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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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Super Saturday Recap: An Open Letter to Belmont Park

It was good to see you again yesterday. Actually, I take that back. It was great to see you. The last time our paths crossed was the day before The Belmont Stakes. Mired in traffic on the George Washington bridge, … 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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Weekend Stakes Racing Action

This weekend is a Stakes Players’s dream with 18 graded stakes races headlined by Belmont Park’s “Super Saturday.” In addition to the Saturday’s Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Belmont, this is opening weekend for Santa Anita’s fall meet (once traditionally … 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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Loose Interpatation – “Super Saturday” Recap

Belmont Park offered a great day of races on Saturday to say the least. While normally considered a big event with one just Grade 1 race on the card, NYRA’s “Super Saturday” featured five. Heavy downpours forced handicappers to adjust … Continue reading

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My Own Private Breeders’ Cup

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 best.  This year’s fall meet … Continue reading

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