Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita

  Santa Anita / June 28 / Race 8 / 4:43 PM Local Time: The Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita features seven horses going 10 furlongs on dirt for a purse of $500,000. The morning line favorite, Game On Dude … Continue reading

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Belmont Top Play: Will J to the Croft’s speed be put to work?

  Belmont Park / June 27 / Race 8 /  6:37 EDT: We have been interested in J to the Croft since he upset maidens on the main track at Aqueduct in his first career start, and have been frustrated … Continue reading

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TimeformUS Horses in Focus for Friday June 27th

Hand-selected by The TimeformUS team, Horses in Focus stand out on our feature sets, such as pace projector, TimeformUS speed figures, spotlight ratings, trainer ratings, pedigree ratings, etc. Expect to see TimeformUS Horses in Focus on this blog every Wednesday-Sunday. … Continue reading

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The Grade 3 Cornhusker Handicap

Prairie Meadows / June 28 / Race 9 / 11:15 EDT: A field of eight is entered for the Grade 3, $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap at a mile and one-eighth on the dirt. The only graded stakes winner in the field is morning … Continue reading

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The Grade 3 Iowa Derby

Prairie Meadows / June 28 / Race 8 / 10:43 EDT: The Grade 3 (G3), $250,000 Iowa Derby drew a field of nine three-year-olds for the mile-and-a-sixteenth dirt race. The field is led by the G2 Louisiana Derby winner, Vicar’s in Trouble (#8, 3-1), … Continue reading

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The Grade 1 Triple Bend

Santa Anita / June 28 / Race 6 / 6:30 EDT: With much of the nation’s prime horseflesh currently sidelined in advance of racing’s premier summer meets, Saturday’s Triple Bend at Santa Anita is a Grade 1 in name only. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Grade 1 Mother Goose

  Belmont Park / June 28 / Race 4 /  2:53 EDT: The Grade 1 Mother Goose has long been a fixture on the NYRA calendar, and pulling a list of previous winners of this historic race, one finds a … Continue reading

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