Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: June 7, 2023
Jason opens the show talking a little bit about Belmont's Friday card as well as some news. Then we welcome in Maryland-based trainer Nick Dilodovico to the show to talk about his career in racing, becoming a trainer, his family success in racing, and more!
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of June 7
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares $90 worth of picks and plays for Wednesday, June 7 at Delaware Park and Horseshoe Indianapolis, including a trifecta.
Presque Isle Downs Selections and Analysis for Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Dick Powell offers his picks and analysis for the Presque Isle Downs racing card on Wednesday.
Catching My Eye: Asmussen and Kenneally runners at Churchill Downs
Racing analyst Kevin Kilroy weighs in on a pair of Steve Asmussen runners and a trio from the barn of Eddie Kenneally who caught his attention at Churchill Downs.
The 2023 Belmont Stakes Tipsheet
A total of nine three-year-olds will travel the grueling 1 1/2 miles over Big Sandy in Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1).
Racing Roundtable: Stephen Foster Preview Day
The Roundtable reconvenes this week to discuss Stephen Foster Preview Day and the three-year-old class both domestically and overseas.
10-year Belmont Stakes trends favor Forte, Tapit Trice in 2023 field
Below we examine some of the 10-year trends of the Belmont S., from trainers and jockeys to leading sires and more, to narrow down the most likely winner of the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion.”
Forte, Tapit Trice head nine-horse Belmont Stakes
Four-time Belmont (G1) winner Todd Pletcher holds a strong hand in Saturday’s 155th running of the $1.5 million Belmont, the final leg of the American Triple Crown. The Hall of Fame trainer is responsible for the top two choices on the morning line in the nine-horse field, Forte and Tapit Trice.
How to bet the 2023 Wonder Again Stakes
A talented field of eight three-year-old fillies will travel 1 1/8 miles on the Belmont Park inner turf surface in Thursday’s $200,000 Wonder Again S. (G2).
Pedigree notebook: Frankel's son Cracksman, venerable family make Ace Impact
Undefeated French Derby (G1) winner Ace Impact is from the first crop of Frankel’s outstanding son Cracksman, from the extended family of dual classic queen-turned-globetrotter Ouija Board.
2023 Belmont Stakes Live Coverage: Latest News, Updates, Highlights, Results
Get the latest 2023 Belmont Stakes news, live updates, odds, photos, rankings, and more on TwinSpires, the leader in online betting for horse racing!
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of June 6
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, June 6 at Horseshoe Indianapolis and Presque Isle Downs, including tickets for a pair of Pick 5 carryovers at Horseshoe Indianapolis.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: June 6, 2023
Jason opens the show discussing some of the news from around the racing world. He also discusses some betting topics, including breaking old bad habits and being intimidated by a race or sequence.
Presque Isle Downs Selections and Analysis for Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Dick Powell offers his picks and analysis for the Presque Isle Downs racing card on Tuesday.
Brisnet Speed Rating Report for 2023 Belmont Stakes
Post positions for the 155th running of the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) will be drawn Tuesday, and nine are considered probable for the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion.” Let’s examine their credentials and Brisnet Speed ratings.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem June 5, 2023
Jason looks back on some of the weekend racing and talks about race selection.
Presque Isle Downs Selections and Analysis for Monday, June 5, 2023
Dick Powell offers his picks and analysis for the Presque Isle Downs racing card on Monday.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: June 5, 2023
Jason looks back at the weekend of racing, including lots of stakes action from Churchill Downs. He also discusses racing from Pimlico, Belmont, and more!
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays June 5
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Monday, June 5 at Thistledown and Presque Isle Downs, along with tickets for the $1,183 Super High 5 carryover at Louisiana Downs.
Harness Weekly Update: $47 winner on Grand Circuit
Grand Circuit $47 winner heads feature successes across the board.
Pimlico: How to bet the mandatory-payout $490,728 Super High 5 carryover
Sunday is closing day of the Pimlico meet, which means the massive $490,728 Super High 5 jackpot carryover is scheduled for mandatory payout.
Carryover watch: $4,909 Super High 5 at Churchill Downs, $34,824 Pick 6 at Belmont
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares horses to play in a pair of non-jackpot carryovers on Saturday at Churchill Downs and Belmont Park.
Betting intelligence: Five contenders to watch for June 3
Following up on last week’s stakes jottings, here are several contenders who sparked thoughts for Saturday stakes from Churchill Downs to Woodbine and Belmont Park.
Made for Hollywood: Secretariat and the 1973 Belmont Stakes
Among the fortunate 67,000-plus paid attendees at Belmont Park for Secretariat’s epic triumph was longtime Lexington, Ky., resident and industry contributor Rab Hagin.
The Heart That Wears the Crown: Whirlaway
Whirlaway, the fifth Triple Crown winner, ignited the imaginations of those along for the ride on the cusp of war in 1941.
