Closers Are Finally Coming Into Their Own by Greg Melikov - 11/27/2006
I remember when the most favorable racetrack for closers was Hialeah Race Course. Unfortunately, the historic South Florida track that opened in 1925 and I enjoyed for quite a few decades until the 21st Century is history.
Read more about New Track Surface.
Churchill Downs: Sixth Time Around for BC Day by Greg Melikov - 10/23/2006
Total purse money was jacked up $6 million to $20 million for the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on Nov. 4 to keep the races competitive with other major stakes throughout the world.
Read more about Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs.
Breeders' Cup Main Event Will Be a True Classic by Greg Melikov - 09/25/2006
The main event of this year's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, without a doubt, is the Classic. The 23rd renewal should live up to its name at Churchill Downs.
Read more about Breeders' Cup Main Event.
Survival of Racing in Some States Depends on Slots by Greg Melikov - 09/20/2006
Las Vegas-type video slots are spreading to racetracks around the country, but not without a fight.
Read more about slots at race tracks.
Summit of Speed Features Return of a Champion by Greg Melikov - 06/28/2006
The richest day in racing for sprinters will feature Eclipse Award winning Lost in the Fog at Calder Race Course on July 15.
Read more about 2006 Smile Sprint Handicap.
Where Has All the Speed Gone at Gulfstream? by Greg Melikov - 02/14/2006
Looking for Longshots? How to Find a Price Horse by Greg Melikov - 01/17/2006
I'm always on the lookout for a longshot for several reasons. The main one: to enhance my favorite wager - the exacta - and other exotic plays.
Read more about Horse racing longshots.
The 35th Eclipse Awards: And the Winners Are... by Greg Melikov - 01/09/2006
The 2005 Eclipse Awards, which will be announced on Jan. 23 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif., are runaways in most categories.
Read more about 2005 Eclipse Awards.
The Slots Are Coming! The Slots Are Coming! by Greg Melikov - 12/20/2005
Gulfstream Park and three other pari-mutuel venues in South Florida finally hit the jackpot. The quartet will install Las Vegas-style slots during the summer of 2006.
Read more about The Slots Are Coming.
Gulfstream Park: Growing, Growing, Growing by Greg Melikov - 12/13/2005
FDR was in his second term as president, the New York Yankees won a fourth consecutive World Series and Johnstown captured the 65th Kentucky Derby when Gulfstream Park staged its first meeting.
Read more about Gulfstream Park.
Horse Betting: The Inside Track on Outside Posts by Greg Melikov - 11/30/2005
When I wager at various tracks around the country I often check on how outside post positions perform, especially when there are full fields.
Read more about Post Position in horse betting.
Some Horse Betting Angles Should Be Completely Avoided by Greg Melikov - 11/02/2005
I enjoy watching two TV wagering shows on my satellite network because I learn what horse betting angles NOT to follow.
Read more about Horse Betting Angles.
One E-mail A Week Is All You Need! Our weekly newsletter is loaded with exclusive free picks,insight and advice from our expert handicappers