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Archive for the Summer Horse Racing Category


Lukas Double-Trouble in Forego

In Honor of Forego Saratoga is somewhat winding down and it is time for the 2013 Forego Stakes. Now we have to go back in history to see just who or what was “Forego”. I know that most of you know the answer to this, but just bare with me while I enlighten the newcomers […]

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Will Take Charge WILL TAKE TRAVERS!

Or Maybe Not, But I HAVE to Root Him In! Well here we are again at the end of August and it is time for me to preview the Grade 1 Travers Stakes. This is almost like previewing the Kentucky Derby or one of the other classics because several of those horses are in this […]

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Secretariat Stakes & Arlington Million

2013 Arlington Million & Secretariat The Arlington Million is back again and I am here to give my two cents worth on it. I will also be reviewing the Secretariat Stakes as well. My most vivid memory of the Million is of course when I had the winner of that race. Isn’t that the way […]

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Saratoga’s Sword Dancer & Alabama Stakes

Sword Dancer & Alabama Stakes This weekend continues the Summer at Saratoga series on NBC with the 39th running of the Grade 1 $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes and the 133rd running of the $600,000 Grade 1 Alabama Stakes. In the Sword Dancer, hopes are high for favorite Boisterous and trainer Shug McGaughey as the […]

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All Star Dan For Fourstardave

Super Wise Dan in the Fourstardave Today I am going to be previewing the Grade 2 Fourstardave Handicap for 3 year olds and upward going 1 mile for a purse of $500,000. I guess it just has to happen when you have a horse that beats everything he runs against that you have to have […]

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Groupie Doll to Trounce in Gardenia

2013 Gardenia Stakes at Ellis On Saturday, August 10th the 32nd running of the Grade 3 $100,000 Gardenia Stakes is on tap at Ellis Park and racing fans couldn’t be more excited about the return of 8/5 morning line favorite Groupie Doll as she makes her 5 year old debut. For fillies and mares three […]

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Looking For A Successful Whitney

2013 Whitney Invitational Handicap The 2013 $750,000 Whitney Invitational at Saratoga is set to run Saturday and it’s going to be one strong fight to the finish as this field of 8 battle for the “win and you’re in” spot to the 2013 Breeders’ Cup.  Looking at this field of superior horses, I almost dread […]

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West Virginia Derby Take Me Home!

Mountaineer Momma Take Me Home What’s up with my assignments? I was assigned last week to do an article about the Jim Dandy and of course it reminded me of Black Oak Arkansas (and I guess I am the only old codger around here ’cause none of you commented that you had heard of Jim […]

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Haskell Day & Jersey Shore Pick 6

The 10 Cent Jersey Shore Pick 6 It’s July 28th, 2013 making today Haskell Day at Monmouth! There are tons of talented thoroughbreds racing on today’s card and we at HHR want to give you the full scoop and our thoughts on today’s events, including our selections for the 10 Cent Jersey Shore Pick 6. […]

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Dayatthespa Looks for Win at the Spa

2013 Diana Stakes at Saratoga The Diana Stakes is a Grade 1 race for filles and mares 3 year olds and up going a distance of 11/8 miles with a purse of $600,000.  This year’s race attracted only six horses so let’s preview the race and try and pick a winner. The morning line favorite […]

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