Posts Tagged ‘Pimlico’

The 137th Preakness: Pretenders and Contenders

The 137th Preakness: Pretenders and Contenders By GREG MELIKOV Less than a week before the 137th Preakness it appeared there would be a full field for the fourth time during the past two decades – 14 horses going 1 3/16 miles at Pimlico. But, alas, then sixth place Derby finisher Liaison and ninth place runner […]

Free Selections for the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

Friday is ladies day at Pimlico Race Course. This is the second leg of the Triple Crown of sorts for three-year-old fillies. First is the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs, then comes the Black-Eyed Susan, and it all finishes up at Belmont with the Acorn Stakes. This will be the 88th running which began in […]

Preakness Professional

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 17, 2012 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have been talking the talk as many punters for years. I couldn’t wait to wager on the middle jewel in racing. But, there is only one thing:  I really do not focus much on the Maryland product, and one day a year I shed my fears and jump headlong into the races. Nothing against […]

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 […]

Kentucky Derby Runners Typically Perform Well in Preakness

by Greg Melikov

posted on May 10, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses that run in the Kentucky Derby have performed really well in the Preakness over the past quarter-century. In fact, 24 of the past 27 Preakness winners ran in the Derby. The only exceptions that came in the 21st Century: Rachel Alexandra, ’09; Bernardini, ’06; and Red Bullet, ’00. Four Derby champs the past decade […]

Greg Melikov’s Horses to Watch, May 2012

by Greg Melikov

posted on May 1, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov that should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won seven times, finished second twice and ran third three times since March 17. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. BELMONT Escape Artist: […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Apr 2012 – Part 2

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 19, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov that should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won six times, finished second once, and ran third five times since Feb. 21. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. AQUEDUCT Aptphilly: Raced […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Apr 2012

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 3, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won eight times, finished second three times and ran third five times since Feb. 21. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. AQUEDUCT Recharged: Brushed […]

The 136th Preakness: Derby Runners Hold Edge

by Greg Melikov

posted on May 19, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Other Events | 5 Comments >>

This is the third time during the past two decades that the Preakness has a full field – 14 horses going 1 3/16 miles at Pimlico on Saturday.  Both times the favorites in the second leg of the Triple Crown bounced back from defeats in the Kentucky Derby. Back in 1992, Pine Bluff, who finished […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, May 2011, continued

by Greg Melikov

posted on May 16, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping | No Comments >>

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 five times and ran third once since April 9. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Tajaaweed: Raced […]