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Commentary: To Fix Late Odds Shifts, Change The System

Last Saturday was a wonderful day at Belmont.  We saw great racing in great weather in a beautiful setting, and for customers there were huge pools to bet into. It was truly some of the best this sport – a sport my friend Eric Poteck calls “Gambletainment”  – offers. It had something for everyone. On […]

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Report: $124,109 Bet Late On Firenze Fire Ahead Of Dwyer

The Thoroughbred Daily News reports the last-minute drop in odds on Grade 3 Dwyer winner Firenze Fire last weekend was the result of $124,109 being wagered on the colt to win within seconds of the close of betting. Firenze Fire appeared to be at 5-1 leaving the gate and 5-2 after the race began. The TDN […]

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Firenze Fire Dominant In Dwyer; Mendelssohn Third

Mr. Amore Stable won a pair of graded stakes races at different tracks within a 30-minute span on Saturday afternoon. First, Vision Perfect took the Parx Dash, and then homebred Firenze Fire blew away the field in the Grade 3 Dwyer Stakes. The 3-year-old son of Poseidon’s Warrior, ridden by Irad Ortiz for trainer Jason […]

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Runaway Ghost Out Of Kentucky Derby With Shin Soreness

A possible shin fracture will keep Runaway Ghost from competing in this year’s Kentucky Derby, according to bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old Ghostzapper colt breezed six furlongs in 1:13.80 on Saturday at Sunland, but came out of the breeze a bit sore. “It looks like he’s got a little fracture in his shin,” said trainer Todd Fincher. “He started […]

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Clasificado Para El Kentucky Derby, Enticed Luce Como El Caballo A Vencer En El Wood Memorial Stakes

Aunque el Wood Memorial S. (G2, $1,000,000) en cierta forma ha perdido relevancia como carrera productora de ganadores del Kentucky Derby (G1), no deja de ser un importante paso en la ruta a la Carrera de las Rosas, toda vez que ofrece 100 puntos al ganador que garantizan su participación en el gran evento. Pasada […]

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Good Magic, Firenze Fire Headline 40 Nominees To Wood Memorial

Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner and reigning 2-Year-Old Champion Good Magic tops a list of 40 sophomores nominated to the 94th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial on Saturday, April 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Good Magic, who is also nominated for the Blue Grass on the same day at Keeneland, is one of three […]

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Enticed Asegura Su Cupo Para El Kentucky Derby Al Llevarse Los 50 Puntos Del Gotham Stakes

Si algo se demostró en el Gotham Stakes (G3, $300,000), es que Enticed corre mejor cuando no recibe terronazos en la cara. El hijo de Medaglia d’Oro aprovechó el puesto de afuera para accionar sin tropiezos, rematar por centro de pista en la recta final y obtener 50 valiosos puntos que lo colocan en este […]

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Podrá Firenze Fire Asegurar Su Cupo Para El Kentucky Derby Este Sábado En El Gotham Stakes?

Firenze Fire acumula hasta ahora 24 puntos, ubicado en el cuarto lugar en la tabla clasificatoria para el Kentucky Derby (G1). Obviamente, un triunfo en el Gotham Stakes (G3, $300,000) de este sábado 10 en Aqueduct le daría 50 puntos que teóricamente garantizarían su cupo para la Carrera de las Rosas. Sin embargo, no puede […]

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Free Drop Billy, Firenze Fire Top ‘Wide Open’ Gotham

Nine horses will go to the Aqueduct gate Saturday looking for points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The field will be topped by Dale Romans trainee Free Drop Billy, who scratched from the G2 Fountain of Youth last week and is also entered in the G3 Tampa Bay Derby. The Gotham will assign […]

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Firenze Fire The ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ On Road To The Triple Crown

Mr. Amore Stable’s homebred Grade 1 winner Firenze Fire turned in his final work on a windy Sunday morning at Belmont Park for Saturday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Gotham for Kentucky Derby hopefuls at a mile at Aqueduct. The Jason Servis trainee took to the training track in company shortly after 9:30 a.m. with jockey Manny Franco aboard. Firenze Fire broke off […]

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