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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 May 20
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 20

2022-05-20T13:33:24.744ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Friday, May 20 at Churchill Downs and Pimlico, including a ticket for Churchill’s $5,715 Super High 5 carryover.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 19
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 19

2022-05-19T12:51:16.445ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares $65 worth of picks and plays for Thursday, May 19 at Churchill Downs, including a pair of win bets capitalizing on the Churchill Downs Bet Back promotion.
Betting the 2022 Preakness on different budgets
Betting the 2022 Preakness on different budgets

2022-05-19T10:34:00.000ZJ. Keeler Johnson

For the third time in four years, the Kentucky Derby (G1) winner will pass on competing in the Preakness S. (G1), which means handicapping the Preakness will be a bit easier than originally expected.
What are Brisnet Speed and Pace ratings?
What are Brisnet Speed and Pace ratings?

2022-05-18T13:53:52.048ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Once upon a time, a long time ago, judging raw pace fractions and final times was the only way to gauge the speed of a race. Then speed figures burst on to the scene and changed everything.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays for May 18
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays for May 18

2022-05-18T13:30:25.340ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Wednesday, May 18 at Horseshoe Indianapolis, including a trio of win bets capitalizing on the Midweek Bet Back promotion.
2022 Preakness news and workouts roundup
2022 Preakness news and workouts roundup

2022-05-17T14:47:19.944ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The Preakness S. (G1) is taking place on Saturday at Pimlico, which means it’s time to start analyzing the entries, reviewing the pre-race workouts, and counting down the minutes until post time.
5 Preakness handicapping trends to consider
5 Preakness handicapping trends to consider

2022-05-17T14:28:00.000ZJ. Keeler Johnson

To enhance our understanding of Pimlico’s signature 1 3/16-mile race, let’s explore five Preakness (G1) handicapping trends worth keeping in mind.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 17
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 17

2022-05-17T13:38:01.406ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, May 17 at Presque Isle Downs and Horseshoe Indianapolis, including a trio of exactas.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays for May 16
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays for May 16

2022-05-16T13:20:30.200ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Monday, May 16 at Presque Isle Downs and Horseshoe Indianapolis, along with tickets for the $994 Super High 5 carryover at Louisiana Downs.
Horses to single in Lone Star's $7,775 Pick 6 carryover
Horses to single in Lone Star's $7,775 Pick 6 carryover

2022-05-15T11:57:39.612ZJ. Keeler Johnson

There are many carryovers available to chase on Sunday. Many are of the jackpot variety, but Lone Star Park offers an exception with a $7,775 prize pool in the non-jackpot “6 Shooter” Pick 6.
Horses to single in Belmont's $39,561 Pick 6 carryover
Horses to single in Belmont's $39,561 Pick 6 carryover

2022-05-14T03:22:37.399ZJ. Keeler Johnson

A stakes-packed Saturday card at Belmont Park has been further enhanced by a $39,561 carryover in the $1 Pick 6. We’ve analyzed the sequence and identified a couple of viable singles.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 13
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 13

2022-05-13T13:26:41.276ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Friday, May 13 at Churchill Downs and Prairie Meadows, along with a ticket for the mandatory-payout $168,852 Pick 6 carryover at Charles Town.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 12
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays May 12

2022-05-12T12:34:04.137ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Thursday, May 12 at Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, and Pimlico, along with a single for Belmont’s $53,679 Pick 6 carryover.