Thanksgiving Marathon Challenge Round 1

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Betting Tips, Greyhound, RacingWire|

The hits just keep on coming at bestbet Jacksonville as we gear up for yet another stakes event this coming Friday evening. The 2017 edition of the Thanksgiving Marathon Challenge should be a great race for everyone to watch, wager and win on. Loads of talent on tap and several newcomers, so you might even be able to get your longshot fix into the mix. On Monday evening, November 20th, we will run two qualifying races over the 770-yard course [...]

Too Early 2018 Kentucky Derby Top 4

By |November 19th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

Photo: Matt Carter It's never too early to come out with a Kentucky Derby Top 4. That's the way I see it. Derby fever has already hit some of us. How could it not? That was a fantastic Breeders' Cup Juvenile that we witnessed on Nov. 4. One thing to note about the Kentucky Derby is that while for many years longshots ruled, the favorite has taken home the last 5 runnings of the Derby. This includes Orb winning [...]

2018 Pegasus World Cup Top 4

By |November 19th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

March 28, 2015: Scenes from Gulfstream Park on Florida Derby Day at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Liz Lamont/ESW/CSM The 2018 Pegasus World Cup takes place on January 27, 2018. That's some time from now. It's not so far away that it's too early for me to come up with my Top 4. When it comes to the Pegasus World Cup, it should be hard for any horse to break the Top 4. The four listed here [...]

Dover Downs could hold key to champion three-year-old colt pacer

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

While many harness racing enthusiasts are quick to utter the phrase "It All Comes Down to the Breeders Crown" for many division titles and even harness horse of the year, the path to this season's champion three-year-old colt pacer will likely travel through Dover Downs over the last two weeks of November. Next Wednesday evening Dover will host the eliminations for the $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace and the race has attracted the sport's two leading sophomore pacers - Downbytheseaside [...]

Lessons from tough Breeders’ Cup for punters

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: 2017 Del Mar BC, BetAmerica News, Breeders' Cup, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

World Approval was one of just two favorites to win at the Breeders' Cup. Pic: Coglianese Photos/Susie Raisher. OK, hands up – who out there thought Mor Spirit, Moonshine Memories, Unique Bella, Lady Aurelia, Lady Eli, Drefong, and Bolt d’Oro would all be beaten at the Breeders’ Cup? It’s not often that only two one of the 13 Breeders’ Cup favorites win, as happened at Del Mar this year. But in an unpredictable year, only World Approval and [...]

Many chances in Japan’s Mile Championship

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: BetAmerica News, International, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Air Spinel wins the Fuji Stakes at Tokyo. Pic: Japan Racing Association. High-quality 4-year-old Air Spinel may be set to break through for his first grade one victory in the Mile Championship at Kyoto Nov. 19. Air Spinel (King Kamehameha) wasn’t far away in the Japanese classics last year, and this year has done well campaigned at a mile. He flew home for fifth in Japan’s other one-mile grade one for older horses, the Yasuda Kinen, and he [...]

Frost King Stakes headed by Be Vewy Vewy Quiet

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: BetAmerica News, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Clarendon Stakes winner Be Vewy Vewy Quiet should acquit himself well in the Frost King Stakes. Pic: Woodbine/Michael Burns Photography. The previous stakes experience of Be Vewy Vewy Quiet suggests he will be very tough to beat in the seven-furlong Frost King Stakes at Woodbine Nov. 18. Be Vewy Vewy Quiet (Silent Name) has been very competitive in each of his four starts to date, all at Woodbine. A maiden winner in July, he stepped up to stakes [...]

Ms Bad Behavior well placed in Desi Arnaz Stakes

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: BetAmerica News, Breeders' Cup, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ms Bad Behavior seeks her first stakes victory in the Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar. Pic: Benoit Photo. Beaten by two of the best juvenile fillies in California this season, Ms Bad Behavior should enjoy easier company when she seeks her first stakes victory in the seven-furlong Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar Nov. 18. The Ontario-bred from the Richard Baltas stable ran into subsequent Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) third-place finisher Piedi Bianchi on her debut [...]