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 [...]

World Approval Stands Out in Frank E. Kilroe Mile

World Approval winning the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I) - Kazushi Ishida/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup To put it simply, World Approval is a beast. The six-year-old gelding has long been a tough competitor at the Grade 1 level, even while running as far as 1 ½ miles, but when trainer Mark Casse cut World Approval back in distance to a flat mile last summer, the son of Northern Afleet became a force to reckon with. His decisive victories in [...]