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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

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Preakness Stakes: Orb Pursues Part Two Of The Triple Crown

It’s hard to surmise a scenario where we aren’t talking about yet another pending attempt to end racing’s long wait for the twelfth Triple Crown winner after this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

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A ‘Royal’ Field Lined Up For The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic

The Ladies’ Classic is clearly the best race of Breeders’ Cup weekend which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The field of eight fillies and mares have won a combined fifty-seven races from ninety-four starts, an incredible 60% winning percentage.

10/31/2012

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Belmont Stakes: No Triple Crown Try But A Solid Field Remains

The connections of I’ll Have Another announced that they will scratch their Triple Crown candidate from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. It was discovered after his gallop on Friday that the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes was developing tendonitis in his front leg. The colt’s owner, Paul Reddam, announced in a press conference on Friday afternoon that I’ll Have Another will be retired.

06/09/2012

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Preakness Stakes: A Derby Rematch Set For Baltimore

The Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, will be contested at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday. Six colts who ran in the Kentucky Derby will return for the Preakness including the top two finishers I’ll Have Another and Bodemeister.

05/19/2012

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Horse Racing Expert Previews The Preakness

Horse Racing Expert Dick Jerardi shares his favorites for The Preakness.

93-7 The Fan–05/18/2012

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Kentucky Derby: The Best Field Since 2007 Set To Run For The Roses

The field for the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby is the best we have seen since 2007. That year, colts that ran in the Derby went on to win major stakes in the summer and fall including the King’s Bishop, Haskell Stakes, Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the Breeders Cup Classic. It remains to be seen how the class of 2012 will perform after this year’s Triple Crown, but few would argue against the collective talent of this year’s crop of 3-year-olds.

05/05/2012

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2011 Breeders’ Cup Classic Preview

This Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic may lack the star power and historical significance that came with the entry of Zenyatta in last year’s edition, but it still brings together a classy field of America’s best […]

11/03/2011

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Lawrence Co. Casino Project Back On Track

The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission has approved a new operator to take over a Lawrence County horse-racing track and casino project.

07/12/2011

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Preakness Preview with Horse Racing Analyst Todd Schrupp

Horse racing analyst Todd Schrupp joined The Vinnie and Cook Show on Friday to preview the Preakness.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2011

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Horse Racing Analyst Breaks Down The Preakness

Dick Jerardi, of the Philadelphia Daily News, joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to preview The Preakness.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2011

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Horse Racing Analyst Handicaps Kentucky Derby

Dick Jerardi, Philadelphia Daily News columnist and horse racing reporter, joined The FAN Morning Show Friday to handicap the Kentucky Derby.

93-7 The Fan–05/06/2011

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