Who offered fair odds in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1?

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1 closed December 1, and already we’re starting to get a feel for which horses offered good value and which runners may have been priced too short.

How to bet the Remington Springboard Mile

At first glance Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen appears to have Sunday’s $400,000 Remington Springboard Mile Stakes surrounded, but a Kentucky invader is our pick.

Aqueduct spot plays for Cigar Mile Day

Maximum Security wins Florida Derby(Coglianese Photos) The last major racing day of the year in New York will take place Saturday, December 7 at Aqueduct. Half a dozen stakes races are on the agenda, including the $250,000 Remsen Stakes (G2), a steppingstone on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. We’ve already previewed the Remsen, but the $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (G2) and the $750,000 Cigar Mile (G1) are just as appealing from handicapping and sporting perspectives. Want to play [...]

How to bet the 2019 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct

On Saturday, December 7, nine promising 2-year-olds with Kentucky Derby (G1) aspirations will head to the Aqueduct starting gate for the $250,000 Remsen Stakes (G2).

Inside runners preferable in Nursery Stakes at Parx

While horses like Smarty Jones and few are far between, there’s always a chance we could see a new Pennsylvania-bred star in action when the 2019 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes is contested Saturday, December 7.

Churchill Downs spot plays for Kentucky Jockey Club, Golden Rod

Saturday, November 30 is “Stars of Tomorrow” day at Churchill Downs, which means the Louisville track will host a dozen exciting races for juveniles.

Aqueduct: Thanksgiving week spot plays for Comely, Discovery Stakes

An action-packed week of racing at Aqueduct has been diminished slightly with the cancellation of the Thanksgiving Day card because of high wind forecasts, but the schedule for Friday and Saturday remains enticing, with six stakes races on the agenda.

Pennsylvania pick of the week: Jingle all the way

The feature event at Parx Racing on Friday, November 29 is not only the finale of the eight-race card. It’s also one of the most intriguing races from a handicapping perspective.

Churchill Downs spot plays for Clark Handicap, Mrs. Revere Stakes

Come November 29, while looking forward to a delicious evening of leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to check out the appetizing race card Churchill Downs has assembled.

Churchill Downs stakes spot plays for Thanksgiving Day

Looking to pass some time while you wait for Thanksgiving dinner to finish cooking? Here are a couple of spot plays to spice up the afternoon.