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Belmont Stakes Field Comes Together

2019-06-05T22:44:32-05:00June 4th, 2019|

    The field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes has been drawn. Tacitus, the likely favorite or possibly co-favorite with Preakness winner War of Will drew post 10 on the outside. War of Will is right next to him in post 9 setting the stage for the test of champions and [...]

The Beauty, Science, and Inconsistencies

2019-05-26T10:09:23-05:00May 26th, 2019|

    The Beauty, Science and Inconsistencies of Handicapping Thoroughbred Racing; By Geo Sette Last week's Preakness Stakes is officially in the books as we await the fabulous Belmont Stakes, the always intriguing 12-furlong marathon 3rd jewel of the Triple Crown. The Preakness was deservingly won by War of Will [...]

Preakness and Supporting Stakes Recap

2019-05-19T10:41:10-05:00May 18th, 2019|

  The weather cooperated and so did the Pimlico dirt and turf courses. The tracks played fair. The dirt was fast, but honest. While the facility appears dated, and even somewhat neglected, there is no denying the historic and electric atmosphere Pimlico and the Preakness produces. The first stake on [...]

Geo’s Preakness Analysis

2019-05-17T04:49:12-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Once again our Geo Sette brings us his detailed in depth analysis of this year's Preakness. Geo Sette #READY   The 144th Running Grade 1 Purse $1,5000,000.00 2019 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race # 13 Saturday May 18th, Est Post Time: 6:48PM   I’m happy to say that [...]

Preakness Betting Crib Sheet

2019-05-16T20:37:29-05:00May 16th, 2019|

  2019 Preakness Betting Crib-Sheet Nick D'Agostino We can’t have an American Pharoah or a Justify every year and we appreciate that as horse racing people, but this year’s crop of sophomores has left us completely scratching our heads as to the pecking order. After the one of the most [...]

Wests File Suit

2019-05-15T20:03:55-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Gary and Mary West did not waste much time filing their appeal of the disqualification of Maximum Security. Subsequent to that appeal being denied the day it was files, the Wests did not hesitate to file a lawsuit. The lawsuit is structured very craftily. It does not focus solely [...]

Even More Derby Drama

2019-05-07T18:51:34-05:00May 7th, 2019|

  Yes, we would love to move on from this year's Kentucky Derby. As we previously stated, the hits just keep on coming. Now owner and breeder of Maximum Security Gary West says he is convinced War of Will fouled his horse and had War of Will finished ahead of [...]

Winning and Losing

2019-05-07T17:46:06-05:00May 7th, 2019|

    Winning and Losing By Peter Lee   Handicapping this year's Derby, with so many horses on equal footing, proved to be difficult. But I had a strategy and chose Maximum Security based on that strategy.   At first, the Derby unfolded just as I had planned it in [...]

More Kentucky Derby Aftermath

2019-05-06T18:08:51-05:00May 6th, 2019|

    The aftermath of the 145th Kentucky Derby mirrors the quote "and the hits just keep on coming." The discussions on social media, radio shows, and even on the news, shows people including industry insiders and experienced horsemen, as well as bettors and fans as divided over the disqualification [...]