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Horse Racing Spot Play – Thurs. 1/28/2016

Aqueduct race 6 #13 IN THE BEAT draws in off the also eligible list and looks well spotted for trainer Rudy Rodriguez, who also owns a piece of this 7yo gelding.  Plenty of speed in the field sets it up for this closing son of Street Sense.  Tab at 6/1 on the morning line. Good […]

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Fantasy Sports at Monmouth Park: Place your Wagers!

 but just don’t call them that. If all goes according to plan, on the first Sunday in October Monmouth Park Racetrack will start taking money from customers who will try to predict the outcome of sporting events. “I’ll be there to put down the first bet,” said state Sen. Ray Lesniak. “Great, but you can’t […]

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High% Spot Plays for Saturday, May 9, 2015

Complimentary Spot Plays for tracks around the country today.  We’ve got high percentage (40% or better likelihood of winning) from Charlestown, Evangeline, Indiana Downs, Lone Star Park, Louisiana Downs, Mountaineer, Santa Anita and Woodbine.   Good luck. CT R2) #6 2/1 EVD R10) #4 5/1 IND R6) #5 4/5 LS R3) #5 7/2 LS R7) […]

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High% Spot Plays for Monday, May 4, 2015

Horse racing plays at Finger Lakes, Thistledown and Will Rodgers Downs FL R6) #1  8/5 FL R9) #2  7/2 TDN R1) #3  9/5 TDN R5) #5  7/2 WRD R2) #3  2/1 WRD R9) #3  7/5

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Horse Racing Spot Play – Santa Anita Jan. 16, 2015

Spot play # 3 Arlington House (4/1) at SANTA ANITA Race 6 – 6:30 PM ET.  MAIDEN CLAIMING $50,000 – $40,000.  Son of Harlington makes 4th career start and is sitting on a career best performance with new rider Rafael Bejarano in the irons.  Can pull the mild upset over a very vulnerable favorite.

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Horse Racing Education: Begin in the Shallow End

As a young lad growing up in Bayside, NY summers meant CYO camp. Three days each week we bussed to either the Whitestone or Cresthaven swimming pool. Counselors and pool staff provided supervision and guidance. On the first swim day of each season, we were tested, grouped according to ability and…

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Keeneland Saturday Spot Play – Oct. 4, 2014

Kee 4th (2:50 PM ET) Mdspwt, 1 1/16 miles # 3 Malibu Park (8/1) ships in for top trainer Larry Jones and stretches out in distance, something he is bred well to handle.  This race is devoid of much speed, so look for Kerwin Clark to put this one on the front end and try to […]

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This Saturday: California Chrome is Racing’s Next Triple Crown Champion

by Rich Nilsen for Agameofskill.com Twelve horses have been in position in Elmont, New York over the past 35 years, and every one of them has failed.  It has not been without drama and heartbreak, as Smarty Jones and Real Quiet appeared to be ‘home free’ in deep stretch over ‘Big Sandy,’ only to get […]

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Horse Racing Trainers: A Profitable Idea

This is re-printed from our friends over at AgameofSkill.com by Art Parker, author of “Keeneland Winning Trainer Patterns” Now is the time of year to pay attention to maidens, particularly what we all call the First Time Starter (FTS). It doesn’t mean you bet on them, necessarily. It is a great time to observe them […]

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Spot Play for Friday in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile!

 Race 8                  Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile                    6:05pm ET   PP HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY ODDS 1 TAPTOWNE Tim Glyshaw Brian Hernandez Jr. 15-1 2 GOLDEN TICKET Ken McPeek Joel Rosario 12-1 3 HYMN BOOK Shug McGaughey Javier Castellano 15-1 4 BRUJO DE OLLEROS Rick Mettee Alan Garcia 8-1 […]

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