2018 Preakness Stakes Jockey Facts and Trends

Jockey Mike Smith aboard Kentucky Derby winner Justify - Coady Photography Every year, bettors handicapping the Kentucky Derby study a huge number of factors and trends that could affect the outcome of the race, placing greater emphasis than usual on things like history, pedigrees, and jockey assignments. In contrast, the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Racecourse never seems to receive the same level of attention from a handicapping perspective, but that doesn’t mean that the second leg [...]

Jockey Profile: Luis Contreras

Woodbine Jockey Luis ContrerasWEG/michael burns photo Last Friday, in the first graded race of the 2017 Saratoga Meet, Luis Contreras rode Dream It Is to a win. Contreras has spent most of his career riding up in Woodbine. It was interesting to see Contreras take the call aboard Dream It Is. Because his tack is in Canada, Luis Contreras isn't nearly as well known as the jockeys in the United States. Hopefully, this blog will help alleviate that. [...]

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