Handicapping

Tips and picks for how to bet on Thorougbred horse racing

Kentucky Derby by the Speed Numbers

In 54 of the last 58 runnings of the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby, the winner was either on the lead with an eighth of a mile to go, within a length of the lead, or running second although more than a length off the leader.

Handicapping Insights

Gulfstream Park's Rainbow Pick 6 has been getting a lot of attention lately as the jackpot has grown to more than $3.1 million.

Commentary

2012 National Handicapping Championship winner Michael Beychok offers insight into preparing for the Horse Player World Series.

Wilkinson shortens up for return in Daytona

Wilkinson, who pulled off a stunning upset of the Grade 2 American Handicap in his most recent appearance, will make his first start since that race in Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 Daytona at Santa Anita.

Jones trainees gearing up for the New Year

Mark Valeski, absent from active competition since winning the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park, accomplished a bullet three-furlong move in :36 1/5 Thursday morning at Fair Grounds in his first official work since that May 12 contest, and was a perfect picture of health Friday morning when trainer Larry Jones proudly showed him off in his stall.

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