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Breeders’ Cup 2023

One of the biggest mistakes that bettors will make at the Breeders’ Cup this year, and every year for that matter is spreading the bankroll around like it is a smorgasbord. It isn’t, it is your money and your key or at least a part of making you more of it at the Breeders’ Cup. If you spread out your money in every pool out there and go after every sequence, you may have an

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Spot Plays for Saturday October 28th, 2023

Well, we were able to get Vahva home last weekend and pad the Breeders’ Cup bankroll a bit and we’ll see if we can do it again this week. It’s the last weekend before the big show so it is time to start getting serious. One way you can do that is take a look at what the Thorograph Numbers and Patterns have to say about The Breeders’ Cup Classic contenders. You can do that

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The Queen Elizabeth II Cup

A full field of 12 is set to go in the Grade 1 QE II Cup at Keeneland. Let’s hope we can pick the right horse in the right race after last week. Cox fooled me he ran the horse I liked at Keeneland in the stake at Aqueduct and won. I hope some of you “made the trip.” I didn’t. Mission of Joy has a nice cozy rail draw and Johnny V up. She’s

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The Breeders’ Futurity

The Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity is one of the more interesting races of the Keeneland Fall meet. We get to see some potential Breeders’ Cup Juvenile horses and some possible contenders for the three-year-old classics next year. All eyes are on this one for sure. A field of 9 is set to go to post. The morning line favorite and likely post time favorite is Locked from the Todd Pletcher barn. He comes off a

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The Awesome Again Stakes

Santa Anita the host of this year’s Breeders’ Cup opens Friday. On Saturday they run The Awesome Again which has served as a prep and prelude to the Breeders’ Cup Classic. While it may be true a few horses are heading into The Classic fresh this year, The Awesome Again is an interesting race and horses coming out of it going into The Breeders’ Cup Classic will have the benefit of a recent start over

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