Case The Race is located in Lexington, KY, heart of the U.S. thoroughbred industry.
When Dr. Knapp was working on his degree at the University of Kentucky, Secretariat was in his prime, and Dr. Knapp couldn’t help but be enchanted by central Kentucky and Thoroughbreds.
19 Handicappers’ Selections for the Belmont Stakes
The final race of the 2009 Triple Crown delivered yet another dramatic twist last weekend when Summer Bird finished first
I don't have much to say in regards to the Belmont Stakes that hasn't already been thrown out there on the heels of the race by the masses.
The 3rd jewel of the Triple Crown takes place on Saturday with the running of the Belmont Stakes.
Breeders Cup 2008
Our packages for Breeders Cup 2008 are now concluded.
As expected, heavily favored Zenyatta made a mockery of the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) on Friday.
The contest is now closed. Thanks for playing!
The logic behind stride length is straight forward -- other things being equal, the horse with the longer stride can take fewer strides to cover the same distance..
Curlin is certainly the favorite in the Classic based on the way our Breeders' Cup contest selections are running. Earning 4 times as many selections as the next favorite Casino Drive.
Breeders Cup 2009
Handicappers selections for the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic 2009 at Santa Anita
16 Handicappers' Picks for the Breeders' Cup Classic No consensus emerged in the wide distribution of handicappers' Breeders' Cup Classic selections and comments
Breeders's Cup 2009 analysis
Breeders' Cup Winning Handicappers Reflect
FINAL PREPS FOR THE BIG DAY
When it comes to handicapping the Breeders’ Cup, Jim Mazur has written the book – literally. Crushing the Cup 2009, the 18th edition by authors Jim Mazur and Peter Mallett, offers a comprehensiv
Indeed, my Breeders Cup experience started to take serious shape as I watched horses and training
Analysis on the European horses in the Breeders' Cup 2009
Adding to Clocker's Notebook
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BELMONT - FRIDAY JUNE 10
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BELMONT - FRIDAY JUNE 3
BELMONT - FRIDAY MAY 20
BELMONT - FRIDAY MAY 27
BELMONT - MAY 12 WEDNESDAY
BELMONT - MAY 19 THURSDAY
BELMONT - MAY 26 THURSDAY
BELMONT - MAY 5 Thursday
BELMONT - MAY 6, Friday
BELMONT - PICK 6 CARRYOVER
BELMONT - SATURDAY JUNE 4
BELMONT - SATURDAY MAY 21
BELMONT - SATURDAY MAY 28
BELMONT - THURSDAY JUNE 16
BELMONT - THURSDAY JUNE 2
BELMONT - THURSDAY JUNE 9
BELMONT - WEDNESDAY JUNE 8
BELMONT - WEDNESDAY MAY 18
BELMONT - WEDNESDAY MAY 25
BELMONT, MAY 12 THURSDAY
BELMONT, MAY 13 FRIDAY
BELMONT, MAY 7, SATURDAY
BELMONT, MAY 8 SUNDAY
A periodic column by Donald Harris
Capital Account racing Saturday
Clocker Diary continues
Clocker Diary updated.
DEL MAR OPENING - Thoughts on an approach to gambling
Great Interview with Jerry Hollendorfer
Opening Day Hollywood Park
Is Zenyatta going in the right direction?
Listen to the show with Jerry Hollendorfer.
JULY 14 - THURSDAY at Belmont
May 4, Wednesday
More morning glory
Opening day Belmont
Radio Review April 17th
Radio Show -- Mike Smith Hall of Fame Jockey, Lou Raffetto TOC, David Israel CHRB
SATURDAY BELMONT - JULY 16
Scenic Blast in the BING!
Scenic Blast on Sunday
THE PETER PAN
the Radio Show with Tom Ludt and Bill Strauss
Tuesday top billing
Update May 11
Wednesday, April 13
Wood Memorial at a glance.
Yankee Station on return
Zenyatta edging closer
Zenyatta puts on a show
It is fun and easy to play.
Regular Contest Updates and related information
Calder contest 2010 meet.
Falcons - 2 1/2 at Bears
HAPPY NEW YEAR - COMPLIMENTARY SELECTION
More NFL Picks for September 11
NFL PICKS - Week Starting September 8th
Rams +5 hosting Eagles
Steelers-Ravens Over 36
Thursday Night Special: Cleveland at Pittsburgh
Week 1 Review -- Forget the new NFL kickoff rule..
WEEK 15 - FREE THURSDAY NIGHT PLAY
WEEK 16: THURSDAY NIGHT
Full review of Week 2 in the NFL!
