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Archive for May, 2017

2017 Top Preakness and Derby Finishers: Recap

. Tuesday, May 23 Pimlico, MD . Get the Belmont Stakes 2017 Grid Now . Let’s do a recap of the Preakness by the numbers, and review the updated charts that we provided last week showing how Kentucky Derby horses did in the Preakness and vice versa. In the first chart, we showed the modern […]

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Preakness 2017: WTF Just Happened? Aftermath and early Belmont Analysis

Monday, May 22 Pimlico, Maryland . Get the Belmont Stakes 2017 Grid Now . There aren’t that many armchair quarterbacks this time around, as the racing “experts” are still searching for answers to the Preakness, because they still don’t get it. . If they had used the Grid, they would understand much of it already. […]

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Preakness Stakes 2017 Sire and Sireline Pedigree Analysis

. Friday, May 19 Pimlico, Maryland . We did this a few days before the Kentucky Derby: a brief but awesome analysis of the Derby Contenders sires and sirelines, including how those sires finished in Triple Crown races. . In that analysis, we listed the contenders by the most relevant sires from top to bottom. […]

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Preakness Post Positions drawn. Final field of 10 revealed. Grid PP’s and longshots

. Wednesday, May 17 Pimlico, MD . In what may be the final Preakness Stakes ever run at Pimlico, the final field has been determined with post positions and morning lines. . Not surprisingly, Kentucky Derby favorite and champion Always Dreaming is the favorite, with 4th place finisher Classic Empire the 2nd choice. . . […]

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Preakness Stakes 2017 Early Look and Grid PP’s

. Monday, May 15 Pimlico, MD . Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming is not surprisingly the almost-even-money favorite for the Preakness Stakes this weekend, but the issue won’t be settled until then. . Could this be another Lookin at Lucky type of year? Because it’s clear that out of 20 quality 3yo’s that competed on […]

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Preakness 2017 Probables Early Analysis and Easy Historical Handicapping Method

. Tuesday, May 9 Pimlico, Baltimore, MD . I saw a silly post on Facebook right after the Kentucky Derby asking “Can Always Dreaming win the Preakness?” to which various people chimed in their 2 cents worth, including one ridiculous answer of “not a chance.” I replied something sarcastic like “Impossible. No Derby champ has […]

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Kentucky Derby Aftermath: Quarterbacking began weeks beforehand

. Monday, May 8 Churchill Downs . In the aftermath of the Kentucky Derby, there are plenty of Monday morning armchair quarterbacks with hindsight of 20/20. But why don’t you listen to somebody that knew what he was talking about beforehand, and won a 50 cent trifecta for $4100 (before they took out taxes sigh) […]

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Kentucky Derby 2017 Pace Scenario Analysis

. Thursday, May 4 Churchill Downs . It seems like I find myself saying this a lot in recent years, but once again, this year’s Kentucky Derby doesn’t have a whole lot of pace in it. Such has been the case the past 3 years when early running types won the Derby, and a couple […]

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2017 Kentucky Derby Contender Sires and Sirelines

. Wednesday, May 3 Churchill Downs . Today we’ll look at a brief analysis of the sires of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Judging the relevance of the sires in this race goes way beyond what the sires cost or even how many winners they have. For example, Storm Cat was the most prolific, and at […]

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Major Kentucky Derby Preps 1997-Present

. Monday, May 1 Churchill Downs . Major Preps for the Kentucky Derby . I wanted to do a short video about this but maybe I’ll roll it into just one Derby preview video with some other factors involved. Time is limited right now leading up to the Derby. It’s definitely worth some coverage. . […]

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