Gotham Preview 2016

The road to the Wood Memorial continues in New York with the Gotham Stakes.  Shagaf and Rally Cry take on Withers winner Sunny Ridge. 2016 Gotham Field Laoban is still a maiden and has entered a couple of stakes races and scratched.  Shipping cross country for connections who do well in New York.  Facing other Read the full article…



Fountain of Youth Preview 2016

Winter book favorite for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Moyhamen headlines the Fountain of Youth Stakes.  The speedy Zulu and Awesome Banner enter and stretch out in distance. 2016 Fountain of Youth Field Fellowship is the veteran of the race with over 400,000 in career earnings and runs late.  Running profile fits this race as speed Read the full article…


Down to the Wire 2016 Robert B Lewis

This week on Down to the Wire @chare889 and I discuss the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.  The debut of Songbird as a 3 year-old filly.  Off the Track we debate the small field sizes and discuss some of the fillies that emerge in the next few weeks. Selections: Robert B. Lewis Candice:  I Will Score Read the full article…


Robert B Lewis 2016 Preview

Mor Spirit headlines the 2016 Robert B. Lewis, but this race may be set for a coming out party for a fast horse on the stretch-out. 2016 Robert B Lewis Field Let’s Meet in Rio is slow on paper but finishes strong in his races.  He is 2nd fiddle in the stable to Mor Spirit. Read the full article…



Holy Bull Preview 2016

Several South Florida based Florida Derby  favorites are entered in the Holy Bull that traditionally kicks off the road the Florida Derby.  Early January preps have produced runners in Kentucky.  The Holy Bull brings out the top contenders from Florida.  A small but talented field of six has entered. Holy Bull 2016 field Perfect Saint Read the full article…


Pasco Stakes 2016 Preview

The Tampa Bay Downs road to the Tampa Bay Derby starts on Saturday with the Pasco Stakes.  The first of a 3 week series of races that includes the Sam F. Davis and closes with the Tampa Bay Derby. 2016 Pasco Stakes Field Morning Fire brings speed to the party from Philadelphia.  Hard to quantify Read the full article…


2016 LeComte Preview

A full field has entered the LeComte Stakes for 2016.  A few horses may scratch.  Leaving 12 horses most likely for the post parade. 2016 LeComte Field Riding in the Wind ships in from Mountaineer Park and gets a class test in Louisiana.  Inside post drawn inside the other speed hard to imagine him getting Read the full article…