Monthly Archives: May 2016

Belmont May 30, 2016

Happy Memorial Day. Although the sun is shining at Belmont Park, rain overnight resulted in three races being taken off the turf. The first race will start with the track listed as Sloppy and the turf Yielding. Races 7 & … Continue reading

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Belmont May 28, 2016

Picks & analysis for Saturday, May 28 at Belmont Park. Race 1: 3-2-4-5 RUNAWAY LUTE’s trainer surprised with a longshot first-timer the other day, and this one put in a nice workout earlier this month. JEGOS FIRE flashed some speed … Continue reading

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Belmont May 27, 2016

Pre-scratch picks & analysis for Friday, May 27 at Belmont Park. Best bet: #6 Quaver, Race 8 Value play: #1 Tapany, Race 9 (12-1 ML) Race 1: 3-6-2-4 RED LODGE¬†was well clear for Place in the debut. From the same … Continue reading

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Belmont May 26, 2016

It’s a late start to the racing week with the start of action pushed to Thursday, but a full Memorial Day Weekend slate is on tap at Belmont Park. In just over two weeks the Belmont Stakes will be run … Continue reading

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The Preakness

The second jewel of the Triple Crown will be contested just before 7:00 this evening at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. There is rain in the forecast, so we are likely looking at a second consecutive Preakness after American Pharoah … Continue reading

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Belmont May 21, 2016

Happy Preakness Day! Will Nyquist take the second jewel of the Triple Crown and head to the Belmont in three weeks with a chance to give us back to back champions? That question will be answered only after a full … Continue reading

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The Black-Eyed Susan

The highlight of Pimlico’s Friday card, the Black-Eyed Susan is run without the Kentucky Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia, but includes the second place horse Land Over Sea who remains a top contender today. Here is my analysis of the race … Continue reading

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