Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Saturday at Saratoga with 2012 NHC Champion Michael Beychok

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in longtime handicapper and 2012 NHC champion Michael Beychok. The guys chat about Michael's trip to Saratoga, his style of handicapping and then discuss the late Pick 5 on Saturday at the Spa. The two horseplayers dive deep into a strong two-year-old maiden race to start the sequence and then give their opinion on both the Saratoga Special (G2) and the [...]

Will Uni defeat males in the Fourstardave Handicap?

Don't be afraid to bet Uni just because she is taking on males at Arlington.

Bricks and Mortar: A Horse of the Year Candidate?

Bricks and Mortar winning the Old Forester Turf Classic (G1) - Coady Photography In a year when several prominent racing divisions lack standout leaders, the older turf horse Bricks and Mortar has thrown his hat in the ring for Horse of the Year consideration. The talented 5-year-old enhanced his budding reputation with a powerful late-running triumph in the $1 million Old Forester Turf Classic (G1) on Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs. The victory brought Bricks and Mortar’s [...]

Why I’m Keying the Favorites in the Hollywood Derby

River Boyne - © Benoit Photo With relatively few opportunities remaining for horses to compete against Grade 1 company before the end of 2018, fourteen three-year-olds have turned out to contest Saturday’s $300,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. I) at Del Mar. But while the huge field size suggests that the race should be wide-open in nature, I’m strongly drawn toward the two favorites #4 River Boyne and #6 Raging Bull, in part because I believe their most recent efforts [...]