This Saturday sees the running of the premier race of the Indiana Grand race schedule, with the running if the Grade 3 Indiana Derby.
Full Field of Fourteen Set for $75,000 Decathlon Stakes
Favorite Tale has been tabbed as the slight favorite in the competitive field at morning line odds of 5-1 for trainer Guadaluple Preciado. A four-year-old son of Tale of the […]
Favorite Tale has been tabbed as the slight favorite in the competitive field at morning line odds of 5-1 for trainer Guadaluple Preciado. A four-year-old son of Tale of the Cat, he has won five of his eleven starts and was a graded stakes winner as a sophomore. He has been on the shelf since finishing fifth in the De Francis Dash Stakes in November and has been training at Parx for his return. Paco Lopez will be in the irons and they will break from post position four.
Moments Notiz part of a trio for David Jacobson
Second choice at 6-1 on the morning line is Moments Notiz, one of three horses in the race for trainer David Jacobson. A seven-year-old gelded son of Tiznow, he will be stepping up to stakes company for the first time in his 39-start career. He is a nineteen-time winner and was last seen finishing second against optional claiming competition at Aqueduct. Andre Worrie will be in the irons and they will break from post position three.
Third start off of the bench for Oliver Zip
Also in the field at morning line odds of 10-1 is Oliver Zip for trainer Kelly Breen. A four-year-old son of City Zip, the chestnut colt has won four of his nine starts and was graded stakes placed as a sophomore after winning a minor stakes race. He comes into this race off of a win in an optional claiming race in his second start of the year and will have “Jersey” Joe Bravo aboard from post position five as he continues to round into form.
Players looking to create betting value in the 2016 Preakness May 21 at Pimlico face a familiar dilemma in horse racing: create value underneath the heavy favorite or decide whether the heavy favorite is beatable for the top spot.
On Thursday at Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby week festivities will begin with the $100,000 Kentucky Juvenile Stakes. The five-furlong contest has drawn a field of nine two-year-olds.
Likely a top three betting choice in the Kentucky Derby, Santa Anita Derby winner Exaggerator is a bit of a puzzling case as handicappers begin the process of sorting out contenders in the weeks leading up to the big race.