Tag Archives: handicapping

  • AUGUST 11TH, 2009

    Travers Is Steeped in History Just Like Saratoga

    Saratoga Springs attracted visitors before the American Revolution when wealthy pilgrims journeyed to the carbonated mineral springs running through the area. The two Battles of Saratoga, considered the first Colonial victory and a turning point in the Revolutionary War, ended with British Gen. John Burgoyne’s surrender on Oct. 16, 1777. During the Civil .....

  • AUGUST 10TH, 2009

    Greg Melikov’s Horses to Watch 8/10/09

    Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov that should improve significantly or do well next time out, won four times, ran second three times and finished third four times since July 1. These thoroughbreds are worth considering when developing your betting strategy. ARLINGTON PARK Last Wompas: Raced more than .....

  • JUNE 22ND, 2009

    Greg Melikov’s Horses to Watch 6/22/09

    Greg Melikov’s Horses to Watch Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov that should improve significantly or do well next time out, won eight times, ran second four times and finished third five times since May 13. These thoroughbreds are worth considering when developing your betting strategy. ARLINGTON P.....

  • MAY 13TH, 2009

    Derby Horses to Challenge Rachel Alexandra in Preakness

    A number of horses from the Kentucky Derby will be entered in the Preakness Stakes betting on Saturday but they will all be underdogs to the filly Rachel Alexandra.  Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird and Kentucky Derby betting favorite Friesan Fire will be among the horses that look to challenge the talented filly.   Friesan Fire’s trainer Larry Jones.....

  • MAY 12TH, 2009

    Rachel Alexandra Headed to Preakness and Favored

    The superstar filly Rachel Alexandra is headed for the Preakness Stakes betting .  After a weekend of confusion, Mine That Bird’s owner Mark Allen and Pioneerof The Nile’s Ahmed Zayat have said they will not enter additional horses to keep the filly out of the Preakness.  Now, not only is Rachel Alexandra in the Preakness, she is favored in horse racin.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2008

    Oakland Athletics at Toronto Blue Jays Pick and Preview

    MLB Betting Preview Oakland Athletics (3-4) at Toronto Blue Jays (4-2) Tuesday, 7:05 pm Eastern – TSN SBG Global Opening Line: Blue Jays - 170, Total 8.5 Under -120 The Toronto Blue Jays are coming off a sweep of the defending World Champion Boston Red Sox over the weekend. They will look to keep their hot streak going as they open up a series again.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2008

    Utah Jazz at New Orleans Hornets Pick and Preview

    NBA Betting Preview Utah Jazz (51-26) at New Orleans Hornets (54-22) Tuesday, 8:05 pm Eastern – NBA-TV SBG Global Opening Line: Hornets - 4, Total 212 Two of the best teams in the NBA meet on Tuesday in New Orleans as the Hornets host the Jazz. The Jazz lead the season series 2-1 with two blowout wins in Salt Lake and a 12-point loss in New Orlea.....

  • APRIL 5TH, 2008

    Final Four Preview – Memphis vs UCLA Pick

    Final Four Betting Preview Memphis (37-1) vs. UCLA (35-3) Saturday, 8:45 pm Eastern – CBS SBG Global Opening Line: Memphis  - 1, Total 133.5   The high scoring Memphis Tigers will try and play a fast paced game on Saturday while the UCLA Bruins will try and slow things down.  It should be an interesting contrast in the second game of the Fina.....