MARCH 19TH, 2010
Florida Derby: Short-priced Horses Dominate Lately
Favorites in the Florida Derby have dominated in the 21st Century. Eight winners have returned less than $7 on the front end, including five top choices. During the previous decade only one favorite made the Gulfstream Park winner’s circle: High Fly, which paid $2.80. In the past 10 renewals, there have been only two double-digit payoffs, both in fields .....
FEBRUARY 16TH, 2010
Get Me Out Of Here emerges as Dunguib challenger
Although on official figures he still has plenty to find to threaten the mighty Dunguib in the opening race of the 2010 Cheltenham Festival, Get Me Out Of Here put up a seriously impressive performance when landing the Totesport Trophy Handicap Hurdle under a typically powerful Tony McCoy ride on a tremendous day's racing at Newbury, writes Elliot Slate.....
FEBRUARY 12TH, 2010
Daytona 500 Preview and Pick
This Sunday 43 of the best stockcar drivers in the world will take the green flag with the 52nd running of the Daytona 500. The Daytona 500, also know as the Great American Race, is the granddaddy of racing events and possibly even more popular than the Indianapolis 500. When the green flag drops on Sunday, there will be 43 drivers racing inches apart at nea.....
FEBRUARY 10TH, 2010
Big Fella on course for National bid
A return visit to Aintree for the John Smith's Grand National has been top of the agenda for Big Fella Thanks ever since his fine effort in finishing sixth in the race in 2009, writes Elliot Slater. Paul Nicholls' progressive eight-year-old gelding made tremendous strides up the staying chasing ranks last term winning the Sky Bet Chase at Doncast.....
FEBRUARY 8TH, 2010
Kalahari hot for Champion glory
If, as trainer Ferdy Murphy suggested, Kalahari King was not 100 per cent fit going into last Saturday's big handicap chase at Doncaster, then his rivals for next month's Queen Mother Champion Chase must be wondering if they can cope with this fast improving performer, writes Elliot Slater. Carrying top weight of 11st 12lbs and returning after an absen.....
FEBRUARY 4TH, 2010
Attrition warming up for Cheltenham tilt
Mouse Morris' 2006 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner War Of Attrition has had his ups and downs in the seasons since his famous victory, but could be returning to Cheltenham with a sporting chance in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle, writes Elliot Slater. Having suffered his share of injuries and being out of action at the peak of his powers for nearly two years, the Pr.....
FEBRUARY 3RD, 2010
2010 Budweiser Shootout Preview
It has been over 10 weeks since Jimmie Johnson wrapped up a record breaking 4th consecutive Championship at Homestead Speedway, but the wait is finally over. This Saturday the engines will fire on the NASCAR’s 2010 season when the Budweiser Shootout drops the green flag from Daytona International Speedway. The Budweiser Shootout is one of the most popular .....
JANUARY 31ST, 2010
NBA Betting: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not through January 31st
Another week of NBA betting action is in the books, and Bang the Book takes a look at the hot and the not from the week that was, sponsored by Sportsbook.com! ATS Power Poll1: Atlanta Hawks (30-16 ATS): Atlanta continues to pester Orlando for the lead in the Southeast Division, but its more important triumph of the week came against the Celtics. The Hawks s.....
JANUARY 31ST, 2010
College Basketball Betting: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not through January 30th
With another crowded Saturday of college basketball betting action in the books, we take a look at who is deserving of recognition (both positively and negatively!) for their work on the NCAA hardwood from the week that was... ATS Power Poll1: Villanova Wildcats (15-4 ATS): The Cats kept their perfect Big East season intact with a 90-72 NCAA basketball wage.....
JANUARY 30TH, 2010
College Basketball Betting Preview: Duke Blue Devils vs. Georgetown Hoyas
Duke Blue Devils(17-3, 13-6 ATS)Georgetown Hoyas(15-4, 8-7 ATS) On Saturday afternoon, two of the top teams in the college basketball betting world duke it out at the Verizon Center when the Duke Blue Devils (17-3, 13-6 ATS) pay a visit to the Georgetown Hoyas (15-4, 8-7 ATS). Both of these teams are certainly battle-tested coming into this rare ACC/Big Ea.....