Ellis Starr’s Blog
Key Races & Bets for Saturday, July 28 King Corrie Stakes – Race 5 at Woodbine – Post Time 3:05 PM Eastern Run Away won the first three starts of his career last spring and summer, including a pair of stakes. One of those was the important G2 Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar. Not disgraced when 3rd behind Bolt d’Oro in the Del Mar Futurity after the trio of wins, Run Away won
Key Races & Bets for Saturday, July 21 Find Key Races & Bets for Friday, July 20th Below Ontario Colleen Stakes – Race 8 at Woodbine – Post Time 4:47 PM Eastern Trainer Graham Motion has a pair in this race, Peach of a Gal (5/2 morning line) and Armoricaine (15/1 morning line). Both are stakes winners on turf, the former last month in Delaware in an overnight stakes with a
Key Races & Bets for Saturday, July 20 Schuylerville Stakes – Race 8 at Saratoga – Post Time 5:02 PM Eastern Opening day at Saratoga features two excellent stakes races which warrant starting the Key Races & Bets blog a day early. The first is the Schuylerville, a stakes race for two year old fillies in which there are not one, but two, 12/1 shots who demand our attention, Congrats Gal and Fightress.
Key Races & Bets for Saturday, July 14 Kent Stakes – Race 8 at Delaware Park – Post Time 4:56 PM Eastern Gunnison goes for his third straight win, the last two on turf including a non-graded stakes, so is a perfect fit at this grade 3 stakes level. He opens at 10/1 coming off a career best effort with Toledo in the saddle as today and he has shown the ability to
Key Races & Bets for Saturday, July 7 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes – Race 7 at Belmont Park – Post Time 5:11 PM Eastern Shaft of Light has won 10 of 23 races on dirt, six of those at this 7 furlong trip in 10 tries. The most important fact to note from his past performances is he has earned all 10 wins leading from start to finish. As a seven year old,