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Pedigree Time Machine: Convenience

Monday, June 14, 2010 10:45 AM

Convenience, a two-time winner of the Vanity Handicap (gr. I) in 1972-73, is the third dam of this weekend's Obeah Stakes (gr. III) winner Miss Singhsix (by Singspiel). One day later, Zenyatta became the first mare to win three Vanity Handicaps. Read More...

Written by Ian Tapp | Jun 14, 2010 | 5 Comments

TrueNicks the Trifecta

Sunday, May 18, 2008 4:05 PM

While it may not have been rocket science to pick out the winner, you could have had yourself the Trifecta in the Preakness Stakes if you had merely boxed the five horses that were A++ rated by TrueNicks (link to Alan's post). With Macho Again and Icabad Crane filling the place and show, a $2 box for the five horses would have cost you $120 for a return of $336... Read More...

Written by admin | May 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

You Heard It Here First!

Sunday, April 20, 2008 11:04 PM

This is a blog, and indeed TrueNicks is not supposed to be a handicapping service - but we are seriously going to have to reconsider this after the win of Sebring in the Golden Slipper Stakes (Aus-I) on the weekend! It was back on the 20th of January, some 13 weeks ago, that we first mentioned the then-non stakes-winning Sebring as a likely Golden Slipper candidate... Read More...

Written by admin | Apr 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

Aiming for a Derby Double

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 6:02 PM

While most second-season colts with classic hopes are just taking their first steps on the Triple Crown Trail, one possible candidate is already a Derby winner. That horse is the remarkable Tomcito. A $7,500 Keeneland September yearling purchase, Tomcito was shipped to Peru where, despite being up to six months younger than his Southern Hemisphere rivals, he... Read More...

Written by admin | Feb 12, 2008 | 0 Comments