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Free selection, Bears Packers.
Week 4 NFL: Free Selection - Detroit v. Dallas
Week 5 NFL: Packers-Falcons Over 53
Featured TV Show
Under Cover Boss on CBS - Bill Carstanjen COO Churchill Downs - Sunday March 14 at 8 PM
Dubai World Cup 2010 1st Race
Dubai World Cup 2010 Race 3
larryzapeye on the scene at the Fasig-Tipton select yearling sale of 2008...
Conveyance and friends
Del Mar 2010, the meet starts soon!
HRTV Rewind 05/30
HRTV Rewind June 6
Looki At Luck gallops
larryzapeye - Saving Santa Anita
SoCal Kentucky Derby Prospects 2010
The Preakness -- Lookin At Lucky
Two Videos Of Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta
Zenyatta - The Interview
The most common place to bet is at the racetrack itself.
Learn about the different sources of handicapping data that can help you handicap the races.
When a horse is castrated, it is said to be "gelded". If a horse is listed as a "first time gelding" in the program, then it is making its first start as a gelding.
It is every racetrack’s nightmare: an aging fan base and a sharp decline in regular attendance.
It is important to anticipate how a race will play out before making a serious wager.
Horse racing, commonly referred to as the “Sport of Kings,” was once a rich man’s game and an impossible investment for the average fan.
CASE the Race profiles races for Thoroughbreds, which are a breed of horse that have been recorded since the 17th century.
In California, the switch to synthetic surfaces for horse racing tracks is complete. The assessment of this change, however, is still underway.
Racing surfaces are graded based on how much moisture is on the track. There are four levels of moisture for both dirt and turf.
Collectively called straight bets, the most popular bets are the win, place, and show bets.
Details on the Kentucky Derby Future Pool 1 for 2010
2011 Sunshine Millions
This is part one in a four-part series discussing and helping the reader to understand value in different types of races.
The 2005 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) will always be remembered as one of the great upsets of all time: 50 – 1 longshot Giacomo stormed home from the back of the pack to score a dramatic victory on the
It is a frustrating but common scene. A field of older horses, headlined by one or two strong favorites, goes to the post for an important stakes race.
Claiming races are still one of the most baffling concepts to racing newcomers.
In a previous article, I discussed the merits of using betting value (rather than winning probability alone) as a basis for placing wagers...
Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi is credited with commenting, "Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing." For him, that statement was true.
Big day for National Select
As Zenyatta prepares for what many expect will be her 13th consecutive win this weekend, we surveyed handicappers for some of their thoughts.
Experts give advice on favorite exotic bet strategies.
Acclaimed handicapper Noel Michaels offers the Premium Picks Plus report for Churchill Downs on Tuesday November 24.
While seasoned handicappers often follow horse racing year round, big events like the upcoming Breeders' Cup tend to draw newcomers and casual fans out of the woodwork.
Getting started with some common horseplayer goals
Knowing horse racing terminology is one of the key ways to produce winners at any racetrack.
The Gulfstream Park meet is 2 1/2 months old and we are already approaching the centerpiece of the meet – Florida Derby Day – on Saturday, March 20
Back in November of 2007, almost exactly a year ago, while we were busy with college football and turkey,
How Watching Owners, Trainers and Jockeys Can Secure the Keys to Winning Selections
Ireland is synonymous with lush greenery and beautiful horses, which go hand in hand when it comes to Irish horse racing.
It has been said many times in many places – only bet money you can afford to lose. Losing is part of playing.
In looking over the remaining weeks of the summer meet at Hollywood Park I realized that most of the fireworks are still to come
This week will be held the 135th Preakness Stakes and the trainers, jockeys and horses are getting ready to contest the second jewel of the Triple Crown
Collecting and using visual data in handicapping
The number one, most predominate handicapping tool for a long time has been the development and use of speed figures.
While our editor is on vacation, we would like to offer you this review of our summer article
The superfecta is a challenging bet found at most racetracks across the country in which the bettor is required to pick in the exact order the horses that will finish first, second, third and fou
This week Case the Race asked multi-sport handicapper, Rick Needham to compare the parallels and differences between football and horse racing handicapping strategies.
Our latest Guest Commentator for Churchill Downs, Rick Needham, defies at least two horse racing handicapper steryotypes: he has never smoked a cigar and he doesn’t read the DRF.
There is nothing quite like horse racing’s Triple Crown – the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Preakness Stakes (gr. I), and Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra: Will they meet?
