Posts Tagged ‘Kentucky Derby handicapping’

2012 Kentucky Derby Entries

by Horstradamus

posted on May 3, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News | No Comments >>

  Post Horse Jockey Trainer Morning Line Odds 1 Daddy Long Legs Colm O’Donoghue Aidan O’Brien 30-1 2 Optimizer Jon Court D. Wayne Lukas 50-1 3 Take Charge Indy Calvin Borel Patrick Byrne 15-1 4 Union Rags Julien Leparoux Michael Matz 9-2 5 Dullahan Kent Desourmeaux Dale Romans 8-1 6 Bodemeister Mike Smith Bob Baffert […]

Derby Doings

I was getting my daily read this morning, and dug up a gem from Dick Downey. I have been keeping one under my hat, but the cat is out of the bag. If you are considering making a $2 wager, or going for the long ball, I suggest you pay close attention to the media reports that are rolling […]

Top Ten Derby Contenders, Apr 2011

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 20, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Kentucky Derby | 2 Comments >>

Upsets galore in the major preps have played havoc with my Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders. You can count the number of favorites that scored in key preps on one hand. How the 3-year-olds work at Churchill Downs before the first Saturday in May will determine my final standings from the bottom to the top: […]

Dialed Up and Dialed In

Well, I guess I am going to partly break a rule and lean in a direction. I had said wait until we see some of the other big preps before you buy your stock. Now I am really starting to lean, and it is the fault of a couple of nice runners. The big dance, […]

End The Trend

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 3, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Kentucky Derby | 1 Comment >>

Each year, we have those cappers that look back in the rear view mirror, and remember who won what prep. This is good research, but there can be many ways to enter the winner’s circle on that first Saturday in May. Remember when the great Charismatic danced home? Under the guided hand of Chris Antley, […]