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Fountain of Youth May Be Two-Horse Race

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 23, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 66th running of the Fountain of Youth Stakes may turn out to be a two-horse battle at Gulfstream Park. Undefeated Algorithms, who debuted at Belmont last June with a five-furlong sprint victory by more than five lengths, is going for his fourth straight triumph; his second at the South Florida track. The son of […]

Weekend Racing Recap – Feb 13, 2012

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 13, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The card at Gulfstream was great, and I have to say even with the expected off-track, players had much of their focus and bankroll in Hallandale. Here is a glimpse of  racing at Gulfstream and beyond, as we keep you up to speed as we enjoyed some winter racing. Gulfstream Park The G-2 Hutcheson It was […]

Two Stakes in Florida, California Lure Sophomore Runners

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 1, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Reveron goes for his fourth consecutive victory in the Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs since breaking his maiden last fall at Calder Race Course. The son of Songandaprayer is coming off a victory in the New Year’s Day Gulfstream Park Derby at 1 1/16 miles, the same distance as Saturday’s race. Reveron […]

Luck Pick Six on Sunshine Millions Day

by Horstradamus

posted on January 26, 2012 in Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Now entering its 10th year, the Sunshine Millions series of stakes races is trying out a new format.  This series of six races was originally meant to be a showdown between California and Florida bred horses with the races split between Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park.  While the first few runnings of the Sunshine […]

Holy Bull Features BC Juvenile Winner Hansen

by Greg Melikov

posted on January 24, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Hansen, who has been training in South Florida since late last year, will attempt to become only the second Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion to capture the Run for the Roses. Street Sense, the 2006 BC Juvenile champ that won the ’07 Kentucky Derby, began his sophomore season with a victory in the Hutcheson Stakes at […]

New Race Meets Starting Up Coast to Coast

by Horstradamus

posted on September 9, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

As the weather cools down a bit and the autumn weather slowly arrives, the major race meets of the summer are wrapping up and other tracks are getting ready to open their doors. After another successful summer at Saratoga Race Course, the New York Racing Authority (NYRA) will shift the action to Belmont Park for […]

Travers Stakes Preview and Picks at Saratoga Race Course

by Horstradamus

posted on August 25, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, News, Other Events | 1 Comment >>

On Wednesday August 24 the field for the 142nd Travers Stakes was drawn at Saratoga Race Course.  In a racing season that has seen the same group of top 3-year-olds winning one big race only to fall short next time out, racing fans are looking for a definitive performance by one of the top choices […]

Saratoga Race Course is Graveyard of Favorites for Winter Memories

by Horstradamus

posted on August 23, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Saratoga isn’t called the “Graveyard of Favorites” for nothing, and last Sunday it proved to the world that there are no mortal locks at the storied track. Bettors were hurting after the fourth race on Sunday’s card, the Grade 2 Lake Placid Stakes, when heavily bet favorite Winter Memories finished a disappointing fourth after going […]

Horse Racing and Kids

by Horstradamus

posted on August 18, 2011 in Educational Articles, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | 4 Comments >>

When looking for family outings in this day and age, almost every festival, sporting event, or theme park has a hefty entrance fee. If you’re a horse racing fan and have kids, today’s tracks are more family-friendly than ever with a range of events and attractions in addition to great racing. Considering that most tracks […]

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 […]