December 3, 2020

Yaupon blitzes Amsterdam rivals

August 29, 2020 0

Yaupon impressively passed his initial stakes test in Saturday’s $150,000 Amsterdam (G2) at Saratoga, leading wire-to-wire to remain unbeaten in his third start. He turned 6-furlongs in a swift 1:08.50 over the muddy track, scoring […]

Five points to ponder: Blue Grass

July 10, 2020 0

Saturday’s $600,000 Blue Grass Stakes (G2) was guaranteed to make history just because of its unprecedented July date, a three-month delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new historical angle is provided by Swiss […]

Get to know the 2020 Belmont Stakes contenders

June 8, 2020 0

***UPDATED after the draw with post positions, jockeys, and morning-line odds. With the Triple Crown schedule scrambled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 20 Belmont S. (G1) is now the first jewel. The change in […]

Five points to ponder: Arkansas Derby doubleheader

May 1, 2020 0

Saturday’s Arkansas Derby (G1) turned into a doubleheader when 22 horses entered, but the two divisions didn’t stack up evenly at Oaklawn Park. The first division marks the eagerly anticipated stakes debut of Charlatan, who […]

Mr. Big News pays $95.60 in Oaklawn Stakes upset

April 11, 2020 0

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Big News was ignored at 46-1 in Saturday’s $200,000 Oaklawn S., but the improving sophomore proved the market all wrong when springing the $95.60 upset. A useful fifth in the second […]

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