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June 20, 2020

Nine Furlong Belmont Stakes Kicks Off the Covid Crown

Chad Lashbrook 2:00pm June 20, 2020 6/20/20 Comments Disabled

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While most other sports continue to try and figure out how to re-start amidst the coronavirus pandemic, thoroughbred racing keeps motoring along.  That’s not to say that racing hasn’t been affected.  The 2020 Triple Crown season kicks off on Saturday with the . . . Belmont Stakes.  Yes, in this nightmare of a year, the…

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June 6, 2020

A Preview of Saturday’s Stakes Races

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am June 6, 2020 6/6/20

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This week’s announcement that the NBA will commit suicide by pitting the playoffs in a head-to-head battle with football late this summer and into early fall insures that thoroughbred racing will remain the primary source of sports and gambling entertainment for the next two months.  Time will tell whether team sports are actually able to…

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May 23, 2020

Tackling the All Stakes Pick 5 at Churchill Downs

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am May 23, 2020 5/23/20 Comments Disabled

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Racing continues to be the only game in town, and the only outlet for your gambling dollar.  While other professional sports continue to sit on the sidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, thoroughbred racing has figured out how to operate safely without fans in attendance.  Churchill Downs has a fantastic 11 race card today full of…

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May 16, 2020

Racing Returns to the Bluegrass

Chad Lashbrook 12:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s Preakness Day.  Well, today is supposed to be Preakness Day.  This article should have been about Bob Baffert looking to take down the second leg of the Triple Crown for the third time in six years after a sweep of the board in the Derby.  Instead, the Run for the Roses has been postponed…

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March 28, 2020

March Sadness? Horse Racing Can Fill Your Gambling Void

Chad Lashbrook 2:30pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20

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Yes, this weekend was supposed to determine college basketball’s Final Four.  While a global pandemic has eliminated team sports from our television sets for the foreseeable future, thoroughbred racing marches on – to some extent.  The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until September 5th, for now, but many of the tracks that host prep races…

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February 29, 2020

Will Some Real Derby Contenders Please Stand Up?

Chad Lashbrook 11:30am February 29, 2020 2/29/20 Comments Disabled

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As of this writing we are 63 days away from Kentucky Derby 146.  Most contenders will have two more prep races between now and then – others, only one.  To date, the 2020 sophomore class has not been overly impressive.  There have been some decent efforts, but none that take your breath away.  At this…

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November 2, 2019

Breaking Down the Breeders’ Cup

Chad Lashbrook 12:30pm November 2, 2019 11/2/19 Comments Disabled

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Thoroughbred racing’s 36th annual championship event visits Santa Anita for the 10th time with 9 top level races for older horses slated for the Saturday card.  Here is a look at the major contenders and a few live long shot possibilities that could carry your bankroll for the day: Race 4 – Breeders’ Cup Filly…

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November 1, 2019

Future Stars Friday at the Breeders’ Cup

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am November 1, 2019 11/1/19 Comments Disabled

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The 36th Breeders’ Cup kicks off on Friday at Santa Anita with a slate of 5 two-year old races dubbed “Future Stars Friday.”  The change to run all the juvenile races on the first day of competition was made last year at Churchill Downs and seems by far and away the most logical way to…

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October 11, 2019

All Hail, the Queen . . .

Chad Lashbrook 10:00am October 11, 2019 10/11/19

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The 36th running of the Queen Elizabeth II highlights the weekend of racing at Keeneland, and Her Majesty will have a starter in the race for the first time.  The grade 1 event for 3yo fillies at a mile and an eighth on the lawn is bolstered by the debut of the royal silks in…

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October 5, 2019

Saturday Stakes Action Serves Up Four More Breeders’ Cup Qualifiers

Chad Lashbrook 11:00am October 5, 2019 10/5/19 Comments Disabled

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Opening Saturday of Keeneland’s October meet has long been home to significant Breeders’ Cup preps, and this year is no exception.  The card features 5 graded stakes races with all but one offering expenses paid trips to thoroughbred racing’s championship event next month at Santa Anita.  This all-stakes pick 5 is quite the handicapping puzzle,…

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