8 for 8 at Canterbury

Published by Lucky Dog under Horse Racing.

On Wednesday I ran one of my test picks on 8 races at Canterbury Park. I was contemplating going to the track but decided against it because 4 of the 8 races were for maidens. I collected picks from 6 of my favorite sources and then wrote down my own selections. In the first 4 […]

Equibase + Pramana Statlines

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Equibase has partnered with Pramana Labs, which uses natural language processing and proprietary database query logic to automatically generate betting tips and trends for any race on the continent. It’s all done at scale without human input. It will scan the Equibase database and look for combinations of hidden events occurring in every race, every […]

Midyear Wagering Summary

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Since I’m taking a break from wagering on horse races, I thought I would post a mid-year wagering summary. I will most likely wait until the Breeder’s Cup races in November, before I start placing bets again. I started the year with $100 and deposited $510 into my account and withdrew $340. In the past […]

Timeform Data Analysis

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In the past I have made posts here stating how accurate the picks usually are on Timeform.com. But, just like any website that offers horse race predictions, they miss the mark sometimes. One of the things that I like to look at is the recent form data provided by Timeform. They give data that you […]

Another Bad Beat

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On July 1st, 2023, I played a pick 4 on the last 4 races at Ellis Park. Normally I don’t bet on Ellis Park races, but on this day, they were hosting the grade 1 Steven Foster stakes. This was an all-stakes pick 4 on races 8, 9, 10, 11. Race 8 was a 3-horse […]

2023 Ohio Derby Pick 4

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This year’s Ohio Derby at Thistledown racetrack was held on June 24, 2023. Two Phil’s was the favorite with Bishops Bay a close contender. With two favorites in a race, it can be difficult to make any money with exactas and trifectas, unless you put down a very large wager. This is when a pick […]

CBY Opening Day 2023

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May 27th was opening day at Canterbury Park. The day prior, I had reserved 2 general admission tickets for $6 each. Normally they go for $8 each when you buy them online, but I used a 25% discount code. In past years they offered a 50% early discount. Tickets are normally $10 if you buy […]

Fortune Coin Maxi Progressive

Published by Lucky Dog under Casinos, Indian Casinos, Minnesota.

On Monday May 15th we decided to visit Mystic Lake casino to try our luck with the slot machines. The last time we went was in February to the smaller Little Six casino. At the larger Mystic Lake casino, we have to stay close to each other or risk getting lost among the 4000 slot […]

2023 Kentucky Derby Results

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The scratch of Forte and 4 others leading up to the start of the 149th Kentucky Derby made it difficult to predict who would win. I had win bets on Verifying, Confidence Game, and Derma Sotogake. I also had 2 trifectas with Tapit Trice, Kingsbarns, Angel Of Empire and Two Phil’s, Angel Of Empire, Kingsbarns. […]

Fox News Derby Story

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While other news outlets have upbeat reports on the Kentucky Derby, leave it to Fox News to post a negative story. The headline reads: 4 horses have died at Churchill Downs ahead of 149th Kentucky Derby. It focuses on the negative side of horse racing at the one time during the year that the general […]