Horse Betting

2008 Illinois Derby Recap

Recapturetheglory wires Illinois Derby field over speed-favoring track, Denis of Cork fifthby Kenneth Strong April 5, 2008 They finished the way they started - well almost - in the 51st running of the $500,000 Illinois Derby-G2 on Saturday, over a track which was not...

2008 Santa Anita Derby Recap: Colonel John Wins

Colonel John catches game Bob Black Jack in heartbreaker to win Santa Anita Derbyby Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com April 5, 2008 If you like to watch game racehorses run you got a real treat in the 71st running of the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby-G1 on Saturday when...

Kentucky Derby Contenders as of 3/31/08

2008 Kentucky Derby Contenders, Odds and Commentsby Professional Horse Handicapper Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com Last Updated Monday, March 31, 2008 Big Brown vaulted up our 2008 Kentucky Derby contender list with a huge victory in the Florida Derby on Saturday...

2008 Florida Derby Recap

Big Brown Romps Field in Florida Derby to Become Major Kentucky Derby Contenderby Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com March 29, 2008 The Florida Derby looked like a reasonably tough test for Kentucky Derby contenders this year, but it turned out to be a little more...

Kentucky Derby Contenders

2008 Kentucky Derby Contenders, Odds and Commentsby Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com - Last updated March 24th. Below is our current Top 10 list for the 2008 Kentucky Derby. The next few prep races will really show which horses have got what it takes. Remember, we're...

2008 Sham Stakes Recap at Santa Anita

Colonel John Uses Slow Pace to Hand El Gato Malo First Loss in Sham Stakes at Santa Anitaby Kenneth Strong, Chief Horse Handicapper at Predictem.com Mar. 1, 2008 Colonel John got the best of the formerly undefeated El Gato Malo in the 8th running of the $200,000 Sham...

2008 Fountain of Youth Stakes Recap

Feb. 24, 2008 Even after officials re-timed the 62nd running of the $350,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes-G2 it still looked like a race that wouldnt produce a Kentucky Derby winner and maybe not even a contender. The original fractions for the race: 25.78, 49.27,...

2008 Southwest Stakes Recap – Oaklawn Park

Denis of Cork charges from 18 lengths back to win Southwest Stakes at Oaklawnby Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com Feb. 18, 2008 - Denis of Cork remained a perfect 3-for-3 with a professional win in the 43rd running of the one-mile $250,000 Southwest Stakes-G3 at Oaklawn...

Kentucky Derby Betting Odds – Futures

This is a great time of the year for horse wagering with all the stepping stone races to the Derby to place bets on. Many of you may know that the racetracks release future odds on the top early contenders to win the 2008 Kentucky Derby. These are called call future...

2008 Sam F Davis Stakes Recap

Fierce Wind wears down favorite, digs deep to win Sam F. Davisby Kenneth Strong of Predictem.com Feb. 16, 2008 - Fierce Wind moved to the throat of favored Z Humor in late turn, wore that one down in early stretch, turned back a bid from Smooth Air in mid stretch and...

How to Bet on Horses

Read our Race Betting Guide to get insight on all of the types of wagering options in horse racing. Dig deeper below to get tips on the most popular exotic wagers with winning strategies provided by expert Kenneth Strong.