The Jury: Bets and fades for June 3
Stephen Foster Preview Day at Churchill Downs highlights the Saturday stakes action in the U.S. James Scully, Vance Hanson, and Ashley Anderson have scoured that card and others for this week's Jury.
Hanson: Longshot play for the 2023 Epsom Derby
To give you an idea how contentious this group of 14 is, I wouldn't be utterly shocked to see any one of 10 or so reach the famed winner's enclosure.
Stats and storylines for 2023 Belmont Stakes
The 155th running of the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) on June 10 will wrap up the Triple Crown. Known as the “Test of the Champion,” the Belmont is the oldest and longest race in the Triple Crown series.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of June 2
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Friday, June 2 at Churchill Downs and Belterra Park, including tickets for Churchill’s $3,298 Super High 5 carryover.
International spotlight: 2023 Epsom Derby
The world’s original Derby (G1) at Epsom will be held on Saturday, at an earlier post time than usual thanks to the FA Cup Final. American fans will have to tune in by 8:30 a.m. (ET) to watch the 244th running of the “Blue Riband.”
Santa Anita: How to bet the 2023 Summertime Oaks
Seven sophomore fillies will go postward in the $200,000 Summertime Oaks (G2) at Santa Anita on Saturday.
How to bet With, and Against, Mission of Joy in the Regret Stakes
A total of six sophomore fillies will go postward in the $225,000 Regret S. (G3) at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
2023 Arlington Stakes exotics and field analysis
The Grade 3 Arlington S. will feature a field of seven, including last year’s runner-up Get Smokin, who was beaten a head by Admission Office in the 1 1/16-mile event held at Churchill Downs. Below we examine this year’s Arlington field and provide our best exotics plays — including exacta, trifecta, and superfecta tickets — for Race 9 at Churchill on June 3.
Churchill Downs spot plays and Pick 3 for June 3
Churchill Downs' Stephen Foster Preview Day on Saturday, June 3, will feature six stakes worth $1.35 million, including the Regret (G3), Aristides S., Audubon S., Shawnee (G3), Arlington (G3), and Blame (G3).
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for June 1, 2023
Jason remembers longtime Tampa Bay Downs steward Dennis Lima, who passed away last week.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: June 1, 2023
Jason opens the show discussing edges and momentum and how they relate to horseplaying. Then he looks ahead to some of the stakes action coming up this weekend at Churchill Downs.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of June 1
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Thursday, June 1 at Horseshoe Indianapolis, Belmont Park, and Churchill Downs, including tickets for Churchill’s $6,719 Super High 5 carryover.
How to bet the 2023 Penn Mile Stakes
A octet of three-year-olds will travel eight panels on the Penn National turf course in Friday’s $400,000 Penn Mile S. (G2).
Harness Preview: Picks and Horses to Watch June 1-5
Selected features, stakes coverage and the never-ending TwinSpires’ horses-to-watch list (H2W) share keys to success in exotics, win, place and show payoffs.
Sometimes, a horse's distance limitations aren't hard and fast
Not all racehorses run best over the same distances. Some are sprinters who tire running farther than six or seven furlongs, while others are route racers who thrive racing 1 1/8 miles and farther.
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of May 31
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Wednesday, May 31 at Horseshoe Indianapolis and Presque Isle Downs, along with horses to single in the $5,069 Pick 5 carryover at Hawthorne.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: May 31, 2023
Jason welcomes in trainer Jena Antonucci to talk about her Peter Pan Stakes winner Arcangelo as well as some of her other up-and-coming runners.
Presque Isle Downs Selections and Analysis for Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Dick Powell offers his picks and analysis for the Presque Isle Downs racing card on Wednesday.
Catching My Eye: Churchill Downs May 26-28
Racing analyst Kevin Kilroy discusses a number of horses who caught his attention at Churchill Downs last weekend.
Racing roundtable: American and European theaters on Memorial Day weekend
James Scully, Kellie Reilly, and Vance Hanson review of the events of Memorial Day weekend both here and abroad in this week's Roundtable.
Pedigree notebook: Tahiyra, Paddington turn Irish Guineas double for Siyouni
When Tahiyra quickened out of a pocket in Sunday’s Irish 1000 Guineas (G1), she capped a classic double at the Curragh for her sire, Siyouni. The Aga Khan’s homebred stallion was also responsible for Saturday’s Irish 2000 Guineas (G1) hero, Paddington.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: May 30, 2023
Jason looks back at the weekend, including some of his travels over the holiday. He also talks racing from Santa Anita, Churchill Downs, Gulfstream Park, and more!
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays of May 30
Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, May 30 at Horseshoe Indianapolis and Presque Isle Downs, in addition to analyzing carryovers at Presque Isle and Finger Lakes.