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Results from Excuses

By Ray Wallin Have you ever watched a race and wondered: “Who would have ever thought that this horse could have run like that today… his past performances showed nothing?” I hear something alon...
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Derby Winners Pedigree

Pedigree Handicapping

By Laurie Ross The process of handicapping can be compared to an art form. No two handicappers look at the past performances in the same way, although they may come to the same conclusion as to the co...
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Uncle Mo (photo via

First-Crop Sires to Watch

By Patrick Patterson Stallions that began stud duty in 2013 are first crops sires in 2016. Among this group are some impressive resumes, beautiful pedigrees and tremendous physical specimens… but no...
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Mohaymen winning the Fountain of Youth Stakes (photo via Twitter @GulfstreamPark)

Gulfstream Park Recap

By Margaret Ransom Racing fans love a good rivalry, especially with geographic considerations. Affirmed vs. Alydar. Easy Goer vs. Sunday Silence. Zenyatta vs. Rachel Alexandra. The best in the East vs...
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Frustrated Bettor

Don’t Beat Yourself

By Jonathan Stettin There are many ways to beat oneself in horse racing. Avoiding some of the obvious ones will improve anyone’s game, from the novice to the professional. In short, not being prepar...
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