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You know, I woke up yesterday morning for the workouts, and it was a miserable, nasty, morning. So not only did I not go in the morning, I didn't go in the afternoon, either. Certain things click in your head that remind you of losing days, and although I LOVE…
You know, from time to time people will ask me : " Hey Kevin, what's the hardest thing about writing a column?"  Well, there's a myriad of factors. For example, right now ( 10:46 P.M. Saratoga time ) it's a monsoon outside. ( Welcome to Saratoga. ) Credit to the…
Another rough day @ Del Mar Sunday---not just for us, but for the horses as well; 3 more were eased, with one being vanned off. to quote John Lithgow in "The Day After" ; "Is anyone out there---anyone at all?" SARATOGA RACE 1: Love the tradition of steeplechase racing up…
-Loyal reader, John, informed me this morning that yet another horse was pulled up and vanned off in the last @ Del Mar yesterday. I've lost count what this brings the total up to. -Don't forget, tomorrow's Saratoga Selection is just below. -Got to see another world record ( saw…
Some rapid fire thoughts : -You know, being a public handicapper ( and bettor ! ) you HAVE to be able to shake things off. Del Mar has been a BRUTALLY tough meet to figure out, with all that's been going on out there. Then last week, it appeared normalcy…
-As I bet just about most of my picks in some way, shape, or form, You KNOW I was tickled when I was walking to the track @ 1:03 yesterday to receive kudos for having my daily Saratoga Special play win @ $8.80 --- and I forgot to put in…
Our steeplechase race was cancelled yesterday, but they should run as expected today Del Mar had 2 more horses vanned off yesterday, including at least one breakdown---our choice in the last. These races were on the poly, which has had it's share of issues too. SARATOGA RACE 1: As of…
Back to work today after a profitable week at Del Mar, as our momentum continues. Played in a nicey ( and pricey ) charity golf event @ Saratoga National yesterday benefitting the Grayson Reasearch Foundation ( They do things such as search for a cure for laminitis, which killed Barbaro,…
Well, this is why we stick with it after a terrible start : An $8 winner, a $50 winner, and a $1,054 rolling pick 3 ( $54 bet ). Very important to ride out those cold streaks, because the worm will turn. We were 10 for our first 102 races,…
Caught a couple yesterday, but our best hit was our biggest miss, wen we had a 27-1 and a 21-1 as our 2nd and 3rd choice in the 2nd race, run 2nd and 3rd----and couldn't cash out !   NURSE !!! SARATOGA RACE 2: "In the land of the blind,…