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Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Saturday, March 12

Race 2: #4 Harp N Halo (4-1): This mare likes to win races and she’s 2-for-3 over this track in the past. Trainer John Terranova ships her in and Terranova is 20% with shippers. 143 more words

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Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Saturday, Feb. 13

Preview: Great card. All one had to do was look at the jockeys scheduled to run (Javier Castellano, John Velazquez, Julien Leparoux, Jose Lezcano) to know it’s a big stakes day at Tampa. 220 more words

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"The best I've ever ridden": John Velazquez on Wise Dan

When John Velazquez’s agent Angel Cordero told him that he was going to Churchill Downs in late November 2011 to ride Wise Dan in the Grade I Clark Handicap, the jockey didn’t hold his back his skepticism. 138 more words

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A Great Debut by Jess's Dream

Larry Collmus called it, and he nailed it.  How great it was to watch Jess’s Dream “become a reality.”

Racing 14 lengths behind the leader heading into the first turn, I felt a little weary that maybe the colt wasn’t ready for the races.   264 more words

Belmont and Gulfstream opinions for Wednesday, July 1


Race 4: #8 Mohawk Lily (4-1) ****

Was favored last time, but finished fourth. Comes back after pressing the pace, jockey John Velazquez should have a better feel here. 93 more words

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Santa Anita (plus a couple others) opinions for June 28, Sunday

Race 2: #3 Missy Mouse (8-1)

Trainer Eddie Truman has been a master with horses running down the hill this meet. This filly broke her maiden going down the hill and then won a first-level allowance race against Cal-breds. 184 more words

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