Why I’m Betting Against the Favorites in the Bold Ruler Handicap

Belmont Park - Chelsea Durand/Coglianese Photography A turf horse switching to dirt and a lightly-raced runner making his first start off a 13-month layoff ensure that Saturday’s $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park will offer handicappers a tricky challenge despite attracting just six starters. The turf horse in question is #6 Delta Prince, who has spent the vast majority of his career as a capable turf miler. The Shug McGaughey-trained five-year-old does have a reasonably [...]

Triple Crown Winners Square Off in Caribbean Classic

Arquitecto at Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) Want to see a Triple Crown winner in action this Saturday? No, American Pharoah hasn’t made a surprise comeback, but you can see a Triple Crown winner of a different sort when Gulfstream Park hosts the Clásico Internacional del Caribe on December 9th. The Clásico Internacional del Caribe is a series of five important stakes races held every December for horses bred and/or based in Latin America and the Caribbean. Similar to [...]