How to Bet the Queen’s Plate Stakes

Telekinesis (yellow silks) finishing second in the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland - Keeneland Photo/Coady Photography Big fields mean big payoffs, or at least that’s the way it usually works. And you won’t find a bigger field in North American this weekend than the group of sixteen horses that will face the starter for Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes at Woodbine. Held at 10 furlongs over the Tapeta track, the Queen’s Plate Stakes is essentially the Kentucky Derby for [...]

Ezmosh Stands Out in Arlington Classic

Ezmosh breaking his maiden at Churchill Downs - Coady Photography It’s not a Triple Crown race, and it’s not even being held on dirt, but Saturday’s $100,000 Arlington Classic (gr. III) at Arlington Park has nevertheless attracted a couple of horses that were briefly on the Triple Crown trail. The most prominent is the 9-5 morning line favorite #4 Ezmosh, who looks tough to beat in this 8.5-furlong turf event. Trained by Brad Cox, the son of Tizway [...]