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2014 Woodward Analysis: Norumbega is sitting on a big one

When Moreno earned his first Grade 1 win four weeks ago, he did so at odds of 10-1. Much like the Whitney, I believe Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward, run ...

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Friday, August 28

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Friday's 6th race (6:30pm PT) from Del Mar is the $100k El Cajon for 3-year-olds traveling one mile on Polytrack.  #9 Big Tire (7-2) switches to Bejarano 3rd off the shelf and he gets pace to chase in the paper race.      Play Friday’s Del Mar games at DerbyWars.com  #8 Conq...Read More
  • travel_vic · A significant aspect of wager creation is to vary the amount INVESTED in relation to the degree of ADVANTAGE one has over the odds of that investment being successful. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly_criterion This is why FLAT bet profit, LONG TERM, is next to impossible even with the best of pre-race evaluation. Contenders the first time through: 5 Diamond Bachelor 9 Big Tire 6 Home School (IRE) 3 Toowindytohaulrox 10 may go to the front but then 8 5 6 9 charge here later....Short field so odds will be difficult to find. · 45 minutes ago
  • travel_vic · Based upon morning line only, and not the up to date track odds, the only positive Kelly wagers in this race NOW would be 5 and 6 with the bigger advantage to the 5 · 25 seconds ago
When Moreno earned his first Grade 1 win four weeks ago, he did so at odds of 10-1. Much like the Whitney, I believe Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward, run at the same nine furlong distance, and over the same Saratoga main track, is ripe for an upset, but this time the hunter is the hunted. Let’s take a l...Read More
  • rogueclown · i've been seeing very little talk about Norumbega, and yet i too think Norumbega could be sitting on a big one. if no one sends against Moreno it's his race to lose...but if someone does, or Moreno otherwise falters, i love Norumbega to spring the upset. McGaughey should have him fresh, Castellano is showing up on him and not any of several other horses he's ridden before...Norumbega is live, and i'm absolutely using him on my Woodward tickets. · 37 minutes ago
  • CauseForConcern · Good competitive race. I was looking for bigger odds, but, Itsmyluckyday seems to be my choice. · 7 minutes ago
Mike takes the blinkers off in a n1x 1 1/8th on the dirt Monday.
  • tmallios via Disqus · First of all,who is Mike? Second and more important at Parx. Stone Cold will be making an appearance · 19 minutes ago
They should've considered the Beldame
  • Eventer1999 · Why?? She would likely be soundly beaten again. They want 3yo filly honors and running up the track twice in a row in the later half of the year won't get her any awards. · 44 minutes ago
I want to see Game On Dude run in a much shorter races like BC Mile Dirt or an 8.5F races and let's see if these so called "extended sprints" horses can catch up with him. With his age, it is very hard for him to win in classic races. Bullet Bob, please take note.
  • Mary Z. · Good odds next time, maybe. I think better for him to try for the lead in a longer route, 9, 10f. So many more can last at 8 or 8.5 f. · 3 days ago
  • supercool666 · I agree with you 100%. I came on here to post exactly the same thing!! I don't want connections to run him in the BC Classic, what is the point, he CANNOT win that race, he just wont stay!!! The BC Dirt Mile would be the ideal race for Game On Dude, he has so much speed and wont tire, I would love to see him go up against Bayern and Goldencents, it would be one of the best races at the Breeders Cup! · 6 hours ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who perennially dominates the 2-year-old landscape at Saratoga Race Course, will have two big chances in Sunday's Grade 1, $350,000 Spinaway for juvenile fillies when he sends out Angela Renee and Curalina.Read More
  • jazz mania via Disqus · Is it too early to place KD futurity bet on Condo Commando ??? ;) · 6 hours ago
Wilmington, Del., August 28, 2014 —All wagers were refunded in the third race at Delaware Park today due to a technical issue. A temporary communications/tote malfunction allowed the mutuel pool for the race to remain open after the race started compromising the integrity of the pool. The issue remains under investigation. Subsequent races took place without issue.
Indianapolis worked out 8/28 at Del Mar on a fast track, running 5f in 1:00.60 handily.
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Look like Goldencents is headed for Keeneland for the Shadwell Turf Mile to take on Wise Dan. This will be his first race on turf.
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Cedar you nailed it on the head. The BC Dirt Mile has a 1 Million Dollar Purse. The Turf Mile carries a 2 Million Dollar purse. They know that more than likely Dan has lost a couple of lengths. O'neill has looked at the competition and basically said......... Why not. Also he is far from a slam dunk on the dirt. They are not kidding themselves,they know that last years track the day he ran ,contributed greatly to his win. With all the negative public outcry after that day,and the fact that the track was switched overnite. Do not expect any juiced up surface at Santa Anita for this years BC Races. · 11 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Still figuring out this site. Remembered today that dirt sprinter-miler Dominus won the Bernard Baruch in his first turf race. Short career and only had two races after that, but he wired . · 9 hours ago
How can I get the past performance of the Brazilian breed horse.
Jockey colonies across the country, in conjunction with racetrack management, are planning to make visits to their local children’s hospitals in September, which is designated as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.Read More
  • ricbee via Disqus · These things are wonderful for making our sport more visible. The personal touch means so much. · 9 hours ago
Whitney hero Moreno attempts to annex the other major open Grade 1 route race of the Saratoga meet when he runs Saturday in the Woodward at 1 1/8 miles. Read More
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  • travel_vic · Pace of a race is created de novo from the entrants in TODAY's contest. Since NO one can predict exactly what that pace will be, AND the pace of race of each contest IS the creation of the styles who are IN that particular race, beaten length comparisons of previous races,versus different paces of race, are IRRELEVANT. · 12 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Always have to check the weather, track condition. Could be another "When weather changed history. " · 9 hours ago
Remembered today that dirt sprinter-miler Dominus won the Bernard Baruch in his first turf race. Short career and only had two races after that, but he wired.
Is there any word on when Jess's Dream or Cozmic One will run their first race
the Place colt in the 2014 Travers was done at the 1/16th pole just awaiting on anyone what was close and had the gas.....
Three weeks after debuting with a professional maiden victory, Startup Nation returned to Saratoga Race Course with an even more impressive encore. Read More
SB can rate, stalk, close and go to the lead. Chrome, Dude, wicked strong, Tonalist all need to be on or near the lead to win. If the pace is slow,SB will go to lead, relax and run away. If the go fast, he will find a comfy spot,
  • cugel the clever · WS will beat both CC and SB wherever they next meet. He was the best horse in the Travers. He and the jock went to sleep when they made the lead in the stretch.... jock should have been paying more attention to who was coming up on the outside. He had plenty of horse left. · 11 hours ago
Give this guy credit, Curlin has had a remarkable year both on the track and off the track, Curlin gets inducted into the hall of fame this year, he's one of the top sires of 2013, he's got stakes winners from Palace Malice, to the undefeated Stopshoppingdebbie,to Moulin De Mongin, to Classic placed Ride On Curlin, to very promising two year old La Grange, and not to mention the highly anticipated debut of Jess's Dream soon, it seems like every curlin horse is either winning or running in the top 3, wether it's dirt, turf, or synthetic. He is one of the greatest of all time on the track, and now is spreading his legacy to his offsprings, hope he continues to have success and and his runners make him proud.
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Poll of the Day

 Who will win the Woodward?

  • Moreno
  • Zivo
  • Last Gunfighter
  • Long River
  • Romansh
  • Micromanage
  • Norumbega
  • Stephanoatsee
  • Itsmyluckyday
  • Prayer for Relief

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