Keyword: Brisnet

  • That Handicapping Show: San Carlos

    Tom and Evan analyze the San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita on February 21. The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Race 1 at Fair Grounds on Saturday.

  • That Handicapping Show: Jan 1 (Video)

    Jason and Tom analyze the El Conejo Handicap (gr. III) at Santa Anita on New Year's Day. Also The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Fair Grounds Race 7 on Thursday, January 1.

  • That Handicapping Show: Dec. 11 (Video)

    Jason and Evan analyze the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) at Hollywood Park on December 13. Also The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Louisiana Champions Day Starter Handicap, Fair Grounds Race 4 on Saturday, Dec. 13.

  • That Handicapping Show: Dec. 5 (Video)

    This week, Jason and Tom analyze the Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) at Delta Downs on December 5. Also Brisnet's handicapping expert The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Fair Grounds Race 5 on Saturday, Dec. 6.

  • That Handicapping Show: Nov. 20 (Video)

    This week, Jason and Tom analyze the River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs on November 22. Also Brisnet's handicapping expert "The Wizard" gives his "Spotlight Play" for Fair Grounds Race 3 on November 22.

  • Lone Star Notebook: Big Day Just a Week Away

    Week 3 drew to a close at Lone Star Park on Sunday and, as a result, the Breeders' Cup is inching closer and closer. Many of the likely participants in these races are putting the final touches on their serious preparation for the World Thoroughbred Championships, as all the significant prep races for this prestigious event have been concluded.

  • Belmont Notebook: Three Key Stakes

    Although the stakes action has slowed considerably at Belmont Park with much of racing's focus on the upcoming Breeders' Cup, we still had time for a trio of exciting stakes events last week.

  • Hawthorne Notebook: Santos Proves the Best 'Conductor'

    COOL CONDUCTOR (Stravinsky) is a head strong colt that neither Pat Day nor Cornelio Velasquez could keep under control. Jose Santos had him under control soon after the start on Saturday, under a hard hold and in behind other horses.

  • Meadowlands Notebook: Stormy Ray Okay After Scratch

    Trainer Bob Durso confirmed that STORMY RAY (<a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1400562&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Storm Creek</a>) is in fine shape after being scratched from Friday night's Cliff Hanger H. (G3) when he was caught underneath the gate just seconds prior to the start of that $200,000 event.

  • Kentucky Notebook: Keeneland Pick 4 Off and Running

    There were $1,189 worth of winning tickets purchased and if the payoff had been figured on the actual pool, it would have been $341.80 for a $2 ticket. Winning bettors got $77 added to each $2 ticket. Free money is rarely there for the taking in racing outside of carryover pools, but bettors got some of it on Sunday.

  • Lone Star Notebook: Track Revises Meet Schedule

    <i>by Bernard T. Moore</i> -- Lone Star management, with an intent on strengthening their product as the Breeders' Cup draws nearer, have elected to delay such signature events as the Stars of Texas Day for state-breds, and the $250,000 Lone Star Derby (G3) for later in the meet.

  • Belmont Notebook: Juveniles Week

    <i>by John Mucciolo</i> - A total of 57 races were contested over the past six racing days, and favorites continue to perform well. With 23 top betting selections crossing the wire first (40 percent), and 12 second choices winning (21 percent), longshot players were once again up against it at Belmont.

  • Meadowlands Notebook: Pletcher Faces Decision

    <i>by Gary Granade</i> -- With the Breeders' Cup looming on October 30, Pletcher could elect to keep Balto Star on the dirt for the $4 million Classic (G1). The Meadowlands Cup, his first run on the main track in over a year, was a compelling argument for that course of action. On the other hand, Balto Star is a Grade 1 winner on the grass, making the $2 million Turf (G1) a viable option.

  • Kentucky Notebook: The Only Thing Better Than Keeneland in the Spring

    Thirty-two times a year. Thirty-three if we're lucky. A scant 6 weeks and two days when local residents figure out how to get out of at least a half-day of work to make it to the track. You plan your route to the track to avoid the traffic, plan again later in the day to avoid it going home.

  • Belmont Notebook: A Look Ahead

    <i>by John Mucciolo</i> - A quartet of Grade 1 races were contested on Saturday at Belmont Park, and we will go in the order of what we think were the most impressive performances of the weekend's riches.

  • Meadowlands Notebook: Zito's Graded Prospects Improve

    <i>by Gary Granade</i> - Pies Prospect was never far off the pace in the 1 1/8-mile race. Eddington, the even-money favorite who has contested most of the major three-year-old stakes this year, surged into contention with a dramatic four-wide move on the final turn and looked poised to score his first win since February.

  • Kentucky Notebook: State Legislature Gets Another Chance

    <i>by Steve Moody</i> - While the gap between Indiana racing and Kentucky racing is still distinct when you're talking about Keeneland and Churchill Downs, the gap has narrowed significantly with respect to Turfway and Ellis Park.

  • Del Mar Notebook: Another Successful Meet Concludes

    by Brian P. Turner -- Veteran Brisnet handicapper reviews events of the recently-concluded meet at Del Mar and files one last report on horses who rose to the occasion during the past weeks.

  • Saratoga Notebook: A Dandy Lead-in to the Travers

    The $1 million Travers (G1) is now less than three weeks away, but the picture is still cloudy. With SMARTY JONES retired and Belmont (G1) winner BIRDSTONE training up to the race, it appears that starter Bob Duncan will have a gate full of sophomores since no one is being scared away.

  • Del Mar Notebook: Horses to Watch

    Sunday's $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch H. (G2) highlighted the stakes action at Del Mar this week as a field of eight fillies and mares, three-years-old and up, went to the gate for the 1 1/16-mile affair.

  • Here and There

    Brisnet.com has introduced a series of three online handicapping contests...Members of the Dance Theater of Harlem's Cast from "St. Louis Woman" visit Belmont Thursday.

  • AmericaTab Offers Site for Spanish Speakers

    HipodromoEnLinea.com, designed to bring online pari-mutuel wagering to Spanish-speaking people in the United States, has joined the list of affiliates in the AmericaTab program.

  • Here and There

    Colm Santry leaves Vinery Australia for Coolmore...BRISnet.com holds $40,000 handicapping contest.

  • Here and There

    Saratoga seating lottery open for applications...Brisnet.com Available at Bally's...Second Secretariat bobblehead.