Kentucky Downs Race Picks

The Grade 3 Ladies Sprint at Kentucky Downs

Twelve fillies and mares are scheduled to start practically on the turn of this over the hills and through the meadows turf course at Kentucky Downs in the Ladies Sprint. Leave it to me to come up with a horse starting on the far outside. Constantia will break from post 12 but I must imagine Umberto Rispoli will allow her to drop back around that sweeping turn and use that forever never-ending stretch to her advantage. If you watch the replay of her January 3rd win at Santa Anita, a race where some of [...]

By |2021-09-10T13:43:03-04:00September 10, 2021|Jon Stettin's Blog, Kentucky Downs Race Picks|

Key Horse Races & Expert Handicapper Bets – September 11, 2021

Mint Ladies Sprint Stakes - Race 6 Kentucky Downs - Post Time 3:57 Eastern Yes It’s Ginger was sent to post as the 5 to 2 favorite in her last two races, both wins in non-graded stakes which like this were sprints on turf. Yet because this is a 12 horse field she opens at 12/1 and could be a GIFT if running as well in this field. She’s been first or second in seven of eight this year and has the ability to take the lead early if no other horse wants it [...]

September 8th – Thrilling Picks Select Picks

Kentucky Downs Wed Sept 8th As Kentucky Downs only runs for a few weeks each year, the data available to build models off of is limited. That challenge makes Kentucky Downs a fun track to handicap, but more difficult. RACE 1 Exacta Box # 3, 4, 8 Significant Attributes: Best lifetime speed, earnings, avg purse last 3 races RACE 2 Exacta #6 w/ 5, 8, 9, 10 Exacta # 9 w/ 6,8 Trifecta #8 w/6,9/5, 6, 9, 10 Significant Attributes: Best lifetime speed, jockey win% RACE 3 EXACTA #1, 7 #1, 4, 5, 7 [...]

By |2021-09-08T12:57:17-04:00September 8, 2021|Horse Racing, Kentucky Downs Race Picks|

Kentucky Downs Horse Racing Picks for Saturday, September 12, 2020

Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf - Race 7 at Kentucky Downs - Post Time 4:27 PM Eastern English Affair posted the 14/1 upset in the Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Turf Stakes last month at Ellis Park and I think she will prove that big win was no fluke. Bejarano rode her for the first time and brilliantly and she’s come back to work big since then. She won the Grade 3 Cardinal Stakes as a four year old in 2018 and is ow back in that kind of form and the 114 Equibase Figure she earned [...]

By |2020-12-22T15:35:19-05:00September 11, 2020|Ellis Starr's Blog, Kentucky Downs Race Picks|
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