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Something Extra Special May Be Brewing at Woodbine; Juvenile Named Seffeara Wins Stake Playing Around

Warren Eves | July 12, 2014

By Warren Eves Ontario-bred Seffeara proved his debut was no fluke Saturday at Woodbine. Here’s what happened.  After Seffeara dumped jockey Gary Boulanger behind the starting gate prior to the $150,000 Clarendon Stakes, things went pretty good. The Steve Oewns-trained son of Old Forester took a [...]

Insights Into The Inner Workings of Tim Osterman; Reveals His Scores, Bad Beats, & Betting Approaches

Warren Eves | January 29, 2014

We just learned that Tim Osterman passed away.  He was a dear friend of Warren’s and I always enjoyed reading his work.  Condolences to his family and friends and I am honored to republish Warren’s interview of Tim that occurred in January. MG By Warren Eves [...]

Yes Virginia, Great Racetrack Stories Still Are With Us; Calamari Wins Big On Class Jump For Team-Glorioso

Warren Eves | July 11, 2011

By Warren Eves           Trainer Ron Glorioso has to be on cloud nine at Parx.           He saddled the five-year-old mare Calamari he claimed back for $5,000.  She went out and won for fun at the elevated claiming level of $16,000 Saturday.           Glorioso lost Calamari at the claim box [...]

Joe Woodard Claims Thabazimbi For $40,000 Off Mott; 6-Year-Old Wires ‘Em On Lawn With Fast Last Fraction

Warren Eves | July 4, 2011

By Warren Eves           Joe Woodard may have made one of the best claims of the young year July 3rd at Churchill Downs.           He put a $40,000 claim slip in for Thabazimbi.  He then watched as Thabazimbi posted an impressive final fraction when taking six rivals wire to wire on the turf.  Thabazimbi [...]

Tony Dutrow Saddles Quantum Miss For New Penn Track Record

Warren Eves | May 28, 2011

By Warren Eves Although brother Dick may be having difficulties with the Kentucky Commission, Tony Dutrow is still in business. Friday night May 27 Dutrow saddled Quantum Miss to win the $77,063 Wonders Delight Stakes at Penn National.  The three-year-old filly romped at 1-to-9.  Racing over a sealed racetrack Quantum Miss [...]

Dance City, Sway Away, Santiva Worth Following; Interesting Review Of Arkansas Dby & Blue Grass

Warren Eves | April 19, 2011

By Warren Eves
          What did we learn from two major prep races April 16th for the Kentucky Derby?
          Nehro, like him or not, joined Dialed In as a major player for the May 7th classic.
         Dance City, if  he had been the focus of his trainer, is a colt that would have made the big dance.
          Sway Away’s fourth place finish in [...]

First Time Starter Renegade Storm Wins at Keeneland; Filly’s Connections Had To Make a Score At Windows

Warren Eves | April 15, 2011

By Warren Eves           First time starter Renegade Band won the opener April 14h at Keeneland with authority–they had to cash a gamble.           If owner-breeder David Jacobs is a bettor we’d have to believe he cashed in big on his long striding three-year-old filly Renegade Storm.  She ran too good not [...]

Baffert’s The Factor To Stretch Out To Seven Panels; His Barn Is Loaded With Ky Derby Aspirants This Year

Warren H. Eves | February 7, 2011

By Warren Eves           Odds are pretty good Bob Baffert will have a say in this year’s Kentucky Derby.           Nobody knows how good The Factor is.  He’s going to stretch out February 20th at Santa Anita in the seven-furlong San Vicente.  He won opening day in sparkling fashion by 8-1/4 [...]

Price Horse Central – 4/22/10 – Comments

Mark Geiger | April 22, 2010

Yesterday, a couple of suggested horses were bet down, way down below suggested odds.  What to do in such a situation?  For me, it’s simple – I pass the race.  No price means no value.  no value means no play – period – no exceptions.  My old, long depareted, mentor, Dominic Fortelli, gruffer than his [...]