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Analyzing the running styles of 2021 Preakness contenders
To aid our handicapping of the Preakness (G1), let’s break down the contenders into four running style quadrants, based on their past performances and post positions.
5 Preakness handicapping trends to consider
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.
Mucciolo: Three lessons I learned during Kentucky Derby weekend
Another fantastic Kentucky Derby weekend in the books, where exciting and memorable racing took place at Churchill Downs. We got to witness some of the top horses in the country perform, both males and females, on both the turf and dirt, with some pulsating finishes at the wire.
Analyzing the running styles of 2021 Kentucky Derby contenders
Post positions for the 2021 Kentucky Derby were drawn on Tuesday, the last step necessary for handicappers to finalize their pace predictions and guesstimate which horses will receive ideal trips.
4 jockey stats to know for Kentucky Derby week at Churchill Downs
If you’re a bettor who factors jockey assignments into your handicapping, we’ve got a handful of stats and facts for you to keep in mind during Kentucky Derby week at Churchill Downs:
Kentucky Derby Jockey Profile: Luis Saez
The rise of jockey Luis Saez has been meteoric. Ever since he started riding, he’s been a force to be reckoned with.
Kentucky Derby Jockey Profile: Mike Smith
The 55-year-old from New Mexico has partnered with some of racing’s most legendary horses since picking up his first official victory.
Kentucky Derby Jockey Profile: Ricardo Santana Jr.
It’s safe to say Ricardo Santana Jr. is a jockey on the rise. The 28-year-old from Panama has made almost uninterrupted progress since September 2009.
Kentucky Derby Jockey Profile: Joel Rosario
Jockey Joel Rosario. Few North American jockeys have enjoyed greater or more sustained success over the last decade than Joel Rosario.
2021 Kentucky Derby: Brisnet Speed Rating Report
The Kentucky Derby is the most analyzed race in North America, and Brisnet Speed ratings serve as a useful handicapping tool for the big event.
Handicapping 101: How smart ticket building can increase profits
It happens all the time—a handicapper determines Horse #3 is a near-certain winner. They determine Horses #5 and #7 are the most likely to finish second, while rating a slim chance to beat Horse #3 across the finish line. So what does this handica ...
Handicapping 101: Playing Pedigrees on Muddy Tracks
When handicapping major races like the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) , it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of data available to help you make your selections. Fractional times? Workouts? Running styles? Pedigrees? Jockey assignments? Post position ...
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