Monmouth Park Race Picks

The 2021 Haskell

The Haskell on Saturday at Monmouth turned out to be an interesting and competitive race. Mandaloun, Hot Rod Charlie, and Midnight Bourbon are all in there, and I think all three get beat. People like to throw the word freak around with lightly raced fast horses. I almost never agree and usually mock them. I am not ready to call Following Sea a freak yet, but I think he has these at a big disadvantage on Saturday. This lightly raced colt is by Runhappy. Despite this, Todd Pletcher stretches him out in a race [...]

By |2021-07-16T12:59:17-04:00July 16, 2021|Jon Stettin's Blog, Monmouth Park Race Picks|

Key Horse Races & Expert Handicapper Bets – June 12, 2021

Race 7 at Belmont - Post Time 4:06 PM Eastern Subsidiary, Whispering Pines, Entreat and Love and Love are the win contenders. Subsidiary gets slight preference among four horses which can win as she’s coming off a brilliant seven length score at a mile over the track. That was her first start at Belmont in a long time, after shipping up from Florida and Rodriguez rode her for the first time and rides back for the hot Noda barn. Cutting back to seven furlongs is no problem as she won at the distance in [...]

Woodbine and Monmouth Horse Racing Picks for Saturday, July 18, 2020

Key Races & Bets for Saturday July 18, 2020Trillium Stakes - Race 8 at Woodbine - Post Time 4:55 PM EasternPainting is on the verge of her first stakes win in this situation, having put in a fantastic prep on 6/21 when coming back from seven months off. That effort came in the similar (except for the distance) Grade 3 Whimsical Stakes, in which she rallied from eighth of 10 to get second, beaten a length. She was 13 to 1 then but still opens at 6 to 1 here in spite of having earned [...]

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