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Kellie Reilly

Kellie Reilly is a journalist and turf writer specializing in international horse racing.

2022 Preakness Stakes one-liners
2022 Preakness Stakes one-liners

2022-05-20T14:44:26.096ZKellie Reilly

Looking for quick takes on the 2022 Preakness (G1)? Here is analyst Kellie Reilly's one-sentence summary judgment on the nine contenders in Saturday’s 1 3/16-mile classic at Pimlico.
Secret Oath follows historic hoofsteps as filly in Preakness
Secret Oath follows historic hoofsteps as filly in Preakness

2022-05-19T10:52:00.000ZKellie Reilly

The Preakness (G1) media guide lists six female winners from a total of 55 fillies who took on males in the classic.
2022 Kentucky Derby draw: Zandon pegged as 3-1 favorite; Epicenter in post 3
2022 Kentucky Derby draw: Zandon pegged as 3-1 favorite; Epicenter in post 3

2022-05-02T19:35:54.255ZKellie Reilly

Blue Grass (G1) winner Zandon has been generating a lot of buzz going into Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), and that steam made him the 3-1 morning-line favorite at the conclusion of Monday’s post position draw.
Kentucky Oaks International Scouting Report: Shahama
Kentucky Oaks International Scouting Report: Shahama

2022-05-02T13:54:24.652ZKellie Reilly

A half-sister to two-time champion Lookin At Lucky, UAE Oaks (G3) heroine Shahama brings a perfect record from Dubai. Can the Kentucky-bred make a winning homecoming in the Kentucky Oaks (G1)?
Kentucky Derby International Scouting Report: Summer Is Tomorrow
Kentucky Derby International Scouting Report: Summer Is Tomorrow

2022-04-21T21:15:07.073ZKellie Reilly

UAE Derby (G2) runner-up Summer Is Tomorrow figures to make an impact on the Kentucky Derby pace scenario, but can the Dubai shipper stick around for the finish?
Kentucky Derby International Scouting Report: Crown Pride
Kentucky Derby International Scouting Report: Crown Pride

2022-04-05T19:26:51.678ZKellie Reilly

Since Japan’s first-ever wins in the Breeders’ Cup last November, their flagbearers have continued to rack up trophies in major international meetings, adding four on Saudi Cup Day and five on the Dubai World Cup card. Can the Kentucky Derby (G1) be next?
2022 Dubai World Cup: Top picks, value plays, and longshots
2022 Dubai World Cup: Top picks, value plays, and longshots

2022-03-25T15:22:56.851ZKellie Reilly

A few of the Dubai World Cup Day favorites look awfully tough, but others appear beatable, and there’s value to be found everywhere at Meydan on Saturday.
Top five storylines for 2022 Dubai World Cup Day
Top five storylines for 2022 Dubai World Cup Day

2022-03-24T20:29:56.421ZKellie Reilly

While grappling with the fantastic Dubai World Cup card at Meydan on Saturday, here are five storylines to watch.
Trends for 2022 Dubai World Cup, Golden Shaheen, Godolphin Mile, UAE Derby
Trends for 2022 Dubai World Cup, Golden Shaheen, Godolphin Mile, UAE Derby

2022-03-22T21:40:14.136ZKellie Reilly

Saturday’s Dubai World Cup (G1) extravaganza features outstanding fields, and the strength in depth across the card makes for a handicapping challenge. Looking at the contenders through the lens of race trends, and historical context, might help us tackle the eight rich Thoroughbred stakes. We’ll start with the dirt races and follow up in the next installment on the turf.
Trends for 2022 Dubai Turf, Sheema Classic, Gold Cup, Al Quoz
Trends for 2022 Dubai Turf, Sheema Classic, Gold Cup, Al Quoz

2022-03-22T21:38:30.183ZKellie Reilly

As a companion volume to the Dubai World Cup (G1) trends, here’s an analysis of the historical context for the lucrative turf events at Meydan.
2022 Saudi Cup: Price horses of interest on terrific betting card
2022 Saudi Cup: Price horses of interest on terrific betting card

2022-02-25T17:57:34.416ZKellie Reilly

Saturday’s Saudi Cup Day is brimming with full, competitive fields, and the six Thoroughbred stakes will abound in value.
Early look at Saudi Cup Day: Top contenders, trends, and horses to watch
Early look at Saudi Cup Day: Top contenders, trends, and horses to watch

2022-02-15T02:44:35.094ZKellie Reilly

Until the final declarations are released next week, here’s how the Feb. 26 Saudi Cup and five lucrative supporting events for Thoroughbreds are shaping up.
Seabiscuit to California Chrome: Hollywood Park memories sparked by SoFi Super Bowl
Seabiscuit to California Chrome: Hollywood Park memories sparked by SoFi Super Bowl

2022-02-08T13:01:54.000ZKellie Reilly

Although brand new SoFi Stadium is hosting its first Super Bowl, the site has long been a playing field for champions. The Inglewood, California, facility is built on the land made famous by Hollywood Park, the “Track of Lakes and Flowers” that showcased some of the greatest stars of American horse racing – and cinema.