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  • Blog Post: BELMONT DAY - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    The Belmont Stakes will be run this Saturday, June 7. Here's EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR AN ENJOYABLE AND WINNING BELMONT DAY: There will be 13 races. Post time for the first race is 12 NOON Eastern Time. Post time for THE BELMONT STAKES (Race 11) will be at approximately 6:25 PM. It will be...
  • Blog Post: WHY BIG BROWN FAILED TO DELIVER

    It took Rick Dutrow almost two days to finally place the blame for Big Brown's failure on jockey Kent Desmoreaux. Dutrow and other observers have said that Desmoreaux tried to force Big Brown to the outside in a panic. That's probably true, but it still doesn't explain Big Brown's refusal...
  • Blog Post: EXPECTATION

    Saturdays Kentucky Derby was a sad day in racing. Almost immediately after the race ended and the second-place finisher, Eight Belles, broke both ankles and was immediately euthanized. It hasnt been discussed, but the fault lies with either the track, or more likely with the jockey. A horse doesnt break...
  • Blog Post: ONE TRIPLE CROWN RACE TOO MANY

    Almost every year that a horse has wins in the first two legs of the Triple Crown under its belt, and this year for Calvin Borel, a jockey with two Triple Crown wins under his belt, the Belmont Stakes became one Triple Crown race too many. The same was true for us and our Belmont Package. The Belmont...
  • Blog Post: WINNING WITH RACE EXOTICS

    In last year's Kentucky Derby we hit the Exacta paying $101, and the Triple paying $440 for each $2 bet. We won another Triple paying $46.20, an exacta returning $18, an additional Exacta paying $41.20, and a Daily Double paying $113. In sports, the general rule is that exotic bets are strictly for...
  • Blog Post: WORLD ENDING BET OF ALL TIME IN PREAKNESS

    “ A 10-hour party to celebrate a two-minute race.” -- Kegasus, Lord of the Pimlico Infield. The race may only be about two minutes long, but everything from 2:30 PM on is televised on VS. and then on NBC. Nothing is more exciting than watching your horse battling down the stretch in race after race....
  • Blog Post: BEST OF BETS, WORST OF BETS

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." -- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities I t was the best of bets, it was the worst of bets -- Rob Crowne, A Tale of Two Bets The Crowne Club lived through a shizophrenic weekend. After winning in the Breeders' Cup 14 out of 16 years, picking...
  • Blog Post: HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP

    HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP This year's Breeders' Cup will be run at Santa Anita Racetrack in California. Santa Anita will also host the Breeders' Cup next year, making it the first racetrack to get the coveted honor twice in a row. Last year marked the first time...
  • Blog Post: ROB CROWNE'S THURSDAY FREEBIE

    Tampa Bay -170 over Philadelphia (Shields over Myers) Last night I gave you a win with Philadelphia as pick. The professional sports handicapper has no team loyalty. My loyalty is to whichever team handicaps to win the game I'm handicapping. Tonight that's Tampa Bay as a -170 favorite. I don't...