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Tuesday, September 16

Hottest Paces of the Day
(favors closers)

Indiana Grand, Race 5
Fairmount Park, Race 9
Finger Lakes, Race 5

 

Coldest Paces of the Day
(favors frontrunners)

Presque Isle, Race 3
Parx, Race 8
Mountaineer, Race 2

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What the Horse Racing Nation is talking about...

The million dollar Pennsylvania Derby has attracted a strong field of eight, featuring the long awaited return of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, California Chrome.Read More
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  • slewcrew7778 · Will be interesting to see if the Preakness/Travers Bayern shows up or the Stephens/ Haskell version!... · 3 hours ago
  • Joseph R Greco via Disqus · CALIFORNIA CHROME WOULD BE A POOR WAGER AT LESS THEN EIGHT TO FIVE.I WILL PASS IF THIS IS WHERE THE ODDS END UP. · 13 minutes ago
Is handicapping and picking winners/making money at the races more difficult than before? Read More
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  • afleet · What was the takeout rates in the 80's compared to today? · 1 hour ago
  • afleet · I think the 10 cent supers, 20 cent triactor, 50 cent trifectas eliminate a good handicappers edge; everyone can just play all on the bottom (or roll in any slot) in tri's, etc. · 1 hour ago
I've wondered for a while and am finally asking, why are some European times so much slower than American times? Frankel is considered the greatest horse of all time by a lot of Europeans but his fastest mile was 1:37 1/5 and he ran 1 1/4 in 2:10, slower than an American allowance race. I have heard that some tracks in Europe are uphill, but wouldn't they also get to run down the hill?
  • Mary Z. · I used to wonder the same thing. I don't think they build up outrageous momentum on the downhill parts. Not like the turf sprint at Santa Anita. They tend to go much slower at the start of their races; fast running in the stretch. Turf conditions are probably way more natural than our groomed courses. Usually some degree of softer turf over there, or at least not as firm as many of the turf courses here. Watch many more Euro turf races. You will see how the run over there. You may not even notice the times after a while. · 3 hours ago
  • Northport · As a huge fan of European racing, final times are irrelevant to me. Some of the splits near the end of a race are useful to analyze (as Mary said, Euros go slow then fast, as opposed to Americans going fast then slow), particularly with Frankel, since he quickened pretty incredibly in his races. You will get some American-like final times on days when the ground is extremely hard, but given the damp climates in England and Ireland that doesn't happen a ton. That, paired with the fact that racecourses are built into the natural form of the countryside - with undulations and steep hills · 2 hours ago
This A to Z compilation of Breeders’ Cup Turf facts will give you some history, trivia, and betting angles.Read More
  • zatt · Love the A to Z list ... Nice save on the "X"! · 2 hours ago
  • AndyScoggin · I didn't want to go with eXacta for X, Eric LegriX was much better. · 2 hours ago
does anyone think that Parx may close the #1 gate and move everyone over from the rail?
The following list represents Zipse at the Track's ranking of the greatest horses in American racing history who just so happened to have never won a championship.Read More
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  • Jbyrnes1 · How about Devil His Due · 3 hours ago
  • https://www.facebook.com/john. · Great list, cool post. Not to say any of these are better than those in the top 11, but worth a mention; Lure, Medaglia D'Oro, Artie Schiller, Da Hoss, Drosselmeyer, Spain, Birdstone, Empire Maker, Free House, Flute, Mecke, Orb, Better Talk Now, Princess of Sylmar, Little Mike,With Anticipation, Candy Ride,Sea Hero, Go for Gin, Coronado's Quest,Ventura, Mizdirection,Pleasantly Perfect,Alphabet Soup, Fusaichi Pegasus, Albert the Great, Louis Quatorze, · 2 hours ago
if tapiture has a shot at the chrome?
  • michael via Disqus · i dont see anyone else beating him even with the long lay off · 6 hours ago
  • https://www.facebook.com/p.dav · IF cc WALKS out of the gate, bangs a right, then finds a tree to take a snooze under, then YES Tappy has a shot... · 3 hours ago
Could be a Candy Boy kind of race.
Rabbah Bloodstock's Sheikhzayedroad withstood a stewards' inquiry and jockey's claim of foul to make his U.S. debut a succesful one in the Grade 1, $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf at Woodbine on Sunday.Read More
  • travel_vic · Inquiry was a long one and debated amongst the people I talked to BUT even with the winner bearing out TWICE late (first from the rail lane to the 2nd and then right before the wire abruptly out to the third lane under left handed whipping) ULTIMATELY it did not change the outcome. I thought the head loss of the place horse WAS enough to take that one down but was convinced otherwise by the placing judge. · 3 hours ago
sorry mary but very unlikley
  • Mary Z. · So what? Race is on Saturday. I could change my mind 6 times by then. Also hit reply, gracias. He may benefit from the ones getting too close to the speed. They won't want to let Bayern get away. · 3 hours ago
A slew of competitors are lining up for the Breeders' Cup Distaff to try and dethrone two-time Breeders' Cup winner, Beholder.Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Come to think of it, the Royal Delta remark was over the top. I suppose I will have a bullseye on me forever when it comes to her. I cannot make it more clear that I did not blame her losses in the past two years in the U.S. on the mare. I doubt I will change my opinion. Pretty much sorry I commented on this thread. · 23 hours ago
  • jonathanpoker · I thought that POS was gonna miss the Breeders' Cup because it was at Santa Anita? · 3 hours ago
Monday's 1st race (5:25pm ET) from Presque Isle a $7,500 claiming event for 3-year-olds and up traveling a mile and seventy-yards on Tapeta footing. #1 Big Wednesday (5-1) was no threat at 7-2 from an outer post vs. $12.5k flat mile foes here Aug 18. The 4-time local winner drops into a realistic sp...Read More
BAYERN---SPEED KILLS--SHORTER THAN THE TRAVERS--BAYERN WINS BY 4 GOOD LENGHTS--EASY WIN---GET TO KNOW YOUR HORSES--OR LOSE--
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · Please post here after the race ok? Am telling you Bayern has little chance. · 4 hours ago
  • michael via Disqus · i kinda like bayern but something tells me hes a tired horse!!!! · 3 hours ago
TOBA tells new prospective owners what the financial stake ahead of them may well be right here. https://www.toba.org/owner-education/costs-of-ownership.aspx
Giovanni Boldini has been sold to ScanVet Stallions in Denmark. He raced for the first time for his new connections today and won a listed race going a mile on dirt in Sweden.
  • ILuvTurfRacing · And he won a listed race on conventional dirt for his new connections first time out at Taby Racecourse in Sweden. · 3 hours ago
Both of my horses got the rail in the Derby and Cotillion. I saw a race at Parx and the whole track looked soft, hope not softer by rail.
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  • vodkak · Not in last years Pa Derby. Moreno took the 2 path the whole way and when he drifted to the 3 path WTC passed him on the inside. Tom you going? · 5 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · As of right now i am 50/50. Have to be back in NYC on Sunday. Tough round trip drive to make in 1 day.Especially on the NJ TPKE.. Plus the 2 big races are a bit boring. To be honest,sounds like i am trying to talk myself out. I have excellent accomodations. If you go,have a good time and get many winners. · 4 hours ago
def.should be a very intresting race coming up.not quite sure what to think of bayern.i think baffert ran this colt in the ground at the travers.
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  • Mike Relva via Disqus · That's exactly correct,Baffert is about Baffert. · 5 hours ago
  • vodkak · And of course Kaleem Shah had no say where he runs? Baffert bashers are too much!! · 4 hours ago
Grade 2 winner Flashback has been retired from racing and will make his stallion debut in 2015 at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky. article on DRF
If you see Tapiture spending his time in the post parade continually biting his lead pony and getting more and more washy then stay away from Him.
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Poll of the Day

