1. Is Tiger Woods' Strategy Hurting Him in Majors?

    Tiger Woods is the best player in the universe. Tiger Woods will end up being the best player ever when he decides to retire in 10 years or so. I think losing tomorrow will help him re-establish his dominance in the years to come...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about almost 6 years ago 230 reads 2 comments

  2. Saratoga Predictions: Macho Again Will Beat Commentator

    The feature race today at Saratoga is the Grade One Whitney, which features defending champion Commentator. Commentator won this race last year with an incredible 120 Beyer rating...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about almost 6 years ago 149 reads 0 comments

  3. Federer/Nadal: By The Numbers

    Roger Federer is not just the best player of this era, but he is the best player ever. A lot of critics will argue that Federer might have the most Grand Slam titles now but his record against rival Rafael Nadal offsets that...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about almost 6 years ago 1,170 reads 5 comments

  4. Can Benny The Bull Repeat at Calder?

    Last year, Benny the Bull rallied in the stretch to win Smile Sprint Handicap at Calder. After an ankle injury nearly ended his career, Benny the Bull returned in late June and finished a strong second in his first race in almost 11 months...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about almost 6 years ago 41 reads 1 comments

  5. ManOWar Grade1 at Belmont

    A relatively small but talented field is scheduled to run in the 1 3/8 mile feature today at Belmont. The early favorite appears to be Gio Ponti, who is three for four on the turf at Belmont...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about almost 6 years ago 57 reads 1 comments

  6. Wimbeldon: Men's Fourth-Round Preview/Picks

    No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 13 Robin Soderling: The rematch of the French Open happens in round four— the same round that saw Soderling beat Nadal. Federer has dominated Soderling...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 518 reads 8 comments

  7. Zenyatta & Rachel Alexandra Running Today!

    As much as the entire racing industry wants it, the two best female horses in the world are running today, but not against each other. Zenyatta, the undefeated west coast champion looks to win her 11th race in a row today at Hollywood...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 315 reads 1 comments

  8. Paul Casey: Biggest Disappointment 2009 US Open

    Now that the first two rounds of the US Open have been completed at Bethpage, it didn't take me more than 10 seconds for me to realize that Paul Casey was the biggest disappointment over the first two rounds...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 271 reads 0 comments

  9. Who To Root For? Federer Or Mickelson?

    I don't know many people who like tennis and golf. Despite that fact, I love both sports quite a bit. My wife asked me this morning "would you rather Federer regain his title at Wimbledon ...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  10. Grade One SFoster at Churchill Downs

    Julien Laparoux tries to guide Einstein to another victory today in the 1 1/8th Grade One at Churchill Downs. Einstein is the 2:1 morning line favorite and is clearly the horse to beat in the eight-horse field...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 37 reads 1 comments

  11. Feature Race Review at Hollywood: Grade 2 On June 13th, 2009

    The Grade2 at Hollywood features a lot of speed. When a field of 12 has this much speed, the race should be exciting. Rail Trip is the morning line favorite right now at 8:5...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 22 reads 0 comments

  12. John Daly: Will He Ever Win Again?

    As much as I'd prefer to write about the return of Phil Mickelson this week, the player making the return from a longer hiatus is John Daly...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  13. Summer Bird Wins Belmont Stakes

    What just happened in the Belmont Stakes? Upsets happen and races unfold oddly but nothing in that race made any sense to me based on the history of those horses...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  14. Upset Special at Hollywood G1CWhtghm on June 6!

    Six horses are entered today at Hollywood Park for the Grade1 CWhtghm on the turf. The race is 10 furlongs and I see a big upset in this race. Midships is the morning line favorite at 9:5 and will be ridden by Victor Espinoza...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  15. Belmont Stakes Preview

    When I bought the daily race form today, I really thought the Belmont Stakes was going to be a 2 horse race-between front running Charitable Man and late charging Mine That Bird...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 87 reads 2 comments

  16. Fernando Gonzalez Against Robin Soderling: Analysis

    Fernando Gonzalez and Robin Soderling will be exchanging heavy ground strokes for a chance to get one step closer to the finals of the French Open...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 977 reads 15 comments

  17. Can Nebraska Snag Gabbert?

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers are on the verge of returning to glory. Bo Pelini has mobilized the fan base, and after a solid 9-4 season last year, things are looking much better for the famed program...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 524 reads 2 comments

  18. Why Gael Monfils Will Upset Roger Federer

    You probably think I'm crazy, ignorant, or rooting against Roger Federer for one of many possible reasons. Let me be perfectly clear—I've grown to like Federer as much as any player, including Andre Agassi...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 2,104 reads 8 comments

  19. Bejarano Looks To Steal the Grade One at Hollywood

    Eleven horses are entered today in the Grade One Gamely at Hollywood. The race is nine furlongs and the favorite is Black Mamba, who is 3:1...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 35 reads 2 comments

  20. May 30th SandsPnt Grade Two Race at Belmont

    A field of seven horses are entered today in the Grade2 turf feature at Belmont and the clear favorite is 9:5 Gozzip girl. With jockey Kent Desormeaux aboard, this talented filly looks to win her second race in a row on the turf...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 199 reads 1 comments

  21. Can Ventura Beat the Boys at Hollywood Today?

    A field of eight is entered today at Hollywood Park in the feature race, which includes 3:5 favorite Hyperbaric and female sensation Ventura...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 71 reads 1 comments

  22. Belmont Met Mile Preview

    It seems that just about every major handicapper is picking Bribon to win today's Met Mile at Belmont racetrack. But I'm not one of those people...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  23. Can Zenyatta Make It 10-for-10 Today at Hollywood Park?

    Most people would argue that the best filly in racing is Rachel Alexandria, but I simply don't agree. Take the opportunity today, racing fans, to watch Zenyatta at Hollywood Park in the feature race, and you might jump to my side...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  24. Superstar Athletes and Public Perception

    For every Wayne Gretzky or Roger Federer, the sports world has a Dennis Rodman or a Terrell Owens. However, every once in a while, the sports world merges with the legal world and produces sensational news that the public can't seem to get enough of...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 878 reads 0 comments

  25. Struggling Franchise: NY Mets

    The Mets are a complete mess. Maybe their 21-19 record might not indicate it, but if you follow baseball you know the Mets have collapsed the last two seasons and missed the playoffs when they've had the talent to compete for a championship...

    Joseph Ciraco Written by Joseph Ciraco about 6 years ago 70 reads 0 comments