great time betting the weekend. For the group, it was a winner. But for me, I was left scratching my head and asking what […]

2012 Breeders’ Cup Day Two / Free Saturday Picks / Free Selections

The Breeders’ Cup Day of Champions has finally arrived. There are many racing days that are geared for fans of all walks. The Breeders’ Cup is no exception, but this weekend is especially dedicated to the players. This is where the world gathers, and the best Thoroughbreds attempt to etch their name into the history […]

The 28th Breeders’ Cup: How to Play 7 of the 15 Races

by Greg Melikov

posted on November 1, 2011 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 2 Comments >>

Fifteen Breeders’ Cup contests, one more than last year, is just too many to wager on even if they’re spread over two days. Like 2010, I will concentrate on classy horses with good recent form and wager on seven races. The weather could be a factor, at least on Friday, but the forecasters have been […]

How The Dirt Surface Plays at Churchill Downs

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 27, 2011 in Breeders Cup, Educational Articles, Handicapping, Horse Racing | 1 Comment >>

The main track at Churchill Downs, which hosts a record eighth Breeders’ Cup Nov. 4-5, is different from any dirt surface in the nation. Most tracks are comprised of limestone with dirt on top. The Louisville venue has no such base while the track is mixed with a deep layer of soil, clay and organic […]