Posts Tagged ‘Tapit’

Road to the Derby – 3/14/17

Another weekend has passed and the road to the Derby is murky and cluttered. That doesn’t mean it won’t come clean in the wash and we’ll see as far as an Irish Spring commercial. Only time will tell. – You need to keep to task and watch the replays, comb over the charts, and read […]

Road to the Derby – 3/4/17

As the preps come and go, Derby dreams fade in and out like an old TV. You remember ? The TV your grandpa used to watch baseball games. Sometimes it came in as clear as day, and other times it took a while before you see what’s happening. That’s the thought rolling through my head […]

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 – Part #2

The races are starting to get better with every passing event and you’ll need to have a good base to stand on. Winning Ponies will be dialed in with the E-Z Win Forms as they are double-tough on the marquee days. The replay gives you something to think about and the E-Z Win Forms show […]

The Gray Trifecta

by Horstradamus

posted on June 12, 2016 in Handicapping, Help/Educational Articles, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

Photo: John C. Engelhardt Those who use the age-old handicapping method of picking by color were well rewarded in the 2016 Belmont Stakes, as the top 3 finishers Creator, Destin and Lani are all gray.  The $1 Trifecta paid a whopping $1,375.  However, don’t bet the farm on this angle just yet.  Although gray horses are all […]

Weekend Preview

Crank up your old “Rocky” cassette and begin shadow boxing. The sweat starts running down your back, and your hard work is beginning to pay off. That’s exactly the mindset needed for this weekend. Think of this one as one of the last opportunities for the runners to stamp their card for Louisville, and that’s easy, because […]

Free Selections / The Kentucky Oaks / Pick Four Ticket

The big weekend is upon, and Mother Nature looks like she’s going to cooperate. The first running of the Kentucky Oaks was on May 19, 1875 when Churchill Downs was known as the Louisville Jockey Club. The race was founded by Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. along with the Kentucky Derby. The Oaks and the Derby […]

The Kentucky Derby / Fab Four

The time has come to watch and wait. As the song says, “The waiting is the hardest part.” We saw their body of work, and the many obstacles they overcame. The Kentucky Derby countdown officially begun when the big preps hit the books. I believe we have seen their best efforts, and now we’ll wait […]

Free Selections / Saturday / 3-1-2014

Saturday is an excellent opportunity to get your bankroll in order. If you think about it, can you name a time when there isn’t a good time to win? We can’t either! But with only 17 days left until spring, Derby fever is starting to hit the racing world in full effect. So let’s started, […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Turf Races / 1-5-2014

Everyone loves races on the greensward. There is something about them that separates the day. I have enjoyed race cards of cheap claimers, and the best of what the Breeders’ Cup has to offer.  But grass racing has always held a special place in my heart. Here is a sampling of some grass races using the Winning […]