Horse Racing Contests
DMR 2010 Meet Winners
Even in a sport like horse racing where selecting and betting are such an integral part of the fun, organized contests bring additional dimensions to the game.
National Handicapping Contest
SAR 2010 Meet Winners!
Horse Racing Travel
Celebrating the 4th of July means three things: fireworks, outdoor barbeques and the assurance that summer travel season is in full swing. For horse racing enthusiasts, the best way to enjoy a v
Racinos and a closer look at the pros and cons to the horse racing industry
Takeout and HANA's track ratings are discussed.
Handicapper Bob Ike was the subject of our most recent interview.
Michael Amo, Chairman of the Thoroughbred Racing Fan Association (also known as ThoroFan), is on a mission.
Greg "Boomer" Wry, a professional handicapper and veteran track announcer took time to answer our questions.
Jeff Platt, President of Horseplayers Association of North America (H.A.N.A.), isn’t afraid of long odds.
Interview with Ted McClelland, author of Horseplayers: Life at the Track
Interview with New York handicapper Noel Michaels
Case the Race interview with longtime handicapper and author of The One Minute Handicapper, Frank DiTondo.
In a recent exchange, we probed John Lindley, an Emerald Downs handicapper, about his professional life and his progression from casual fan to horse racing professional.
Northern California’s local horse racing celebrity, Sam Spear, has seen many great races and met many interesting people in his long career.
“I’ve done the math,” workout specialist, Bruno De Julio, says. “I figure that I catalog about 1,200 horses per week.
Kentucky Derby 2009
With the deadline fast approaching, a group of 20 handicappers analyzed the field, finalizing their selections for the moment of truth
When preparing a horse for the Kentucky Derby there are three crucial things trainers must decide
As more and more owners point lower-class horses to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), controversy has risen over the entry system.
Sights and sounds from Churchill Downs
Toby Turrell live trackside at Churchill Downs!
. That’s why we are publishing our list of the Top 10 Independent Blogs for the Kentucky Derby.
This week we decided to bring you something different: horse racing fiction. Our multi-talented handicapper for New York, Noel Michaels, is also the author of Fix Six
Find ideas for Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra gifts, books, funny gifts and more.
Horse racing and poker
Ryan Patterson, of Graded Stakes, gave us his list of the top 10 Preakness Stakes-winning horses of all time.
After a Kentucky Derby result that almost no one predicted, it takes a bit of fortitude to publicly share your handicapping selections for the Preakness Stakes. Fortunately, we found 17 ...
Did a recent article get the Dosage Index all wrong?
Handicappers Reflect on the Kentucky Derby and Look Towards the Preakness Stakes
It was the truism of the 1980s. "Since 1929, every Derby winner’s Dosage Index has been 4.00 or below."
The Preakness Stakes took on a whole new dimension today
President Eisenhower once said, "Things are more like they are now than they ever were before"… years later, President Ford misquoted him.
Four handicappers, 4 different approaches, all with the same conclusion: Rachel Alexandra would win.
Travers Stakes Handicappers Favor Quality Road: 17 Handicappers’ Selections
A preview of the fall 2009 meet at Aqueduct by Noel Michaels
DIRC information, tips, and resources.
Highlights Golden Gate Fields: Auction, Handicapping, Baze, and Race surface
2009 Arlinton Million Picks: See Picks from 16 Handicappers
Overview of what to anticipate for Gulfstream this winter
Handicapping Tips for Gulfstream Park
At Hollywood Park this weekend, crowds will gather to watch Zenyatta, as the undefeated challenger goes to the gate once again.
Tips for understanding Aqueduct's inner track for the winter racing season
Laurel Park events and promotions!
Saratoga Handicapping Tips
Toby Turrell on the Del Mar meet
The answer of course is Santa Anita!
BLOCKBUSTER SATURDAY AT DELMAR--RECORD PICKSIX POOL ON THE LINE
Churchill Downs - Massive P6 Carryover May 6th
CLOSING DAY DELMAR--FAIRPLEX OPENING DAY TOMORROW
CLOSING SUNDAY--TWIRLING CANDY IN DELMAR DERBY!!!!!!!
CLOSING WEEK AT DELMAR STARTS RIGHT NOW!!!!---
COO FRIDAY "2"--PICKSIX 103K CARRYOVER
COOL FRIDAY #3 at DELMAR
COOL FRIDAY #4 AT DELMAR
COOL FRIDAY #5--JERRY HOLLENDORFER LIVE ON OUR RADIO SHOW TOM.
