Posts Tagged ‘Kiaran McLaughlin’

Breeders’ Cup – First Glimpse – Day #2 – Part #5

This may be the best field assembled in recent memory, and a race you won’t want to miss. If you are a racing fan who enjoys a wager and more importantly a shot at taking down the big win. You’ll want to have your E-Z Win Forms in hand as soon as they are available. […]

Breeders’ Cup’ – First Glimpse – Day #2

By this time you’ll have a pretty good idea of how the track is playing and if there are any biases erupting. – By having this visual reminder of how the races are shaping up, you’ll be able to really grasp a hold of the E-Z Win Forms. Now this isn’t the entire field as […]

Free Travers Day Selections / 8-27-16

An older gent stopped me and asked; “why do you bet those crazy pick-fours with a million dollar guaranteed pool ?” – Crickets. If you don’t understand by now, there’s a better chance you’ll want to buy a Powerball ticket. – If you do love the action, the beauty, and the pageantry. – Saratoga is the place […]

What Do You See ?

                                                  I’ve been on the “D.L.” for a few days, and I’m back in full form. Or, at least back in training. But I digress. – I missed some of the live action this […]

Glimmers of Gold

You’ll know when you see that blinding piece of elegance glimmering. – Maybe you could compare it to Alfred R. Ferguson’s paradoxical poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay.” As it echoes “Nature’s First Green is Gold.” – This past weekend I’m not sure if I saw a glimmer or the real thing. But one thing is […]

Breeders’ Cup Distaff / Breeders’ Cup Classic

The day is shaping up to be one of the best in the 32 years of Breeders’ Cup history. With over 200 pre-entered horses including 32 from overseas. The first ever Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland stands to make history. Trainer Chad Brown leads all trainers with 14 entries, and ownership entries belong to Coolmore Partnerships […]

F&M Sprint / Turf Sprint – First Glimpse

The day is shaping up to be one of the best in the 32 years of Breeders’ Cup history. With over 200 pre-entered horses including 32 from overseas. The first ever Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland stands to make history. Trainer Chad Brown leads all trainers with 14 entries, and ownership entries belong to Coolmore Partnerships […]

The Fish Feed the Sharks

The cards stick to the table a bit when I pull up the plastic corner of one and see the ace of hearts. I try to keep my blood pressure in check not to get my face the slightest shade of red. I know the others are watching all the while pretending I’m not there. I just […]

Belmont Crystal Ball

About now everyone that knows there’s going to be a big horse race next Saturday has formulated an opinion. Funny thing how sports can bring everyone together for those brief minutes. It doesn’t matter if you like the favorite rooting for the next Triple Crown winner, or want to play the role of the spoiler […]

Free Selections / Memorial Day Weekend / Belmont

In racing we count the seasons by which track is running, and what event is up next. Then there is the more exact way for a handicapper to keep time, and that is in 20 minute increments. You know, the time between races? Memorial Day weekend has always been a “starting gate load” for the […]