Horse Racing

  • MAY 17TH, 2012

    2012 Preakness Stakes Trifecta Picks

    Eleven horses are set to take to the track at Pimlico Racetrack in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, May 19th for the 2012 Preakness Stakes. Check out our Preakness Stakes picks and which horses we think that could be well on their way to capturing the second jewel in the Triple Crown!There are very few instances at the Preakness Stakes where the horse that.....

  • MAY 16TH, 2012

    I’ll Have Another continues his quest for the Triple Crown in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes

    The 137th Preakness Stakes Betting PreviewThis Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Racetrack in Baltimore is the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes, which is the second jewel in the Triple Crown racing series. An expected field of 12 of the top three-year old thoroughbreds are set to compete in the 1 3/16 mile run on dirt for a total prize purse of $1 mil.....

  • MAY 5TH, 2012

    The 138th ‘Run for the Roses’ at Churchill Downs

    138th Kentucky Derby- Preview and PredictionsThis Saturday at fabled Churchill Downs in Louisville, marks the 138th running of thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious event, the Kentucky Derby. The field of 20 of the top three-year olds in the country has been set, the post positions have been assigned, and the early morning odds have been release.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2012

    2012 Kentucky Derby Superfecta Picks

    Twenty horses are set to take to the track at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5th for the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Check out our Kentucky Derby picks and which horses we think that could be well on their way to the start of a potential Triple Crown run this week!Normally speaking in the Kentucky Derby, it takes a 100+ Beyer Speed rating to win the race, a.....

  • JUNE 11TH, 2011

    2011 Live, Current, and Up To Date Belmont Stakes Odds and Final Predictions

    Bookmaker Sportsbook is all set and ready to go with Belmont Stakes betting action on this, the 143rd Belmont Stakes! We're all set to take one last look this morning at the live Belmont Stakes odds, and we'll make our final free Belmont Stakes picks for the biggest race of the year, as 12 colts are set to take to the track at Belmont Racetrack! This defini.....

  • JUNE 9TH, 2011

    The 143rd Belmont Stakes Odds – Betting Preview

    This Saturday, June 11 is the 143rd running of the Belmont Stakes. Run annually at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, this race is the third and final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. It is also the longest of three as it is contested over a distance of 1 ½ miles. This final and most demanding test of the top three-year old Thoroughbreds has a total pri.....

  • MAY 21ST, 2011

    2011 Live, Current, and Up To Date Preakness Stakes Odds and Final Predictions

    Bookmaker Sportsbook is all set and ready to go with Preakness Stakes betting action on this, the 136th Preakness Stakes! We're all set to take one last look this morning at the live Preakness Stakes odds, and we'll make our final free Preakness Stakes picks for the biggest race of the year, as 14 colts are set to take to the track at Pimlico Race Track! Th.....

  • MAY 19TH, 2011

    2011 Preakness Stakes Preview with Preakness Stakes Current Odds

    Bookmaker Sportsbook is back with a slew of Preakness Stakes betting options for you for this, the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday afternoon! Here at Bang the Book, we've got all of the ins and outs for all 14 horses in this fantastic field of three year old colts!1: Astrology (15 to 1) - There is no doubt that there is great breeding .....

  • MAY 5TH, 2011

    Kentucky Derby Picks – 2011 Kentucky Derby Preview

    The 2011 Kentucky Derby odds have been released, and here at Bang the Book, we have analyzed all of the lines and are ready to make our picks for the race! We'll start with a big time underdog in this race, No. 9 Derby Kitten (30/1). It's hard not to love the name of this horse, and it's certainly just as hard to not love the way that it is coming into this.....

  • MAY 5TH, 2011

    Kentucky Derby Expert Analyses and Picks

    Uncle Mo’s failure at the Wood Memorial last month has thrown field wide open for this year’s Kentucky Derby, going to post this Saturday. Todd Pletcher’s horse remains the favorite for the Derby at time of writing but the gastric illness that laid Mo low at Aqueduct makes you wonder just what was wrong with him then and if he’s got any better since......

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    2011 Triple Crown Preview – Pants On Fire

    Not since 2003 has a female jockey ever tried to ride in the Kentucky Derby, but this Saturday, we are going to have the potential at history. If Anna Napravnik, riding on Pants On Fire can take the bed of roses, she'll become the first female jockey in six attempts to claim glory in the biggest race at Churchill Downs. Notable Past Performances2-3-1, 8 Ra.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    2011 Triple Crown Preview – Dialed In

    We really don't know a whole heck of a lot right now about Dialed In, but what we do know is that horse racing betting fans are going absolutely crazy right now with this horse, as he is sure to be one of the morning line favorites for the race along with Uncle Mo. Notable Past Performances3-1-0, 4 Races RaceFlorida DerbyHoly BullDistance1 1/81Odds2.902.....