Ticker
  • Danzing Candy (3-10) makes it look easy going all the way in a muddy Lone Star Handicap.Posted 31 minutes ago
  • Ashleyluvssugar (5-2) bursts through under Gary Stevens to win his 2nd Charles Whittingham.Posted 1 hour ago
  • In his first race since the Travers, Destin finishes 3rd in the 8th at Belmont.Posted 3 hours ago
  • The well bred Souper Tapit (9-5) runs to the money in the Marine Stakes.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Cloud Computing will not run in the Belmont Stakes, instead waiting for Saratoga's Jim Dandy.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Cupid (7-1) makes a winning comeback in the Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 1 day ago
  • Illuminant (8-5) sneaks up the rail to capture the Grade 2 Monrovia.Posted 1 day ago
  • Cowboy Culture (5-2) is the clear victor in the Grade 3 Arlington Classic.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lady Eli (3-5) keeps Goodyearforroses at bay to win the Grade 1 Gamely.Posted 1 day ago
  • Finley'sluckycharm (1-5) runs away with the Grade 3 Winning Colors.Posted 1 day ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Belmont Stakes 2017

Ragozin Insider: Raven Run

Each year the Breeders’ Cup serves up quite a daily double. It produces an array of the year’s best races along with a coupled entry of some of the season’s most perplexing handicapping challenges.


With the Breeders’ Cup just two weeks away, handicappers searching for a puzzle upon which to sharpen their skills would be wise to focus on Saturday’s $250,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) at Keeneland Race Course. The seven-furlong sprint on the synthetic Polytrack surface brings together 14 evenly matched three-year-old fillies and is about as close to a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma as one might find at a racetrack.


It is a baffling contest that has a vulnerable favorite, a couple of horses who figure to bounce after career-best efforts, and even a shipper with seven straight wins trying a synthetic surface for the first time.


Basically, the Raven Run is one of those races that explains why the “all” button was created for multi-race wagers. Yet, for all the headaches it may spawn, all of this confusion just might produce a very rewarding payoff—if you are fortunate enough to key on the right horse.

Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories