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Key Races & Bets for Saturday July 16, 2022

Diana Stakes – Race 8 at Saratoga – Post Time 5:03 PM Eastern Not only is Bleecker Street undefeated in seven career starts going back to last August, she appears to have the most powerful late kick in the field and whether the early pace is fast, or even exceedingly slow, she should be tough to hold off. Her last four wins came in graded stakes, including two at the mile and one-eighth distance of

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The Caesars Belmont Derby Invitational

Saratoga may be just days away, but it is hard not to get a bit enthusiastic about the closing Saturday card at Belmont. This is especially true if you fancy turf racing with some classy Europeans shipping in. The Belmont Derby came up competitive and tough. Thirteen are scheduled to go to post with invaders from the UK and France joining the mix. On paper anyway there seems to be a chance for an honest

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Key Races & Bets for Saturday July 9, 2022

Belmont Oaks Invitational – Race 7 at Belmont Park – Post Time 4:06 PM Eastern New Year’s Eve ran a breakout race when last seen winning the Edgewood Stakes on Kentucky Oaks day and although I usually give the European horses an edge because they’ve been facing tougher and running farther as compared to the North American horses, there’s no way to ignore this filly’s effort on May 6. She had won the first two

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Prat for Ortiz Times Two

Flavien Prat will ride two horses in two stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday that were both ridden by Irad Ortiz last out. He will probably win them both. Irad is serving a suspension stemming from an incident at Royal Ascot and Prat looks like the beneficiary of that. Life Is Good is back from the trip to the desert where he was beat on the square in the mile and a quarter Dubai World

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Key Races & Bets for Saturday July 2, 2022

Alapocas Run Stakes – Race 4 at Delaware Park – Post Time 2 PM Eastern Whereshetoldmetogo likely won’t go to post at his 4 to 1 morning line odds, but considering Drafted opens at 2 to 1 and has won two straight stakes, that one should go favored and we should still get low odds overlay value on Whereshetoldmetogo on win bets. This gelding LOVES to win, with six wins in his last 10 races

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