Posts Tagged ‘Michael Matz’

Super Saturday / Guaranteed $500,000 Pick Four Ticket

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 27, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 3 Comments >>

Last week I tried my hand at a place parlay. The wager felt good, and sounded even better. But the dreaded one in and one out sent me packing for round two. I am in my second weekend, and I’m stretching out to nail the pick-four at Belmont this Saturday. Last week I couldn’t get […]

Just Wait …..

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 13, 2012 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Another year, and the history books of racing have been put away. I’ll Have Another held up better than anyone expected. Bodemeister and Paynter get the Bridesmaid awards, and Union Rags finally got his trip. Steve Cauthen will be the busiest man in the world next May. It will be the 35th anniversary, and every […]

Free Belmont Selections

The weather should be perfect, the seats filled to capacity, and all that is left to do is break from the gate at 6:40 p.m. ET.  I’ll Have Another is a 1 1/2 miles away from immortality.  Union Rags has had some well deserved time off since the Derby, and Dullahan is working like a […]

Something Old, New, and Borrowed

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 26, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events, | No Comments >>

With the Belmont getting closer by the minute, I have really been thinking about how special this year could be. There has been no Triple Crown winner since 1978, and man are we really due. The race is beginning to take shape, and a few stories have caught my eye. 2012 could be the year […]

Peter Pan: Belmont Stakes Preview?

by Horstradamus

posted on May 11, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

While the 2012 Kentucky Derby is in the books, there are still horses looking to make their way to the Triple Crown races, and the Peter Pan Stakes this weekend often acts as a stepping stone prep race to the Belmont Stakes in June. Several horses that were once Derby prospects are taking a “better […]

Free Kentucky Derby Selections

This Saturday will be the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. The post time is 6:24 p.m. ET, and this year has the makings of something special. It could be one of the best matched races in years, and this will have every racing fan around the globe watching intently. So, sit back and grab your […]

2012 Kentucky Derby Spotlight: Union Rags

by Horstradamus

posted on May 1, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, | No Comments >>

  Dixie Union–Tempo Trainer:  Michael Matz Jockey:  Julien Leparoux Owner:  Chadds Ford Stable Record:  6 – 4 – 1 – 1 Earnings:  $1,198,800 Last Race:  Florida Derby, 3rd         This Michael Matz trainee has never finished off the board in six races.  He may not be very quick out of the gate, […]

Word From the Windows

Racing is at a fever pitch this week with all of the works, changes, and defections that will come in the next few days. You could say this is like a week long holiday for punters. I spend most of my time perusing every article, and focus on the racing networks that bring you all […]

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Fourth Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: My Adonis: One of the most experienced sophomores has hit the board seven of eight times. The son of Pleasantly Perfect was runner-up to Hansen in the Gotham at Aqueduct. He needs to step up because his […]

Couch Capper

I was laying low last weekend with a long overdue dentist visit to man-up, and get my wisdom teeth removed. For this pain in the jaw experience, I spent mucho time on the couch listening to how things are shaking out for the Derby. Here are some insights that jumped out, and they began to […]