COOL FRIDAY BEFORE THE PACIFIC CLASSIC--JIM CASSIDY SPECIAL GUEST
COOL FRIDAYS PICK SIX SET TO BEGIN
DAY 2 AT DEL MAR
DAY NUMBER 2 IN THE BOOKS
Del Mar Opening
DELMAR BEGINS WEEK #4--PICKSIX CARRYOVER
DELMAR SAT AND RACHEL 1 MIN AWAY
DELMAR THURSDAY 7/29
Derby Day I
Derby Day Podcast (cont'd)
END OF WEEK 3 AT DELMAR
FINAL FRIDAY--MULTI MILLION DOLLAR PICKSIX BEGINS RACE 3
Great Interview with Jerry Hollendorfer
HUGE ENDING TO DELMARS OPENING WEEK
Listen to the show with Jerry Hollendorfer. Saturday at 9 am.
Kentucky Derby Live Show
LAST THURSDAY OF MEET IS UNDERWAY!!!
Live Radio June 19th
Live Radio June 26th
Live Radio Show August 7th
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Live Radio Show July 10th -- Gold Cup and more!
Live Radio Show July 17th
Live Radio Show July 24th
Live Radio Show July 31st
Live Radio Show July 3rd -- Special Guest Buddy Johnston
Live Radio June 12th
Live Radio June 5th
Live Radio May 28th
Live Radio Show May 8th
MONDAY--BIG HOLIDAY RACECARD AT DELMAR
OCEANSIDE POST PARADE
OPENING DAY AT FAIRPLEX STARTS NOW--MATCH RACE STAGE IS SET
PACIFIC CLASSIC #20
PACIFIC CLASSIC WEEK STARTS RIGHT NOW
Preakness Live Show
RACE ONE IS OFFICIAL AT DELMAR---BIG CROWD ON HAND
Radio Podcast - 2010 Oaks!
Radio Podcast - Derby Show Overview
Radio Show - Jim Cassidy, Trainer of ML Fav The Usual Q.T. LIVE from DelMar 1st segment
Saturday Show August 6th
Radio Show For April 11th
Radio Show April 24th
Radio Show for April 4th 2010
Radio Show August 13th
Radio show August 14. This week, interview with Ron Ellis -- trainer of Golden Itiz in feature race Sat..
Radio show August 21. This week, interview with Jerry Hollendorfer..
Radio Show for March 27th 2010
Radio Show Poscast April 28th
SATURDAY #4--DELMAR--PICKSIX LIKELY TO GO OVER A MILLION
SATURDAY #5--GREAT INTERVIEW WITH THE DORF ON RADIOSHOW TODAY
SATURDAY AT DELMAR--DAY #9
SATURDAY AT DELMAR--DAY #9
SATURDAY WRAP LIVE FROM DELMAR
STAGE ALL SET FOR ZENYATTA AT DELMAR
SUNDAY #5---GEORGEOUS DAY AT DELMAR!!!!!
SUNDAY AT DELMAR--10TH DAY
SUNDAY AT DELMAR--PICK SIX POOL OVER A MILLION??
SUNDAY--RACHEL RUNS 2:56 PT
THURSDAY AT DELMAR---"LIVE"
THURSDAY AT DM--PICKSIX STARTS RACE 3
THURSDAY DELMAR--WE ARE BACK!!!!!
Overview of the show for April 17th.
WEEK 2 STARTS NOW AT DELMAR
WEEK 3 AT DELMAR--ZENYATTA GALLOPS TODAY AT DM
WELCOME TO DELMAR'S 71ST RACE SEASON
ZENYATTA SCHOOLS RACE 4--DELMAR
Find out what it takes to make it to the big one – the DRF/ NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) in Las Vegas
2 Thumbs Up For 2 Workers Tuesday
Blind Luck was Indeed Pretty in Pink
Blockbuster Radio Show Saturday
CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK AHEAD
Coming Saturday August 21st...
Countdowns are on for Oaks and Derby Day
Gallops were strong today -- weather is now the key
Historical Derby Weekend Offers Great Hope
Live At Del Mar
Live Radio Show This Week With Special Guest Bob Baffert
Not A Lucky Draw Tonight For The Favorite
Only "7" Days Left To Train for 136th Ky Derby
Only 3 Works Remain After Today
Radio Interview with Buddy Johnston
READY TO STRIKE AT DELMAR
Setsuko Works at Santa Anita
Sloppy Track Under the Twin Spires -- Still Busy A.M.
The Wait Is Nearly Over - Rachel and Zardana
Toby Turrell on TVG with a Pacific Classic Preview at 9:20 PT on Friday 8/27
Toby Turrell Race % Del Mar
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