How to Bet the William Walker Stakes

Churchill Downs - Coady Photography The Kentucky Derby is still more than a week away, but the Churchill Downs spring meet is set to kick off on Saturday with a ten-race card highlighted by the $100,000 William Walker Stakes. Although conducted on dirt in the past, the William Walker has been turned into a five-furlong turf sprint for the 2018 renewal, which presents an interesting challenge since the race is restricted to three-year-olds. At this time of year, [...]

Juvenile Turf a wide-open contest

Untamed Domain beats Hemp Hemp Hurray (obscured) in the Summer Stakes at Woodbine. Photo: Michael Burns   If you correctly pick the trifecta or superfecta for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, chances are you’ll get a very good payout. You’ll probably get good money just for the winner, for that matter, if the morning line is at all accurate. A very even 14-horse field is entered for the one-mile event, and the morning-line has eight of them at [...]