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Del Mar selections for Friday, Aug. 5 (4 p.m. first post)

Preview: Just an OK card for a weekday. Phil D’Amato leads all trainers with 5 wins on the grass. Surprisingly a trio of trainers are struggling on the green: Doug O’Neill 0-12, Mike Puype 0-11 and Jerry Hollendorfer 0-11. 215 more words

Horse Racing

Del Mar selections for Thursday, July 28

Preview: The turf rails are out at 24 feet this week, cutting most of the fields down to 9 horses and makes frontrunners with a better shot. 239 more words

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Del Mar selections for Sunday, July 24

Preview: After the first five days of the meet through Friday, the jockey’s race was very crowded. At the top was Flavien Prat with seven wins from 36 mounts followed by Santiago Gonzalez (6-33), Tyler Baze (5-33) and Kent Desormeaux (5-27). 373 more words

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Del Mar selections for Thursday, July 21

Preview: For those keeping track, no pun intended, the main dirt track played to speed on Sunday, especially when the horse was in the two path or out further. 407 more words

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Why you should watch the Belmont Stakes

The buzz had already begun. Nyquist comfortably won the Kentucky Derby, keeping his record untarnished, a big 0 filling the loss column. His impressive credentials were stronger than American Pharoah’s last year. 610 more words

Kelly's Korner

No Exaggeration

I’m thinking Nyquist …is more closely pursued or being closed upon even more rapidly by Exaggerator. Or there’s the possibility that Exaggerator repeats his Santa Anita Derby tour de force in the slop and no one keeps pace.”–May 18, 2016 Post   1,081 more words

A Cat’s 2016 Kentucky Derby Picks

By Adele

It seems like only yesterday that American Pharoah was winning the Triple Crown, but he’s retired now and living the good life. It’s time for… 349 more words