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October, 2006                                 VOL. 20, NO. 9


>>Neurax Pro- 3 FREE in October
>>Final NHC Opportunity at Brisnet.com - October 14

>>Polytrack at Keeneland, by Tim Holland

>>Names to Know at Keeneland, by Rich Nilsen
>>Now is the Time to Join TwinSpires.com
>>October Racing Calendar


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Patrons at Keeneland's 2006 Fall Meet may notice many changes at the historic track, but the most outstanding is the installation of the new racing surface, "Polytrack," and the reconfiguration of the track making the turns more symmetrical and wider and the stretch longer. Believe it or not, the stretch run at Keeneland is now longer than that of Churchill Downs.

By making these changes one can expect Keeneland to not only become one of the safest and modern racetracks in the world, but also a more fair racing surface. Indeed, handicappers who, in the past, may have noticed that front-runners held an advantage may realize that this track should be more of a level playing field, less conducive to any particular running style. 


Keeneland is the third track in North America to make the transition to Polytrack. Turfway Park was the first and, similar to Keeneland, the track had previously held the reputation of being somewhat speed favoring. When watching races over the new surface at Turfway it did not take players long to note that the speed bias had been significantly reduced and horses that stalked the early leaders before making a winning move were the most successful.

Woodbine in Canada was the second venue to install this surface. Partly due to its long stretch this track was not necessarily known as a speed favoring track and now, with the change to Polytrack, horses are able to win employing any style and often coming from far behind.

Similar to Turfway, horseplayers at Keeneland may do well to look closely at horses that do own some early speed but have also shown good late acceleration. However, they should not completely forget their traditional handicapping rules as, similar to turf racing, lone speed can still be dangerous on the Polytrack and will often pay handsome dividends.

Post Positions

As well as paying close attention to the running styles of the winners on the first few days of the meet, players should also keep track of the successful post positions and the parts of the track that the winners traveled over. Indeed, at Turfway, especially during their first meet, certain parts of the track were slightly more favorable than others. For example the inside rail on the backstretch seemed to be tiring, but down the stretch the rail position was an advantage. Studious handicappers can expect to notice some subtle biases over Keeneland's Polytrack and profit from them.


Much has been said about turf pedigrees being important for success over the Polytrack. However, when the surface was first used in England...

Read the rest of these complete articles in the HANDICAPPER'S LIBRARY at Brisnet.com.

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Names to Know

"Keeneland should be the national park of racing," stated the late Howard Battle, who for four decades served as the Racing Secretary here. "The beauty of spring with the clean, clear air and the blooms of the pears, crab apples and dogwoods are excelled only in October by the yellows, golds, ambers, oranges and reds of the same flora. Besides the aesthetic atmosphere and multitudinous contradictions to most racing establishments - tree-lined parking, one-mile-and-a-sixteenth course, two finish lines, facing the sun, and being near the horses in their natural setting - we are still the best road to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks and now the Breeders' Cup in the fall."

Yes, few if any, tracks rival Keeneland in its beauty or history.

In addition to its serene setting, Keeneland offers a unique meet. Handicappers should first understand how the 17-day condition book is written. With few claiming races written, the racing cards cater to the high profile barns that ship in from out of state for the short meet.

The only turf races are allowance events and stakes. To many owners, winning a race at Keeneland is equivalent to capturing multiple events at another track.

The Trainers

Many barns point for this meeting and arrive loaded for bear. There are also many fine local trainers who fare exceptionally well during the short meet, and knowing who they are behooves the horseplayer.

Amoss, Tom - has won 19% of his 59 starts over the past two years at Keeneland. One of the finest trainers in the Midwest, Amoss wins on any surface and any distance. High percentage moves to watch for include 1st off the claim and moving up in class.

Arnold, George II - is a 24% winner from 46 starts and he excels with dirt sprinters. Arnold has won with 40% of his two-year-old starters over the past three years.

Biancone, Patrick - has more synthetic surface experience than most of the trainers competing here as he has been based at Turfway Park's Polytrack. The Frenchman wins with all types but his specialty is with turf runners.

Binder, Walter - has quietly won 30% of his 27 starts at Keeneland and has scored with 41% of his dirt sprinters. Binder is ultra dangerous with both layoff horses and runners making surface changes.

Blasi, Scott - is the assistant trainer for Steve Asmussen. The Asmussen barn won 19% of their 163 starts since 2004 and is most dangerous with second time starters (36%).

Clement, Christophe - has won with 26% of his starters. This top turf conditioner is a master at having layoff horses prepared to run their best race.

Flint, Steve
- has limited stock for this meet but has reached the winner's circle with 19% of his 21 starters. All of those winners have come...

Read the rest of these complete articles in the HANDICAPPER'S LIBRARY at Brisnet.com.

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