1. Delaware Racetrack: Grade 3 Endine

    Handicapping a race with so much speed can often be hard, and the Grade 3 Endine at Delaware seems to be no exception. Class E Holiday is four-for-five at Delaware and has three wins in six career starts at six furlongs...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 114 reads 3 comments

  2. Monmouth Racetrack: Grade 3 Phillip H. Iselin

    If you're looking for good value on the bet you make, the 1 1/8 mile feature at Monmouth is where you should be focusing your time on. The 3-1 favorite is Where's Sterling is very capable of not just winning but winning easily...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 85 reads 3 comments

  3. Saratoga Racetrack: Grade 1 Alabama,

    A very good field of six fillies are entered for the feature race at Saratoga tomorrow, the $500,000 Grade One Alabama. It's Tricky is the heavy morning line favorite at 9-5, with Eddie Castro...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 147 reads 3 comments

  4. Arlington Racetrack: Grade 1 Arlington Million and Grade 1 Beverly

    Some rain is projected today at Arlington but because of the heat, I don't anticipate the moisture having much of an impact on the big races today. Ninth Race: I absolutely love Cheetah, with Garret Gomez to win this $750,000 Grade One...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 250 reads 18 comments

  5. Saratoga Racetrack: Grade 1 Vanderbilt, Grade 2 Honorable Miss and Entire Card

    The rain has already caused all three turf races to be switched to the main track, so all picks will reflect an off track. At the moment, the track is listed as muddy, but could reach good...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  6. Saratoga Racetrack: Grade 1 Test

    I really believe one of two long shots is going to win today's Grade One Test at Saratoga. This seven-furlong stakes race features 6-5 favorite Turbulent Descent for trainer Mike Puype...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 107 reads 6 comments

  7. Saratoga Racetrack: Grade 1 Whitney

    At first glance, the $750,000 Grade One Whitney is loaded with 11 horses that all seem capable of winning the featured race today at Saratoga...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 196 reads 5 comments

  8. 2011 Haskell Invitational: Can Shackleford Win?

    The feature race at Monmouth today is the $1,000,000 Grade One Haskell, which features Preakness winner Shackleford. Shackleford is the 5:2 morning line favorite and appears fully recovered from running in all three triple crown races...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 298 reads 0 comments

  9. Monmouth Racetrack: Grade 3 Matchmaker

    Handicapping a stakes race is rarely easy, and today is no exception. In fact, the Grade Three Matchmaker at Monmouth is as hard as it gets. This nine-furlong grass race appears to be full of talented but inconsistent horses...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 43 reads 1 comments

  10. Saratoga Racetrack: Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks

    Five very talented fillies are entered in today's nine-furlong feature at Saratoga. Buster's Ready is the most experienced three-year-old in the field, with four wins in nine career starts...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 159 reads 5 comments

  11. Hollywood Racetrack: Grade 1 American Oaks

    The feature race at Hollywood Park is the Grade 1 American Oaks that features 7:5 morning line favorite Bizzy Caroline...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  12. Wimbledon 2011: Rafael Nadal vs. Mardy Fish and the Men's Quarterfinal Preview

    I owe Andy Murray an apology. I picked seven winners of the eight matches in Wimbledon's Round of 16, but I not only picked Richard Gasquet , I also predicted Murray would fold...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 2,026 reads 15 comments

  13. Wimbledon 2011: Super Monday Men's Preview

    The first week basically played to form but starting tomorrow, I anticipate quite a few surprising results. Here's a look at each match. 1...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 1,646 reads 0 comments

  14. Nebraska Cornhuskers' June 2011 Recruiting Review

    Until this past Monday, a little bit of skepticism existed among the faithful Husker nation. With just two recruits verbally committed in the 2011 football class, LB Michael Rose ...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 3,387 reads 7 comments

  15. Belmont Racetrack: Grade 1 Mother Goose

    Joyful Victory is the morning line 9:5 favorite with Ramon Dominguez, but I'm not sure this talented three-year-old will win the feature race today at Belmont...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  16. Hollywood Racetrack: Grade 2 Hollywood Oaks

    Despite five horses being entered in the $150,000 feature today at Hollywood, it appears this might be a two-horse race between co-favorites Plum Pretty and Zazu. Plum Pretty is a 3-year-old trained by Bob Baffert and appears in very good form...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 168 reads 1 comments

  17. Belmont Racetrack: Grade 3 Hill Prince

    A field of nine is scheduled to run in the Grade Three Running of the Hill Prince at one mile. Despite the current beautiful weather, the turf at Belmont will almost surely be yielding...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 126 reads 1 comments

  18. Belmont Racetrack: Grade 1 Ogden Phipps

    Todd Pletcher is sending out three horses for today's 1 1/16 feature at Belmont. Super Espresso is the deep closer and has run well over the Belmont main track...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  19. Belmont Stakes 2011: Jose Valdivia Guides 24:1 Longshot Ruler on Ice to Victory

    In a complete surprise, Ruler on Ice captured the 143rd running of the Belmont Stakes by less than a length over fellow long shot Stay Thirsty...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  20. Belmont Stakes 2011: Can Shackleford Hold off Animal Kingdom?

    What will Shackleford do today? In the Kentucky Derby, the pace was slower and he faded at a longer distance. In the Preakness, he challenged for the lead with faster fractions and held off Animal Kingdom in at a shorter distance...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 623 reads 3 comments

  21. Belmont Racetrack: Gio Ponti Headlines Grade 1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan

    Gio Ponti returns to Belmont in search of his second Grade One Manhattan in three years. If not for an incredible performance from Winchester last year, Gio Ponti would be looking for his third consecutive win in this race...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 226 reads 1 comments

  22. Belmont Racetrack: Grade One Foxwoods Just a Game

    As a handicapper, the Grade One Foxwoods Just a Game is the hardest of the graded races on the Belmont card Saturday. The 5:2 favorite is Aviate , a four year old that is trained by Bill Mott...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 153 reads 1 comments

  23. Belmont Racetrack: Grade Two Woody Stephens

    A field of seven is scheduled in tomorrow's Grade Two Woody Stephens at seven furlongs. Travelin Man, with John Velazuez is the 2:1 favorite...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 133 reads 2 comments

  24. Belmont Stakes 2011: Grade 2 True North Handicap

    D'Funnybone tries to return to return to the winners circle at Belmont in a very interesting six-furlong sprint...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 227 reads 2 comments

  25. Belmont Racetrack: Grade One Acorn

    The Grade One Acorn has a short but talented field. The $300,000, eight-furlong race features top three-year-old filly Turbulent Descent, who is the 3:5 morning line favorite...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 3 years ago 176 reads 1 comments