Jon Stettin’s Blog

Holy Bull 2023

The Kentucky Derby point and prep races continue Saturday with The Holy Bull at Gulfstream Park. A field of 8 three-year olds will try and earn their way onto The Kentucky Derby trail and gets some points for the Run for the Roses on the first Saturday in May. I don’t think the Derby winner is in this field. That said, let’s look at what we’ve got and see what shakes out. Lord Miles breaks

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The 2023 Pegasus World Cup

Star power or no star power who cares. The 2023 Pegasus World Cup is an exciting competitive race with plenty of pace and a full field. It is an excellent betting race and anchors a stakes laden card and a bunch of multi-race wagers. You can certainly make a case for plenty of horses in The Pegasus this year. The race looks like a lively pace is possible and things may set up for someone

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The Astra

For some of us there is nothing like a long race on the grass. Barring any weather complications that is exactly what we will get on Saturday at Santa Anita. The mile and a half Astra drew a field of 9. Warrens Candy Girl will do her running from off the pace. She has the rail and regular rider Umberto Rispoli. She is a good California Bred mare, but I don’t think she is at

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The Sunshine Sprint

The Sunshine Sprint will be run at six furlongs at Gulfstream Park. They drew a field of 7. Lightening Larry breaks from the rail and is second off the lay-off. He is 3 for 7 at Gulfstream and 3 for 7 at six furlongs. He has speed and can be right on or just off the pace. His trainer is off to a hot start and this guy has a live look to him. With

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The Ginger Brew

The Ginger Brew is scheduled to be run at a mile over the turf at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. They drew a field of 9 and hopefully they can keep it on the grass and off the synthetic. Showgirl Lynne B is well traveled for trainer Bob Hess. She has dome her best running over the Gulfstream Park synthetic track where she is two for two. If this race moves to the Tapeta she gets

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