Superfecta

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Cutting Humor Shines

2019-03-25T10:14:13-05:00March 25th, 2019|

            Cutting Humor Shines in Sunland Derby Cutting Humor and John Velasquez held off a late charging Anothertwistafate to prevail in Sunday's Grade 3, $800,000, Sunland Derby in New Mexico. Much Gusto came out of the gate strong and Hustle Up and Anothertwistafate went with [...]

Louisiana Derby Upset

2019-03-24T07:13:24-05:00March 24th, 2019|

  By My Standards pulled off a shocking 22/1 upset in the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby by 3/4 of a length over Spinoff, to secure his spot in the gate for the May 4, Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Gabriel Saez, By My Standards settled in behind the front [...]

Street Band Takes Oaks

2019-03-24T07:04:54-05:00March 24th, 2019|

  1/5 favorite, Serengeti Empress was hustled out of the gate early by James Graham, secured the early lead in the Grade 2, $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks and looked serious as a heart attack to go wire to wire in the 1-1/16 mile event. She cut out a 1/4 mile [...]

Omaha Beach Upsets

2019-03-17T05:32:38-05:00March 17th, 2019|

    Omaha Beach showed some brutal stubbornness to hold off a charging Game Winner to win the second leg of the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Under Mike Smith, Omaha Beach broke alertly and grabbed the early lead out of the gate but Smith [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Recap

2019-03-10T11:22:44-05:00March 10th, 2019|

          Tacitus surged to a 1 1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday and secured his spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby. Under Jose Ortiz, the son of Tapit split horses in deep stretch and found his way [...]

Gotham Stakes Recap

2019-03-10T11:07:34-05:00March 10th, 2019|

          Haikal, ridden by Rajiv Maragh, made a wide move on the three tiring leaders in deep stretch to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday. Knicks Go broke well and got the lead, but Much Better also wanted to get to [...]

Jeff Ruby Stakes Recap

2019-03-10T10:54:35-05:00March 10th, 2019|

        Somelikeithotbrown didn't disappoint as the 3/5 favorite in the Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park on Saturday. Under hustling rider Tyler Gaffalione, Somelikeithotbrown broke alertly and let Five Star General take the lead out of the gate but passed that rival entering the [...]

The Two M’s

2019-03-01T12:27:55-05:00March 1st, 2019|

        The Two M's.....this week's Past the Wire column for AmWager: The Two M’s   By Jonathan Stettin   When you play the horses today you have a plethora of opportunities to go after. Back in the day before simulcasting you were pretty much stuck with your [...]

Prince Lucky Cruises to Victory

2019-02-24T10:13:20-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  Prince Lucky and John Velazquez Cruise To Victory   Prince Lucky cruised to an easy victory in the 28th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Hal's Hope Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Last seen at Belmont Park in June, Prince Lucky showed no signs of rust, as he [...]