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The 2012 Breeders’ Cup – It’s All Greek To Me

Breeders’ Cup weekend is here. Do I know which horse is going to win every race? Of course not. Do I know which horse is going to win any race? I hope so (but there’s no guarantees). Our team of … Continue reading

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Jockey Club Gold Cup Day (aka Super Saturday)

Headlined by the Jockey Club Gold Cup, there’s 6 balls out races on Saturday at Belmont. Before the Breeders’ Cup Classic, this was THE championship race for handicap horses each year. While the Breeders’ Cup (in 5 weeks hence) took some … Continue reading

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Parked at Parx – Pennsylvania Derby Highlights Weekend Action

Saturday is the biggest day at Parx / Philadelphia Park during what is a year round racing schedule. The one million dollar PA Derby is a Grade II featuring a diverse field of eight that might have Breeders Cup aspirations … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Sprint Preview

Brian Hoffacker (aka Ghostzapper04) of the Trip Handicapping blog reviews the field in today’s BC Sprint. It figures to be an exciting race. BC Sprint – Churchill Downs Race 5 – Post Time 2:37 (Eastern) #1 EUROEARS (4-1) – 7 … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Challenge – WirePlayers vs Hello Race Fans

In addition to our own picks and analysis, this year the handicappers from WirePlayers are going head-to-head in a BC challenge against the handicappers from Hello Race Fans.  Each member will pick a winner for each race, with five points towards … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic & Dirt Mile Preview

For an in-depth analysis on the two-day Breeders’ Cup program, here’s Paul Mazur’s take on Friday’s Ladies Classic and Saturday’s Dirt Mile. Churchill Downs — Friday — Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic — Race 10, post time 7:30 ET ROYAL DELTA … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Friday – Contenders and Pretenders

The Breeders’ Cup pre-entries are out, and like most handicappers, Derek Brown is knee-deep in past performances separating the contenders from the pretenders.  So who’s worth a flyer and who risks burning your money? Here’s his initial analysis for Friday’s … Continue reading

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High on Grass – Jamaica, First Lady & Shadwell Turf Mile Edition

With only four weeks until the Breeders Cup, this weekend offers the last round of significant prep races before the big day. In honor of his one-year anniversary writing for WirePlayers, Derek Brown returns to the races from his maiden … Continue reading

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BLAME ‘n Me

Oddly enough, I first became intrigued with BLAME after one of his four defeats, the 2009 Grade 2 Super Derby. In that race, he closed in the final eighth of a mile against a loose on the lead REGAL RANSOM with … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Pick 4 Tickets

Derek Brown has analyzed the Breeders Cup from top to bottom and put together his Pick 4 selections for the Breeders’ Cup races. With the addition of fifty-cent minimums for this year’s Pick 4s for the Breeders Cup, these exciting … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup “Locks” & “Bombs”

Here’s our prediction of “lead-pipe locks” and potential long-shot “bombs” for this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup. Full fields of quality horses will provide great betting opportunities and there will be big prices mixed in with the odds-on favorites.  The key is … Continue reading

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High on Grass – Breeders Cup Anticipation Edition

Derek Brown (aka NJDerek) previews next weekend’s Breeders Cup turf races We’re less than a week away to the biggest weekend in racing, and looking over the advance entries it’s impossible not to be excited about the great races on … Continue reading

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“High on Grass” – Woodbine, QE II, Athenia, and Oak Tree Derby Edition

Derek Brown (aka NJDerek) is back for another look at this weekend’s turf stakes. Our longshots ran very well last weekend, keyed by PRINCE WILL I AM winning the Jamaica at 10-1.  Let’s look at Saturday’s big turf stakes and … Continue reading

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Belmont Park’s Super Saturday Selections

There was a time Belmont’s fall meet was the end of year championship. Over the past 25 years, the Breeders’ Cup has relegated Belmont’s prestigious fall meet to a series of BC prep races.  At least this year’s fall meet can … Continue reading

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Weekend Turf Racing

This weekend features excellent turf races, most notably the Garden City Stakes at Belmont Park and the Woodbine Mile at Woodbine. These races offer great chances to make money and gain insights into the upcoming Breeders’ Cup. When handicapping turf … Continue reading

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