Category Archives: Handicapping

Pair of Carryovers Start Canada Day Weekend Off Right!

by Rob [caption id="attachment_867" align="alignright" width="257" caption="Lucky Lady Go live longshot in Canada Day"][/caption] I’m really not sure how Orville Got Even got up to win the seventh race on Wednesday night, but it was one of the happiest times I’ve had throwing away tickets. The Pick-4 carryover of $3,488 dollars makes Friday’s card that…
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Friday Pick-5 Looks Playable – And Winnable

[caption id="attachment_806" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Charlie Waffles - Frank Arnason Sire Stakes"][/caption] by Rob Bob’s weekly piece featured the $25,000 Frank Arnason Sire Stakes and the history of that race. I will leave the history to him and concentrate instead on this year’s rendition of the race for 3-year-old Manitoba-breds, which goes as the seventh race…
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Tricky Father’s Day Weekend Provides Numerous Betting Opportunities

by Rob [caption id="attachment_684" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Hurrionby meets 9 in Friday finale."][/caption] I was right! I was right! You heard it here first, that I’ll Have Another would not win the Triple Crown. Obviously that was not the way I wanted to be proven right. It’s bad for the sport and just sour in general.…
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The Phenom Looks Tough, Route Races Begin Today

[caption id="attachment_439" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Phenom with trainer Wade Rarick"][/caption] by Rob Friday’s first marks the beginning of two turn races at ASD in 2012, and the 5-horse affair going 7 ½-furlongs for $2,500 claimers appears to be wide open. Meshuguna on the rail was competitive in the route championship series at Portland Meadows this…
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Bodemeister the pick in 137th Preakness, One longshot for logical live card

by Rob [caption id="attachment_370" align="alignright" width="298" caption="137th Preakness goes Saturday!"][/caption] Baltimore, Maryland -- home of the Orioles, the Ravens and Pimlico Race Course. Pimlico is a tight track with a long stretch and a history as rich as any track in the country. Seabiscuit put away War Admiral on this very track, Secretariat ran the…
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Money to be made on opening day at ASD! Sunday, May 6, 2012

[caption id="attachment_182" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Plus Ultra contemplates local debut"][/caption] by Rob It’s Christmas, Easter and Halloween all rolled up into one. It’s the promise of hope and new opportunity. It’s the beginning of new live race meet here at ASD. Dreams of riches and winners abound on Sunday, May 6, on an opening day card…
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Rob picks 30-1 longshot for 138th Kentucky Derby

[caption id="attachment_158" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Early Manitoba Derby favorite Balooga Bull."][/caption] by Rob The most exciting two minutes in sport, the Kentucky Derby goes this Saturday with a 20-horse field. The love and beauty of the thoroughbred, the intense rush of action, and the sentiment of My Old Kentucky Home blended with an ounce of bourbon,…
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