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Off-the-Pace Horse Racing: The Ultimate Thrill

POSTED: April 9, 2020

Wendell Eads On Whirlaway at Hialeah 1941 Photo Credit: Keeneland Library; Cook Collection Is there anything greater than watching a horse win from off the...


Stakes at Laurel: Anthony Fontaine Reviews the Card

POSTED: September 21, 2019

After living in Virginia for the greater part of 20 years Laurel became my defacto home track. I have made some great lifelong friends there,...


Belmont Park Sunday 9/15/2019 Full Card Analysis

POSTED: September 15, 2019

What is the sweetest thing for a handicapper? Hitting a nice pick 4 after carefully selecting horses and keeping the cost of the ticket down?...


Belmont Park Saturday Analysis by Anthony Fontaine

POSTED: September 14, 2019

The talk of the racing world has centered on Justify and the alleged failed drug test after the Santa Anita Derby. If he was disqualified...

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2019 Preakness Stakes Day Recap

POSTED: May 18, 2019

The weather cooperated and so did the Pimlico dirt and turf courses. The tracks played fair. The dirt was fast, but honest. While the facility...



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