Price Horse Central

join our never-ending search for value

One time deli worker Martin Garcia moves to New York; It’s a move the 33YO jockey should have made long ago

Warren Eves | November 9, 2017

By Warren Eves Martin Garcia’s move to New York should not shock anyone. For years I have been puzzled as to why so many top jockeys continue to fight the huge odds to ride on the much coveted Southern California horse racing circuit. Garcia, as competent [...]

Might Have Found A ‘Nugget’ July 4th at Monmouth; Goldberg’s Hockey Pop Had Eventful Debut On Lawn

Warren Eves | July 8, 2013

By Warren Eves Nuggets are hard to find these days but we may have found one July 4th. Hockey Pop, making his first ever start in a pari-mutuel race for Alan Goldberg, figures to beat a band of similar maiden $20,000 runners next time he surfaces at Monmouth Park [...]

Belmont Leaves Handicapper David Ruth Frustrated; Maintains Calder’s 10-cent Pick 6 Wager Is The Best

Warren Eves | June 10, 2013

By Warren Eves Sometimes a subtle equipment change is the key to picking the winner. David Ruth is a crack handicapper I spent many days with in Las Vegas betting arenas. No matter what your age may be, one can learn from guys like Ruth. [...]

Filly Seasoned Warrior Graduates In Awesome Style; Overshadows Spacious Precision’s Sar Special Romp

Warren Eves | August 12, 2012

By Warren Eves A filly won with awesome fashion on Sunday’s under card at Saratoga. Spacious Precision won the featured Saratoga Special but many were still talking about the filly who won earlier on the card. It happened in race six.  Live Oak Farm’s Seasoned Warrior [...]

Silentio and Battle Force Second Race Runs Catch Eye; Creative Cause Makes Amends When Adding Blinkers

Warren Eves | October 1, 2011

By Warren Eves Silentio’s win in race two Saturday at Santa Anita was much more than ordinary. It’s true the winning run of Creative Cause made in the Norfolk three races later will get more press.  But one has to admit the fall race meet in Arcadia needs new [...]

Lukas 2YO Optimizer Wins Not So Ordinary MSW Race; Forecast: Saratoga Turf Route To Be A Productive One

Warren Eves | August 6, 2011

By Warren Eves           D. Wayne Lukas ended a winless streak with a bang Saturday, August 6th.           The man who used to be in the Triple Crown forefront every year won with a promising juvenile named Optimizer.  Bluegrass Hall’s English Channel colt impressed.  He scored in a not so ordinary maiden special weight race [...]

Off Track Bettors Screwed Again With Late Gelding Info: Punter Won “Key Race” At Gulfstream on Friday

Warren Eves | March 6, 2011

By Warren Eves           Sunday’s last race at Santa Anita Park is focus No. 1.  The bettor be damned!            Friday’s third race at Gulfstream and a horse named Punter is focus No. 2.           Just when Santa Anita publicity man Mike Wellman was bragging about how the first time [...]

Polarize Should Have Won Tampa Bay Debut On Lawn; Gordon Bennett, Rollerskates Two Horses To Follow

Warren Eves | March 3, 2011

By Warren Eves           You never know where a nugget is going to surface.           We went to the ninth race on the Tampa Bay Downs card Thursday afternoon.  We wanted to see how Extraextraordinary made out.  He’s another one of those Giant’s Causeway colts who was second in his debut last [...]

Ritvo Takes Hood Off ‘Macho Man To Win Risen Star; Napravnik And Gaines Make It Huge Ladies Race Day

Warren H. Eves | February 19, 2011

By Warren Eves           The racetracks are no longer dominated by males.          Saturday three females made a big splashes.           Kathy Ritvo sent out Mucho Macho Man to score a significant win in the Risen Star at the Fair Grounds.           Earlier [...]

Monzon Will Finally Get Some Respect Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs When He Wins the Sam F. Davis

Warren H. Eves | February 10, 2011

By Warren Eves           Monzon has gotten no respect in early Kentucky Derby ratings.           He’ll gain deserving recognition Saturday when he wins the 1-1/16th Sam F. Davis at Tampa Bay Downs.           Unbeaten Brethren will be the favorite for Todd Pletcher under Ramon Dominguez. [...]