The Gallop Out – Super Saturday 2014

Quick hitting no-filtered reactions on Super Saturday.  Santa Anita, Belmont. Kelso Stakes: Bridgejumper on IMLD.  IMLD had perfect trip last 2 races, but visually he was all out in the Whitney and Woodward.  Contested a solid pace set by River Rocks.  Not much IMLD could do.  River Rocks would have wired with no pressure.  IMLD Read the full article…


Beldame Stakes 2014 Preview

The Beldame may lack star quality but offers a good handicapping puzzle and a chance at a moderate price in a competitive field. The Skinny: Fiftyshadesofhay – ran a good race in the slop last race and seems to be rounding into form.  Gets a jock switch to Rosario.  Normal running style is to sit Read the full article…


Down to the Wire – JCGC Edition

This week on Down to the Wire.  Candice and I recap the Pennsylvania Derby and preview the Jockey Club Gold Cup, the Joe Hirsch and Awesome Again Stakes.  We also talk about the Oklahoma Derby.  I lean towards Zivo in the JCGC and Candice goes with Stephanoatsee. Selections: Candice:  Real Solution, Stephanoatsee, Shared Belief, Wildcat Read the full article…


Awesome Again Stakes 2014 Preview

The undefeated untested Shared Belief puts his record on the line in this traditional West Coast Breeders Cup Classic prep. The Skinny: Shared Belief – Freakish talent since day one.  Has romped in all 3 races this year.  Defeated older horses last race that may have been pace aided on the front end.  The turn Read the full article…