Posts tagged ‘Horse betting’

The Two Dumbest Wagers We’ve Ever Seen

August 28, 2020

You can’t make this stuff up. (Contributed by John Rothschild. Thoroughbred Race Horse Syndicator) The Egocentrically Driven Money Line Wager: Six years ago I was in Las Vegas sitting next to an innocuous looking middle-aged man who was wagering on horses, without using the racing form. He took the favorite three times in succession. He […]

Can John Rothschild Convert Again In The Preakness?

May 17, 2019

First some facts that may be useful for your handicapping. Favorites have converted in the Preakness more than any other major. They’ve compiled an impressive winning rate of 51%. This year’s edition has a record low number of Derby starters, with just four(4). Six of the last seven winners had their final preps in either […]

Favorite Omaha Beach Scratched – New Kentucky Derby Odds

May 2, 2019

Sad news for owners and trainers of the favorite to win the 145th Kentucky Derby. The horse has been scratched  from the race due to injury. As it turns out there are health concerns for the horse. A breathing issue was detected. The veterinary professionals described the condition as an “entrapped epiglottis“. This is a […]

2019 Kentucky Derby Odds

April 30, 2019

The 145th Kentucky Derby will be taking place this weekend at Churchill Downs. The 2019 Kentucky Derby will be at 6:50 PM on Saturday, May 4 Every year brings with it a new group of horses that will contend in “The Triple Crown”. The Kentucky Derby is the first, and most popular, of the Big […]

The 2019 Kentucky Derby Handicapping Preview

April 9, 2019

Handicapping insight from a horse owner who may see things just a little differently. This year’s exotics ticket could look like a telephone number. This year favorites could be 7-1 or greater. Who we need to watch: (Part#1 of 3) Baffert Entries: Game Winner Roadster Improbable What you need to know: Game Winner and Improbable […]

Preakness Stakes Odds 2018

May 11, 2018

Next weekend the second leg in the horse racing Triple Crown. The 143rd Preakness Stakes will be run on Saturday, May 1, 2018. It is being held at Baltimore Maryland’s Pimlico Race Track. There is a $1.5 million purse. The Preakness post time is scheduled for 6:20 p.m. ET, with the race lasting approximately two minutes. The horse named […]

New Favorite Emerges for Kentucky Derby

April 5, 2018

Last month we previewed the 2018 Kentucky Derby for the first time this year. In that article we explained how a horse named Bolt d’Oro was the favorite. We have an updated favorite. A horse named Mendelssohn is now the overall favorite. On Saturday the horse won the Grade 2 UAE Derby, the latest success in a three […]

Current Belmont Stakes Odds

June 4, 2015

The third and final race in the horse racing triple crown is the Belmont Stakes. The race takes place Saturday. Here are the latest race odds provided by Bovada Sportsbook: Belmont Stakes – Odds to Win   MUBTAAHIJ (Ortiz / de Kock)                                 14/1 TALE OF VERVE (Stevens / Stewart)                    20/1 MADEFROMLUCKY (Castellano / Pletcher)       14/1 […]

American Pharoah Pulls No. 5 Post Position for the Belmont

June 4, 2015

The final leg of the Triple Crown will be run on Saturday. American Pharoah has won the first two legs and drew a comfortable post spot at No. 5 for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. He is attempting to become the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. That year Affirmed was the last horse […]