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

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
eight times, ran second four times and finished third five times since May
13. These thoroughbreds are worth considering when developing your betting
strategy.

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NASCAR All Star Race

The best drivers in the world will take center stage Saturday night in NASCAR’s All-Star Race in Charlotte, North Carolina. The race is one of the biggest events on the calendar for NASCAR drivers and fans. The All Star Race is the ultimate venue for the best of the best drivers in the sport. The All Star Race is a non-points race that drivers go all out for the chance at victory. In points races, drivers may try to stay out of trouble and take it easy at times. However, in the All Star Race drivers give it their all every lap because there is a million dollars on the line for the winner. Absolutely nothing matters except winning and that’s why this race is so exciting for fans. There are 18 drivers locked into the event based on previous Sprint Cup Champions, All Star winners, or race winners in the past year. The All Star race over the years has highlighted some of the greatest racing the sport has ever seen and we would expect nothing less this Saturday night.

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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.

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Daytona 500 Preview

Daytona International Speedway will host the 51st running of the Daytona 500 this Sunday in the biggest racing event of the season. The Daytona 500 is one of the most watched sporting events every year and has grown much more popular than the famous Indy 500. The top drivers in NASCAR will take to the high banked 2.5 mile super speedway on Sunday in search of one of the most prestigious titles in racing that claims an individual as Daytona 500 Champion. Often times on NASCAR’s biggest stage, the cream rises to the top and that will be expected this Sunday. Over the week some familiar faces have paced the field through practices and qualifying races and this weekend’s spectacle will likely come down to a battle between the top names in the sport.

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