Ticker
  • Del Mar Pick 6 Carryover (Thursday, July 31) - $59,127Posted 1 day ago
  • Wake Up Nick romps in the Graduation Stakes! Posted 1 day ago
  • Stars Above Me rolls to victory in the Coronation Cup in her U.S. debut!Posted 1 day ago
  • Kingman defeats Toronado in the Sussex!Posted 1 day ago
  • Saturday's Del Mar card includes a Pick Six carryover of $77,661.Posted 6 days ago
  •  Better Lucky rolls late in the Shine Again!Posted 10 days ago
  •  Fashion Alert outduels Take Charge Brandi in the Schuylerville!Posted 13 days ago
  •  Enterprising flies late to win the Oceanside!Posted 14 days ago
  •  Belle Gallantey shocks Princess of Sylmar in the Delaware Handicap!Posted 19 days ago
  •  Finnegans Wake defeats Admiral Kitten by an eyelash in the Arlington 'Cap!Posted 19 days ago

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