Category: FREE RACE SELECTIONS

WO MILE: HEAD OVER HEART

Oh, Canada… I feel like a traitor, riding the Got Stormy train virtually all year only to abandon her in what could be her finest

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GO EAST TO BELMONT

More correctly, go for East at Belmont Park, as in the Christophe Clement-trained filly in Saturday’s featured Pebbles Stakes. This, of course, is a guess,

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KEEPING MY OWN AGENDA

Kentucky Downs ended its most successful boutique stand Thursday now it’s on to Churchill Downs for a short session pre-Keeneland Fall. Yes, it’s that kind

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BEAT NAVARRO @ KY DOWNS?

The Ramsey Farm Stakes is the nominal feature as KY Downs brings down another successful stand Thursday but from a betting prospective, we prefer to

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TAKING THE OTHER CHAD

When faced with a choice of Chad Brown trainees within the same race, it’s often wise to look at the less fancied first. We will

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EURO STRONG IN JC OAKS

Edisa (5-2), how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. First, based on the Thoro-Graph performance figures scale, she’s as fast, if not

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CHRISTIECAT: ON TURF PLEASE

Depending on weather handicappers, there will be showers Friday morning on Long Island, then the forecast gets dicey: Either more showers in the afternoon, or

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A PROMISING HOPEFUL

If you’re annoyed by the fact that Steve Asmussen has three of the seven starters in the closing day Grade 1 Hopeful I think you

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SPA: FULL OF MISCHIEF

And that’s what makes this renewal so far. Only seven fillies in it, three with varying degrees of quickness and turn of foot and another

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A WOODWARD COUP

As mentioned in yesterday’s graded entry down memory lane, we think Tom d’Tate (4-1) is he most interesting of all the Woodward entrants. He’s improved

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WHO LIKES FIG JELLY?

We do, in today’s Lucky Coin at the Spa. We all know Disco Partner (8-5) is a worthy favorite and most probable winner. He’s done

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SPA THURSDAY: CRYSTALLE

This is becoming old hat; taking maidens against winners in juvenile stakes going long on turf at Saratoga. But Crystalle (3-1) in only a maiden

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IN EAGER ANTICIPATION

Chances are better than 50-50 that one of the juvenile in today’s G3 With Anticipation Stakes will be seen again on Futures Friday, NOV 1

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