Prairie Meadows, Allowance, 10:37 P.M. ET

Race of the Day, May 8, 2014 Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Altoona, Iowa, Race 8 10:37 PM EST, Allowance for non-winners of 2 lifetime. 1 Mile. Purse $30,500 Prairie Meadows Racetrack, an example of the racino vision at it finest, is our focus for their eighth race tonight.  I visited Prairie Meadows back in 2005, spending the
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Belmont Park, Maiden Claiming, 2:22 P.M.

Race of the Day, May 7, 2014 Belmont Park (Elmont, NY), Race 3, Maiden Claiming $20K 2:22 P.M. EST, 6 1/2 furlongs, 3&up.  Purse:  $35K Welcome back to beautiful Belmont Park, a racetrack which we will stop often during the summer.  Great racing at all levels.  Today, we’re focused on a group of maiden claimers running
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The Kentucky Derby, 6:24 ET

Churchill Downs, Louisviille, KY, Race 11, Kentucky Derby Post Time: 6:24 EST, Purse: $2.2 million There’s great racing all day, but there’s nowhere else to go on Derby day than the race we’ve been waiting for all year.  I’ve gone into great detail on the Derby elsewhere on this site (triplecrownraces.tumblr.com), so this will mainly
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The Kentucky Derby, 2014

Overview: Ah, the Derby.  By far, the most mainstream horse racing gets in the U.S. It’s also followed very closely by those on the inside of the sport.  Getting to this race is the goal of almost every trainer and owner in the sport. As for betting the Derby, here is the single most important
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Belmont Park, Maidens, May 1, 2014

Belmont Park (Elmont, NY), Race 1, Maiden Special Weight Post Time: 1:20 EST   Purse:  $75,000 We’ll kick the week off back at our favorite track, Belmont Park.  It’s been a long winter, and we know were free when Big Sandy opens once again.  Great horses, deep fields, fair tracks, and when the weather permits,
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