Heading into the Breeders' Cup season, what is your favorite fall stakes race?

  • E. P. Taylor (CAN-G1) at Woodbine (10/19)
  • "The Arc" (G1) at Longchamp (10/4)
  • Champagne (G1) at Belmont (10/4)
  • Vosburgh (G1) at Belmont (9/27)
  • Pennsylvania Derby (G2) at Parx (9/20)
  • Spinster (G1) at Keeneland (10/5)
  • QE II Challenge (G1) at Keeneland (10/11)
  • Phoenix (G3) at Keeneland (10/3)
  • Cotillion (G1) at Parx (9/20)
  • Oklahoma Derby (G3) at Remington (9/28)
  • Awesome Again (G1) at Santa Anita (9/27)
  • Indiana Derby (G2) at Indiana Grand (10/4)
  • Japenese St. Leger (G1) at Kyoto (10/26)
  • JC Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont (9/27)
  • Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland (10/4)
  • Flower Bowl (G1) at Belmont (9/27)
  • Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland (10/4)
  • Frizette (G1) at Belmont (10/4)

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PID 9/16/2014 R8 - Sweet Argument eyes two straight at Presque Isle

Tuesday's 8th race (8:20pm ET) from Presque Isle a $5,000 claiming event for fillies and mares dashing six and one-half furlongs on Tapeta footing.  #5 Sweet Argument (5-1) exits a smooth local $5k win at 6f. Gallardo and Ferraro are 2-for-2 tog...

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