Betting Live Longshot Mr. Roary in the San Francisco Mile

Mr. Roary winning the Eddie D. Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita - © BENOIT PHOTO If you’re looking for an intriguing handicapping challenge, check out the $200,000 San Francisco Mile Stakes (gr. III) on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. Three of the favorites in this one-mile turf race are #2 Frank Conversation (3-1), #3 Syntax (4-1), and #7 Flamboyant (6-1), but although they boast solid form in graded stakes company, they tend to be “pick up the [...]

Strong undercards at Del Mar Thanksgiving weekend

Mubtaahij wins the 2017 Awesome Again Stakes. Pic: Benoit Photo. The Hollywood Derby and the Matriarch Stakes are the big races at Del Mar this Thanksgiving weekend, but there’s also four other graded stakes for punters to have a serious look at. The Native Diver Stakes (G2) sees the return of Mubtaahij to the track. Winner of the Awesome Again Stakes (G1) Sept. 30, he found Gun Runner and company too difficult in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) [...]