Posts Tagged ‘Derby’

Holy Bull and Forward Gal Stakes

The path to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks passes through South Florida on Sunday, January 29th with the back to back running of the Forward Gal (G2) and Holy Bull (G3) for 3-year-old fillies and colts respectively. Both races have compact fields of six entrants with stand out favorites.  On the girls side Broadway’s […]

Luck Pick Six on Sunshine Millions Day

by Horstradamus

posted on January 26, 2012 in Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Now entering its 10th year, the Sunshine Millions series of stakes races is trying out a new format.  This series of six races was originally meant to be a showdown between California and Florida bred horses with the races split between Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park.  While the first few runnings of the Sunshine […]

LeComte Stakes at Fair Grounds Preview and Picks

On Saturday, June 21 a highly competitive race for up and coming 3-year-old horses can be found at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans.  The LeComte Stakes (G3) run at one mile and 70 yards on the dirt is a chance for these talented sophomores to earn some graded stakes money and for their connections […]

Kentucky Derby Trail Starts with Gulfstream Park Derby

by Horstradamus

posted on January 2, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News | No Comments >>

The first day of the 2012 horse racing season was all about the first “derby” of the year – a new race called the Gulfstream Park Derby.  Though it wasn’t a graded stake, and the purse was only $100,000 a field of 11 colts showed up to start their path on the Kentucky Derby trail. […]

Kentucky Derby 2012 Future Bets

by Horstradamus

posted on December 27, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

While most people don’t consider December to be the best month for betting on Kentucky Derby prospects that hasn’t stopped several of the biggest sports books in Vegas from offering odds on hundreds of horses who may or may not be the next Secretariat. The Wynn Race & Sports Book kicked off the fun by […]

Quarter Horse Action Underway at Hialeah Park

by Horstradamus

posted on December 18, 2011 in Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On December 10th the third annual meet at Hialeah Park got off to a great start with a strong turnout of 6,000 fans to witness opening day at the historic South Florida track.  The winter meet at Hialeah will feature 3 days of live racing each week until February 19, 2012. If you’re a long […]

Final Thoughts [Free Selections]

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 3, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips, Other Events | 2 Comments >>

OK… The time has come, and I am not going to waver. Good or bad, you can come back and gander at this blog… Either way, it is not for lack of doing homework and being prepared. I watch New York daily, I read all about track changes and listen to what on-track handicappers have to […]

New York’s Jewel

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 31, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

I know we are a few days away from the drawing of the official post position order, but here are a few thoughts to keep in mind when examining all of the action this week. I know we may change our mind between now and the race, but as of right now, I am taking […]

All Out Attack

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 27, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

As the frontier has changed greatly, we need to know how to prepare for the future. It is simple… Take everything we have done, and throw it right out the window…. With all due respect to our past innovators. They would be the first to tell you that if it isn’t working, get rid of […]