The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Spiraling Toward The Derby

We’re going into the final round of the mid-level Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend with points being assigned on a 50-20-10-5 basis to the first four finishers of the Spiral Stakes at Kentucky’s Turfway Park on Saturday and Sunland … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Rebel, Rebel

The Road to the Kentucky Derby goes through Oaklawn Park this weekend, as the potential Derby favorite, American Pharoah, makes his first start since September in the G2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes. Besides the fact that trainer Bob Baffert has won … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: March Roars In

A trio of points races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby – the Grade 3 Gotham at Aqueduct, G2 Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs and G2 San Felipe at Santa Anita Park – and the G1 Santa Anita … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Sophomores Only

There’s no stop on the official Road to the Kentucky Derby this weekend, but that doesn’t mean 3-year-olds aren’t in action. In fact, all four graded stakes on Saturday are sophomore-exclusive events. They include the feature race at Gulfstream Park, … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Taking The Points

From here on out, every Kentucky Derby prep race is a crucial opportunity for contenders to lock up the points they need to make the field of 20 on May 2. With 16 points already under his belt, Upstart can virtually … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Derby Stakes Ramping Up

This long holiday weekend represents the final pair of Kentucky Derby prep races with ten points to the winner. After Monday’s Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park, the point values ramp up to 50, starting with the Fountain of Youth Stakes … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Cross-Country Battles

By this point, there isn’t much more to say about the weekend’s marquee event. Let’s just get it on. As Shared Belief trainer Jerry Hollendorfer put it earlier this week, this is way it’s supposed to be — the best … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Pigskin and Ponies

Will Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Texas Red go into “beast mode” when he makes his 2015 debut on Super Sunday in Santa Anita Park’s Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes or will this colt by Afleet Alex deflate the hopes of … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Florida Time

The East Coast trail to the spring classics for both 3-year-old males and females heats up this weekend with the Grade 2 duo of the Holy Bull and Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Those are two of four graded stakes … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Sophomores and Sunshine

While it’s a light weekend for graded stakes, there are several races of interest, starting with the Grade 3 Lecomte for 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. The Lecomte awards 10 points to the winner on the Road to the Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

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