Category: Handicapping Tips

Handicapping tips including race analysis, prep videos and expert selections.

  • Things are Getting Complicated in the Derby

    Things are Getting Complicated in the Derby

    This year’s Kentucky Derby has become a Merry Go Round of craziness! We are still over a week from the race and don’t even know who the 20 in the gate will be. Yesterday it was reported that Morello would be out of the Derby due to a foot injury and Pioneer of Medina would […]

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  • 16-20 Becomes 15-20. Morello Out, Pioneer of Medina In

    16-20 Becomes 15-20. Morello Out, Pioneer of Medina In

    As we are now less than two weeks from the running of the Derby, the final grouping of horses to look at for the top 20 on the leaderboard saw some changes over the weekend. Originally in slot #15, Morello is now out of the Derby with a foot injury. That defection allows for Pioneer […]

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  • Derby Points Leaderboard Horses 11-15

    Derby Points Leaderboard Horses 11-15

    Horses 11-15 in the list of horses for the Kentucky Derby points leaderboard has a group of contenders, but also one or two likely pretenders come Derby day. Tawny Port – Moving up to 11th in the standings with 60 points, Tawny Port continues to improve for trainer Brad Cox. He started his career with […]

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  • The Points Leaderboard, Horses 6-10

    The Points Leaderboard, Horses 6-10

    When taking a look at the points leaderboard heading into this year’s Derby, the top 5 horses clearly are the most accomplished and well-rounded. The next five in the group provide a lot of intrigue, uncertainty and possible upset ability to win this race. A look at horses 6-10 on the Derby points leaderboard: Cyberknife […]

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  • The Top 5 – A Look at the Points Leaders Heading to the Derby

    The Top 5 – A Look at the Points Leaders Heading to the Derby

    We know there’s going to be 20 entered for the Kentucky Derby, maybe more. The post draw will help dictate the outcome of the race. One tweak that could be beneficial for the Derby in future years is to allow the points standings to determine the order of post position draw. Until then it is […]

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  • An All Too Early Look at the Derby

    An All Too Early Look at the Derby

    The top 20 horses on the Derby points leaderboard are set and we know who would be in the gate if the race took place today, but until final workouts are concluded, post positions are drawn and we see a weather report, it’s really hard to determine how this Derby will play out. With that […]

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  • Lexington: Last Chance for Derby Gate

    Lexington: Last Chance for Derby Gate

    The Lexington Stakes is the final opportunity to earn points toward this year’s Kentucky Derby. Most years, the 20 points to the winner of this race would be enough to get into the gate on the first Saturday in May but this year has been different. Multiple horses cover spots 17-20 on the points leaderboard with […]

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