Posts Tagged ‘Monmouth’

Horses To Watch

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won seven times, finished second twice and ran third seven times since Aug. 25. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track.   ARLINGTON PARK The Best […]

Alpha Will Be Dandy; Paynter Gets Nod in Haskell

by Greg Melikov

posted on July 25, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The widest open of this weekend’s big races for 3-year-olds is Saturday’s $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga. The 49th renewal has attracted several graded stakes winners, but the top two sophomores are headed to Monmouth on Sunday for the 45th running of the $1 million Haskell Invitational. The Jim Dandy will be loaded with an […]

Free Saratoga Picks for August 11th Late Pick-4 (All Turf)

by Horstradamus

posted on August 10, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Other Events | 3 Comments >>

On Thursday, August 11th the late Pick-4 is all about turf racing.  So if you love the green grass at the Spa, you should definitely plan on throwing down a bet.  The late Pick-4 at Saratoga has been attracting a nice handle averaging around $350,000, which has resulted in generous payoffs for sharp players.  Here […]

$1 Million Up For Grabs in the Haskell Invitational

by Horstradamus

posted on July 30, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

This Sunday the main action will be at Monmouth Park on the Jersey Shore where top three-year-old colts will be competing in the $1 million dollar Haskell Invitational.   While it’s true that this year’s three-year-old division is still lacking a definitive standout – top contenders like Shackleford, Pants on Fire, Ruler on Ice, and Astrology […]

The Business

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 10, 2011 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

I have been a fan of racing for a few moons now… Well, maybe a little longer than that. I have known many riders over the years, and the highs and lows they have faced. Like every athlete, they could be playing for a championship team this season, and traded the next. Sadly, when they […]

Damned If You Do

by Ed Meyer

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

The climate of racing has changed. We have heard so much about VLT expansion, that we are going to go to sleep if we hear about it once more. But for the folks at tracks that have worked so hard to get them in place, they might just be in for a big surprise. If there […]

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 […]

The New Ways

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 24, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

The other day I wrote about a new day in racing. I have been watching and wagering at Monmouth, and I have heard the crowds doing the same. How can everybody be wrong? The attendance and handle are as follows for 2009 versus 2010: Handle – 2009 / $664,930  – 2010 / $1,325,727 Attendance – 2009 / […]