Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Stretch-out and Top Last Out Speed Figure Highlight Del Mar Top Plays

Race 4, Scheduled Post Time: 6:32 PM EDT Selection: Cautious Giant Trainer Jerry Quinn is training the Carla Gaines horses while Gaines, on suspension, hangs out at the racetrack and doesn’t train herhorses–an arrangement approved by the CA stewards, meaning that all … Continue reading

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TimeformUS Top Play on a Sloppy Saturday at Saratoga

Race Seven: Scheduled Post Time: 4:06 PM EDT In his most recent start, Tenango (9-2 morning line) was a tough-luck second behind Moonlight Song, who took advantage of an uncontested early lead in a race without a whole lot of … Continue reading

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A Stakes Single for the Del Mar Pick Six

Race 6, Scheduled Post Time: 9:30 PM EDT Selection: Fury Kapcori There’s a Pick Six carryover at Del Mar today, and the Jerry Hollendorfer-trained colt Fury Kapcori looks to us like the most likely winner in the sequence. As a two-year-old, … Continue reading

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The Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante Preview

Del Mar, Race 9 The Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante, Seven Furlongs, Main Track Two-Year Old Fillies Scheduled Post Time: 9:00 PM EDT The Del Mar Debutante is almost always one of our favorite races of the Del Mar meet. This year … Continue reading

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The Grade 1 Woodward Stakes Preview

Saratoga, Race 10 The Grade 1 Woodward Stakes, A Mile and One Eighth Main Track Three-Year Olds And Up. Scheduled Post Time: 5:45 PM EDT The absence of Cross Traffic and the scratch of Fort Larned significantly alter the pace complexion of … Continue reading

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Evenly Matched Bernie the Maestro Gets a Weight Break

Race Three:(Scheduled post-time 3:34 EDT) Bernie the Maestro (5/1 morning line) was assigned strong speed figures of 108 and 115 in his last two tries on dirt. That makes him competitive on form with 7/5 morning line favorite Saginaw and … Continue reading

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Looking to The Gatekeeper for our Del Mar Play of the Day

Race 3, Scheduled Post Time: 6:09 PM EDT Selection: The Gatekeeper Assembled for this race are most of the horses who were in the starting gate for race 10 on August 24th, a race that was cancelled for reasons of, well, … Continue reading

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