• Holy Lute (10-1) pulls off the surprise in the second division of the Eddie D.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Ambitious Brew (5-1) rolls to victory in the first division of the Eddie D.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Texas Chrome (2-1) bravely squeezed through on the rail for an Oklahoma Derby win.Posted 5 days ago
  • Unbridled Mo (4-1) rides the rail to victory in the Remington Park Oaks.Posted 5 days ago
  • Accelerate (1-1) rallies to win the Los Alamitos Derby (G2).Posted 6 days ago
  • Connect (10-1) upsets the Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gets win number 11 in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing.Posted 6 days ago
  • Noholdingback Bear (3-1) wins the Gallant Bob (G3) at Parx Racing.Posted 6 days ago
  • 2015 Turf Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing, via the Chad Brown barn.Posted 10 days ago
  • No catching Sarah Sis (10-1) in the Presque Isle Downs Masters.Posted 11 days ago

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So is this race even worth betting on, I know its yelding but still don't see flintshire losing, and 1 to 9 odds are just meh, even the exacta will only pay 2 bucks, lots of good horses running today but not so good betting races.
dortmund hard aces chrome
Flintshire. I hear he'll be stopping in the grandstand area to sign autographs before the end of the race (and winning)... :P
California Chrome / Hard Aces / Dortmund
California Chrome Hard Aces Hoppertunity Dortmund
The 2002 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was the last time a 5yo and a true stayer won the Arc. Could the 2016 Arc be another Marienbard-type year?
Brighton Lane / Awesome Banner / Call To Honor n/o
Bloodhorse just posted an article about his death. His owners seemed very vague
Quezon Paulassilverlining Hot City Girl Wonder Gal
Oiseau De Guerre Kittens Cat Thirst for Victory JS Choice
XYJet AP Indian Holy Boss Weekend Getaway
Off The Tracks Going For Broke Forever Unbridled Tiger Ride
Champagne Room / American Cleopatra / With Honors n/o
Conquest Daddyo Zapperini Surgical Strike Mad Tap
Klimt Gormely Vibe Plum Dandy
Hot City Girl / Wonder Gal
O P / B E V / O d G n/o
Decked Out Zipessa Nancy from Nairobi Majestic Heat
HRN the popup ads are becoming out of control >:(
Beholder. Then, back on the BCC plan.

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