Green Monkey Project – Part 1

Green Monkey Project - Part 1

The Green Monkey Project was a project born out of a question raised when the high-priced Juvenile “Iron Fist” made his debut at Delmar.  Several pundits mentioned they were picking Iron Fist because his purchase price was one point five million dollars. A comment like this is put in print or in social media and pretty Read the full article…


Down to the Wire Californian and Penn Mile Edition 2015

This week on Down to the Wire @chare889 and I discuss the Aristides from Churchill Downs, the Penn Mile and the Californian from Santa Anita.  My complete Californian preview has been posted. Selections: Candice: Aristides – Work All Week Californian – Catch A Flight Penn Mile – Commanche Storm Derbyologist: Aristides – Viva Majorca Californian – Read the full article…









Oaks/Derby Double – Pick 3 Playbook

It’s Game Day, after handicapping the races.  The important step is putting your opinion onto paper and optimizing your ticket structure while still allowing yourself a chance to catch a “signer” if possible.  Tickets are weighted to my opinion on the Oaks. Kentucky Oaks – Morning Line – Fair Odds My overall strategy is to Read the full article…


Down to the Wire 2015 Kentucky Derby Selections

This week on Down to the Wire, @chare889 and I make final selections for the Kentucky Derby 2015. Selections: Candice: Oaks – Stellar Wind Kentucky Derby – Dortmund Craig: Oaks – Birdatthewire Kentucky Derby – American Pharoah. Good Luck to all on the Kentucky Oaks and Derby.