Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be looking for a three-peat in this year’s $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and will likely be sending out a trio of contenders to take on early betting favorite California Chrome.
Baffert has won the last two editions of the Classic with Bayern in 2014 and American Pharoah last year.
Emoção, glamour, disputa e muito, mas muito equilíbrio mesmo em corridas que são decididas apenas no disco final. O sábado (23) terá tudo isso e muito mais na Inglaterra, onde será realizada uma das principais competições do turfe nacional, a corrida chamada de King George VI.
Ela será disputada no famoso hipódromo de Kempton Park, na cidade de Surrey, nos arredores de Londres. Tem começo previsto para as 16h30 (horário local, 12h30 de Brasília) e colocará na pista os melhores cavalos de quatro anos ou mais da Inglaterra e de países vizinhos como Irlanda e França.
Saratoga kicks off its summer meeting on Friday, with 40 days of top-class horse betting action on tap that will feature many of the stars of racing including the winners of this spring’s Triple Crown races and the undefeated filly Songbird.
Over the 40-day meeting there are 69 stakes races worth more than $18 million, and horseplayers will be given a steady diet of outstanding wagering opportunities six days a week through Labor Day.
Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator and Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Creator will be in action on July 30 in the $600,000 Jim Dandy (G2).
The field is set for the $1.5-million Belmont Stakes (G1) on Saturday, with Exaggerator drawing the 11 post and breaking from the gate as the likely short priced favorite for the third jewel of the Triple Crown.
The Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up and Preakness Stakes (G1) winner is currently the 5-4 betting choice at Bovada in early Belmont Stakes wagering. The colt was installed as the 9-5 morning line by the New York Racing Association but is likely to go off at a much shorter price.
The Kentucky Derby is known as the The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, but for horseplayers intending on stepping to the betting window or placing wagers online it might as well be called The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports Betting.
For many, horse racing only happens a few times a year when the mainstream hype of Kentucky Derby odds and the Triple Crown dominate headlines in May and June.
For many others, betting on horses is a daily labor of love with wagering happening at tracks across North America and around the world. And with rebates on every wager you make and sweetheart horse racing bonus offers (that can see you double your deposit and more), more people are betting the ponies.
The Preakness Stakes goes down this Saturday, and while Nyquist is the favorite, bettors should take any edge they can get before placing a wager. With history often being the best indicator for what to expect in the future, here's some Preakness facts and trends you should be aware of before making your picks.
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