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J. Keeler Johnson

J. Keeler Johnson (also known as “Keelerman”) is a writer, blogger, videographer, handicapper, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin's quest to become North America's richest racehorse.

Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 16
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 16

2022-08-16T13:24:03.339ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Colonial Downs and Presque Isle Downs, along with a live longshot to use in Presque Isle’s $2,067 Pick 5 carryover.
Breeders' Cup Roundup: Aug. 15, 2022
Breeders' Cup Roundup: Aug. 15, 2022

2022-08-15T17:33:51.872ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Time flies when you’re having fun. The 2022 Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland is less than three months away, which means it’s time to resume our annual Breeders’ Cup Roundup series.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 15
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 15

2022-08-15T13:25:40.174ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Monday at Presque Isle Downs and Assiniboia Downs, along with tickets for the $531 Pick 5 carryover at Horseshoe Indianapolis.
Gulfstream Park: How to bet the $3,145 Super High 5 carryover
Gulfstream Park: How to bet the $3,145 Super High 5 carryover

2022-08-14T13:07:18.385ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The opening race on Sunday at Gulfstream Park might not be the highlight from a sporting perspective, but the fact it boasts a $3,145 Super High 5 carryover makes it appealing for bettors.
Gulfstream Park: Horses to bet in the mandatory-payout $311,589 Rainbow Pick 6
Gulfstream Park: Horses to bet in the mandatory-payout $311,589 Rainbow Pick 6

2022-08-13T13:20:28.714ZJ. Keeler Johnson

A $311,589 Rainbow Pick 6 carryover is scheduled for mandatory payout on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The final pool for the 20-cent wager is expected to exceed $2 million.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 12
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 12

2022-08-11T21:00:58.676ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares $75 worth of picks and plays for Friday, Aug. 5 at Saratoga and Del Mar, along with a ticket for the $56,630 Pick 5 carryover at Ellis Park.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 11
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 11

2022-08-11T14:13:19.481ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Thursday, Aug. 11 at Delaware Park, Horseshoe Indianapolis, and Saratoga, including a pair of trifectas.
Looking for value in the Lady Tak S.
Looking for value in the Lady Tak S.

2022-08-10T18:57:42.337ZJ. Keeler Johnson

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Perhaps the same can be said of horse racing betting value.
Opposing a vulnerable favorite in the Fort Larned S.
Opposing a vulnerable favorite in the Fort Larned S.

2022-08-10T18:52:41.699ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The inaugural running of Saturday’s $200,000 Fort Larned S. at Churchill Downs has drawn a competitive field of seven horses, and it appears enticing payoffs could be in the offing.
3 ways to maximize value betting against favorites
3 ways to maximize value betting against favorites

2022-08-10T13:25:42.714ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Betting favorites isn’t the worst strategy in horse racing, but they lose more often than not. If you can find the right horse(s) to play in place of a favorite, you’re in line for lucrative payoffs.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 10
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 10

2022-08-10T13:14:30.198ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Wednesday at Colonial Downs, Presque Isle Downs, and Saratoga, along with a horse to single in the $1,014 Pick 5 carryover at Presque Isle.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 9
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 9

2022-08-09T13:39:09.961ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Colonial Downs and Presque Isle Downs, along with thoughts on Colonial’s $82,227 Pick 5 carryover.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 8
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Aug. 8

2022-08-08T13:31:05.661ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Monday, Aug. 8 at Presque Isle Downs and Colonial Downs, along with tickets for the $866 Super High 5 carryover at Mountaineer.