Author Archives: Robert Finnegan

Stakes Preview: The Grade 2 Risen Star at Fair Grounds

>Fair Grounds / February 21 / Race 11 / 5:24 PM CST Back on the Kentucky Derby Trail with the Grade 2 Risen Star, to be run at a mile and 1/16 on the dirt. 85 Kentucky Derby Points are … Continue reading

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Pace Projector shows Ruff Proof with a sweet trip at Santa Anita

Santa Anita Park/Sunday May 18th/Race 4/2:32 local time >> Race 4: In this one-mile allowance optional claimer, let’s take a shot with a three-year-old filly who is a little light on speed figures but has some other things in her favor and … Continue reading

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Class Drop Points to Shining Son in 2nd at Santa Anita

Saturday, May 17th – Santa Anita Get Santa Anita PPs for Saturday Race Two Scheduled local post time 3:03 pm At 8-1 on the morning line, the four-year-old gelding Shining Son (#5) seems to present good value in this cheap claiming race. … Continue reading

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The G1 Preakness Stakes

Saturday, May 16th Pimlico Race Course Race 12: The G1 Preakness Stakes, 6:18PM local post time If handicapping the 2014 Kentucky Derby was nasty, brutish, and long, handicapping the 2014 Preakness was nasty, brutish, agonizing, and almost as long. Here is where … Continue reading

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The Grade 3 Pimlico Special

Friday, May 16 – Pimlico  Race 12: The Pimlico Special–Local Post Time 5:52 PM Get Pimlico PPs for Friday Nine horses are signed up for the Grade 3 Pimlico Special, and if the early weather forecasts prove accurate, as they occasionally do, handicappers … Continue reading

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Following the Trend on the Downhill Course in the 9th at Santa Anita

Sunday, May 11th – Santa Anita Get Santa Anita PPs for Sunday Race Nine Scheduled local post time 5:17 pm Nine colts and geldings are on the 6.5-furlong hillside turf course in this Maiden Special Weight for horses bred in California, and according to the TFUS … Continue reading

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Enchanted Fortune’s Santa Anita debut: Better than it seemed

Saturday, May 10th  – Santa Anita Race 9 — Local Post Time 5:17 Get Santa Anita PPs for Saturday The morning line favorite in this Maiden Special Weight sprint, Classy Ava, has a significant edge on speed figures and looks strong on … Continue reading

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