The Berkeley Handicap

Golden Gate Fields 11/26/2016 Race 6 $100,000 Post time: 3:15 P.M. PST The Berkeley Handicap (Grade III) Analysis by Michael Patricks With the holiday season in full swing and the thrust of horseplayers having returned from a memorable Thanksgiving with their family and friends, a full plate of graded stakes races are on tap this…

The Delta Downs Jackpot

Delta Downs 11/19/2016 Race 7-$1,000,000 Post Time: 2:45 PM PST The Delta Downs Jackpot Analysis by Michael Patricks As daylight gradually contracts and steadily gives way to longer nights so does the mass quantity of graded stakes races post Breeders’ Cup.   Hardened handicappers will most likely focus their attention on a bevy of small stakes…

The Discovery Handicap

Aqueduct 11/12/2016 Race 8-$150,000 Post Time: 12:47 PM PST The Discovery Handicap   Analysis by Michael Patricks After the titans of racing clashed last weekend at Santa Anita Park in the various Grade I Breeders’ Cup Races, racing’s graded stakes landscape is reduced to a trio of Grade III events nationwide, including two from Aqueduct…

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Santa Anita Park 11/5/2016 Race 8-$2,000,000 Post Time: 2:43 PM PST Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Analysis by Michael Patricks Day two of the Breeders Cup from Santa Anita Park features nine consecutive Grade I races, highlighted by the presence of California Chrome in the 33rd running of the $6,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic. With nine races up…

Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Santa Anita Park 11/4/16 1 & 1/8 Miles on Dirt, $2,000,000 Post Time: 4:35 PM PST Breeders’ Cup Distaff Analysis by Michael Patricks The biggest weekend in horse racing is finally upon us with the thirty-third edition of the Breeders’ Cup set to take place on Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th.  Four races…