How to Bet the Steve Sexton Mile Stakes

Chances are strong a new graded stakes winner will emerge in Sunday’s $300,000 Steve Sexton Mile Stakes (G3) at Lone Star Park. Only one starter in the ten-horse field—#10 Shotgun Kowboy—has ever broken through at the graded level, but the 7-year-old gelding is a 12-1 shot on the morning line. He has finished no better than third in his last five starts, including three allowance races at Oaklawn Park this year. Can Shotgun Kowboy rebound to his winning form? Possibly—he [...]

Shotgun Kowboy Seeks Third Win in Oklahoma Classics Cup

Friday night is Oklahoma Classics night at Remington Park, which means an action-packed evening of high-quality racing featuring eight stakes races worth a combined $1,040,000. The highlight of the evening, at least in terms of purse value, is the $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup, an 8.5-furlong event open to Oklahoma-bred runners aged three and older. The sixth of ten races on the card, post time is scheduled for 9:25 p.m. Central. The field might be small with just five starters, but [...]

How to Bet the Lone Star Park Handicap

Mubtaahij winning the 2017 Awesome Again Stakes - © Benoit Photo. Granted, the field that has assembled for Sunday’s $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III) at Lone Star Park isn’t very large. Just five horses have been entered, and one of them—#2 Full of Luck—may scratch from the race. But even if just four horses face the starter, the race has plenty of quality thanks to the presence of #1 Mubtaahij and #4 Fear the Cowboy, who [...]