Posts Tagged ‘Rafael Bejarano’

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Fourth Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: My Adonis: One of the most experienced sophomores has hit the board seven of eight times. The son of Pleasantly Perfect was runner-up to Hansen in the Gotham at Aqueduct. He needs to step up because his […]

Baffert Guns for Third Straight Rebel Triumph

by Greg Melikov

posted on March 14, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Bob Baffert loves traveling west when it comes to stakes races, particular those of late at Oaklawn Park. The California-based trainer has saddled all but one winner of the Southwest and Rebel Stakes since 2010. Baffert’s Conveyance captured the Southwest two years ago. When the race was divided into two divisions this year for the […]

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Third Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Gemologist: One of the colts in the Todd Pletcher stable that has scored twice at Churchill Downs. The son of Tiznow shares the same connections as Super Saver who captured the 2010 Kentucky Derby. Next start: Oaklawn […]

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Second Edition

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 29, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby | No Comments >>

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Gemologist: The Todd Pletcher trainee boasts two of his three triumphs at Churchill Downs. The son of Tiznow has the same connections as Super Saver, who captured the ’10 Derby. Next start: Oaklawn Park’s Rebel on March […]

Season’s Greetings and Partings

by John Engelhardt

posted on September 1, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments >>

Hurricane Irene is racing up the east coast right now, but all is well here in the midwest. Had the option to go backslapping with a buddy at A.J.’s Roadhouse who won the first race today – or take in an evening as the lone soul in the grandstand enjoying a Cuban cigar jockey Francisco […]

Free Weekend Selections

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 18, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping | No Comments >>

Nothing like a few on the house. Hopefully we can kick start your weekend, and WinningPonies can roll in and give better value. I am focusing on a few races that look good, and one in particular. So, hold on tight and here we go! Oaklawn Park – Saturday Race #9 – G-3 Azeri – […]

Coast To Coast Free Selections

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 8, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

You read it right! Let’s start in Florida, and enjoy the sunshine of Gulfstream and then we will shift our tack out to the left coast for Santa Anita. I like solid weather, and even if it rains, it beats the snow and blustery winds of the mid-west. Saturday Gulfstream Park Race #7 – The […]

Breeders’ Cup World Championships – Saturday

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 4, 2010 in Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips | 2 Comments >>

The 27th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will take place under the historic Twin Spires. Kentucky is known as the horse capitol of the world, and what better place than Louisville, Kentucky to see the best in the world converge to do battle? The day is chock full of the great runners, and […]

Blame, Rail Trip Go for the Gold at Belmont

by Greg Melikov

posted on September 30, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 93rd Jockey Club Gold Cup could be a two-horse race on Saturday, as two millionaires clash in the Grade 1 at Belmont in a key prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 6. Blame, with more than $1.5 million in the bank, is gunning for his sixth straight stakes victory, after defeating Quality […]

Free Hollywood Selections

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 9, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips, Other Events | No Comments >>

California dreaming is always the best on Saturday. But, it is not a dream as there is always quality action. The racing can play a major role in Breeders’ Cup implications. Hollywood Park – Saturday Race #1 – #2 Hog’s Hollow (3-1) Rafael Bejarano in the irons today. Gets first time blinkers, and they roll […]