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Mitole Uses Speed

2019-04-14T07:26:03-05:00April 14th, 2019|

    Mitole used his speed and affinity for both Oaklawn Park and the slop to take the Grade 3 Count Fleet Stakes. Going wire to wire in the sloppy going Mitole denied runner-up Whitmore becoming the first three time winner of the Count Fleet. Whitmore won back to back [...]

Owendale upsets Lexington

2019-04-14T05:33:04-05:00April 14th, 2019|

  Making a wide, mega-move on the far turn, Owendale inhaled his competition en-route to a decisive 1-3/4 length victory in the Grade 3, $200,000, Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday. Knicks Go and Hawaiian Noises vied for the early lead but Hawaiian Noises proved the quicker of the two [...]

Cannonade Judger

2019-04-11T15:03:56-05:00April 11th, 2019|

    1974 – Cannonade - Judger   By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   Secretariat fever must have lingered in everyone’s consciousness as a record crowd of 163,628 gathered at Churchill Downs in hopes of seeing another dazzling performance. Almost 10,000 fans stood at the gates at 5 [...]

Kentucky Derby Points Up For Grabs

2019-04-04T10:20:57-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Three major Kentucky Derby prep and points races will be run Saturday. The Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita. The Wood Memorial drew 11 horses led by Tampa Bay Derby winner Tacitus, and Gotham winner Haikal. The Blue Grass [...]

A Noteworthy Race by Peter Monaco

2019-02-21T12:39:11-05:00February 21st, 2019|

  A Noteworthy Race   By: Peter Monaco   On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]

I Can’t Wait

2016-11-19T00:23:44-05:00December 16th, 2014|

By Jonathan Stettin I have often said there is no bigger advantage in horse racing than knowing a short priced horse that won’t win. With the wagering menus and platforms we have today, we are somewhat limited in the way we can capitalize on those scenarios. One of the worst [...]