The Last Saturday in August

Travers Day is the most popular day of the summer racing season at Saratoga. “Saratoga’s Midsummer Derby” is a Grade 1, 1.25-million dollar race for 3-year-olds, While The Kentucky Derby falls on the First Saturday in May, Travers Day is always held on the last Saturday in August. Matthew Pappis checks in with his picks…

The 100th PGA Championship

Those wonderful late summer traditions; Little League World Series, U.S. Open Tennis, Baseball’s pennant races, and yes, of course, The PGA Championship. Golf’s final Major Championship of the 2018 season will play its 100th edition this week at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri. It will be the last time The PGA is a…

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Jim Dandy Day at Saratoga

(Post Time Approximately 4:25pm EST) Race 7 Grade III Amsterdam Strike Power (5): Last race wasn’t him. I’m convicnecd he’s much better than that race shows and we will get a square price on him. Engage (3): Should get another dream set up as he did in the Woody Stevens. The cut back should help…

Saturday at Saratoga

Race 8 Beautiful Street (5): Woke up when getting on the turf for the first time, should get an ideal set up stalking the speed.  First appeal (2): Comes in fresh for Rice and Jose Ortiz who went on a tear here last year. Really Proud (3): Clement was red hot to end the Belmont…

Nothing Runs Like a Deere

Like your neighbor who continues to blast off a few, lonely fireworks throughout the month, well past The 4th of July Holiday, The PGA Tour too has made only feint noises since Brooks Koepka survived Shinnecock Hills and took home his second straight U.S. Open Championship. The party is back underway this week in Silvis,…

One More Race

Justify needs to win The Belmont on Saturday to become just the 2nd Triple Crown winner in the last 39-years. Matthew Pappis takes a look at the entire card for Saturday in Elmont, New York. Race 1: 7-1-3-6 Race 2 Easy Goer Stakes  High North (8): Looked loaded turning for home in the Peter Pan and…

Friday at Belmont

Race 1: 2-5-6-8 Race 2: 6 -12- 7- 5 Race 3 Grade III Bed O’ Roses Divine Miss Grey (5): The only one who wants to go with her early this race will be Chalon. She has speed rider Carmouche aboard and should try to take it to them early at a big price. She’ll be over…