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GO JUMP INTO LAKE FANTASY

It’s a deep field loaded with talent and we’re hoping a vulnerable early line favorite in Venetian Harbor (2-1). If she is a SoCal “freak”

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TAMPA BAY DOWNS – APR 24

With the threat of thunderstorms through out the day, we gave up all thoughts of grass, looked for the biggest fields we could find, settling

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – APR 5

Sunday’s turf race of interest is the finale for older horses is a secondary allowances going 1-1/16 miles and one of the 10 entrants, Jais’s

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAR 18

Taking a look at a rare sprint at Tampa today, a 5-1/2 furlong jaunt for fillies and mares. The form looks tight, but the combination

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LAUREL PARK LIVE – MAR 13

Today’s featured fourth race provide the stage for the return of a very talented runner, Let’s Play Nine (9-5), who has won two and placed

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – MAR 6

Many talented turf performers in today’s Tampa Bay feature, an optional/NX2 allowances going a mile on the turf. After considerable research, we boiled our options

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – FEB 29

With many of the main contenders so close on performance figures, and even certain trips, the big tie-breaker for us is today’s nine furlong distance.

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LAUREL PARK LIVE – JAN 16

In today’s nominal feature at Laurel, the day’s 7th race, a sprint for N2L claimers going seven-eighths, we had to use some imagination to come

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A LAUREL PARK NEW YEAR

Today’s featured 6th race from Laurel Park has somewhat unique conditions. Nothing unusual about optional claiming allowances but the NX1 portion only applies to state-breds.

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LAUREL LIVE FOR SATURDAY

It sounds easy but in their quest for value, handicappers can tend to overthink the problem. For some, myself among them, it took a while

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THE LONGEST MARATHON

No, the Jockey Club Gold Cup is not becoming a two-mile stamina challenge once again, but today’s Birdstone at Saratoga will have to do at

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