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Playing for an Upset in the Bob Hope

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman If you wish to take a by-the-numbers approach to handicapping Sunday's $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3) at Del Mar, a basic conclusion can quickly be drawn: trainer Bob Baffert is almost certain to win. After all, Baffert has won the Bob Hope 10 times since 1996, including four times since 2015. Furthermore, Baffert conditions three of the five juveniles... Read More

Malathaat and Mirasol Take Center Stage

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman Another week, another great slate of racing at Del Mar and Saratoga. Saturday is shaping up to be a particularly exciting day, with a quartet of graded stakes scheduled to take place at the two tracks. The most prestigious event of the week is the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga, but I'm just as excited to watch an ordinary maiden... Read More

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays - The Woodward and Del Mar Debutante

The Grade 1 Woodward Saratoga / August 30 / Race 11 / 6:46 EDT by TimeformUS Analyst Mike Beer Get started with FREE TimeformUS PPs for the Woodward The Grade 1 Woodward has long been one of the premier races for the handicap division in this country. This year's running didn't draw the deepest field of handicap horses ever seen around these parts, but it does bring back the top two finishers from... Read More

Del Mar Opening Day Pick 4: Beat the Caveman!

by Ed DeRosa Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opens today and with it’s $42,000 Beat the Caveman Challenge . Our caveman will play the late Pick 4 at either Del Mar or Saratoga Race Course Wednesday (Saratoga), Thursday (Del Mar), Friday (Del Mar), Saturday (Saratoga), Sunday (Del Mar), and Monday (Saratoga) this summer. He will use four horses in each race—something Steve Crist would call... Read More

TimeformUS Weekend Plays: Saratoga and Del Mar Graded Stakes Races

The Grade 1 TVG Pacific Classic Stakes, Del Mar, Polytrack, Three-and-Up, One Mile and One Quarter Local Post Time - 5:10pm PT Sunday Get Pacific Classic Day PPs at TimeformUS The Pacific Classic has 13 entrants this year and no shortage of long resumes and good recent form. Richard's Kid has already won this race twice and he signalled that he's back in form by winning the Grade 3 Cougar II over this... Read More

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