Posts Tagged ‘Ogden Phipps Handicap’

The Happy Handicapper / The 149th Belmont Stakes

Bob Summers would’ve been writing about his weekend at the Belmont Stakes. – He passed away on September 10, 2010 and his voice and racing insights left us wanting more. – I wanted to carry on his love of the sport and had the opportunity to meet him. I was very lucky to have him as a special […]

The Test of the Handicapper

As we close in on the third jewel of the Triple Crown take stock. Just as we examine the horses who go to post, step back and take a look at yourself. Are you making the strides you wanted as we kicked off the year ? How is your overall handicapping ? Are you watching more […]

Free Selections / Belmont / Monday / 5-27-2013

My family would gather to watch the Memorial Day parade in a town that looked like Mayberry. The high school band played, decorated veterans walked proudly, and fire trucks blared sirens tossing candy to the kids. The parade would finish 50-yards past our family, and my dad would gather us up to make our trek to River Downs. A fried chicken lunch […]

Preakness Winner Racing at Belmont!

by Horstradamus

posted on May 25, 2012 in Horse Racing, News, Other Events, | No Comments >>

The sensational chestnut Preakness winner will be taking to the track at Belmont in front of thousands this Memorial Day.  No, the 2012 Belmont Stakes didn’t get moved up a few weeks, but this weekend’s line-up will rival that of the June 9 race card. Shackleford comes fresh off a thrilling stretch run in the […]