Steve Davidowitz

Gaming Today Steve Davidowitz

Steve Davidowitz has covered racing since Secretariat, lives in Vegas, and is the author of the best selling "Betting Thoroughbreds for the 21st Century". He recently completed a new book – “Cashing Big on Racing’s Biggest Days.” Should you wish to purchase a personally autographed copy, please send Steve a note for details: SteveDavidowitz@GamingToday.com

Analyzing the Kentucky Oaks contenders led by Baffert's Abel Tasman

Analyzing the Kentucky Oaks contenders led by Baffert's Abel Tasman

posted on April 25, 2017 by

While it is quite strange to see that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert does not have a Kentucky Derby horse this year, he does have a live contender in the $1 million Kentucky Oaks, Abel Tasman.

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Classic Empire will need more if the horse wants to win the Derby

Classic Empire will need more if the horse wants to win the Derby

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Across the Board | Although 2016 Juvenile Champion Classic Empire came through with a badly needed victory in the Arkansas Derby on Saturday, he will have to make a stronger forward move to win the 2017 Kentucky Derby.

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Irish War Cry heard, but nothing else impressive for Derby prospects

Irish War Cry heard, but nothing else impressive for Derby prospects

posted on April 11, 2017 by

Across the Board | While three 1-1/8 mile stakes were run for highly regarded Kentucky Derby prospects at three different tracks on Saturday, April 8, I found the pickings rather slim. In my judgment Irish War Cry turned in Saturday’s best performance at Aqueduct.

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Always Dreaming could be waking to a Kentucky Derby win

Always Dreaming could be waking to a Kentucky Derby win

posted on April 04, 2017 by

Across the Board | While Girvin won Saturday’s Louisiana Derby as expected, Always Dreaming made a stronger impression winning the Florida Derby. Moreover, his performance had a significant impact on Churchill Downs’ final Kentucky Derby Future Book Wagering pool.

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Arrogate not quite Secretariat but definitely top 10 all time

Arrogate not quite Secretariat but definitely top 10 all time

posted on March 28, 2017 by

Across the Board | If you missed Arrogate’s amazing victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, you missed one of the best performances by a racehorse in many years.

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