Archive for: Horse Racing

2024 Derby Results

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The 2024 Kentucky Derby was a thriller. 3 horses had their noses at the finish line. Of course, none of them were my future wager bets. Here are the top 4 finishers: (3) Mystic Dan, (2) Sierra Leone, (11) Forever Young, (4) Catching Freedom. Mystic Dan was ridden by Brian Hernandez and trained by Ken […]

Derby 2024 Future Wagers

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This is the first year that I placed a future wager on the Kentucky Derby using my TVG/FanDuel account. I have the following win wagers: Pool #4 – $2 Win on Fierceness ($34) Pool #5 – $2 Win on Dornoch ($28) Pool #6 – $2 Win on Catching Freedom ($18) To find out what the […]

2024 Derby Prep Season

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The 2024 Kentucky Derby prep racing season is in full swing. So far, I’ve had minor success trying to build up my wagering bankroll. Last week I cashed a win bet and a trifecta in the Risen Star Stakes. Again, this year I have been focusing on pick 4’s. So far, I have won 2 […]

2023 Breeders Cup Results

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The 2023 Breeders Cup races were held at Santa Anita this past weekend. I managed to place a few win bets with my limited budget. The results for Friday’s grade 1 races are listed below: Race 5: #4 Big Evs (IRE, Tom Marquand) Race 6: #12 Just FYI (Junior Alvarado) Race 7: #12 Hard to […]

8 for 8 at Canterbury

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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 […]