On the same day that pre-entries for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships were released, the Breeders' Cup also revealed the official schedule of races and wagering opportunities for the two-day event. The action will kick off on Friday, November 2nd at 12:55 p.m. Eastern, with five Breeders’ Cup races among the ten events on the Churchill Downs card. The following day, a twelve-race card featuring nine Breeders’ Cup races will get underway at 10:45 a.m. Eastern. $2 WPS, $1 exactas, [...]
It's horseplayer Thursday so we welcome in Michael Dempsey to talk about his handicapping processes, writing and handicapping for a living, and much more. We also look back at the Saratoga Pick 6 from Wednesday.
Justify winning the Kentucky Derby - Coady Photography So let’s say you’re convinced that the unbeaten Justify will keep his perfect record intact with a victory in the June 9th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, in the process becoming the thirteenth horse to sweep the Triple Crown. Thanks to his determined victories in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Justify will be a heavy favorite to emulate his Bob Baffert-trained predecessor American Pharoah [...]
An exciting finish over the Gulfstream Park turf course (Photo by Coglianese Photography/Lauren King) With all of the recent excitement over the huge “Rainbow Pick 6” carryover at Gulfstream Park, I got to thinking about a different Rainbow Pick 6 sequence from 2011, a sequence that emphasized the advantages that can be gained from following all the results at a given track on a daily basis. At the time, the Rainbow Pick 6 was building up a carryover [...]
Santa Anita $2.00 P6 6,1/1/2,4,11,14,12/2,5/1,2,4,8/1,3,10,11,12 The sequence kicked off with the Grade 1 Front Runner in Race 6. While our player had the 1/9 favorite, he also chose the right longshot as Klimt failed to fire and maiden winner Gormley strode to an impressive win at double digit odds. Leg 2 was a lock with California Chrome as the lone single on the ticket. Race 8 was on the turf for top tier fillies and mares and our player spread deep [...]
A longtime BetAmerica VIP player had a life changing score on Friday when he held the only winning ticket in a $167,000 Pick 6 payout at Santa Anita. With other consolations included the payout came to a huge $191,588 for a ticket which cost $1,280 to play. Let's take a look back at the horses that delivered for him and no one else! Santa Anita $2 Pick 6 2,4,6,9/3/2,5/2,3,4,5,6/1,4,6,7/1,2,3,5 Race 3 began the sequence and they headed down the hillside turf [...]