In my latest at the ThoroFan Handicappers' Corner, I tackle the Grade 2 Charles Town Classic! It's always good to find the best horse...and when the best horse is the only one in the race with form over the one-of-a-kind Charles Town track, he looks like a stone cold single.
This evening, chatter on horse racing Twitter has been dominated by news of two eleven-year-olds. Ben's Cat has been retired. Awesome Actor was entered to race this Thursday. (Update, June 28, 2017: Erich Zimny from Charles Town has announced that Awesome Actor will not be allowed to run. I am keeping the rest of this... Continue Reading →
Hawthorne has its marquee spring race day on Saturday with the Illinois Derby (GIII) and the Sixty Sails (GIII), and my analysis of these races will come in this weekend's Chicago Railbird. However, another track also has its big race day on Saturday. If the Charles Town Classic (GII) was enough to get Shared Belief... Continue Reading →