Gone Fishin’ Back in the Saddle for Breeder’s Cup

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter I know many of our customers have noticed Numbers Guy has not written a blog for quite some time.  He has been battling cancer for the last year and just completed his last round of chemo in early September.  We are very grateful and happy to announce he is cancer free. However, this battle has left us physically and […] Continue Reading

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Belmont Stakes Preview

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter This year’s Belmont Stakes has a bit of a twist in that neither the Kentucky Derby winner nor the top two finishers in the Preakness are entered. Nevertheless, this sets up as a very intriguing race as there are some with fast Numbers and some nice patterns. I have found that over the years, those with a freshness edge, […] Continue Reading

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Kentucky Derby 2017 Analysis

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter I love this time of year with all of the excitement of another Kentucky Derby. With another full field, there is bound to be a certain amount of racing luck, although recent Derbies have been quite formful, as California horses have dominated, winning the last 3 editions. It looks to me like the West Coast horses are not quite […] Continue Reading

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Grade 3 Skip Away Stakes, Gulfstream Park

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter Today’s feature at Gulfstream Park is the GR 3 Skip Away Stakes at 1 1/8 Mile. The race features a decent group of older horses trying to notch a Graded Stakes win. In post position order: 1. 10-1 Hy Riverside : Fading pattern. He posted a very quick 4.9 Best in December, but has steadily faded since then. He […] Continue Reading

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Grade 1 Santa Margarita Stakes, Santa Anita

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter Today’s feature at Santa Anita is the GR 1 Santa Margarita Stakes at 1 1/8 Mile for Fillies and Mares. This race showcases a matchup between last year’s BC Fillies and Mares sprint winner Finest City and the ultra-impressive Vale Dori , who has reeled off 3 straight GR 2 wins on the west coast. In addition, there are […] Continue Reading

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Santa Anita Handicap 2017 Preview

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter Each year, one of the premier races on the West Coast is the GR 1 Santa Anita Handicap at the classic distance of 1 ¼ Mile. This year’s event features some very good horses with some very fast Numbers. In post position order: 1. 8-5 Midnight Storm : Short layoff. Here is the morning line favorite and the likely […] Continue Reading

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Grade 2 Hardacre Mile at Gulfstream

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter Today’s 11th race at Gulfstream is the GR 2 Hardacre Mile featuring a very solid group competing at Gulfstream’s one turn Mile. In post position order: 7-2 Tommy Macho: Rest then Best. Posted his career Best of 3.0 after an 8 week freshening, in an impressive 6 length Big Win last month right here in a GR 3 going […] Continue Reading

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Circle Back Pattern and the Fastest Horse

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter One of my very favorite patterns is the Circle Back. In short, this pattern is one where a horse runs its Best, follows that Best with a Regression of one or more races, and then runs an improving race, although not as fast as its recent Best. This last race is what I call the turn-the-corner race. After the […] Continue Reading

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Pegasus Grade 1 Stakes Preview

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter Today’s 12th race at Gulfstream is the $12 Million GR 1 Pegasus Stakes showcasing a rematch of the top two finishers from the most recent BC Classic. BC winner Arrogate and the phenomenal California Chrome battled to within ½ length in the BC Classic with 3rd place Keen Ice finishing a distant 10 lengths further back. By the Numbers, […] Continue Reading

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Sunshine Millions Stakes Preview 2017

0SHARESShareTweetNewsletter The fourth race at Gulfstream Park today is the Sunshine Millions Distaff Stakes. It features a competitive field of 6 older Fillies and Mares sprinting 6 furlongs. In post position order: 5-1 Flutterby : Long layoff. Posted an  8.7 Best (Extended Card) in August, 2015, and a more recent 16.0 Best a year ago. Her Numbers have gone south […] Continue Reading

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