Forte listed at 8-1, ‘All Others' 2-1 for Pool 4 of Kentucky Derby Future Wager
Forte listed at 8-1, ‘All Others' 2-1 for Pool 4 of Kentucky Derby Future Wager

2023-02-08T11:48:05.917ZTwinSpires Staff

Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) will open its three-day run Friday at noon (ET) and close Sunday at 6 p.m. The revamped KDFW features 40 betting interests for the 2023 Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 6.
When to bet to place (or not)
When to bet to place (or not)

2023-02-07T19:20:39.352ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The place bet can be a tricky wager to properly play. Not because it’s complicated to understand, but because executing a sound strategy that capitalizes on your opinions is easier said than done.
Racing Roundtable: Holy Bull and Robert B. Lewis
Racing Roundtable: Holy Bull and Robert B. Lewis

2023-02-07T19:12:21.127ZTwinSpires Staff

James Scully, Kellie Reilly, and Vance Hanson look back at last weekend's classic preps and other three-year-old doings in this week's Racing Roundtable.
Catching My Eye: Fair Grounds Feb. 2-4
Catching My Eye: Fair Grounds Feb. 2-4

2023-02-07T18:26:25.163ZKevin Kilroy

Yes, 11 of the 38 in Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 are trained by Brad Cox, but don’t think for a second that’s all he’s got.
Pedigree notebook: Earls Rock built upon legends ancient and modern
Pedigree notebook: Earls Rock built upon legends ancient and modern

2023-02-07T15:55:35.119ZKellie Reilly

Earls Rock's pedigree curates a multiplicity of strains of Northern Dancer, and his female line traces to an all-time great racemare.
Hong Kong Preview: Packing Award tough to beat at Happy Valley
Hong Kong Preview: Packing Award tough to beat at Happy Valley

2023-02-07T15:10:56.137ZAlastair Bull

Two HK$3.8 million ($485,000) Class 1 contests highlight Wednesday’s racing at Happy Valley.

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Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Feb. 7
Keeler Johnson's picks and plays Feb. 7

2023-02-07T14:53:21.393ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares picks and plays for Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Turf Paradise, along with horses to single in Pick 5 carryovers at Mahoning Valley and Sunland Park.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Feb. 7, 2023
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Feb. 7, 2023

2023-02-07T14:34:53.744ZJason Beem

Jason welcomes in jockey Willie Martinez to the show to talk about his 30-plus-year career in the saddle, winning a Breeders' Cup race, moving away from home at a young age, his George Woolf nomination, and much more!
Pedigree profile: Newgate
Pedigree profile: Newgate

2023-02-06T21:14:52.626ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Does Newgate have the pedigree to succeed over classic distances? It’s not necessarily a clear-cut answer, because there are mixed signals to interpret.
Kentucky Derby Maiden Watch: Bus Buzz, Demolition Duke impress
Kentucky Derby Maiden Watch: Bus Buzz, Demolition Duke impress

2023-02-06T20:55:07.816ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Santa Anita… Fair Grounds… Gulfstream Park… Oaklawn Park… Tampa Bay Downs. Possible Kentucky Derby (G1) contenders won maiden special weights at racetracks all around the country last week.
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Rocket Can
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Rocket Can

2023-02-06T19:54:51.102ZJ. Keeler Johnson

It isn’t surprising to see Rocket Can enjoying success on the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail. The gray colt boasts a pedigree combining speed with stamina, often a recipe for success in the Derby.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Feb. 6, 2023
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Feb. 6, 2023

2023-02-06T14:29:43.372ZJason Beem

Jason writes about an aspiring racecaller who got an opportunity to call some races this past weekend.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Feb. 6, 2023
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Feb. 6, 2023

2023-02-06T14:11:05.326ZJason Beem

Jason looks back at the weekend of racing action, including the Holy Bull card from Gulfstream Park. He also discusses the pair of graded stakes at Tampa Bay Downs as well as racing from Santa Anita.