Friday, March 30, 2012

Selections for HUGE weekend of March 31 and April 1

This weekend features great racing from all over the world from Dubai, to Santa Anita, Gulfstream and the Fair Grounds the racing could not be better here are my selections for the 20 big weekend races.

Dubai World Cup
1. Royal Delta
2. So You Think
3. Capponi

Shemma Classic
1. Cirrus Des Aigles
2. Cavalryman
3. St Nicholas Abbey

Duty Free
1. City Style
2. Await the Dawn
3. Musir

Golden Shaheen
1. Krypton Factor
2. Giant Ryan
3. Sepoy

Al Quoz
1. Margot Did
2. August Rush
3. Regally Ready

UAE Derby
1. Lucky Chappy
2. Maritimer
3. Daddy Long Legs

Dubai Gold Cup
1. Fox Hunt
2. Opinion Poll
3. Joshua Tree

Godolphin Mile

1. Western Aristorat
2. Red Jazz
3. Derbaas

Gulfstream Park

The Rampart

1. Awesome Maria
2. Go Unbridled
3. Beloveda

The Skip Away
1. Where's Sterling
2. Self Control
3. Dixie Emperor

The Appleton
1. Monument Hill
2. Brilliant Speed
3. Street Game

Gulfsteam Oaks
1. Zo Impressive
2. Grace Hall
3. And Why Not

Florida Derby
1. Union Rags
2. Neck N' Neck
3. El Padrino

The Orchid
1. Keertana
2. Hit It Rich
3. Clarinet

Santa Anita Oaks
1. Eden's Moon
2. Conjure the Spirit
3. Reneesgotzip

The Fair Grounds

New Orleans Handicap

1. Toby's Corner
2. Nehro
3. Mission Impazible

Mervin Muniz
1. Smart Bid
2. Willyconker
3. Suntracer

Lousiana Derby
1. Mark Valeski
2. Windsurfer
3. Afford

Fair Grounds Oaks
1. Small Kitchen
2. Colonial Empress
3. Disposablepleasure

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Derby Top 20 3/14/12

1. Union Rags-Still number 1
2. Creative Cause- San Felipe was really good, top two are distancing themselves from the rest
3. Hansen- Gotham was good 10 furlongs is my question
4. Alpha- In the Florida Derby, he will run into El Padrino and Unions Rags, good test
5. El Padrino- Will run in the Florida Derby next, will be a good test
6.Bodemeister- Will just get better and better
7. I'll Have Another- Robert Lewis form is questionable
8. Gemologist- Makes first start this week
9. Mark Valeski- not getting very much respect for his risen star effort
10. Howe Great- Still not getting deerved respect has done nothing wrong.
11. Dullahan- His return was really good, should love the 10 furlongs
12. Secret Circle- Southwest was good, did not seem to being getting tired late
13. Sabercat- I am excited to see his rebel
14. Liason- San Felipe was not bad will love the Derby Distance
15. News Pending- Fountain of Youth was good
16. My Adonis- Runs solid every time
17- Went the Day Well- Improved in last start needs to improve again, Illinois Derby next?
18. - Prospective- Tampa Bay Derby was good, will get much needed class test next
19. Scatman- We will see how far he wants to go
20. Castaway- Will learn a  lot in the rebel

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Selections for 3/10/12

This weekend is headlined by the San Felipe Stakes, the Tampa Bay Derby, The Hillsborough, Swale Stakes and Gulfstream Park Handicap.


San Felipe Stakes-
1. Creative Cause
2. Blingo
3. Empire Way
Price- American Act

Tampa Bay Derby
1. Take Charge Indy
2. Battle Hardened
3. Cozetti
Price- Chief Energy

The Hillsborough

1. Zagora
2. Unbridled Humor
3. Snow Top Mountain
Price- Federation

The Gulfstream Park Handicap
1. Jackson Bend
2. Mucho Macho Man
3. Cajun Breeze
Upset- Clean Shot

The Swale
1. Good Morning Diva
2. Hello Prince
3. Trinniberg
Upset- Seve

Pick of the weekend-  Good Morning Diva

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Derby Top 20 3/6/12

1. Union Rags -Head and Shoulders above the rest right now
2. Creative Cause -Distance will help him
3. Hansen -I was wrong
4. Fed Biz -Will get his first major test in San Felipe
5. Alpha- Flordia Derby will be good test
6. Battle Hardened- Not getting any respect, watch out
7. El Padrino- I am not sold
8. I'll Have Another- Waiting on Santa Anita Derby
9. Gemologist- Has been off a long time, might need a race
10. Mark Valeski- No one is talking about his effort in the Risen Star
11. Secret Circle- Ran exceptionally in Southwest, but how far does he want to go
12. Howe Great- No respect, watch out
13. Empire Way- Needs to step up to be recognized as legit contender
14.Take Charge Indy- Very well bred, another one that should step up
15. Sabercat- Will make debut in Rebel, we will see
16. Castaway- Won slower Rebel
17. Dullahan- Turf then synthetic, wont learn much
18. Liason- I need to see more
19. Scatman- Under the radar
20. State of Play- Battaglia was good