Copa América: Brazil seeks glory on home soil

The 2019 Copa América final is a rematch from the group stage. Will hosts Brazil lift the Copa América trophy? Or will it be Peru that wins its first South American tournament in 44 years? Brazil vs. Peru (Brazil -345, Peru +1125, Draw +410) Copa América free pick: Brazil 3-0 (+650) Brazil has done what it has needed to do to entertain its fans as the host and advance to the final. The Brazilians defeated rival Argentina in the semifinal [...]

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Copa América semifinals preview: Brazil vs. Argentina

The Copa América semifinals are here, and there's one match the entire world has been waiting for, while the other side of the bracket features teams that have surprised some to get to this stage. Brazil vs. Argentina, Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. ET (Brazil -120, Argentina +365, Draw +235) Host Brazil gets to face off against its biggest rival at home. Every player who will suit up for both teams has dreamed of playing in this match. The Brazilians didn't make [...]

Soccer: Copa América quarterfinals preview

The 2019 Copa América has entered the knockout stage, and eight teams are left to fight it out for the title. Host Brazil continues to be the favorite to win it all, but will have its work cut out. Thursday Brazil vs. Paraguay (Brazil -590, Paraguay +1525, Draw +625) Brazil has been playing pretty well throughout the tournament so far, but still has to get past a Paraguay team that drew Argentina in the group stage. Paraguay will need players [...]

Variety of Distances On Tap for Saturday Stakes Races at Gulfstream

Gulfstream Park Scenic Turf Gate (Coglianese Photos) Whether you’re a fan of dirt racing or grass racing, there are plenty of quality betting options available on the final weekend of racing in 2018. In terms of listed stakes races (of which there are many on the agenda), Laurel Park has the dirt racing covered with an impressive Saturday card featuring six stakes races. Meanwhile, Gulfstream Park will cover the other end of the equation with six turf races [...]

Claiming Crown Kicks Off Gulfstream Park 2018-2019 Championship Meet

Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) The 2018-2019 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park will kick off with a bang on December 1st with the 20th running of the Claiming Crown, a series of nine races restricted to current or former claiming race competitors. With total purse money of $1.1 million, the Claiming Crown races have attracted deep and competitive fields that should be very appealing from a handicapping standpoint. Let’s take a quick look at what to look forward to [...]

Chad Brown Seeks Fourth Straight Win in Sheepshead Bay

Turf racing at Belmont Park - Photo by Coglianese Photography Although most handicappers this Saturday will have their eyes on Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby, it could also pay to keep an eye on what transpires at Belmont Park. Three graded stakes races are on the agenda, including the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. II), an 11-furlong turf race for fillies and mares that has attracted a field of seven starters. The two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad [...]